We currently have a vacancy for a groom to join our friendly team at Cotswold Riding for the Disabled at Cheltenham Racecourse. We have a range of ponies to suit riders of all ages and abilities. We have excellent facilities and can provide a range of various activities.

The job is a one-year contract to start as soon as possible.

Duties will include: all general yard work, bringing in/turning out ponies, mucking out, grooming, preparing horses for lessons, tacking up, etc.

The applicant must have previous equestrian experience, ideally their own transport, must be able to turn out to a high standard and have good horse sense. The ability to ride and school horses at a competent level is essential.

Good people skills are a must as well as being self-motivated and hard working whilst taking pride in what you do, working as a member of a team and individually.

Cotswold RDA is a special charity that changes people’s lives. As a member of staff, the applicant needs to be friendly, motivated and be happy to learn about our clients’ needs.

An enhanced DBS will be required.

This job includes weekday, evening and weekend work based mainly around term times.

Please send your CV to Debbie Powell, Yard Manager, Cotswold RDA, Jackie Brutton Riding School,Cheltenham Racecourse, Prestbury Park, Cheltenham, GL50 4SH or email debbie@cotswoldrda.org.uk.

Closing Date for applications: 16th February 2018.