RELIABLE Freelance/Self employed weekend groom required to work alongside 2 other experienced grooms the on a private family competition dressage yard and small stud. Flexible weekdays also available.
Competent riding skills desirable but not essential as this could be a non-riding role but considerable horsemanship skills are necessary. Good lungeing skills necessary. You will be required to handle mares, foals, youngstock and riding horses including high level dressage horses, and ponies. We currently have horses of all levels including young stock who all receive the highest standards of care and attention. The broodmares and youngsters all live out but come in during inclement weather.
You will be required to work in a team and everyone is expected to be motivated, hard working and happy. Our horses thrive in a loving, relaxed but very professional environment and we are looking for an additional weekend groom with the same qualities.
Previous stud and youngstock experience desirable
Ability to work in a team in a friendly family environment.
Available to work Sat and Sun 7 - 4.30pm.
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Opportunity to work on a beautiful, well run farm with great facilities and lovely horses in the middle of the Surrey Hills
Lovely private yard and small stud, with fantastic facilities and every modern convenience set in 90 acres of land. There is a total of 16 boxes between the main yard and a separate barn. We have 21 horses ranging from children's ponies to medium level dressage horses, elite warmblood brood mares with foals at foot, yearlings and 2 year olds.
We have large turnout fields and paddocks all with double shelters, an international size outdoor arena, 500m uphill canter track and direct access to miles of off road hacking across National Trust bridle ways in the Surrey Hills area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.