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Recruitment Agencies

Looking for jobs with horses? We've put together a comprehensive list of the UK's leading equine recruitment agencies that offer jobs with horses to make your search even easier.  

Careers in racing

Careers In Racing have a job board which has the latest jobs in the racing industry.
www.careersinracing.com

Caroline Carter Recruitment

LOOKING FOR A JOB? LOOKING FOR STAFF? WE ARE DOING THINGS DIFFERENTLY….
THE GROOMS LIST by Caroline Carter Recruitment, underpinned by 25+ years of recruitment experience, is the fastest growing agency in the UK and abroad. Backed by a loyal following of Grooms and Employers www.thegroomslist.co.uk is the place to go!  Caroline and her team are experienced in all aspects and have the most efficient and effective Job Board and the best bespoke/headhunting service in the industry for Grooms and Employers alike.

Please visit our website by clicking on www.thegroomslist.co.uk or call 0203 006 5730/07747 686118 or email info@carolinecarterrecruitment.com

Equine Elite

Equine Elite specialise in highly bespoke, personalised recruitment and headhunting of top quality staff. Based in the UK, but recruiting for vacancies all over the World, Equine Elite is fast becoming the market leader in equestrian recruitment. Registration is free for both clients and candidates, so if you are looking for staff for your competition, livery, family, hunt, racing or college yard or looking for a job as a groom, rider, apprentice on in an office, please get in touch to see how we can help!
www.equineeliterecruitment.com

 

EQUINE RECRUITMENT

Equine Recruitment understands both sides of being an employee and employer. With this in mind we feel that we can match the employee and the employer better than any other agency.
www.equinerecruitment.org

Career Grooms

For well over a decade CAREER GROOMS have been industry leading equine recruitment specialists offering on line registration for both client and candidates (service FREE to candidates). Dealing both at home and abroad with everything from the everyday yard to Olympic/International stars in all disciplines – CAREER GROOMS also offer probably the best bespoke/headhunting service in the industry.

Please call 0207 289 6385, email info@careergrooms.co.uk or visit our website by clicking on www.careergrooms.co.uk

Yard and Groom

Yard and Groom are an online recruitment site. You can become a registered member for free and upload your photos, resume and work references and start contacting yards now!

Nags 'N' Nannies

Nags'n'Nannies is a long established, Europe wide placement Agency with hundreds of well-qualified grooms and nannies ideal for your needs. They offer a friendly professional bespoke service. Their experienced staff are here to help you find the right person you are looking for.

Happy Nest

Happy Nest Nanny Agency are a team of passionate people working together to provide families with an honest, safe and reliable experience during their search for the perfect domestic staff. Linking loving families with caring & experienced nannies who are also passionate about horses.

Equine Services S.A

A specialist Equine Recruitment and Placement Agency based in South Africa.

 



 
 

What the personal accident policy covers you for:

  • Whilst at work
  • All stable duties – mucking out, grooming, washing off, turning out
  • Clipping
  • Riding – including hacking and jumping
  • Hunting
  • Lunging
  • Breaking in
  • Holding horse for a vet and other procedures
  • Travelling horses both in the UK and abroad
  • Competing in line with your job including: jumping, dressage, eventing
  • Injuries that may happen to you whilst you are teaching - but you must also be grooming as part of your duties and not be a sole instructor

What the personal accident policy doesn’t cover you for:

  • Riding in a race, point to point or team chase
  • Stunt Riding
  • Accidents occurring whilst travelling to and from work
  • Riding and competing your own horse (but you can upgrade when applying for membership to include this)
  • Public Liability – this is a separate insurance policy - the Freelance Groom Liability Insurance
  • Care Custody and Control – this is a separate policy - the Freelance Groom Liability Insurance

If you require additional cover then please contact KBIS directly.

   GROOM  RIDER  EMPLOYER

When you are working for other people you do most of the following; muck out, turn out/catch in, tack up, groom horses, exercise Horses (including hacking, jumping and schooling), in the care of your employer/client.

 
YES

 
NO

 
NO

Predominantly ride horses for other people including schooling, exercising and competing.   
NO
 
YES

YES
 Provide grooming services for someone else either full time or on a freelance basis i.e. an employer or a client.   
YES

NO

NO
Employ staff – have an employers liability policy in your name NO NO YES
Buy and sell horses NO YES YES
 
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