Equine Apprenticeship.

Higher Farm Livery Yard Byley

This is not just a typical livery yard and riding school - this is one of the best in the North! Higher Farm are excited to welcome a motivated level 2 or 3 equine apprentice to their team. An environment based on support and respect where you will thrive professionally and personally.

Apprenticeships > Level 2 (Intermediate) Apprenticeship Horse Care

  • GMFJ Reference
    141847
  • Wages
    £ Competitive p/h
  • Hours
    40.00 per week
  • Date Posted
    05/08/2021
  • Start Date
    29/03/2022

  • Location
    Byley
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Horse Care
  • Opportunity Type
    Intermediate Level 2
  • Employer
    Higher Farm Livery Yard

Description of Opportunity

Higher Farm is an award winning equestrian centre, with newly built high spec facilities, found in the heart of the Cheshire countryside close to junction 18 of the M6; making accessibility quick and easy. Higher Farm offer riding lessons for all abilities and have enviable livery facilities with 32 horses on site. They also have a brand new rehab centre offering rehabilitation livery and state-of-the-art water treadmill and combi-floor. Alongside this, Higher Farm also specialise in human ecotherapy; which is a form of therapeutic treatment involving the outdoors and in this unique case combining this with the comforting power of the horse. ​Ecotherapy has been scientifically proven to help reduce stress levels, resulting in a lowering blood pressure; alongside many other benefits. This style of therapy is highly recommended by the national charity, Mind.


This position would suit anyone who is motivated and passionate about working in the equine industry. You may not know where you would like to specialise however, this unique yard offers so much that you will be sure to find an area you would like to pursue be that in the livery yard setting, riding school and coaching, competition, rehab or indeed any of the other unique opportunities that Higher Farm offer.

Usual yard duties included such as mucking out, preparing horses for lessons, feeding and watering, rugging up and leading horses. There may also be riding for the right person and also opportunities to assist at shows.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Haddon Training Ltd on 01672 519977 (Ref ID: 141847)

Some horse care/riding experience is required and pride in turning out horses and keeping the yard to a very high standard
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 Haddon Training Apprenticeships
Reliable, cheerful, organised and hard-working
On completion of L2 the opportunity to progress onto L3.

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