GROOM OF THE YEAR FINALIST
In addition to being a mother and wife, Kate Luxmoore has also earned her name as a top quality groom over her years of being involved in the equestrian world. From eventing to dressage, jumping to showing, Kate has definitely been a part of it all. No matter what the discipline, Kate has a special talent in presenting and caring for both horses and riders to an impeccable standard. With a busy full time job as a the head of technology at QBE insurance, Kate still manages to care for her family’s many high level performance horses. Over the years, these horses have ranged from Shetland ponies, to Grand Prix dressage horses and five star eventers. She attends many high level competitions as a groom for her children and husband, including large events such as the Australian eventing Championships, the Australian show jumping Championships, and the Australian Dressage Championships. Her roles at these events range from plaiting, icing legs, cleaning stables, feeding hungry horses and riders, and of course being the chief truck driver.
THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW
- Level of competition in which horses compete
- Training and self development undertaken/acquired
- Demonstrated ability to multi task, work under pressure and show initiative above and beyond job specifications
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