The ad states that the new helper must have stable management experience, be a “very capable and confident rider” and live on site
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The Queen is looking for someone to look after the horses that pull the royal carriages.
The role is described as an opportunity to take part in the ceremonial events “enjoyed by millions”.
The Post, based at the Royal Mews in London, comes with accommodation and uniform.
The new helper must have stable management experience, be a “very capable and confident rider” and live locally.
“It is to know that the horses are ready to play their vital role in royal events,” reads the advert on the royal website.
“It feels inspired to meet the highest standards and help showcase ceremonial activities enjoyed by millions. That makes working for the royal household extraordinary.
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“When you join us as a Liveried Helper you will be helping with the daily care of the horses at the Royal Mews.
“You will exercise and train them every day to prepare them for their role in ceremonial activities.
“From tending the stables to cleaning the tack and harness you will help keep the Royal Mews in the best condition.
“You also have the opportunity to attend the ceremonial events yourself and help ride and drive the horses on the day.
“The standards you aspire to are the greatest challenge and the greatest reward.”
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The ad went on to say that while the position was based at Buckingham Palace, it involved frequent trips to Windsor Castle.
Accommodations are planned at both locations, it said.
The successful applicant would have a ‘passion for horses’, stable experience and would be willing to take their career ‘to the next level’.
“You are an extremely capable and confident horseman who is willing to learn carriage driving and state harness.
“You are an excellent team player with a flexible and proactive way of working.
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“Most importantly, you will strive every day to achieve high standards, which makes you a real asset to the Royal Mews team.
“You can look forward to working in a unique and stimulating work environment and be rewarded with a comprehensive benefits package, including 33 days vacation (including bank holidays), a generous employer’s contribution pension and support for your continued professional development. In Because this is a shared flat , you will also be provided with accommodation for which your salary will be adjusted.
Application deadline is July 3rd. The salary is described as “competitive”.
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