Level 2 Equine Groom Apprenticeship - Intermediate (Level 2)

Kingfisher Equestrian (Employer)

Haddon Training Ltd (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £166.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week; shifts to be confirmed.
12 months (duration)
15 March 2021(start date)
Equine Groom (apprenticeship standard)
13 March 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Kingfisher Equestrian are a private eventing yard and are looking for an Equine Groom to join their team! There will be extensive supervised tuition -


We have excellent facilities here, an indoor and an outdoor arena, auto horse walker, 20 loose boxes mostly 12’ x 14’, a grass canter area, grass schooling areas, and about 30 acres of turnout (mostly on clay so not suitable for winter turnout once the ground becomes too wet).

  • Mucking out, including pellet bedding very easy to muck out but must be done properly
  • Turning out/bringing in one horse at a time ONLY
  • Daily tack cleaning
  • Tacking up (how to put on a bridle correctly and how to put on a headcollar so that you keep control of the horse and that you do both of these correctly)
  • Putting pre-made up feeds into feed bowls in the stables
  • Filling hay nets (for lorry only – hay racks in stables)
  • Clipping/pulling/plaiting/trimming (plait the horses manes under supervision)
  • Bathing (under supervision)
  • Rug changing
  • There is the opportunity to ride a couple of ‘safe’ horses belonging to one of the clients
  • First aid, or to gain first aid qualification
  • Exercising horses from the ground (lunging, horse walker, long reining)
  • Pasture management
  • Yard management
  • To learn about correct worming of the horses

Future Prospects

Possibility of Level 3 Senior Groom Apprenticeship

Reality Check

Accommodation is available and opportunity to bring your own horse

Skills Required

Some equine would be beneficial

Qualities Required

Hard-working, keen to learn and take direction

Qualifications Required

Must be able to work towards Level 1 or higher in Functional Skills maths and English, or 4/C+ in GCSEs or equivalents

Training Provided

Full Equine Groom training supported by Haddon Training

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