Equine Apprenticeship - Racing

  • Lawney Hill Racing
  • Aston Rowant, Oxfordshire
  • £Competitive

An amazing opportunity to join a top racing and point-to-point yard, Lawney Hill, based in Oxfordshire to complete either level 2 or 3 equine racing apprenticeship.

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

  • Location
    Aston Rowant
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Horse Care
  • Opportunity Type
    Intermediate Level 2
  • Employer
    Lawney Hill Racing


Set on 1,000 acres at the foot of the Chilterns, the Farm boasts extensive training facilities and have a 45 Horse Yard with own grass and all weather gallops. Point to Point and National Hunt Yard. Extensive schooling facilities. Previous knowledge of Riding Racehorses would be an advantage. Driving Licence required as it’s in a rural location.

General duties will include;

  • Mucking out
  • Tack cleaning
  • Bathing
  • Handling fit race horses
  • Riding out on gallops
  • Feeding
  • Holding for vet, farrier, dentist
  • Plaiting and trimming

Successful candidate will be:

  • 16-24 years old
  • Experienced riding racehorses
  • Experienced handling racehorses
  • Familiar with racing criteria e.g. weight restrictions
  • Ambitious to succeed in the racing industry
  • Hard working with a positive attitude

For more information about this vacancy please contact Haddon Training Ltd on 01672 519977 (Ref ID: 137934)

Company website : www.lawneyhill.co.uk

  • Experience with horses is essential. Please note that applicants with no experience will not be considered for this position.
  • Ability to ride fit racehorses
  • Can work with others in a team as well as independently to complete tasks in an efficient manner.
GCSE Level 4/ Grade C in Maths and English or equivalent.
Call 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
  • Ambitious to succeed in the racing industry
    • Hard working with a positive can do attitude
    • motivated
    • friendly
    • dedicated
Possibility of level 3 senior equine racing groom apprenticeship on completion of Level 2
Accommodation available

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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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