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Coach at Divoky Riding School

  • Last reviewed: 4th January 2024

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Location details

Manor Farm, Park Ln, Downhead, Shepton Mallet BA4 4LG, UK

Divoky Riding School is a busy award winning riding school in Somerset. We have a flawless inspection record and pride ourselves as working to the highest standards. We take a lot of mature riders and riders with additional needs as well as mainstream clients. During the week we have Changing Lives Through Horses students each morning and in the afternoon mainly private adult lessons. We have evening clubs for Showjumping, dressage and Riding club. There is a thriving weekend club system where students attend horse care and riding over a 2.5hr session, cover may be needed occasionally at the weekend however there are regular coaches for these sessions.

We are looking for a coach that is interested in working 2pm to 6.30 Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The clients range from Autistic teenagers to mature adults riding at all levels with the evenings on Fridays coaching children riding in our Pony Star groups.

There is a strong team of grooms, who take care of the horses and prepare them for lessons, each horse is brought to the arena ready to go and the rider assisted to mount. Your job will entail preparing for safe progressive lessons with completed records and lesson plans. There will be support from existing coaches and continuous professional development and training.

After 3 months trial there is a pension, salary according to ability: increases according to the contribution of the coach to the success of the school.

In the first instance C.v. to pat.divoky@gmail.com please stating qualifications, availability and anticipated remuneration.