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Rider and Trainer | Bransby Horses Rescue and Welfare

Closing date: 27 June 2022

We currently have more than three hundred equines, across two sites and are looking for an additional dedicated individual to help us prepare those that are able to join our Perfect Partner Rehoming Scheme. As part of a small friendly team, you will get to work one on one with a range of equines; educating, backing and training in order to prepare them for a ridden career.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • A BHS Stage 3 or equivalent
  • Industry experience being involved in producing horses from start to finish
  • Experience of the backing process from first rider a
  • Skills in ground work i.e. long lining/lunging
  • Excellent communication skills and works well as part of a team
  • Knowledge of equine care and handling
  • Good level of fitness; this role is physically demanding and predominantly based outside, in all weathers

Pay and Reward

This role is full time, permanent, with sociable hours; from 8 am - 4.30 pm and only working every other weekend. The starting salary is £20,915 per annum but is dependent upon the skills and experience demonstrated at interview. Benefits Include:

  • Free Car Parking
  • Discounted Food
  • Health and Wellbeing Package 
  • A minimum of 30 days holiday, increasing with service 
  • Birthday Leave 
  • Buying Leave
  • Long Service Leave 
  • Pension Scheme
  • And so much more…

If this sounds like the job for you?

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The closing date for this post is 27 June 2022, with interviews to take place on 6 July 2022.

More about us

Bransby Horses was founded in 1968 by Peter Hunt, whose lifelong passion for horse welfare continues through our people and their shared vision of, a world where every equine has a life worth living. Over 50 years later, we are one of the largest equine welfare charities in the UK and our mission, now more than ever, is to positively impact the lives of horses, ponies, donkeys and mules in the UK.

As an employer, we pride ourselves in offering our employees a caring and inclusive community, supportive leadership, plenty of development opportunities, excellent on site facilities and work environment and flexibility for work, life enrichment. We are also a disability confident and an equal opportunities employer, whom proactively seeks to ensure that candidates and employees are treated equitably regardless of their protected characteristics.

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