Equine Apprenticeship .

Clandon Park Stables Guildford

Clandon Park Stables are looking for an Equine Groom Apprentice to train with them and to provide care for horses in livery. You will ensure the smooth running of the yard and facilities, as well as maintaining the pleasant atmosphere at the Park Stables and ensure all clients and horses enjoy their experience with us.

Apprenticeships > Level 2 (Intermediate) Apprenticeship Horse Care

  • GMFJ Reference
    101226
  • Wages
    £ Competitive p/h
  • Hours
    35.00 per week
  • Date Posted
    07/06/2019
  • Start Date
    10/12/2021

  • Location
    Guildford
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Horse Care
  • Opportunity Type
    Intermediate Level 2
  • Employer
    Clandon Park Stables

Description of Opportunity

Clandon Park offer a well managed stables within a farm environment with horses, rare breed sheep all grazing on a 1000 acre privately owned parkland estate.

The team consists of professional grooms who aim to maintain a relaxed, welcoming and friendly atmosphere which is evident whether a horse owner attending regularly to watch their horse being schooled in one of the outdoor surfaced or grass arenas, a rider who particularly enjoys their horse riding early in the morning, noon or night (the surfaced arena is floodlit) or perhaps someone who wants to enjoy a leisurely afternoon hack. We make it our business to make every visit an enjoyable one and so expect any new staff member to also buy into our ethos and values.

We offer flexible and bespoke livery packages with a structured and caring environment with exclusive facilities that are unlike other livery stables and, as such, there is a bit of a waiting list! All Senior Grooms are highly skilled individuals with integrity and passion for their work. Our “Head Groom” , experienced and apprentice grooms work under our Clandon Park Livery & Equestrian Facilities Manager Emma Warren who is qualified and has competed at International Level and has produced horses for their owners at International Level. Our Visiting Coach is a BHSI (SM) has produced 6 Grand Prix horses and our Director is a BHSI(SM) who specialises in training students up to BHSII and Stage 4. So whether you are starting out in the equine world or have some experience and are looking to develop further we will support you every step of the way.


We are looking for an apprentice that is keen to learn from our fabulous team, is friendly and outgoing and first and foremost must have a love and passion for all horses. This job requires dedication through winter and summer alike so you must be dedicated and motivated.

We would welcome applications from either level 2 or 3 apprentices.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Haddon Training Ltd on 01672 519977 (Ref ID: 101226)

  • Some horse care experience required
  • Must be able to work on your own at times and to use your initiative.
  • Organised
GCSE Level 4/ Grade C in Maths and English or equivalent.
Contact Haddon Training to discuss if not yet achieved - Must be able to work towards Level 1 or higher in Functional Skills Maths and English
Full training supported through Haddon Training
  • Must love horses!
  • Proactive and a willingness to learn
  • Friendly and outgoing
  • Honesty, reliability and trustworthiness is a must!

Possibility of Level 3 Senior Groom Apprenticeship on completion of Level 2 or a full time position.

You will be working in a beautiful Estate with lovely, well mannered horses, being paid above NMW if appropriate & in line with experience, be working and training alongside a 5* event groom/2* event rider.

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Opportunities with Haddon Training Ltd

Haddon Training, est. in 1997 has a rich and established history primarily working with 16-24-year-olds who are undertaking work-based Apprenticeship and Traineeships in Horse Care, Animal Care and Business Admin.

Haddon Training is the preferred training provider for British Dressage, British Eventing, British Showjumping and The Showing Council. As an award-winning, Ofsted Grade 1 ‘Outstanding’ training provider, they deliver high-quality work-based vocational qualifications.

Haddon Training delivers Traineeships and Apprenticeships across England and Wales.

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