2 months working experience at an International Showjumping Yard based in Dorset.
Putting horses on Walker
Worked with and around broodmares and foals.
Have sole charge of own horses which are kept to a high standard on a daily basis.
Also had sole charge of an International Showjumping Yard whilst they were away competing.
Type of Ride Work
Produced 2 rescue horses. Both very nervous and one unbacked.
Basic schooling knowledge and groundwork with the ability to lunge.
Jumped, but would love to improve in this area as it is limited by my horses.
Hacked international showjumping horses on a regular basis. Handled spooks, bolting etc.
Attended 2 shows with an International Showjumping Yard.
A 4 day show at Hartpury as a groom with 10 horses :
General yard duties and horse care
Bathing and grooming to competition standard
Organisation down by the ring
1 day show at Felbridge with 6 horses :
Down by the ring
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