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International grooms

INTERNATIONAL COMPetitioN GROOMS

If you are an international competition groom, the British Grooms Association really does understand your job and its demands. 

By selecting "I groom at international level competitions as part of my job"  when becoming a BGA member, you will be also joining a group of your colleagues in the International Competition Grooms Group. 

With representatives from each international circuit, BGA membership gives you the opportunity to share your concerns and have your important opinion heard.

Your Reps will work with the BGA,  the grooms professional association, to collate, represent and feedback - this is the smart and professional way to achieve a collective voice. 

 

YOUR REPS

Your BGA International Competition Grooms Group Reps are all friendly, approachable and here to help to support you.

Whether you are starting on your international competition career or you are an experienced #supergroom, by working together we can support and celebrate all your hard work and provide a professional united voice. 


SHOWJUMPING

Daniel Tarpey and Zoe Herbert are your Showjumping Reps. Working for Harry Charles and William Funnell, both are at many international competitions throughout the world. 
 

DRESSAGE

Alan Davies and Heidi Troniseck are your Dressage Reps. Working for Charlotte Dujardin/Carl Hester and Richard Davison, both are highly experienced with multiple Major Games between them.  

EVENTING

Jess Errington and Debbie Carpenter are your Eventing Reps. Working for Harry Meade and as a freelancer both are regulars at the biggest international events and have many years of experience.  *(tbc'd)


You can contact the reps via the British Grooms Association - please identify which Rep your email is for. 

 

WHO IS THIS FOR?

The International Competition Grooms Group is for any groom that works at international level competitions, whether in the UK or abroad. 

It makes no difference if you are employed or a self employed freelancer - this is for you. 

  

membership benefits

As an international travelling groom, there are some benefits of BGA membership that will be extra important to you...

  • Discounted Travel Insurance (British based grooms only)
  • Groom Clean anti-doping e learning certification 
  • Discounted personal accident insurance (British based grooms only)
  • Belonging to the International Competition Grooms Group 

These are just some of the many benefits of belonging to the British Grooms Association. 


How do I join? 

There are various membership options to choose from and it is important that you select the one that is right for you. 

By selecting "I groom at international level competitions as part of my job" on the membership process, when becoming a BGA member, you will be also joining a group of your colleagues in the International Competition Grooms Group. 

If you are not sure which membership is right for you, use our Membership Matcher: 

 
 
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