There is an exciting opportunity for a committed, proactive and enthusiastic individual to become a groom for Giffords Circus, a circus theatre group, based in the Cotswolds.

The successful applicant will have sole responsibility and charge of the animals including three Andalusian horses, a Friesian, two ponies and two performing dogs. They need to be able to ride well with an emphasis on Dressage.  They will be working with a team of riders and performers, a trainer as well as liaising with the vet and farrier. 

The groom will be based at Fennells Farm from October until the start of tour. They will assist with the fortnightly / weekly moving of the whole stable department between sites, therefore excellent organisational and team work skills are a necessity. Being able to drive a 7.5 tonne lorry and tow a trailer would be advantageous. Our tour begins on 12th May 2017 and will finish 24th September 2017.

Package includes:

  • 6 day week- Fridays off pre-tour & Wednesday during tour.
  • 7 day week- During rehearsals, bonus given for additional day worked.
  • Accommodation provided.
  • 28 days holiday to include bank holidays, to be taken off-season.
  • Own transport required.
  • No pets allowed.
  • Salary dependent on experience.


Please send CVs to