Couple Stud Groom and Groundsperson, Newmarket – REF 804 ****ON HOLD***

Position Available
Posted on
August 5, 2021
Location
Stetchworth Nr Newmarket
Job Type
Full-time / Live in / Permanent
Role
Groundsperson / Private Household & Estate / Gardener / Farm & Equestrian / Groom / Groom / Rider / Head Girl / Lad / Head Groom / Stud Hand / Yard Manager

Full time live in Couple required for private equestrian facility located near Newmarket Suffolk in the village of Stetchworth.

We are looking for a couple to carry out the following duties:-

Groundsperson will:-

  • Maintain formal grounds and paddocks
  • Keep formal gardens well maintained
  • Be able to use tractor with harrow, roller, topper etc
  • Operate and maintain large ride on lawn mower
  • Operate and maintain strimmer, hedgecutter and chainsaw
  • Maintain fencing and buildings
  • Keep all areas clean, tidy and safe at all times

Stud Groom will:-

  • Care for approx 5/6 horses who will be out of racing including broodmares
  • Be confident handling foals and youngstock
  • Be happy to put horses on the walker
  • Be able to long rein and lunge
  • Understand basic equine first aid
  • Have high standard grooming skills-clip, plait, pull manes etc
  • Liaise with Vets, farriers, suppliers and other staff member
  • Reliable, enthusiastic with a genuine love of horses.

 

There is a cottage on site available to the successful couple and a industry competitive salary.

Car drivers essential

Lorry driver would be an advantage but not essential.

Tel Jackie 07979501997 or Rebecca 07771655879

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