We have a rare opportunity for a groom to join our fabulous team of workers here at AVL.

Hours are for Wednesday mornings and alternate Sundays (one on/one off) or split Sundays with our current groom (every Sunday pm), with extra hours available.
To start training in as soon as possible.

🐴You need to be capable and experienced in horse care (at least 3 years experience)
🐴Able to spot lameness and colic and know when to call the vet for an emergency🐴Be over 18 and have your own transport
🐴Reliable and trustworthy
🐴Hard working and committed
🐴Able to work on your own and as part of a team
🐴Sole charge and holiday cover - some days you will be working on your own
🐴Ideally have a passion and/or interest in natural horse care/Horses living out with free choice 24/7 and not in stables

🐴A friendly, supportive atmosphere where we work as a team.Before I started my own livery I worked previously as a freelance/groom and was often not happy with how I, or the horses, were treated at numerous places. I vowed that if anybody ever worked for me they would be treated how I would want to be treated and valued as a key part of my team, and want to be here!
🐴Good rate of pay: £12.00p/h overtime always paid
🐴Flexible start times for am and pm rounds.
🐴You are never expected to work Christmas Day, Boxing Day or New Years, but if you would like to work them, they are double pay.
🐴Extra pay for overtime
🐴Extra shifts often available in the week
🐴Opportunity to learn more about barefoot and track systems and/ horse training🌭Free snacks and fizzy drinks - tell me what you want and I'll make sure the staff snack pot is never empty!

🐴Sole charge of running the yard on your Sunday shifts. Team work on Wednesday mornings alongside another groom, or me!
🐴All poo picking on the corrals and mucking out of the barns and lami pens
🐴Making up haynets and haying the tracks
🐴Making feeds and feeding horses
🐴Checking water and electric fencing
🐴Holding horses for the vet/farrier where applicable
🐴Basic medical care (applying clays/sprays/poultices)
🐴Exercising my and liveries horses on occasion if you are experienced enough

Previous experience with a quad bike is ideal but not essential.

Training will be given.


2-3 hours on Wednesday mornings and 5hours am and 2 hours pm on ALTERNATE Sundays (every other)


EVERY Sunday pm

Flexible start times; between 6am and 9am for am rounds and anytime from 2.30 pm for pm rounds. Or if you are doing both am and pm, you can stay all day with an hours unpaid lunch break in between.

Please pm me or email if you are interested and email your CV to

Based in Aston Abbotts Buckinghamshire

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