Help in a small livery yard in Alkborough, UK

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a family living in a beautiful part of North Lincolnshire. We have a small private livery yard, Arabian stud with stallions, brood mares and young stock as well as Endurance horses from novice to International Team prospects in almost 30 acres of varied pasture.

    We prefer those with previous equine experience to help primarily in the livery barn. There may be opportunity to also work with young stock and the endurance horses.

    Those without previous experience will receive some basic training or work on the maintenance side.

    Although we are situated in a small village there are bus links to the nearest town, Scunthorpe and Hull is approximately 30 minutes away. We are also close to South Humberside airport and Doncaster airport.

    We are looking for hard working, friendly people who are able to help independently. There are tasks that does not entail working with horses .

    The tasks outside can be physically demanding. It is advised to being strong shoes and warm waterproif clothing. Gloves are also

    There are some tasks in the house available for those who prefer.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Babysitting / child care
    Elderly Care
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay
    Help in the house
    Animal care

  • Help

    Help

    Physical outdoor help in all aspects of horse care and welfare. A responsible, kind attitude towards animals and the ability to self motivate if working alone. Horse care is primarily about routine. Jobs will include feeding, rugs, turning out, mucking out, field care plus all the extra jobs around the yard to ensure the maintenance of the high standards we have here. There maybe ridden work available including schooling, canter training, lunging and grooming. Also fence management, general yard maintenance and field management.
    Those with no equine experience are welcome.

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Alkborough is one of a cluster of small villages in North Lincolnshire. Our house overlooks the meeting of the River Trent and the Ouse, creating the River Humber. The views are spectacular. Winterton is the nearest town with small supermarket. There is a bus service from the village to the nearest large town of Scunthorpe. There is a railway station there etc.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Portacabin with living area and separate kitchen. Central heating. Hot water boiler, fridge, freezer, microwave, small oven, hot plates and utensils. Bedding can be provided. Washing machine and tumbler dryer. Caravan available for sleeping and shower etc although evening room with TV available in the house.

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    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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