Traineeships at North Farm Stud and Heros Ex Racehorse Charity, Fawley

Reference: 
OP2237
Location: 
Abingdon, Wantage, Berinsfield, Faringdon and Grove
Closing date: 
31 December 2019
Age required: 
16+
Number of positions: 
6
Opportunity type: 
Traineeships
Description: 

HEROS carefully matches ex-racehorses to new careers and owners across all the equestrian disciplines, and was granted charitable status in 2006. The traineeships will involve a variety of work on a large stud and equine charity, working with youngstock, bloodstock, ex racehorses and a range of other equines. Grooming, turning out, riding (on completion of successful riding assessment), yard work, lunging, putting on/off horsewalker, feeding, basic veterinary care. Good progression routes for exceptional candidates.

Qualifications: 

Candidates must be fit and happy working in all weathers. Equine experience preferred but enthusiasm and commitment more important.

Training: 

Full Instruction will be given before any tasks are undertaken. Individualised Traineeship programmes for people who would like more experience working with racehorses. The Traineeship is a structured work-experience programme which will cover racehorse care, employability skills and Maths and English.

How to apply: 

Please telephone 01488-638820 for any an informal discussion as the first step.

Salary: 
Trainees can claim benefits
Working hours: 
Full time

Opportunity provider:

North Farm Stud and Heros Ex Racehorse Charity
North Farm Stud
Fawley
Wantage
Oxfordshire
OX12 9NJ
Heros enquiries
01488 638820
info@heroscharity.org

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