Equine Groom Level 2 Apprenticeship - Intermediate (Level 2)

Wayside Lodge Stables (Employer)

Haddon Training Ltd (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £166.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 40 Hours Per Week Shifts TBA
12 months (duration)
31 October 2020(start date)
Equine Groom (apprenticeship standard)
29 October 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Private competition yard which specialises in show jumping and also some breeding

Responsibilities

Private competition yard which specialises in show jumping and also some breeding.

The job will include all yard duties to a high standard (see below) and also show grooming.

Must be flexible (work weekends), dedicated, self-motivated, good with time management, have own initiative, be patient, sympathetic and confident around the horses.

There is the possibility of riding available for right rider. Could be suitable for someone who has little experience, but they would need to be keen and dedicated to learn.

The job will always be interesting with homebred youngsters to produce, broodmares to go to stud, foals being born/ taken care of and lots of shows for the competition horses.

Duties Include:

  • Mucking out
  • Turning out/bringing in
  • Tack cleaning
  • Tacking up
  • Feeding and Hay
  • Show preparation and grooming
  • Clipping/pulling/plaiting/trimming
  • Bathing
  • Rug changing
  • Checking young stock
  • Handling young horses
  • Exercising horses from the ground (lunging, horse walker, long reining etc.)
  • Holding for vet/farrier/dentist
  • Possibility of riding for the right candidate if has previous experience

Future Prospects

Possibility of Level 3 Senior Groom Apprenticeship or full-time position

Reality Check

Possibility of livery at small charge

Skills Required

Confident around horses and patient

Qualities Required

  • Reliabl
  • Hard working
  • Dedicated and self motivated

Qualifications Required

Ability to complete Level 1 Level 2 Functional skills

Training Provided

  • Level 2 Equine Groom
  • Full training through Haddon Training Apprenticeships
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