Equine Apprenticeship - Advanced (Level 3)

Catherston Stud (Employer)

Haddon Training Ltd (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £212.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Sunday 40 Hours Per Week. Shifts TBA.
18 months (duration)
14 March 2022(start date)
Senior equine groom (apprenticeship standard)
8 March 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

A fantastic opportunity for a level 3 senior equine groom apprentice to join the team at the renowned Catherston Stud and Livery in Hampshire. This is the home of British Olympian Jennie Loriston-Clarke MBE FBHS, and base of International Dressage Riders Lizzie Murray and Charlotte Dicker.


Indoor & Outdoor Arenas, Horsewalker, Lunge pen, Solarium, Individual turnout fields, etc.
5* Livery.Training - Schooling for horses, lessons for horses and riders, bespoke short courses available for horse and rider. Dressage Coaches all UKCC Level 3 Qualified.

Some of the general duties will include:

  • Mucking out
  • Turning out/bringing in
  • Tack cleaning
  • Tacking up
  • Feeding
  • Filling hay nets
  • Clipping/pulling/plaiting/trimming
  • Bathing
  • Rug changing
  • Paddock maintenance
  • Schooling
  • Riding
  • First aid

Exercising horses from the ground (lunging, horse walker, long reining, pessoa training etc.)
Holding for vet/farrier/dentist
This is a non-riding position focusing on a variety of general duties across the yard and learning from some of the very best.

Future Prospects

Possibility of full-time employment upon completion.

Reality Check

Shared accommodation available
Website - www.catherstonstud.com
Facebook - Catherston Stud
Instagram - @catherston_stud

Skills Required

All apprentices must have previous equine experience as the yard has big, fit competition horses and stallions.

Qualities Required

  • Successful candidate will be confident, hardworking with an outstanding work ethic
  • Lots of opportunities for those willing to put the dedicated work in

Qualifications Required

 GCSE's equivuivalent grade C/4 above or Level 1 or higher in Functional Skills maths and English.

Training Provided

Level 3 Senior equine groom Apprenticesip Standard

Full training provided throughout the equine Apprenticeship supported by Haddon Training.

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