Equine Apprenticeship - Intermediate (Level 2)

Hot to Trot School of Equitation Ltd (Employer)

Haddon Training Ltd (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £172.00
40.0 hours per week Shifts to be confirmed
12 months (duration)
30 December 2021(start date)
Equine groom (apprenticeship standard)
28 December 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Hot To Trot School of Equitation is a riding school run set in the picturesque Tas Valley, Norfolk. They pride themselves on a warm welcome where they offer horse riding lessons from beginners to advanced, wonderful hacking including beach and forest rides as well as ’own a pony days’ for the younger horse lovers!


Hot To Trot School of Equitation is a fully licensed and insured riding school run by Hannah Vincent set in the picturesque Tas Valley in Bunwell, Norfolk.

Alongside riding lessons, pony days and hacking they also offer a comprehensive equine service for all ridden and handling issues encountered with some horses and ponies including backing and breaking.

Hannah has a wealth of experience having had numerous successes in the showjumping ring with a number horses and ponies and is now passing this knowledge and experience onto the next generation of horse riders and those wishing to learn more about the equine industry. You will be 100% supported in your development over the course of your apprenticeship and will be an integral part of the team which makes Hot to Trot School of Equitation such a great place to work.

General duties to include:

  • Preparing horses for lessons
  • Feeding and watering
  • Mucking out
  • Turning out and bringing in
  • Keeping the yard clean, tidy and hazard free, paddock maintenance
  • There will also be the opportunity to travel to local and National shows throughout the year grooming with the chance to compete for the right candidate
  • Livery is offered for own horse

Future Prospects

  • Possibility of Level 3 advanced Apprenticeship (senior equine groom) on completion of Level 2.

Reality Check

  • No accommodation but livery possible (chargeable)

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Skills Required

  • Experience with horses would be beneficial
  • Good organisational skills 

Qualities Required

  • Successful candidate will be hard-working and keen to learn all aspects of the riding school
  • A can-do attitude and confidence speaking to all types of customers will be beneficial

Qualifications Required

  • GCSE Grade 4/C in maths and English or equivalent
  • Must be able to work towards Level 1 or higher in Functional Skills maths and English

Training Provided

  • Equine Groom Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Full training provided through the equine qualification supported by Haddon Training
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