Apprentice Groom - Intermediate (Level 2)

Mcashwey Stud Ltd (Employer)

Haddon Training Ltd (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £166.00
40.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, shifts TBC.
12 months (duration)
9 January 2021(start date)
Equine Groom (apprenticeship standard)
7 January 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

A high-end Showjumping Yard are looking for an Apprentice Groom to join their team. You will work towards a Level 2 Equine Groom apprenticeship standard.


We usually have 7 horses in work, they range from 3 years old which are in for backing through to 7/8-year old’s jumping 1.40 plus. We have three brood mares and young stock, these are in over winter and deep littered. The job is very varied, backing young horses, going to shows and handling foals and young stock.

The yard is beautiful, and accommodation is very good. We have part time staff to help out and Daisy who is 19 (My Daughter) runs the yard and is the main competition rider. We go abroad every year and shows most weeks.

Applicant must be confident around horses, have a positive hard working, can do attitude.

Duties will include:

  • 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

Possibility to progress onto the Level 3 apprenticeship upon completion of the level 2.

Reality Check

A beautiful yard and beautiful accommodation.

Skills Required

  • Experience with horses is a must

Qualities Required

  • Hardworking
  • Kind and passionate about horses

Qualifications Required

Ability to complete L1/L2 Functional Skills.

Training Provided

Level 2 Equine Groom apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Full apprenticeship training delivered by Haddon Training.

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