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Wanted Help with horses/au-pair -As soon as possible. looking for someone to help with horses. general yard duties riding and exercising horses - quad for field work. living and eating with family. Going to shows, chance to compete. Beautiful spot direct access to beach. Some work in house. We are a friendly Scottish family, Chance to explore the beautiful surrounding countryside and highlands of Scotland. Live and help with family. Lovely bedroom in house, sea views ! All food accommodation + free wi-fi. Looking forward to hearing from you.

The Job

Job No
109507
Status
Filled
Title
General Groom Rider/Au-Pair Beautiful Highlands Scotland.
Type
Groom-General; Groom-Show; Rider-English; Working Student; Au Pair/Groom; Stable Lad/Lass; Parelli Horsemanship; Housekeeper/Groom; Trainee;
Work type
Temporary; Permanent;
Work time
Full-time; Part-time;
Salary
See profile
Live-In
Bring own horse
Training available
Non-Smoker
Dates
from Thursday, October 30, 2014
Posted
9/23/2014
Updated
9/24/2014
Expires
22 days ago
Views
594

The Employer

Employer No
100092
Name
Margaret Macgregor
Location
Inverness, Highland, United Kingdom GB flag
Facility type
Private; Showing; Other;

Requirements

An ability to learn how to prepare Clydesdales for showing in hand and ridden. We are starting horses for riding so must be a confident competent rider. Have one thoroughbred to start and one Clydesdale ridden. Must be able to work on own without supervision.

Required Key Skills

Riding; Driving license; Equine First-Aid; Schooling; Lunging; Bandaging; Plaiting; Trim/Pull; Sole Charge; Exercising; Starting/Breaking; Competing; Natural Horsemanship;

Required Expertise

Driving; Livery; Riding School; Showing; Sole Charge; Trekking; Working with children; Flatwork;

Accommodation

Will live with family in home. Own fully equipped room in house with television and free wi-fi available. On main bus and train route.

Job Benefits

Opportunity to live and experience the beautiful highlands of scotland - Friendly Scottish family no real pressure other than a genuine love of horses. Chance for competition. Accomodation in home with family. Live and work with family. Chance to work with beautiful Scottish Clydesdale horses.

The Facility

GROOM/au-pair.. Looking for someone to start As Soon As Possible. Beautiful Highlands of Scotland. We are family with horses. Looking for someone to work with 4 Clydesdales 1 part Arab and 1 Hanovarian cross plus a pony. Chance to compete, springtime summer. (local shows, ridden Clydesdale ex racehorse) Full board accommodation , food are provided, with your own room, television/DVD. Access to internet wi-fi +100 pounds per week. Live in and help with family, Driving licence essential, for driving quad. We practice (intelligent horsemanship). We are in the process of starting two of the Clydesdales, We show the Clydesdales, therefore someone who is confident in their own riding ability. Must have a calm demeanour around horses. Our horses live out with field shelters. Riding on beautiful. Brora beach. Direct access from horses field. We also have two Newfoundland dogs. Barclay and Hudson. Thank you looking forward to hearing from you.

Tags

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Jobseeker Feedback

  • I've being with Margaret and family for 10 months, had a ball, best nature horses i have ever worked with, and lovely dogs. Learned allot working along side Margaret from field work to showing. Leaving with only good memories. Like outdoors with brilliant views,friendly people, and super animals you will fit right in at this placement.

    Shelley Sutherland 9/23/2014
  • I'm living in Scotland with Margaret's family for 8 months and everything is perfect ! All members of the family are really nice, horses are lovely and Scotland is a beautiful country. Only good time here. I can't say anything else than perfect job ! =) Chloé, France.

    Chloé Huet - Le Rumeur 5/21/2013
  • I spent 8months with Margaret's family and her horses and had a really great time. I left Scotland with only good memories!! Margaret is a lovely person with a big heart and I would definitely recommend her as an employer. Eva, the Czech Republic

    Eva Plskova 5/12/2012
  • really hope i get the job at this yard, i am able to do immediate start, i have 18 and a half years experience with horses and think i will get on great with everyone there

    Phillip Palmer 8/11/2011
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