Endurance Groom / Rider- Nr Dereham, Norfolk (to start April 2022)- REF 914

Position Filled
Posted on
December 30, 2021
Job Type
Permanent / Full-time / Live in / Live out
Farm & Equestrian / Groom / Equestrian

Fantastic opportunity for an experienced, lightweight rider (80-85kg max) to join a top class, small, private endurance yard in Norfolk.

Lovely accommodation available on site. Live out is an option but only if the person is local.

This is a full-time, permanent position – 8.00am-5.00pm, 5 days a week, weekends will be required.

Overview of the position:

  • Riding – long training rides 30 – 40 kms, shorter rides & hacks, schooling, canter work on a training track, lunging, long lining, physio stretches (can teach if required)
  • Usual grooming / rugging / feeding / turn out / horse walker / liaison with vet , farrier and physio
  • “Crewing “- grooming for owner at competitions including to FEI 4* Championship standard (can train but must be willing to be involved in long days and travel away from home both in the U.K. and abroad)
  • All general yard duties
  • Assisting with paddock maintenance
  • Helping with dog kennels and care for 3 dogs
  • Help with general upkeep of stables, paddocks, and garden areas to keep everywhere neat and tidy
  • Assistance with housework during quiet season and horses’ days off

We are looking for a very experienced horse rider, someone who has previously worked on a private competition yard or similar would be preferable.

An interest in Arabian horses would be a real advantage but above all the person must be passionate and willing to learn.

Riding photos must be included in your application and we are asking all those interested to submit current photos / videos of their riding ability- these can be added to the bottom of the CV or sent on a separate document.