Why would you want to be a groom?

For me it was always simple, although I never had a pony, and came from a very non horsey background, I just had to do it. I think groom is such an inadequate word for someone who is responsible for (often priceless) horses. It depicts a small person rushing round with a dandy brush in one hand and broom in … Read More

How do you negotiate the minefield that is being employed in equestrianism?

How do you negotiate the minefield that is being employed in equestrianism; an industry that for many an employer their horse is their hobby, financed on a shoe string and expecting their groom to do the job for love not money? Well you don’t have to – there are some exceptionally good jobs out there, well paid, sensible hours and … Read More

Are you seeing signs that your employee is about to move on?………

……….It is every employer’s nightmare, little signs over the weeks that leave you with that sick feeling in the pit of your stomach, just waiting for the call – or more often, the text to say they are not coming back to work- but what can you do about it? Ignoring the issue and hoping it will go away is … Read More