Equine Apprenticeship .

Highclere Stud Limited Newbury

This prestigious thoroughbred stud farm situated in the beautiful Berkshire countryside are looking for a motivated equine apprentice to join their professional team.

Apprenticeships > Level 3 (Advanced) Apprenticeship Horse Care

  • GMFJ Reference
    126173
  • Wages
    £ Competitive p/h
  • Hours
    40.00 per week
  • Date Posted
    22/02/2021
  • Start Date
    03/03/2022

  • Location
    Newbury
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Horse Care
  • Opportunity Type
    Advanced Level 3
  • Employer
    Highclere Stud Limited

Description of Opportunity

Apprentice required for busy thoroughbred stud farm in Berkshire/Hampshire.

You will have the fantastic opportunity to deal with mares, foals and yearlings, as well as prepping yearlings for sale. You will learn about covering mares and be involved in the covering shed at their large stud farm.

Dealing with mares, foals and yearlings daily, including prepping yearlings for the Sales of which they are regularly in the top 3 consigners.


Duties to include daily mucking out/turn out, holding for vet, farrier and equine dentist, also the opportunity to be in the covering shed and learn about covering mares.


Exciting opportunity for an apprentice looking to gain experience and be part of team a large stud farm.

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
  • Schooling
  • No Riding
  • Exercising horses from the ground (lunging, horse walker, long reining, pessoa training etc.)
  • Holding for vet/farrier/dentist


Working Monday to Thursday 7am to 5pm with 1 hour lunch break and 1/2hour breakfast break with every Friday off


Working every weekend with reduced hours being: 7am to 10.30am and 2pm to 4.30pm

For more information about this vacancy please contact Haddon Training Ltd on 01672 519977 (Ref ID: 126173)

Some equine knowledge and experience would be beneficial
C+ in GCSE maths and English, or Level 1 or higher in Functional Skills
Full Apprenticeship Training through Haddon Training
Hard working, loyal, a willingness to learn new skills
Possibility of a level 3 senior equine groom apprenticeship on completion of level 2
Accommodation available if required Website - www.highclerestud.co.uk Facebook - Highclere Stud Instagram - @highclerestud

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