Not only in the common world but also in the equestrian community the search for suitable employees has become a struggle. New research reveals that the essential job for every professional stable ... the groom, has become a rarity to find. Wether for at home or competitions, professional riders find it difficult to find a suitable groom. At the same time, the notion that the groom is an essential profession, has grown.
In a research by equjob it is revealed that the groom has become a rarity to find in this past decennia. Different measures introduced by federations and organizations, highlighting grooms in award ceremonies have a minimal effect.
The demand for grooms is still bigger than the offer. Luckily the notion is rising grooms have the right - despite our irregular job schedule - for holidays and a competitive wage. (click here).
A professional stable has need of an average time of 6 to 8 months to find a suitable match. Even more remarkable is the fact most grooms (76%) only stay about 1,5 to 2,6 years at one stable.