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  • Stablehand/Training Assistant for Riding School

    Looking for an enthusiastic experienced horse person to assist in maintaning and caring for 11 horses and assisting in lesson preparation and lessons and overall maintenance of horses and general maintenance. Working with children would be an advantage.

  • General Manager/Breeding and Equine Care Manager

    The person would be responsible for the horse care and property management. This person will also be responsible for the breeding program.Foaling, foal and broodmare care and health will also need to be performed by this person. In addition, it would be ideal if this person has managerial skills and is able to assist in the human resources department and is responsible in some part for ranch secretary work.

Experienced, dedicated, competition groom with yard management skills for a busy event yard. Growing, vibrant and dynamic Eventing Team who's international success is on the up through consistent impressive performances at Irish and UK Events. The reason we are telling you about our commitment towards this success is we are looking for someone who is equally committed towards success and being the back bone that drives the yard forward from behind the scenes. Winning results start with the stable management and this is why getting the right groom means so much to us. We are on the road competing nationwide over twice a week with a string of over 16 horses on the go and need someone who is up for this challenge! Horses are our life and we are focused and passionate about what we do and we need someone who is up to the challenge of running, maintaining and producing a top class event yard.

The Job

Job No
116225
Status
Looking
Title
Working Pupil
Type
Groom-General; Working Student; Head Groom; Groom-Showjumping; Groom-Eventing; Stable Lad/Lass; Manager-Yard; Groom-Competition; Trainee;
Work type
Permanent;
Work time
Full-time;
Salary
POA
Live-In
Bring own horse
Training available
Non-Smoker
Posted
1/2/2015
Expires
in 6 days
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349

The Employer

Employer No
104703
Name
Riverlodge Eventing
Website
http://www.riverlodgeeventing.com
Location
Wexford, Wexford, Ireland IE flag
Facility type
Dealer; Eventing; Show Jumping;

Requirements

Must be willing to work and learn. We are not interested in people that are more interested in their day off then their work!

Required Key Skills

Lunging; Bandaging; Plaiting; Sole Charge;

Required Expertise

Eventing; Livery; Show Jumping; Sole Charge;

Accommodation

Modern 3 bed cottage satellite TV, Wifi, cooked meals, gas and electricity all included.

Job Benefits

You will gain highly valuable experience in all aspects of eventing and showjumping. You will receive a reference from us which would help towards future job hunting. There may be an opportunity for this to turn into a full time job for the right person. Riding training offered as a perk of the job from two highly rated, experienced event riders. You get the opportunity to travel throughout Ireland and to International shows both home and abroad.

The Facility

River Lodge Equestrian Centre is a purpose built modern training facility. It is built with the horse and riders interest at the core of its design, right down to the smallest details.13 American barn style stables and 12 courtyard stables with 25mm interlocking rubber mats for added protection .Also 2 quarantine boxes away from the main yards. All stables have water troughs, feed troughs and fresh bedding daily.Every stable has private window over looking the sand school. 70m x50m equestrian surfaces sand arena with over 40m of training mirrors.The training mirrors are used to improve accuracy and help us better our horses and our riding. We also have a small viewing area to watch the horses being worked.The lunge pen allows us to lunge our horses without damaging the surface of our arena.52ft Emerald 6 horse walker with rubber bricks.10 furlong all weather gallops 500m from the yard. Fantastic for fitness work or gentle strengthening.

Tags

bandaging; groom-competition; groom-general; livery; lunging; sole charge; stable lad/lass; trainee; working student; head groom; eventing; manager-yard; plaiting; show jumping; groom-eventing; groom-showjumping; job; ireland; wexford; 116225;

Jobseeker Feedback

  • I highly recommend this yard for any youth that is wanting to gain experience in a fun, friendly and very knowledgeable yard. I worked as a relief groom here for a few weeks and I enjoyed every minute as everyone involved is friendly, outgoing and very willing to help. The yard is stunning with the best of facilities and lovely accommodation for the workers. 5 Star yard with top notch employers... *****

    Holly-Jean Williamson 1/26/2015
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