Robert Smith

Apprentice Groom


Robert Smith

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £156.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 40 Hours Per Week; Shifts TBC.
duration: 12 months
start: 20 March 2020
Intermediate(level 2)
Equine groom (apprenticeship standard)
18 March 2020 (application closing date)
A great opportunity for an apprentice to join an ambitious, dedicated individual on a top class professional competition yard working with Show Jumping horses.


Varied job learning the roles and responsibilities with a team that take pride in their work. Some riding available for the right candidate.

Yard duties:

  • Mucking out
  • Turning out/bringing in
  • Tack cleaning
  • Tacking up
  • Feeding
  • Filling hay nets
  • Clipping/pulling/plaiting/trimming
  • Bathing
  • Rug changing
  • Schooling
  • Riding
  • First aid
  • Exercising horses from the ground (lunging, horse walker, long reining, pessoa training etc.)
  • Holding for vet/farrier/dentist

Future Prospects

On completion of L2, the possibility to progress onto L3.

Reality Check

Able to bring your own horse.

Skills Required

Experience with horses is necessary.

Qualities Required

A passion for horses and their welfare.

Qualifications Required

Ability to complete L1/L2 functional skills.

Training Provided

Full Equine Groom training through Haddon Training Apprenticeships

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