LIVE-IN STABLES MANAGER/TRAINER REQUIRED IN CONNECTICUT, USA

Role: Live-in Stables Manager/Trainer

Days/Hours: Full-time

Location: Greenwich, CT, USA

Salary: DOE

Start: ASAP

We are recruiting for an experienced and knowledgeable Stables Manager/Trainer for a private estate in Connecticut, USA.

This is a full-time live-in permanent role, where the Stables Manager/Trainer will be provided with accommodation within the estate grounds.

We are looking for someone with a genuine love for horses to see to the daily high-quality care of the family’s five horses, as well as the day to day running of the stables. You will be expected to ride every day, including with the two principals and their adult and teenage children. This is an all-encompassing role and you will be expected to be hands on with mucking out, feeding, grooming, cleaning the stables, clipping, blanketing, wrapping, trailering. The candidate must possess a good understanding of basic equine ailments and wellbeing of the horses is also required. You will also oversee the maintenance of facilities and supplies and keep detailed records. Safety is a priority.

Working alongside the family’s experienced and knowledgeable current manager, the ideal candidate will be able to grow in the role and gradually take on more responsibility with a view to one day succeeding the current manager.

The salary offered for the position will depend on the candidate’s experience, qualifications, and skills. The package offered includes healthcare and private accommodation.

The ideal candidate will be professional, reliable, and comfortable living in close proximity with the estate owners. The candidate must have 5+ years of experience caring for both quiet and active horses. You will cover for the current manager when he is on leave and so you will need to demonstrate you can work independently with little supervision. You must be a self-starter.

The family are ideally looking for a candidate who is seeking a long-term position.

Interviewing now for an ASAP start.

Duties and responsibilities;

  • Provide daily care of the family’s five horses
  • Oversee the running of the stables
  • Taking the horses out for a ride every day
  • Feeding and grooming the horses
  • Cleaning the stables
  • Clipping, blanketing, wrapping and trailering the horses
  • Maintenance of facilities and supplies
  • Maintaining detailed records

To be considered for this role you must;

  • Be eligible to work in the USA
  • Have a valid passport
  • Be fluent in English Language
  • Have excellent contactable references
  • Have 5+ years of experience working with horses in a professional role

To apply for the position please send your CV to info@poppylaneplacements.com. You can also reach the team on +44 (0) 2072439049.