Head Lad

Head Lad

The job: A senior position of utmost responsibility overseeing the horsecare and the organisation at the main yard at Arlary House. This position requires a high level of professionalism, horse care, attention to detail and management skills.

The horses: You will be expected to be able to oversee fit racehorses, and to attend to the health and welfare of them to an exceptional standard. You will have previous senior staff experience in either racing or competition horses and will be in charge of the fifty horse yard with the support of our assistant trainers and vet. 

The yard: Working with our established team you will organise the day to day care of the horses, help with organising staff rotas, oversee junior members of staff and keep the yard and stables to the high standards expected here. You will administer and record veterinary treatments, liaising with the vet and Lucinda and be responsible for the individual care of each horse. 

The future: This is a position which carries senior responsibility and is for a caring horse orientated person. We provide specialist training for those who have a desire to continue to progress, good rates of pay and hours with a day and a half off each week and accomodation on site in a Lodge gates cottage. 

You: You will be an experienced and educated horse person, whose desire is to produce horses in the best condition. You will be a high achiever with a love for horses and an interest in the veterinary and horse care side. Your attention to detail and dedication to the horse will be high. We require previous experience in running a yard and a mature attitude. You will enjoy taking responsibility, overseeing and working with a high achieving team. Two references will be required, including at least one related to your horsemanship and horse care. 

Posted 03.06.20