Position Vacant – Windsor Castle

queenpa-469879This is your once in a lifetime chance to become a groom to the Queens horses. Whilst the salary is 20,000 pound, not an amount to laugh at, the successful applicant will receive accommodation at Windsor Castle House.

As a Groom at the Royal Mews, you will be responsible for:

• Carrying out stable management duties in accordance with the Stud Groom’s direction;
• Exercising horses and ponies on a daily basis;
• Assisting with the training of young ponies;
• Cleaning saddlery; and
• Assisting in the maintenance of the routine cleanliness of the Royal Mews, Windsor Castle

To succeed in this role, you will:

• be proficient in all aspects of stable management;
• be a capable and confident rider;
• be able to communicate clearly and effectively;
• be able to work cohesively as part of a team;
• possess a flexible, proactive and productive attitude to work.
• and, ideally, possess a recognized equine qualification(s) (e.g. BHS, BDS, NVQ, Equine Diploma or equivalent).

And one would think that would need to be proficient at the Bow or Curtsey.

Good luck with your application, you can apply here!

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