Horse Care Apprenticeship.

Gemsbrook Dressage Billingshurst

The yard has a vacancy for an apprentice, the yard offers dressage training and livery and produces quality dressage horses and also provides training and livery for all levels.

Apprenticeships > Level 2 (Intermediate) Apprenticeship Horse Care

  • GMFJ Reference
    121389
  • Wages
    £4.30 p/h
  • Hours
    40.00 per week
  • Date Posted
    06/10/2020
  • Start Date
    31/08/2021

  • Location
    Billingshurst
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Horse Care
  • Employment Type
    Intermediate Level 2
  • Employer
    Gemsbrook Dressage

Description of Opportunity

This position would suit a Dressage enthusiast and there is potential opportunity for the right candidate to compete the younger horses.

Someone with previous experience is required and equally the apprentice must be keen and willing to learn.

A Professional Dressage Training and Livery yard set in a lovely location in West Sussex close to the Surrey border, with easy access to main roads.

Producing quality dressage horses and providing training and livery for all levels from just backed to advanced.

Plenty of riding availble - so riding experience needed

Owned and managed by Level 2 rider trained to GP (BHS/BD Reg.), with many years of experience training and competing with success.

A BD Accredited Coach - UKCC level 3.

General duties to include;

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


Successful Apprentice will ideally have own horse to take to be trained on. No accommodation available.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Haddon Training Ltd on 01672 519977 (Ref ID: 121389)

Some previous experience with horses is essential. If we feel you do not have the relevant experience we will not be able to put you forward for this position.
Must be able to work towards Level 1 or higher in Functional Skills maths and English
Full training through the Equine Apprenticeship supported by Haddon Training.
Keen, hard working, good with horses, friendly.
Full time position on completion of apprenticeship, with possibility of progressing on to a Level 3 Horse Care and Management.
Not a live in position, but space for you to bring your own horse.

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