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    Friendly atmosphere, beautiful location. Private 12-horse facility seeks help with general care and upkeep of horses, barn, grounds and arenas. Includes physically demanding activities in NE weather, stalls, feed, basic care. 30-40 hours a week, weekend time required. Start now, applicants with serious interest in moving in to permanent full-time work preferred. Team-oriented, able to work independently. Non-smoking facility. No drug or alcohol use. No housing or stabling available.

Varied, all general yard duties, 6 day week, Working with young children, teaching them to groom tack up etc, escorting hacks, and working with young horses and ponies, breaking and schooling in preparation for use in the school and for sale. I feel the need to point out that we expect trainees to actually work, this is not a holiday!!

The Job

Job No
108798
Status
Looking
Title
Working Pupil/Trainee Instructor/Immediate Start
Type
Working Student; Apprentice; Trainee; Volunteer;
Work type
Permanent;
Work time
Full-time;
Salary
varies
Live-In
Bring own horse
Training available
Non-Smoker
Posted
2/13/2013
Updated
3/24/2014
Expires
1 year ago
Views
1,425

The Employer

Employer No
100057
Name
Mannix Equestrian Centre
Website
http://www.mannixstud.com
Location
Canterbury, Kent, United Kingdom GB flag
Facility type
Livery; Riding School; Show Jumping; Holiday/Hacking Centre; Training;

Requirements

*Hard working and self motivated* *Professional and presentable* *Able to work as part of a team* *Good sense of humour* *Willingness to learn more important than previous experience*

Required Key Skills

Riding; Exercising;

Required Expertise

Livery; Riding School; Working with children;

Accommodation

In Farmhouse

Job Benefits

*Accommodation and full training*

The Facility

We run a friendly relaxed yard with on average 50 ponies and horses, usually around 25 stabled, our yard is very varied, riding school geared mainly to teaching children but do welcome adult clients, pony club link centre so hold regular rallies and fun days. Holidays for children during school holidays. Breaking and schooling young ponies and horses ready for the school, sale or to jump. Pip showjumps internationally, so opportunity to gain experience working with competition horses. We have indoor and outdoorschools, mini x-country course and around 35 acres.

Tags

apprentice; exercising; livery; riding; trainee; working student; working with children; united kingdom; riding school; job; volunteer; kent; 108798;
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