Groom - Reporting to the Yard Manager
The position is based at Nuns Walk, Steventon, Hampshire RG25 3BD, which is a small private yard that cares for the owners’ dressage horses and offers select performance livery and rehabilitation services. The role is Part - Full-time. Core working hours including breaks is 07.30 – 17.30. Working hours will need to be flexible with longer hours as necessary to fulfil your main duties, training, competitions, and responsibilities below.
Accommodation and Livery available for the right individual.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
Supporting the yard manager in all areas and be able to deputise in all areas including –
Daily mucking out .Putting horses on and off the walker. Turn out , changing boots/ rugs and checking over.
Daily Grooming of the horses. Tack cleaning .Preparing feeds & hay nets. Maintaining cleanliness and organisation of facilities.
Assist in ensuring that all fields are kept safe, clear of droppings and poisonous plants.
Supervising horses on the Theraplate or whilst using the Zammar machine.
Asist with visiting vets, dentists, physiotherapists, and farriers. Some riding - experience dependance.
Preparing horses for competitions. Assistance with competitions and be prepared to act as travelling groom at competitions as required.
Required Key Skills
Private use / Fully furnished cosy on- site studio accommodation finished to a high standard with own entrance and parking.
20 days paid holiday
1.5 days off a week
Training and Development
Use of excellent equestrian / rehab facilities