Kirkley Hall - NVQ Level 2 Grooming and Horse Care BHS Horse Knowledge Care and Riding Stage 1 BHS Riding and Road Safety BHS First Aid certificate BHS Safeguarding and Protecting children certificate
Started BHS Horse Management and Riding Stage 2
BHS Stage 1
Yard Duties, ie mucking out, filling nets, feed, waters, turning out to high standard. Grooming horses ready for owners or prep for sale horses/ponies. Exercising horses - Hacking, schooling- flatwork , jumping, long reining & lunging.
I currently work as a freelance rider yard worker/groom. My main client is a horse dealer, which gives me the opportunity to ride and exercise a great range of horses.
Temple Equine Livery and Training – Morpeth as a Groom/Rider
Duties included: Riding, hacking, lunging and schooling on daily basis all types of horses ranging from Thoroughbreds to Ponies, youngsters some of who are in for training, re-schooling, behaviour issues, rehabilitation, developing fitness, feeding, etc.
Regularly had Sole charge of yard.
Apprenticeship (Level 2) through Kirkley Hall College, Northumberland
Riding school and livery yard.
Gained skills and experience in running a yard. Exercised horses, took clients out on hacks, assisted in organising local jumping competitions, also assisted in teaching. Responsible for the care and welfare of 7 school horses, and 11 livery horses. Order of hay, straw, etc as required. Occasionally sole responsibility of the yard.
Riding all types of horses, from Thoroughbreds to ponies and youngsters. Jumping Flatwork Hacking Lunging cross country dealing with youngsters/stallions.
Jumping Hacking Dressage Schooling (flatwork) Cross Country
competed at number of show jumping shows.
Recently attended Welsh Masters show at David Brooms' yard in wales as a groom and had the opportunity to compete in show jumping coming second. Competed in Dressage and Show Jumping shows local successfully getting placed and ridden different horses competing for owners.
Number of non-attendances (no shows) to job interviews: 0
Number of non-attendances (no shows) to first days of job: 0
Number of Leaving without Notice: 0