Muirfield Riding Therapy vacancy

We are hiring! Based in East Lothian, Muirfield Riding Therapy is one of the largest, dedicated RDA centres in Scotland. With a herd of twelve ponies and a large, active volunteer group, we are looking for an experienced, knowledgeable and proactive individual to manage the centre and enable us to deliver leading edge therapy services to our participants.

The successful candidate will hold relevant BHS qualifications with a positive attitude and great communication skills. A key focus of this role is ensuring that our herd is fit and able to carry out the work required within an RDA setting so knowledge of RDA is desirable, although not essential as we will support development in that area. With overall responsibility for horse welfare, the role encompasses day-to-day yard duties, some admin and record keeping and will require development of good working relationships with our coaches, volunteers and our admin team, as well as our participants, vets and livery yard managers and other external contractors.

The role will report to the Chair of the Board of Trustees and will be supported by a Yard assistant and admin team.

Essential Experience / Skills: Stable management; Horse health, hygiene & welfare knowledge; Equine First aid: Horse handling, Schooling (in-hand & ridden); & Full valid UK Drivers Licence.

Desirable but not essential: First Aid, experience of RDA, working with volunteers

If you are interested or would like to find out more then please email, including a CV with any applications.

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