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Head Person

Lawney Hill Racing
Watlington, Oxfordshire
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Full Time
24/03/2020 13:45:12


We require an experienced head person with a sound knowledge of feeding, medication and minor veterinary care, who is capable of taking sole charge when required and managing the yard to a high standard. Experienced rider preferred but not essential. We are a mixed yard with some NH horses and point-to-pointers totalling 40 in all. Racing knowledge would be an advantage but is not essential. A driving licence is necessary for driving a small 2 horse lorry.

The head person starts at 6 by feeding all the yard and then the staff start at 7 am. We ride out 4/5 lots until 1pm (1/2 hour breakfast) then evening stables is from 3-5.30pm. Every other full weekend off. 4 weeks paid holiday a year, pool money and a pension scheme. A shared 3 bedroom cottage with 2 utility rooms, and 2 reception rooms on site.

We need a person with good leadership and staff management skills to assist in running our friendly yard on our own 1,000 acre farm. We have a full range of facilities including grass and all- weather gallops, schooling fences and hurdles and a manège. Good wages according to experience.

Application:  Please apply by email to with contact details for references by the 03 May 2020.

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