TARRALEAH PARK is an eventing yard, located 1 hour north of Sydney, run by professional eventing rider Rachael Lee, and her partner. We require an experienced, professional groom (with previous eventing or showjumping grooming experience) to join our team.
We have a serious competition team made up of mostly 3 * - 5 * level eventers, so a competent competition groom is required for this position. We also do a large amount of showjumping competitions as well as eventing.
Immediate start, for the beginning of the 2020 Australian Eventing season (January 2020, but we could accomodate a new employee from December 2019 onwards). Ideally commitment to the position until at least July 2020, but preferably until December 2020 to complete the competition season. Excellent work conditions and lovely live-in accommodation included.
A groom with some experience as a nanny, or a someone who likes children would be ideal - Rachael has a young baby who comes along to competitions and is at the yard daily. Child minding is not a job requirement, however the position would not be suitable for a person who did not wish to be around a small child. We are a family run farm, and require an individual who wants to be a part of a small & happy team.
Applicants MUST be enthusiastic, reliable, responsible and trustworthy, be capable of working within a small team and on own, have a positve & keen attitide, have good organisational & time management skills. *Please do not apply if you do not have enough suitable previous experience. *
Duties include; Daily feeding, rugging, and mucking out Tacking / Untacking horses Daily care & management of horses Work with vets, farrier, etc. Competition Grooming Additional light farm duties as required
Applicants MUST; Be flexible with working days (weekend work involved). Be fastidious in all areas of horse and yard management. Have excellent horse handling skills. Have a high level of competition "turn out" & plaiting skills. Be highly self-motivated, organised and committed. Be polite, and have good people skills. Have good time management skills. Be clean and tidy. Non smoker. Have drivers licence. HR / HGV licence would be a bonus, but not a necessity. A high level of riding ability would be an advantage to assist competition rider.
Excellent living conditions, in a beautiful large apartment. Air conditioned, heated, wifi etc. Access to car if necessary, would prefer own car.
Wonderful facilities, set on a beautiful european style private property, just 1 hour north of Sydney, close to beaches.
Work with top class eventing horses, travel around many states and see much of Australia as competition groom.
Riding tuition provided by Rachael Lee, and the opportunity to ride top level eventing horses.
*Note : Ideally we are looking for someone who can start immediately, however if you are interested in the postion but cannot start until later in 2020 due to other commitments, feel free to apply, we want to find 'the right' staff member for our team.
Beautiful boutique eventing yard, on 15 acres at Somersby, NSW, Australia. Facilities include 70m x 30m Indoor Arena, 70m x 40m Outdoor Arena, Roundyard. Main Barn, incl. 12 Stables, plus 8 day yards & day stables, and larger paddocks. Approx. 7 competition horses, and 10 horses total on property.