Equine Groom L2/L3-Olympic showjumping/eventing yard looking for a L2/3 equine groom

  • Queenholme Equestrian
  • Loughborough, Leicestershire
  • £6.40 per hour

Queenholme is an Olympic SJ/Eventing yard based LE12 6UD Tanya/Mark & Tabitha Kyle are based here. The apprenticeship will allow you to gain so much experience learning from the absolute best in the industry in both disciplines. Tabitha their daughter has taken on the reins of the business and competes for Team GB. You will have the opportunity for International Travel grooming at shows over the world. There is on site accommodation and own horse welcome

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  • GMFJ Reference
    248345
  • Wages
    £6.40 p/h
  • Hours
    40.00 per week
  • Date Posted
    02/04/2024
  • Start Date
    13/05/2024
  • Approx. Duration
    15 Months

  • Location
    Loughborough
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Animal Care
  • Opportunity Type
    Intermediate Level 2
  • Apprenticeship Standard
    Equine groom (ST0166)
  • Employer
    Queenholme Equestrian

Description

International event riders Mark and Tanya Kyle have been producing and competing event horses to the highest level for many years, and have recently diversified and are focusing more energy into doing the same with jumping ponies and horses.


Enviable facilities including heated tackroom, indoor school, outdoor school, hot wash areas, lunge pens and much more.


Both have competed to Olympic level in eventing and now concentrate on training other riders to fulfil their dreams in SJ and eventing. The yard has a large number of dealing horses being produced so opportunity to ride if competent. The location attend many shows so lots of opportunities for the right candidates.

Duties include all general horse care but not limited to:-

  • Show preperation
  • Lunging
  • Riding
  • Turning out
  • Grooming
  • Mucking out

Working hours are done on a rota basis and you will be working with a friendly team. A very varied yard with competition horses, dealing horses and liveries and lots of shows ensures no day is ever the same. If you did not gain your Maths & English grades at GCSE we will support you to achieve these whilst on programme.

The apprenticeship is based on site so mainly practical based and not lots of classroom time.

You have to be a UK resident or have lived in the EU for 3 years or more in order to apply for this role. If you already hold a L3 Equine qualification then you are unable to apply for this role.

The interview will consist of a trial day working at the yard.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Haddon Training Ltd on 01672 519977 (Ref ID: 248345)

Company website : https://www.queenholme.com

Horse handling experience required

Ideally looking for a competent rider.

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.

  • Committed
  • Good time keeping
  • Reliable
  • Progression to L3 Equine Groom
  • Travelling show grrom
  • International Travel
  • Full Time employment
The option to bring your own Horse and Accommodation available on site.

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Opportunities with Haddon Training Ltd

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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