Volunteer with Horses

Royal Navy Royal Marines Riding Stables (RNRMRS)

Name: Volunteer with Horses
Organisation: Royal Navy Royal Marines Riding Stables (RNRMRS)
Location: Bickleigh Barracks, Bickleigh, Plymouth, Devon, PL6 7AJ
Type: Part Time

Description

(18+) Do you want to volunteer with horses? Want to learn how to look after horses and assist with their welfare? Bickleigh Saddle Club is a small Naval charity who is looking for volunteers to help with the day to day running of their stables/yard.

Duties will include handling of horses and assisting in their welfare. Mucking out, bedding down, grooming and tacking up, feeding and yard cleanliness are some of the duties that my be required on a daily basis.

Training and support will be given on all aspects of horse husbandry alongside the opportunity to be part of a small but successful team. We are civilian run but are primarily here for military personnel and their families but welcome riders and members from the civilian sphere.

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Organisation Description

The RNRMRS Bickleigh (or Bickleigh Saddle Club) is a small naval charity that provides affordable equestrian activities for service personnel, their families and MoD entitled civilians. The club offers riding facilities for all ages and abilities.


When

  Mon Tue Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Cause / Interests

  • Animals
  • Sport and Outdoor Activities

Types of Activity

  • Practical Work and DIY
  • Sports Development

Skills and Qualifications

Requirements

Volunteers need to be able to deal with a physically demanding role, they will be required to help in all weather conditions, common sense and good communication skills are essential and the ability to work in a team.


Additional/Specific Suitabilities

Minimum Age: 18
Maximum Age: NA
Disabled Access: Yes
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Expenses: Yes
Restrictions: NA
Induction: Yes
Insurance Cover: Yes
Special Needs: Yes
Offer: Support
Training: Yes
Other: NA

Recruitment Method

Application form, Informal discussion