Team Svennerstål is looking for a new head girl/boy

31 July, 2015

Ludwig is looking for a new ”Head girl/boy” to join his team at Badgerstown (near Swindon, Wilts, UK). The role consists of being in sole charge of the stables and to make sure everything works well, with the horses well-being kept to the highest possible standard. Due to other commitments Ludwig is away in periods and it is therefore of great importance that the person is proactive, loyal and dedicated to the horses, as well as being able to hack and lunge. You will also groom at shows.

Competitive salary for the right person 6 days a week


  • All general yard duties incl. mucking out, feeding, grooming etc.
  • Arranging farriers, vets, feeds orders, physio etc.
  • Travelling to and grooming at competitions
  • Hacking and lunging

Character/ experience:

  • Previous grooming/riding experience is essential and must be backed by strong references
  • Hard working, dedicated, proactive and focused.
  • Normal driving license is essential and a HGV license is a plus

 This is the ideal job for someone who wants to groom at the biggest competitions for one of the most talented young riders in the world. We currently have an exciting 6- horse string ranging from youngsters up to 4* level. You will be a part of a team that is working towards the Rio 2016 Olympics as well as other major competitions. Ludwig Svennerstal’s yard is a part of Badgerstown, which had a fantastic and busy atmosphere as it is home to 4* riders Sir Mark Todd and Tom McEwen and their teams.

Accommodation is available onsite. Own horse not preferred.

The Application deadline is the 10th of August. Interviews will be made during this time and there is a possibility of the position being filled before the deadline. The job starts the 14th of September.

If interested please send a covering letter and a CV to or if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to call Ludwig on 00447803795755

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