We are looking for a part time worker ideally 3 full days per week, a competent & experienced rider who can ride fit jumping and young horses, and some racehorses, and carry out usual stable work. The ideal person will have some experience working on a busy yard, so will be able to work efficiently, with attention to detail, and be comfortable dealing with youngsters, and fit competition and race horses.
You will be in charge of a yard of 6 or 7 horses, so your day will consist of usual morning yard work (feeding, mucking out, hay, water, keeping yard immaculate) and then moving on to exercising (schooling, hacking, lungeing) then later, grooming, cleaning tack and finishing the stables.
You will have initiative and attention to detail, and take pride in the yard and horses in your care. You should be capable of riding horses on the flat to a decent level, to help them progress, showing horses to customers, etc
Must be a team player who gets on with others and has an easy going, outgoing, cheerful nature
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.