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Head Stallion Handler

Employer
Shade Oak Stud
Location
SY12 9BY, Ellesmere
Salary
Between £13-16 per hour dependent on experience, plus yearly bonus
Closing date
6 Mar 2024

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Job Description: The role is to start for the coming 2024 stud season in February and therefore prior stud experience is advantageous but not essential. The successful applicant must be hardworking, reliable and prepared to work in a team, but also on their own, as well as working alternate weekends and additional hours when required during the stud season (Feb-June).

The role will include but is not limited to:

  • Be responsible for the care of the stallions, which includes handling, grooming, nutrition, and exercise.

  • Liaise with Stud office with regards to daily covering schedules during the stud season.

  • Ensure that the stallions are prepared for coverings.

  • Prepare and present stallions to owners and visitors.

  • Provide out of season support to the wider team.

Hours: Further Explanation on Application

During Stud Season 8:00am to 5:00pm with some evening coverings circa 8pm. Weekend covering times if required.

Out of Season 8.00 am to 4:30 pm Mon-Friday and every fourth weekend.

Pay: Dependent on Experience.

Skills Required: Team player, Good communicator.

  • Own transport essential as we are a rural location

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