- GMFJ Reference
40.00 per week
- Date Posted
- Start Date
Now Taking Applications
- Employment Type
Intermediate Level 2
Farley Hall Equestrian Centre
Description of Opportunity
Farley Hall Equestrian Centre are looking for a level 2 equine groom apprentice to work at their full livery yard catering mainly for competition horses with working owners who expect a very high standard of livery.
This is an ideal role for someone who is used to the basics of handling perhaps through their own horse/pony, and is confident with big, strong horses.
Further training will be provided; the Yard Manager and Estate Manager are experienced event riders and the Estate Manager is a BE Accredited coach.
Farley Hall is a full livery yard catering mainly for competition horses with working owners who expect a very high standard of livery, with immaculate beds, communal areas and a high level of competence in handling fit horses.
Training will be given but we do need someone who is used to the basics of handling perhaps through their own horse/pony, and is confident with big, strong horses. There is a high ratio of staff to horses, there will be a maximum of 22 horses with 4-5 staff members plus the apprentice, meaning plenty of oversight and training available.
Yard manager and estate manager are experienced event riders and the estate manager is a BE Accredited coach. Staff are expected to work 7am or 7.30am-4pm/4.30pm but time for training can be given most afternoons.
•Turning out/bringing in
•Filling hay nets
•Exercising horses from the ground (lunging, horse walker, long reining, pessoa training etc.)
•Holding for vet/farrier/dentist
For more information about this vacancy please contact Haddon Training Ltd on 01672 519977 (Ref ID: 122767)
Must be fairly knowledgeable with the basic of horse care - maybe you've had your own horse before?
Must be able to work towards Level 1 or higher in Functional Skills maths and English, or C+ in GCSEs
Full training supported by Haddon Training
Fun, hard-working and willing to learn from the best
Possibility of Level 3 Senior Groom Apprenticeship on completion of Level 2