equi

We specialise in equine reproduction: it is our passion, our dedication and our heartland. Designed to deliver the best fertility outcome for our clients mares, stallions or horse breeding programme. A busy yard focused on ensuring the welfare of the horses in our care is always our top priority. With up to 200 at any one time, we are a busy team and work hard to pull together and make magic happen!

We are an embryo transfer and artificial insemination clinic based just outside Theale, Reading.

We are recruiting for an equine groom to assist in looking after the horses that we currently have in our care as numbers increase over the coming weeks.

We have stallions, pregnant mares and mares with foals at foot, broodmares, donor mares and mares for foaling down arriving in 2022.

Daily duties will include:

  • Mucking out
  • Feeding
  • Filling hay-nets
  • Off-site
  • Field checks
  • General maintenance and occasionally transporting horses

Opportunities available to be involved in veterinary care and offering support to the veterinary team during breeding procedures. This is a full time position (number of days per week be discussed and
decided as suits)

Desired skills

  • Confidence around horses. Applicant must have previous experience around horses and details MUST be shown on application
  • Hardworking

Personal qualities

  • A can do approach to all situations
  • Team player
  • Postive outlook

Desired qualifications

  • None 
  • Candidate must NOT already holdy hold a level 2 or higher in Horse Care.

Future prospects

  • Skills learned with Equibreed could take you on to Yard Management, stud work and exposure into the world of the veterinary side of Equines

Things to consider

  • This is a labour intensive role, you will be working in all weathers and on your feet for the majority of the day
  • KEITS reserves the right to close this vacancy earlier than the closing date if required
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Location

Reading RG7 5PT

Weekly wage

To be agreed upon appointment

Working week

40hrs

Apprenticeship duration

16 months approx

Possible start date

11 October 2021

Date posted

14 September 2021

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

VAC001764802

Positions

1

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