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Intern post learning all aspects of stud/ competition yard duties. Preparation and training for BHS & NVQ qualifications up to Stage/Level 3. All exam fees paid. We compete up to 4* level in eventing with dressage and SJ during the winter. Opportunity for competent rider to compete our young horses in Dressage/SJ, and eventing. Applicants must be reasonable and ambitious riders as we are ideally looking for a 2nd string competition rider to assist our senior (FEI ranked) rider. Must be ambitious and conscientious- the work is very hard and only motivated people will succeed. Our senior rider is a hard task master in both riding and stable management - this is not liberty hall and only the best will do and our students become the best. Those who survive our regime go on to super jobs but some fall by the wayside and we are fed up with investing time and energy in people who do not want to improve. You have been warned!

The Job

Job No
115535
Status
Looking
Title
Internship/Apprenticeship
Type
Groom-General; Stallion Handler; Working Student; Groom-Dressage; Groom-Eventing; Groom-Stud; Stud Hand; Groom-Competition; Trainee; Volunteer;
Work type
Permanent;
Work time
Full-time;
Salary
Apprentice rates to start, reviewed after 1 month
Live-In
Bring own horse
Training available
Non-Smoker
Posted
7/25/2012
Updated
10/8/2014
Expires
in 15 days
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2,030

The Employer

Employer No
104905
Name
Godington Stud
Website
http://www.godingtonstud.co.uk
Location
Bicester, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom GB flag
Facility type
Dressage; Eventing; Stud; Breeding/Foaling; Training;

Requirements

Diligent and hardworking individual required who knows the basics such as mucking out, sweeping, leading out etc. We will teach the rest. We work to a high standard and expect all staff to strive to maintain this. Candidates must be prepared to be required to work to the highest standards - the rewards are enormous as you could ride our competition horses as 2nd rider and make a name for yourself. Alternatively, if you are less interested in competition riding you will still receive a top flight education in equine management. Look us up on our website or FB.

Required Key Skills

Riding; Handling Youngstock; Plaiting; Exercising;

Accommodation

Lodging with nearby family or live out

Job Benefits

Full training offered under qualified teachers with exam fees paid. Opportunity to compete if good enough

The Facility

12 box, 2 barn yard breeding, training, producing, selling and competing British Trakehners. Dressage up to Med level, SJ at Gr C, Eventing up to 4* International level. All weather menage. Not at all posh - converted farm yard. Approximately 30 horses on site at any one time. Currently on International eventing circuit with youngsters following on. 4 stallions standing at stud plus brood mares and youngstock

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