All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 3.3
Host ID: 19661
Region: Western Australia
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Last Updated: February 22, 2013
I am looking for a confident, capable person who has experience with horses to come and live wih me for 6-12months in exchange for grooming for me at competitions and some stable/property work during the week. I am a 2** event rider, currently with 3 horses in full competition work as well as a young horse starting. I am needing someone who is able to groom/strap for me at all competitions as well as help with some jobs throughout the week. Competitions will include being able to;
1. Present horses to an immacualte standard - wash, plait etc
2 tack and un tack horses up
3 handle big horses
4 handle young horses
5 be competent in the cool down for cross country
6 clean yards/stables
7 walk horses
8 look after horses when stressed, hurt, naughty etc
9 must be able to work in a fast pased environment
During the week, duties would include
1. Clean stables/yards aprox 30min work
2. General help feeding up, tacking up/simply being around in the evenings whilst i ride and work horses.
3. Depending on experience of aplicant, possible help with schooling young horses.
4. General help keeping the property up to standard.
Applicant would recieve:
1. Full board. Includes a bedroom in my house, food, possible transport (would be diacussed)
2 opportunity to travel interstate. This year planning on travelling to melbourne in June as well as Adelaide in November and travelling all around WA.
3 I am 19, so am not a grumpy old farmer. I will create a enjoyable environment. I have worked for people that simply make life boring and im definatly not like that.
To sum it up. I need a competition groom. Someone very confident with horses, knows about eventing (atleast a little) is extremely keen to learn and is a VERY hard worker that does not take short cuts. I am very particular with my horses. I can offer a enjoyable environment, with good board and interstate travel.