Full Time Competition Groom – Cambridgeshire -REF JF1631

Position Available
Posted on
April 5, 2024
£28,000-£33,000 ( negotiable for right person )
12 miles from Cambridge
Job Type
Permanent / Full-time / Employed / Self employed / Live in / Live out
Farm & Equestrian / Groom / Equestrian

Full Time experienced competition groom required for small family eventing yard competing at a high level both home and abroad.  The yard is located close to Cambridge with easy access from the A14.  5 days a week which will include weekends during the eventing season. Days off will be given during the week in lieu when required.

Great opportunity to join a young, energetic team all working together to provide first class care for these wonderful horses. The horses and riders compete to a high level with exciting times ahead.

Car driver essential and lorry driver preferred

The Position:-

  • Working alongside other competition grooms providing first class care for 9 event horses
  • All yard duties
  • Preparing horses for competition -plaiting, clipping, trimming, mane/tail pulling etc to exceptional standard.
  • Exercising fit event horses – hacking and warming up for rider
  • Preparing horses and lorry for travel
  • Grooming at events – tacking up, studding up, washing off and cooling off- being highly organised and efficient
  • Keeping yard, tack room etc in a clean, tidy and safe condition at all times
  • Travelling to events both UK and abroad.

The Person:-

  • Reliable, punctual with a really good work ethic
  • A good team player with an easy to get along with personality
  • A good confident rider who is happy to hack competition horses
  • Must have excellent turn out skills-clipping, plaiting etc
  • A lorry driver with HGV would be preferred
  • Car driver essential
  • Experience with eventers desirable
  • Happy to travel with the team

Excellent salary offered to the successful person.

Please contact Jackie 07979 501997 / info@ruralrecruitment.co.uk for further information.