Vicky Laing

Level 2 Equine Groom Apprenticeship


Vicky Laing

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £156.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 40 Hours Per Week
duration: 12 months
start: 19 December 2019
Intermediate(level 2)
Equine Groom Level 2 (GCSE) (apprenticeship standard)
17 December 2019 (application closing date)
Opportunity to complete an equine groom Apprenticeship with an international show jumper who is regularly out competing at national shows with the babies to international grand prix’s with the older horses.


I am an ex international 5 star event rider and current international showjumper. Competing from babies to 1.60m in UK and mainland Europe. We have a smallish (10 horses) friendly laidback but professional yard with a few DIY liveries for good measure....

I can offer stabling and accommodation but sadly no dogs. (I have too many!). 
I am based in the heart of Rutland

All duties to include the following;

  • Mucking out
  • Turning out/bringing in
  • Tack cleaning
  • Tacking up
  • Feeding
  • Filling hay nets
  • Clipping/pulling/plaiting/trimming
  • Bathing
  • Rug changing
  • Riding- if capable
  • First aid 
  • Exercising horses from the ground (lunging, horse walker, long reining, pessoa training etc.) 
  • Holding for vet/farrier/dentist
  • Help at shows/training days

Future Prospects

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

Skills Required

Some equine experience would be beneficial.

Qualities Required

  • Fun
  • Hard-working
  • Enthusiastic

Qualifications Required

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

Training Provided

  • Level 2 Equine Groom

Full training provided by Haddon Training

Apply now