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We are looking for a responsible, experienced, hard-working lead rider and yard manager to help with our busy trail riding centre in the heart of the beautiful Brecon Beacons in Wales. Applicants must be: *over 21 *able to ride to a very high standard *non-smoking *preferably BHS qualified *preferably with Pony Club experience *experienced with leading rides and dealing with guests of all ages *willing to muck in with jobs inside our B&B guesthouse, as well as yard duties, as needed. *available from late Feb/ March – end of Sept/Oct. Preferably, applicants will be also: *able to drive a tractor *have experience breaking in youngsters *be able to drive a horsebox/ trailer *have a drivers licence Applicants must not: *bring their own horse/ dog *live out *have too many specific days off in mind – ie, festivals, holidays etc already pre-booked. We need people to be flexible with regards to time off. In return for all of the above, we offer plenty of fantastic riding in the most beautiful countryside, on our lovely horses, great home-cooked food, a fun atmosphere, all board and lodging (own room), use of a car, telephone, internet etc, and a salary to be discussed depending on experience etc. We would welcome applications from couples, as we also have plenty of general farm work that needs doing. Many thanks for looking!

The Job

Job No
116185
Status
Expired
Title
Lead Rider And Yard Manager
Type
Manager-Yard;
Work type
Permanent;
Work time
Full-time;
Salary
TBC
Live-In
Bring own horse
Training available
Posted
4/12/2012
Updated
4/14/2012
Expires
2 years ago
Views
1,429

The Employer

Employer No
103933
Name
Guest Employer 103933
Location
Powys, United Kingdom GB flag
Facility type
Holiday/Hacking Centre;

Required Key Skills

Driving license; Riding; Sole Charge;

Required Expertise

Trekking;

The Facility

This small family-run trail riding business has a working herd of between 25-35 horses. We also run a B&B from our farm. Our guests are mainly experienced riders and most of our riding is day-long trail rides locally, or trail rides between 3 and 5 days where we stay in inns along the way.

Tags

trekking; sole charge; united kingdom; manager-yard; 116185; driving license; riding; job; powys;
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