Assistant Yard Manager

at Hartpury University and College
Location Hartpury, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Date Posted 22/11/2022
Category Animal and Equine
Job Type Full-Time Vacancies
Closing Date 04/12/2022


How to Apply

Hartpury University and Hartpury College are among the UK’s leading specialist education providers in agriculture, animal, equine, sport and veterinary nursing. Located in Gloucestershire, Hartpury University and Hartpury College sit side-by-side on a beautiful 360-hectare campus.

About the Role

  • You will support educational and commercial activity within the equine yard, overseeing practical tasks relating to the day to day running of the Equine Centre, reporting to the Equine Yard Manager.
  • You will prioritise a positive quality of life within the horse population, embedding Hartpury horse welfare guidelines in every day activity within the yard and be responsible for the day welfare and performance of the horses, ensuring outstanding care and attention.
  • During the academic term you will ensure the academic facing yard-based activity is of the highest standards, including oversight of the loan horses, student duties and the student livery experience.
  • Out of term time, Hartpury host a number of National and International shows where you will provide a high level of customer service within the Equine Centre as directed.
  • You will be responsible for all record keeping in relation to the effective running of the Equine Centre including student livery and line management of Yard Technicians and Yard Assistants.
  • You will support student groups in practical learning activities, ensuring educational aims are achieved, and that safety and industry standards are met.
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