Equine / Horse Groom for yard based/ shows Apprenticeship Megan Grace Pamela Carlton
Working as an Equine Groom at a show jumping and breeding yard.
Closing date: 10 Dec 2021
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 32.00
Possible start date
15 Dec 2021
03 Aug 2021
Level 2 (GCSE)
General duties to include
- Mucking out
- Turning out and bringing in
- Tack cleaning
- Poo picking
- Filing hay nets, washing feed buckets
- Bathing and rug changing
- First aid
- Exercising from the ground - lunging, horse walker, long reining
- Holding for vet, farrier, dentist
- Coming to shows - loading/unloading, tacking up, holding by ring, packing & unpacking lorry
Requirements and prospects
Basic equine experience is necessary.
Eager to learn, hard working, take pride in their job, polite, reliable, honest, trustworthy, must be able to work on your own and in a team and use initiative where required.
Candidates will ideally hold a GCSE in English and maths at grade 4/C or above or equivalent. The minimum entry requirement is GCSE in English and maths at grade 2/E or equivalents/Functional Skills Level 1.
To gain experience with competition horses, handling youngstock, all round yard experience, opportunity to learn about breeding, breaking and producing young horses, experience a variety of shows, learn about rehab abs injury prevention
Things to consider
You will be working outside all through the year.
Working with horses is physically hard work with early starts and working one weekend day.
You must be reliable.
About the employer
MC EQUESTRIAN is a busy professional showjumping and livery yard. We also have a small site, breeding 1-3 foals a year.
Megan Grace Pamela Carlton
WRITTLE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Writtle University College
Charlotte Puncher 01245 424255 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Equine Groom Apprenticeship provides training in both the practical skills and knowledge required to successfully achieve the Equine Groom Apprenticeship.
More details on the content can be found here: https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/equine-groom-v1-0
If required the apprentices will also study English and maths.
Level 2 (GCSE)
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