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Horse Care Apprenticeship

We are looking for a school leaver to be enrolled onto a Horse Care Apprenticeship, which will include all aspects of stable management.


12 Months

This position is now closed and no additional applications are being taken. If you have any questions please contact the provider who is managing the position.

Job Summary

GBP 148.00
Horse Care
Hill Farm Stables

Detailed Job Description

There is plenty of riding, both in the school and out in the countryside if capable.

General yard duties such as:

  • Mucking out
  • Feeding
  • Lunging
  • Turning out and bringing in
  • Bedding up and down
  • Hacking
  • Schooling the older horses until proven capable
  • Tidying manes/tails
  • Leading the lessons if an experienced rider
  • Rugging up
  • Tacking up
  • Tack cleaning
  • Paddock and yard maintenance
  • Grooming
  • Clipping, pulling, trimming and bathing
  • Helping occasionally with Pony Club Centre Members

These tasks are under supervision and not necessarily daily.

Hours will be 8.30am-4.30pm 5 days a week. This will include working the occasional weekend.

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

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

Skills required

Some previous experience with horses is essential.

Personal Qualities

  • Keen,
  • Hardworking
  • Willing to work outside in all types of weather
  • Reliable
  • Confident handling horses
  • Calm
  • Friendly
  • Punctual

Future prospects

Full time position on completion of diploma.

Additional Information

Training provided

Full training through the Equine Apprenticeship supported by Haddon Training.

Please note that this position is on the Isle of Wight. Accommodation can be provided if necessary, but there is no space for you to take your own horse.

Haddon Training Ltd - Learning Provider

Haddon Training is an award-winning, Ofsted Grade 1 ‘Outstanding’ training provider, delivering high-quality apprenticeships and work-based vocational qualifications. Haddon Training, est. in 1997 primarily works with 16-24-year-olds who are employed and undertaking a work based Apprenticeship in Horse Care, Animal Care and Business Admin. 

For more information about this vacancy please contact Haddon Training Ltd on 01672 519977 or email: (Ref ID:68625)
Haddon Training Ltd

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