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    Private equestrian facility in Gordonsville, Virginia seeks responsible, talented, and dedicated barn care worker, with excellent communication skills, for routine horse and farm care. Facility is a small sport horse breeding, dressage training, and competition operation!

Traveling competition groom required to join our private family showing & dressage yard touring the UK. We currently have HOYS & BD national placings & ambition to always improve & progress. A fun, honest & reliable individual is sought to join our team that is capable of turnout for the show ring to the highest standard, including plaiting etc. A lightweight rider suitable to ride hacks & confident with riding & handling a range of fit young horses. All forms of pre-show prep to include, clipping, pulling & trimming is required. Yard duties on a day to day basis. Also opportunity for backing & breaking if sufficiently experienced rider/grounds person.

The Job

Job No
112194
Status
Expired
Title
Show Groom/ Assistant
Type
Groom-Show; Manager-Show; Rider-Dressage; Rider-English; Rider-Hunter Seat; Rider-3 Day Event; Head Groom; Groom-Dressage; Groom-Competition;
Work type
Permanent;
Work time
Full-time;
Salary
£15,000
Live-In
Bring own horse
Training available
Posted
2/3/2011
Updated
5/16/2012
Expires
3 years ago
Views
6,095

Requirements

Private showing/dressage yard with top class HOYS/nationals horses is looking for a new team member to assist at county shows & national competitions. Applicants must be reliable & dedicated to their horses, able to turnout to the highest standards. Experienced rider, with experience in handling fit competition horses is essential as we have a range of ages from 3years upwards.

Required Key Skills

Riding; Driving license; Handling Youngstock; Schooling; Lunging; Bandaging; Plaiting; Clipping; Trim/Pull; Exercising;

Required Expertise

Dressage; Flatwork;

Accommodation

Excellent permanent accommodation available

Job Benefits

Travelling throughout the UK with the team competing throughout the summer months & to some extent during the winter months. Working with top quality horses with top class facilities in a private family yard.

The Facility

full size indoor & outdoor arenas with top surfaces, xc course, horse walker, 50 stables, excellent off road hacking, show jump fences, excellent facilities

Tags

bandaging; dressage; driving license; exercising; flatwork; groom-competition; groom-dressage; handling youngstock; lunging; rider-dressage; riding; schooling; trim/pull; head groom; united kingdom; clipping; plaiting; rider-3 day event; groom-show; rider-english; job; rider-hunter; manager-show; north yorkshire; 112194;

Jobseeker Feedback

  • very quick in replying to you and very nice people and polite too

    Helen White 5/20/2011
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