Trainee Groom

Expiring today

N W Alexander
Scotlandwell, Kinross
Dependent on experience
30 May 2022
30 Jun 2022
Job Role
Racing Groom
Contract Type
Full Time

Nick Alexander is looking for an enthusiastic team-player to join the fun and friendly team at Kinneston in the role of Trainee Groom. 

You will join the team through our induction and mentoring process, initially shadowing one of our Assistant Barn Managers.  Depending on experience you may ride out up to 2-3 lots per morning and will assist the Yard Team with mucking out horses, taking horses on and off the horse walker, turning horses out in paddocks, haying and changing rugs.  In time you will be allocated 3-4 horses to look after and will learn to do everything with them including taking them to the races.

You will be supported by the Racing Industry’s Training and Development programme leading to formal qualification and will have the opportunity to attend one of the Racing Schools if you haven’t already done so.

Hours – 7am until 1pm and 3.30pm until 5.30pm five days per week, plus one five hour Sunday in four.

Remuneration – dependant on experience.

Holidays – 32 days paid holiday per annum.

Kinneston has been widely recognised as a “best of class” employer in racing because of our ethos of informing, involving and including all of our Team of Employees.  Aside from producing a Godolphin Stable Employee of the Year we have won numerous accolades in the Lycetts Team Champion Awards including the overall Team Champion Winner in 2018, runner up in 2019 and winner of the Leadership Award in 2021 with Gold Accreditation in all categories.  In 2022 we are one of four Finalists for the overall Leadership Award.

We are also highly successful and progressive on the racecourse.  In the 2021/22 Jumps Season our 35 winners was a record for the yard and we achieved our best ever winners strike rate, placed strike rate and total prize money.  The credit for this is entirely due to our fantastic Team of diligent and dedicated Employees supported by a wonderful and loyal group of Owners.

For more information or to apply for this job, please email 


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