Equine Apprenticeship

  • Thundry Farm Livery & Training Centre
  • Elstead, Surrey
  • £Competitive

An exciting opportunity for a level 3 equine apprentice to join this professional competition livery yard is now available. The yard is run by a brilliant BS accredited coach. You will b e working x4 days per week.

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  • GMFJ Reference
    128858
  • Wages
    £ Competitive p/h
  • Hours
    30.00 per week
  • Date Posted
    12/04/2021
  • Start Date
    17/03/2022

  • Location
    Elstead
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Horse Care
  • Opportunity Type
    Advanced Level 3
  • Employer
    Thundry Farm Livery & Training Centre

Description

WE ARE LOOKING FOR AN APPRENTICE GROOM, WHO HAS SOME PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE ALREADY, TO TRAIN AS A COMPETITION GROOM. YOU SHOULD BE HAPPY TO HANDLE FIT COMPETITION HORSES.

IF YOU ARE A COMPETENT RIDER WHO LIKES TO CARE FOR HORSES, WORK WITH OTHER CONSCIENTIOUS CHEERFUL GROOMS IN A BUSY COMPETITION LIVERY YARD, WITH STRUCTURE AND THE HIGHEST STANDARDS YOU WOULD LIKE IT ON OUR YARD.

THE YARD IS RUN BY A BS ACCREDITED COACH, IF YOU COMPETE AT NOVICE OR AMATEUR LEVEL, THERE IS THE POSSIBILITY TO BRING YOUR HORSE ON STAFF LIVERY AND TRAVEL TO SOME SHOWS. WE CAN GIVE YOU GOOD WORKING CONDITIONS AND TRAINING TO COMPLETE YOUR APPRENTICESHIP, WHILST GAINING THE ALL IMPORTANT WORK EXPERIENCE.

LIVE IN POSITION—MODERN ACCOMMODATION.

General duties to include;

  • Mucking Out
  • Turning out/bringing in
  • Tack cleaning
  • Filling hay nets
  • Clipping/pulling/plaiting/trimming
  • Bathing
  • Rug Changing
  • Paddock Maintenance
  • Schooling
  • Riding
  • First Aid
  • Exercising Horses from the Ground
  • Holding for vet/farrier/dentist

Custom duties include;

  • Assisting with breaking and backing
  • Handling foals
  • Handling youngsters
  • Handling competition horses
  • Handling stallions
  • Competing
  • Riding out on the gallops
  • Hunting
  • Assisting with lessons

For more information about this vacancy please contact Haddon Training Ltd on 01672 519977 (Ref ID: 128858)

Company website : http://www.thundry.co.uk/

Some previous experience with horses necessary.
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, hardworking, willing to work outside in all weathers, good sense of humour, confident around horses.
Opportunity to progress to a Level 3 Apprentice, or a permanent position.
Modern accommodation available and you can bring your own horse.

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Opportunities with Haddon Training Ltd

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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