Equine Apprenticeship

  • Downgate Farm
  • Nr Heathfield, East Sussex
  • £4.81 per hour

Downgate Farm is a small private livery yard in East Sussex. They are looking for a Level 2 or 3 Equine Apprentice to train and work alongside very experienced grooms and staff in a friendly environment.

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  • GMFJ Reference
    159553
  • Wages
    £4.81 p/h
  • Hours
    40.00 per week
  • Date Posted
    15/11/2021
  • Start Date
    30/06/2022

  • Location
    Nr Heathfield
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Horse Care
  • Opportunity Type
    Intermediate Level 2
  • Employer
    Downgate Farm

Description

Downgate Farm is a friendly, family run-yard near Heathfield, East Sussex where each horse is guaranteed to receive personalised care and attention from knowledgeable and friendly staff.

Our facilities firstly include a five-horse walker, lunge pen, post and rail paddocks for grazing, 25 x 60m outdoor school, full set of show jumps and extensive off-road hacking with an all-weather gallop within hacking distance plus a lunge pen and lastly a solarium wash bay. Therapy treatments and rehabilitation equipment also available. Onsite is a UKCC Level 3 and BE accredited trainer to help and coach and access to the best vets and farriers in the country.


The apprentice will be joining a very experienced, friendly and dedicated team.

Usual yard duties to include mucking out, feeding and watering horses, changing rugs, turning out and bringing in, giving the best care available to ensure the horses well being, keeping the yard, paddocks and arena tidy and clean.



For more information about this vacancy please contact Haddon Training Ltd on 01672 519977 (Ref ID: 159553)

  • Experience with horses is required
  • Must be able to work harmoniously with the team
  • Organised with excellent time management
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 Apprenticeship Training through Haddon Training
  • Kind, loyal and hard working
  • Positive can do attitude particularly throughout the winter months!
  • Proactive and passionate about learning and developing skills and knowledge.
  • Opportunity to progress onto L3 apprenticeship after completion of L2

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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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