Equine Apprenticeship .

Swiss Eventing Wootton Bassett

The fantastic team at Swiss Eventing are looking for a level 3 equine apprentice (19years+) to join them. This wonderful training and competition yard is set in 44 acres of pasture land in Wiltshire.

Apprenticeships > Level 3 (Advanced) Apprenticeship Horse Care

  • GMFJ Reference
    135149
  • Wages
    £ Competitive p/h
  • Hours
    48.00 per week
  • Date Posted
    21/06/2021
  • Start Date
    03/02/2022

  • Location
    Wootton Bassett
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Horse Care
  • Opportunity Type
    Advanced Level 3
  • Employer
    Swiss Eventing

Description of Opportunity

We are a training and competition yard set in 44 acres of pasture land near Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, providing a lovely relaxed atmosphere. The land and its’ facilities are designed to meet all horses’ individual needs for their welfare and education.

Some previous experience around horses is desired and if you have your own horse there is also the opportunity to have lessons on a weekly basis. We are also looking for an older candidate that can live in (19+)

All services offer a professional and specialised approach in order to achieve maximum performance and harmony. Only a happy horse can produce, deliver and perform to the maximum.

The yard has a vacancy for an apprentice to join their friendly team, previous knowledge is essential as there will be on occasion sole charge or working with just one other.

This position would be ideal for someone that has a passion for eventing and that is keen and willing to learn.

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

For more information about this vacancy please contact Haddon Training Ltd on 01672 519977 (Ref ID: 135149)

  • Previous experience working with horses and on a yard is necessary.
  • Good communication
  • organised and tidy
  • initiative
  • Can handle working in a busy fast paced competition yard
GCSE Level 4/ Grade C in Maths and English or equivalent.
Contact Haddon Training to discuss if not yet achieved - 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.
  • Hardworking
  • passionate
  • Thrives on working in a fast paced competitive environment
  • Mature and confident
  • Punctual, honest and reliable
Full time employment upon completion.
Accommodation available and own horse permitted. Facebook - Swisseventingclub Instagram - @swiss_eventing

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