Full Time Head groom required for heavy horse stud ( Suffolk Punches) located in Hollesley approx 8 miles from Woodbridge, Suffolk.
The Position :-
- Managing a team of staff and reporting to the Stud Manager
- Being hands on with all yard duties
- Working with Suffolk Horses providing first class care at all times
- Handling horses on the ground including stallions, mares, foals and youngstock
- Being able to prepare horses for shows and events would be an advantage
- Dealing with visitors when the stud is open to the public
- Liaising with Manager, other staff members, vets, farriers and visitors.
- Involves having great organisational and communication skills
- Reliable, enthusiastic with a great work ethic
- Experienced in all aspects of top class horse care
- Happy to be very hands on at all times working within the team and alone when required
- Will have preferably, previously worked with heavy horses and understand the demands involved
- Will be easy to get along with and have the ability to advise, help and offer training to staff members
- Must be physically fit and healthy
- Will have their own transport as stud not on public transport route
This is a live out position although there could be an opportunity to house share with another staff member off site. Weekends will be worked on a rota basis.
Good salary offered to successful person who can provide fully checkable references.
Tel Jackie 07979501997