Laura Schroter

Level 2 Equine Groom Apprenticeship


Laura Schroter

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £156.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 40 Hours Per Week; shifts TBC
duration: 12 months
start: 14 October 2019
Intermediate(level 2)
Equine Groom (apprenticeship standard)
30 September 2019 (application closing date)
Rare opportunity to work on a professional eventing competition yard and be part of a small friendly team. Up to 12 horses ranging from 3yos to 4*.


Routine yard and field duties:

  • Mucking out, poo-picking, watering, feeding, tidying and cleaning
  • Handling horses: turning out and bringing in from the fields, taking on and off horse walker, washing off, grooming, tacking up
  • Handling tack and equipment; rugging up, cleaning tack
  • Assisting with competition preparation and travelling
  • Occasional competition and training groom

Previous equine handling experience required.

Support given to additional training courses and qualifications eg pony club tests

Personal qualities: work to very high standards, able to follow instructions, attention to detail and willing to learn, be observant with good communication skills, kind & caring, conscientious & dedicated, honest, reliable, loyal, trustworthy, punctual & good time keeping, self-motivated and happy to work alone and as part of a team, positive & enthusiastic, have a love for the job and most importantly LOVE horses.

Future Prospects

Possibility of Level 3 Senior Groom Apprenticeship on completion of Level 2

Skills Required

Equine experience is an essential. Please do not apply if you are a beginner/novice rider

Qualities Required

Hard working, high standards, good communication

Qualifications Required

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

Training Provided

Full training provided through the Equine Apprenticeship supported by Haddon Training:

  • Level 2 Equine Apprenticeship

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