Equine Apprenticeship.

Longmarsh Track Livery Upton

We are a specialist track livery yard where we cater for but are not limited to rehab of laminitis, EMS , cushings, weight loss, navicular, tendon and back injuries.

Apprenticeships > Level 3 (Advanced) Apprenticeship Horse Care

  • GMFJ Reference
  • Wages
    £4.30 p/h
  • Hours
    40.00 per week
  • Date Posted
  • Start Date

  • Location
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Horse Care
  • Opportunity Type
    Advanced Level 3
  • Employer
    Longmarsh Track Livery

Description of Opportunity

Our track system is fully surfaced with a selection of stone, sand, astroturf and gravel. All of our 23 horses are barefoot , they live out 24-7 in their herd with constant low sugar meadow hay in slow feeders. We have a selection of part and full liveries and we have horses come here from all over the country to live.

Your average daily routine would be -

Making up feeds including medications bringing in singly or pairs from the track for breakfast picking out feet of full liveries spraying, packing holes, picking out tiny stones and making notes on any changes to the foot looking over each horse for injuries, bites, cuts etc and making a note changing rugs, or removing as needed turning back out driving quad to put hay out for the herd of horses in their boxes removing nets on boxes, removing old damp hay or if dry rotating it for the new hay underneath and replacing net. Returning hay trailer and sweeping out old hay ready for a new bale to be put in. Hitching up the tipping poop trailer and poop picking the track and barns, emptying trailer, wash off bike and trailer and return Sweeping up yard You will always be doing that with another staff member and full training will be given .

Tack cleaning Tacking up Giving evening feed to some full liveries Weighing horses on the weigh bridge and photographing. Filling hay nets Clipping/pulling (rake comb )/plaiting/trimming Bathing Riding First aid Exercising horses from the ground Holding for vet/trimmer/dentist Learning how to create and mend fences to best keep horses in. Riding available if capable and wanted

For more information about this vacancy please contact Haddon Training Ltd on 01672 519977 (Ref ID: 124791)

Equine experience

L2 equine groom

C+ in GCSEs
Supported by Haddon Training
Hard working and willing to learn
Level 3
Candidate need to be 19 years plus

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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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