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Equine Groom L2/L3-Racing

  • Park Farm Racing
  • Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire
  • £Competitive

Christy Mews runs this racing yard based GL54 specialising in pre-training, breaking and rehabilitation. Opportunity to attend the races during this apprenticeship and learn all about racing. There is no accommodation available on site and no own horse

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  • GMFJ Reference
  • Wages
  • Hours
    40.00 per week
  • Date Posted
  • Start Date
  • Approx. Duration
    15 Months

  • Location
    Stow on the Wold
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Horse Care
  • Opportunity Type
    Intermediate Level 2
  • Apprenticeship Standard
    Equine groom (ST0166)
  • Employer
    Park Farm Racing


Super opportunity has arisen to work with Christy and her friendly team.

Duties will include morning/afternoon stables and general yard duties:-

  • Handling of racehorses
  • Grooming
  • Riding work depending on experience.
  • Mucking out
  • Tacking up

There will be opportunities to go racing and lead up at the races, as well as improve your riding with chances to ride out. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a small, friendly team and further your skills alongside gaining valuable experience in the racing industry.

The ideal candidate would have a passion for wanting to ride race horses but this position is also open to a non rider.

The apprenticeship is practically based onsite. If you did not achieve your Maths & English grades at school we are able to support you to gain these whilst on programme.

You have to be a UK resident or have lived in the EU for 3 years or more to apply for this position.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Haddon Training Ltd on 01672 519977 (Ref ID: 243661)

Must have horse handling experience due to nature of the horses

A GCSE or equivalent pass in English and maths is beneficial but not essential. If you do not have passes, we will support you in achieving your Functional Skills English and maths qualifications alongside your apprenticeship.

All training will be provided on site during your paid working hours. Your day to day mentoring will be with your employer, and a combination of online and in person monthly sessions will be held with your Haddon Training Trainer Coach.


Good time keeping


Attending races

Learning about Rehabilitation

Progression to L3 Racing groom

Permanent employment possible after apprenticeship completes

No accommodation but rentable flat close by

No own horse

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Haddon Training, est. in 1997 has a rich and established history primarily working with people of all ages who are undertaking work-based traineeships and apprenticeships in Horse Care, Animal Care and Business. In 2021 Haddon Training became part of the Educ8 Group, enabling it to expand and grow further than ever before.

Haddon Training is the preferred training provider for  British Eventing and British Showjumping. As an award-winning, Ofsted Grade 2 'Good' training provider, they deliver high-quality work-based vocational qualifications.

Haddon Training delivers traineeships and apprenticeships across England as well as apprenticeships throughout Wales.

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