Paula Sherwood

Horse Care Apprenticeship


Paula Sherwood

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £156.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 40 Hours Per Week
duration: 12 months
start: 2 December 2019
Intermediate(level 2)
Equine Groom Level 2 (GCSE) (apprenticeship standard)
30 November 2019 (application closing date)
The yard has a vacancy for an apprentice, the yard offers dressage training and livery and produces quality dressage horses and also provides training and livery for all levels. Successful Apprentice will ideally have own horse to take to be trained on. No accommodation available.


This position would suit a Dressage enthusiast and there is potential opportunity for the right candidate to compete the younger horses.

Someone with previous experience is required and equally the apprentice must be keen and willing to learn.

A Professional Dressage Training and Livery yard set in a lovely location in West Sussex close to the Surrey border, with easy access to main roads.

Producing quality dressage horses and providing training and livery for all levels from just backed to advanced.

Owned and managed by Level 2 rider trained to GP (BHS/BD Reg.), with many years of experience training and competing with success.

A BD Accredited Coach - UKCC level 3.

General duties to 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

Future Prospects

Full time position on completion of apprenticeship, with possibility of progressing on to a Level 3 Horse Care and Management.

Reality Check

  • Not a live in position, but space for you to bring your own horse
  • 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:

Skills Required

Some previous experience with horses is essential. If we feel you do not have the relevant experience we will not be able to put you forward for this position.

Qualities Required

Keen, hard working, good with horses, friendly.

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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