Apprentice Groom - Intermediate (Level 2)

Burnham Market Eventing Centre (Employer)

Haddon Training Ltd (Training Provider)

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

Great opportunity to work at a friendly Eventing yard with great facilities, and to work within a team alongside a professional event rider. Looking for an experienced event rider, ideally with own horse to join our team.

Responsibilities

General yard duties such as:

  • Mucking out
  • Turning out/bringing in
  • Cleaning tack
  • Tacking up
  • Filling hay nets
  • Making feeds
  • Rug changing
  • First aid
  • Riding
  • Exercising horses (lunging, long-reining etc.)
  • Schooling
  • Paddock and yard maintenance
  • Clipping/bathing/pulling/plaiting/trimming
  • Holding for vet/farrier/dentist
  • Grooming at events

Future Prospects

If successful, progressing to Level 3 Apprenticeship.

Reality Check

  • Accommodation available
  • Own horse ideally, livery available

Skills Required

  • Experienced horse rider and handler, ideally with background in competition and events
  • Candidates must be confident handling fit competition horses

Qualities Required

  • Keen
  • Hardworking
  • Willing to work outside in all weathers
  • Reliable 

Qualifications Required

Must be able to work towards Level 1 or higher in Functional Skills maths and English if required.

Training Provided

  • Level 2 Equine Groom Apprenticeship Standard
  • Full training through the Equine Apprenticeship supported by Haddon Training
  • Training to be given towards riding
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