Devon Equine Hydrotherapy Spa need a permanent (to stay forever) Yard Manager to head up our small hardworking team.
The role will entail liaising closely with the owner as well as visiting vets and para professionals, managing the day to day running of the yard, taking charge of the Water Treadmill and Hydro Spa, and tutoring our apprentice. You will also be required to over see the care of the owners Dressage horses and frequently take sole charge of them when she is away working or competing.
This is an exciting opportunity for someone to be involved in the running and growth of a small top class rehabilitation yard that is equipped with excellent facilities comprising of Equine Water Treadmill, Equine Salt Water Spa, Indoor horse walker, All weather lunge pen, All weather 62 x 25 arena, 3 miles of grass tracks, 40 + acres of turnout.
It is imperative that the successful candidate has a 'horse first, sport second' mentality and understands that rehabilitation is an ongoing process with no quick fixes. You will have several years experience of running a yard, a keen eye for detail, understand the process of correct training and possess the ability to remain level headed in an emergency situation. We are a small team and you must be prepared to muck in and out!
Please note that riding is limited due to the nature of the yard.
You will work 45 Hours between 8am and 6 pm Monday to Friday. (Yes only a 5 day week!)
After a trial period you will receive ongoing CPD Support.
Accommodation is not provided, but we may help the right candidate with a deposit.
Own horse welcome (on DIY).
Please send CV and covering letter to email@example.com
Please look at our website to find out more information about our yard - www.devonequinehydrotherapyspa.co.uk or check us out on social media!
A good understanding of the scales of training and the importance of correct posture is essential along with a keen eye.
Required Key Skills
5 Day week - Monday - Friday
Ongoing training for the right candidate
Own horse welcome