Coworth Park, Dorchester Collection's luxury country house hotel and spa, are seeking a professional, motivated individual who has the passion and experience in handling horses to fulfil the role of the Equestrian Assistant
•To provide the highest level of care and presentation of the horses and unprecedented service levels to our guests
•All aspects of yard work duties including; feed, hay, muck out, turn out, groom, clip and bandage
•Keep the stable, horses and all equipment looking immaculate at all times
•Schooling horses to keep them well trained and exercised daily
•Prepare them for guests to ride
•Escorting hacks around the estate both on foot or riding
•Welcoming guests in a polite and friendly manner
•Fitting guests with safety equipment before riding
•Teaching guests of the hotel and local clients on our ponies and horses with knowledge, enthusiasm and care for safety at all times (once trained)
Further training is available with BHS Stage 5 on site. Free uniform and meals
Please email your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
A polite, friendly nature with a willingness to learn.
Experience working with a team to deliver high expectations in terms of service and presentation
Required Key Skills
Working with children
Accommodation may be available on site
Free meals on duty, free uniform, free training with BHS Stage 5 Accredited Professional Performance Coach in Complete Horsemanship. Company pension, Dorchester Collection staff benefits
The Equestrian Centre located within the hotel is open for all hotel and local residents to experience the thrill of horse riding, whatever their level or ambition in the saddle.
Guests and local residents can ride across our 240 acre private estate and for those wishing to improve their riding ability further, we offer one-to-one or group lessons in basic riding, dressage and jumping on their own horses or on our selection of well trained schoolmaster horses and ponies.