Equine Apprenticeship - Racing - Intermediate (Level 2)

J Hill and Son (Employer)

Haddon Training Ltd (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £172.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week; shifts to be confirmed.
12 months (duration)
30 December 2021(start date)
Equine groom (apprenticeship standard)
27 December 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

An amazing opportunity to join a top racing and point-to-point yard, Lawney Hill, based in Oxfordshire to complete either level 2 or 3 equine racing apprenticeship.


Set on 1,000 acres at the foot of the Chilterns, the Farm boasts extensive training facilities and have a 45 Horse Yard with own grass and all weather gallops. Point to Point and National Hunt Yard. Extensive schooling facilities. Previous knowledge of Riding Racehorses would be an advantage. Access to transport required as it’s in a rural location.
General duties will include;

  • Mucking out
  • Tack cleaning
  • Bathing
  • Handling fit race horses
  • Riding out on gallops
  • Feeding
  • Holding for vet, farrier, dentist
  • Plaiting and trimming

Future Prospects

Possibility of level 3 senior equine racing groom apprenticeship on completion of Level 2

Reality Check

Accommodation available.

Skills Required

Experience with horses is essential. Please note that applicants with no experience will not be considered for this position.

Qualities Required

Successful candidate will be:

  • Experienced in riding racehorses
  • Experienced in handling racehorses
  • Familiar with racing criteria e.g. weight restrictions
  • Ambitious to succeed in the racing industry
  • Hard working with a positive attitude

Qualifications Required

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

Training Provided

Full training through the Equine Apprenticeship supported by Haddon Training
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