** New Year – New challenge – Head Groom Required On 4* Eventing Yard**

Team GBR 4* event rider Laura Collett is urgently seeking a Head Groom in Lambourn, Wiltshire to work with horses at all levels, from 4yr olds to 4*, yard consists of 12-17 competition horses.

Fantastic long term opportunity for keen, ambitious person that is interested in becoming a Yard Manager in a professional environment.
Are you looking for the next step in your career then look no further, we require a reliable, hardworking, positive individual to join our small team. You have to have a passion for horses and want to do your best for them in every aspect. Are you able to communicate effectively and happy to lead a team as you will be working with others and clients/owners.

As well as the day to day running of the yard (mucking out, haying, turning out – clip, pull and plait etc) the Head Groom will be responsible for ordering feed, ensuring every horse is receiving exceptional standards of care as well as being in sole charge when the yard manager & rider are away during the competition season. Successful applicants will be highly motivated, passionate, hard-working, reliable, possess common sense and have a good sense of humour. You will need to be a competent rider, previous experience of working with competition horses is preferred.

HGV not essential but would be a bonus, as you may have the opportunity to travel to some great events and be a part of a fun team! This is for a full time (6 days a week) live in position.

Requirements
You will be required to deal with all aspects of a busy event yard. A dedicated and reliable attitude is a must as the whole process of running a string of Eventers is a team effort. Be capable of riding fit event horses. The candidate must also be prepared to be a yard team member, enthusiastic, willing to help in all activities, happy to share accommodation and pull their weight in keeping the living and working conditions TIDY and clean!

Job Benefits

Fantastic equestrian facilities,Shared on-site grooms cottage (all bills included)
Great package for right person.

Please call Claire on 07929 318 769 if you are intersted or email laura@lauracollett.com – we’d love to hear from you.