Full Time Experienced Groom – Tring , Hertfordshire – REF 898

Position Available
Posted on
November 19, 2021
Salary
£35,000 plus cottage
Location
Hertfordshire
Job Type
Full-time / Live in / Permanent
Role
Competition Groom / Groom / Groom / Rider / Head Groom / Rider

Full Time Groom required for small private competition yard with a maximum of 3 event horses and 1 companion pony located in Tring Hertfordshire.

The ideal person will have previously held a Head Groom position preferably within a competition yard. Someone who can take sole charge and manage the yard to a very high standard, offering the very best care possible for the horses.

The job:-

  • High standard care of 3 competition horses and 1 companion pony
  • Excellent turn out skills ( plaiting, clipping, trimming etc)
  • Working well with one other staff member
  • Preparing and Driving lorry to competitions and training with rider
  • Keeping the yard clean and tidy at all times
  • Keeping tack and all equipment in good clean order
  • Bandaging for stable and travel
  • Understand and manage feeding and exercise regimes
  • Riding fit horses ( hacking only)
  • Having horses ready for the rider and trainers
  • Liaising with Vets, Farrier, feed suppliers etc)
  • 5 day week with Christmas ad Boxing Day off.

The Person will:-

  • Be reliable, enthusiastic with an easy to get along with personality
  • Have previous similar experience with fully checkable references
  • Possess Yard management skills and the ability to work with others and alone
  • Understand the demands of competition days and be happy to accompany the rider
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be happy to work weekends and travel to events
  • Be able to turn horses out for competition beautifully
  • Definitely be able to clip, plait etc
  • Be able to spot illness and injury and contact the relevant people asap.
  • Have a genuine love of working with competition horses and being part of a family team.
  • HGV driver

Excellent salary offered along with a gorgeous cottage.

Tel Jackie 07979501997 or Rebecca 07771655879