We are looking for someone to fulfil a number of roles within our family / business.
Firstly we are looking for a competent & experienced rider who can ride fit jumping and young horses, and some racehorses, and carry out usual stable work.
Also we need someone who is happy to assist with some occasional child care duties ( kids aged 7 and 11, helping with their riding, picking up from school on occasion, occasional baby sitting)
The ideal person will be trustworthy, friendly and family orientated, have some experience working on a busy yard, and be comfortable dealing with youngsters, and fit competition and race horses. After covid restrictions ease, chance to attend race meetings and compete at showjumping events.
Must be child friendly team player who gets on with others and has an easy going, outgoing, cheerful nature
Required Key Skills
Working with children
Nice flat about 5 mins drive from yard
Friendly team environment
Chance to ride many different horses and receive training
We have a jumping/racing/ training facility in the scenic Clyde Valley region of South Lanarkshire. We have 18 internal stables, and a 40 x 60m outdoor arena, with jumps. We also have access to off road hacking, and our own gallop track. We ride and produce horses for all disciplines, mainly showjumping, and also train some of our own racehorses.
We break some young horses and produce them to go on in whatever discipline they are most suited to. Most of our jumping horses we have broken and produced ourselves. We take in horses for training and schooling, and for sale on behalf of clients
Currently we have a mixture of young horses just starting out competing, older more established horses, and racehorses.
We have a British Showjumping Accredited Coach who teaches all over Scotland and North England as well as at home. He also has his permit to train racehorses and we have 3 of our own horses in training at any one time.