- GMFJ Reference
30.00 per week
- Date Posted
- Start Date
Now Taking Applications
- Employment Type
Intermediate Level 2
Thundry Farm Livery
Description of Opportunity
WE ARE LOOKING FOR AN APPRENTICE GROOM, WHO HAS SOME PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE ALREADY, TO TRAIN AS A COMPETITION GROOM. YOU SHOULD BE HAPPY TO HANDLE FIT COMPETITION HORSES.
IF YOU ARE A COMPETENT RIDER WHO LIKES TO CARE FOR HORSES, WORK WITH OTHER CONSCIENTIOUS CHEERFUL GROOMS IN A BUSY COMPETITION LIVERY YARD, WITH STRUCTURE AND THE HIGHEST STANDARDS YOU WOULD LIKE IT ON OUR YARD.
THE YARD IS RUN BY A BS ACCREDITED COACH, IF YOU COMPETE AT NOVICE OR AMATEUR LEVEL, THERE IS THE POSSIBILITY TO BRING YOUR HORSE ON STAFF LIVERY AND TRAVEL TO SOME SHOWS. WE CAN GIVE YOU GOOD WORKING CONDITIONS AND TRAINING TO COMPLETE YOUR APPRENTICESHIP, WHILST GAINING THE ALL IMPORTANT WORK EXPERIENCE.
LIVE IN POSITION—MODERN ACCOMMODATION.
General duties to include;
- Mucking Out
- Turning out/bringing in
- Tack cleaning
- Filling hay nets
- Rug Changing
- Paddock Maintenance
- First Aid
- Exercising Horses from the Ground
- Holding for vet/farrier/dentist
Custom duties include;
- Assisting with breaking and backing
- Handling foals
- Handling youngsters
- Handling competition horses
- Handling stallions
- Riding out on the gallops
- Assisting with lessons
For more information about this vacancy please contact Haddon Training Ltd on 01672 519977 (Ref ID: 128858)
Some previous experience with horses necessary.
Must be able to work towards Level 1 or higher in Functional Skills maths and English
Full training through the Equine Apprenticeship supported by Haddon Training.
Keen, hardworking, willing to work outside in all weathers, good sense of humour, confident around horses.
Opportunity to progress to a Level 3 Apprentice, or a permanent position.
Modern accommodation available and you can bring your own horse.