Racing Groom / Work Rider

Recruiter
J R M Scott
Location
Dulverton, Somerset
Salary
Competitive wages based on experience
Posted
08 Sep 2022
Closes
08 Oct 2022
Job Role
Racing Groom
Contract Type
Full Time

Team Scott are looking for new members. An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced rider to join us at our family run yard on Exmoor, we are a hard working, ambitious team with plenty of opportunities to learn and improve. We are looking for an individual with a good sense of humour, willing to work in a team who is considerate and hardworking. No need for previous experience in racing although this is preferable.

The job involves all stable duties including mucking out, putting horses on and off the walker, turning horses out and grooming as well as riding between 3 and 5 lots a day. We start at 7am and work until 1pm with half an hour for breakfast. Evening stables are between 2.30pm and 4.30pm. All overtime is paid above and beyond this. Every Wednesday and Saturday afternoons off unless you are racing when an alternative afternoon will be given off. One five hour Sunday in three. Competitive wages based on your experience. Share of the pool money and owners money. Plenty of opportunities to learn and improve and training is provided including chances to complete your emergency first aid certificate. Opportunities to school for the right candidate.

Team Scott is based on the edge of Exmoor, overlooking Wimbleball Lake about 45 minutes from the M5. We have around 40 horses in training plus a few broodmares, foals and youngsters as well as retired racehorses who are used as nanny’s. We are a family run yard with 360 acres of farmland which we use for hacking as well as an all weather gallop and circular canter ring. Our horses enjoy plenty of turn out and a varied routine of road work and hacking as well as on the gallops. The team delight in Cheltenham tipping competitions, go karting, Christmas parties and trips to the local pub.

Please send your C.V. through to holworthyfarm@yahoo.com or call us on 01398 371414 or 07709 279483 for more information.