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  • Matthew Dowsley Dressage Stable

    We have a Groom/Working Pupil position for immediate start available.

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    Experienced lightweight groom required for small livery event yard. Competent rider and capable of all general yard duties. 4 miles South of Evesham. Full or part time/ can be flexible. Live out positive and must have own transport.

We have an African Horse Sickness outbreak 45km's from the centre, if your interest lies with research maybe you could help. We sold a magnificent Percheron stallion two years ago he went to Kei Mouth and died on the 4th of Jan, they are loosing lots of good horses in the area and can't do anything about it, if you think it's worth while contact me. We've lost two horses in the last week waiting for lab results of blood tests. Come help with 42 horses at a well known SA Rehab Centre we desperately need an equine dentist and a farrier for the rest of the year, work for a week and join us for a week of fun. If you're English it's called a 'busmans holiday'!!! If you're qualified in any of these professions you can really help our horses and at the same time visit our beautiful country. Don't expect to find a surgery or anything elaborate we work on the basics, we're just two girls trying to make a difference to the animal abuse in this country. We have 'Horses working for Horses' what we rescue and rehab here works for the less fortunate doing beach trails go to our website for more details. We really need your help for 'all creatures great and small' especially now!!!.

The Job

Job No
114234
Status
Looking
Title
Equine Farrier, Dentistry, Vet
Type
Blacksmith/Dentist; Rider-English; Vet.-Vet; Volunteer;
Work type
Temporary;
Work time
Full-time;
Salary
work for your holiday
Live-In
Bring own horse
Training available
Non-Smoker
Posted
12/2/2013
Expires
6 months ago
Views
554

Requirements

We need your help at our rehab centre, if you're a farrier, dentist or vet I've loads of space. If you are comeing to SA on holiday stop off and work on our 43 horses, 80% of them are rescued. We also rescue donkeys and any animal in need and try and get them to have trust in us humans, us humans are usually the ones who caused the problems in the first place. A weeks work for a weeks holiday if you're enjoying yourself stay on longer just, chip in for some food or give us a small donation.

Required Key Skills

Riding; Driving license; Handling Youngstock; Schooling; Lunging; Exercising;

Required Expertise

Driving; Trekking;

Accommodation

Accommodation is not 5***** but the company is priceless. We stay on a farm in the Eastern Cape you would be staying at the farm either in cottage or rondavel, if you want a tent we can provide or sleep under the stars. If your a dentist you can help with 43 horses and 7 donkeys from all different backgrounds. Take a look on Facebook or Youtube to see some of our horses just put in Cintsa Horses, have a look at our posotive feedback here on Yard and Groom.

Job Benefits

We'll pick you up from the airport, provide full board and lodging for two weeks if you will help us in these fields for one week. Lots of things to do ride next to the Indian Ocean on some of the nicest horses you will ever meet, not to mention all the other fun things in the area.The best part is the satisfation of helping our equine friends and seeing the changes you have helped us make. We rescued a t/bred last week 16h's and 426kg's take a look at 'facebook' to see her shocking state.

The Facility

'Take A Ride On The Wild Side'. We desperately need volunteers for 2014. You want to eat, sleep and breathe horses watch dolphins and whales in the Indian Ocean this is the place to be. We've been running trails for 15 years and the rehab centre for 12, trails on the beach next to the Indian Ocean is an income for the rescue centre. "Horses Working for Horses", most of our trail horses are previously rescued, abused theywork for the other guys. All our trail horses are turned out in their social groups, we have 17 working horses the other 27 at the centre in rehab, or traiining. Your financial contribution as a volunteer covers food and accom, helps rescue horses, vets bills for the injured and help for the retired, medication, farrier and dentist. Often we pay owners be able to rescue some horses. Bypass the agents, spend time riding the beach or working with youngsters and oldies, we need you guys plus the extra hands to keep us going.

Tags

driving license; equine first-aid; handling youngstock; riding; trekking; rider-english; job; volunteer; driving; south africa; vet.-vet; blacksmith/dentist; eastern cape; 114234;

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