New Farm Equestrian

Apprenticeship in Horse Care - Equine Groom - Intermediate (Level 2)

New Farm Equestrian (Employer)

Stubbing Court Training Limited (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £124.50
30.0 hours per week Days and shifts to be confirmed.
13 months (duration)
7 October 2020(start date)
Equine Groom (apprenticeship standard)
30 September 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Day to day horse care including the general care and condition of the horses, preparing them for competition or riding.


Duties will include all aspects of horse care e.g.:

  • Grooming
  • Mucking out
  • Trimming
  • Plaiting
  • Lungeing
  • Health care
  • Travelling
  • Feeding
  • Grooming at competitions / riding

Future Prospects

Progression to advanced apprenticeship.

Reality Check

You will be working outside and often at weekends.  Working with horses can be physically demanding so you must be able to cope with the demands of the role

The hours of work will be agreed with the employer and the weekly pay will be in accordance with the hours worked. You may be asked to start early e.g. 7.00am or finish late e.g. 7.00pm and some weekend work being involved, but this will be agreed with the employer

World class training and on-line learning available for all apprentices.  International level yards in show jumping, eventing and dressage.  

SCT works throughout the East Midlands and Yorkshire, with employers in riding schools, livery yards, competition yards up to international level.

Please apply through the Stubbing Court Training Ltd website

Skills Required

It would be advantageous to have some previous experience with horses.

Qualities Required

Joining an SCT Apprenticeship programme is a serious commitment. To achieve the qualification and be successful in your job you will need to be hard working, prepared to work outdoors in all weather and often at weekends.

We do everything we can to help you achieve, but we also expect some things from you, to:

  • Always try your best
  • Be reliable at all times
  • Attend work and off-the-job training punctually and reliably
  • Be polite, tidy and cheerful
  • Complete the work set out in your Action Plans by the target date
  • Follow instructions
  • Work safely
  • Always ask if you are not sure about anything

Qualifications Required

No formal qualifications required.

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)
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