Opportunity to work with William Plunkett as Showjumping and Youngstock Groom


Horse Scout Blogger has spotted that William Plunkett has a vacancy for a Showjumping and youngstock groom. If you are looking for an opportunity to work in atop showjumping yard then this is an opportunity not to be missed.

Will is one of the top 150 showjumpers in the country. He is currently enjoying producing some talented youngsters, who are really exciting prospects for the future, as well as competing Grade A horses, with the backing and support of loyal and enthusiastic owners and has spent time working for and training with international showjumpers and trainers, here in the UK and also in America and Holland.

Will Plunketts’ produces and competes for show jumping owners

He offers Coaching and training with a professional backing and breaking service along with tailored livery services. He has an exceptional reputation within the industry competing showjumpers to top level competition. Based in West Sussex he rides and produces competition horses for owners, breeders and those from his own Lauriam Stud. He has run the business from its inception in 2002 with the help of wife Laura (BSc (Hons) Equine Studies).

Will is renowned for his integrity and honest evaluations, he has an ability to see a horse ‘individually’ and tailor its training programme accordingly. His sheer determination to see a challenge through enables him to help horses to reach their optimum performance. This talent has meant he can handle sharp and difficult horses, and also solve problems with those which other riders may have given up on. He is highly competitive and is always happy to take on talented horses to join his string.

Will is looking for a key team member for their lovely, user friendly yard, busy and successful showjumping and young horse training yard. The applicant must be proactive, hard working, able to see what needs doing and take ownership of their job. The role involves taking care of the day to day needs of the 12 -14 horses in our care, working alongside horse trainer and UKCC2 coach Will Plunkett. Experience of and confidence in handling large, fit, boisterous and green warmbloods is a must, as is attention to detail, with high standards of turnout and presentation. Small amount of stud work and travelling to local shows. Training and possibly some riding may be given to the right candidate £14, 760 PA plus accommodation and bills in lovely cottage shared with one lady.

So if you are a keen showjump groom with something to offer don’t hesitate to contact Will (click here to go to his page on Horse Scouts page of professional competition riders listings)