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Equine Groom Apprentice Jonathan Shudall

Apprentice Groom to work on a professional show jumping yard (GSH Sports Horses) as an integral team member. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.

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Closing date: 20 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Any 5 days out of 7 hours to be confirmed. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    23 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

  • All yard duties mucking out, turning out , training in bandaging platting clipping basic horse care and management
  • Attending shows international and domestic and preparing horses for competition
  • Depending on ability possibility of hacking etc.
  • Handling foals/youngsters/stallions and assisting with breeding program
  • Tacking up horses washing them off and general horse care

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Basic horse experience

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic with a passion for horses
  • Positive attitude to how you approach tasks

Desired qualifications

GCSES English and maths or equivalent are desirable however not essential as Functional Skills are offered as part of the Apprenticeship Framework.

Future prospects

Full time permanent position to work on our small personal friendly team and experience the international showjumping circuit home and abroad.  Keep developing their horse knowledge and experience.

About the employer

Show Jumping Competition Yard 


Jonathan Shudall


Frankby Farm

The Nook


CH48 1PH

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Reaseheath College

Reaseheath Training will be the apprenticeship provider for this Level 2 apprenticeship.

•The employer will give guidance and support throughout

•Off-the-job training must make up at least 20% of the apprentice’s contracted hours, over the total duration of the apprentice’s planned training period

•This Standard apprenticeship may include Functional Skills in maths, English & ICT

Apprenticeship standard

Equine groom

Level 2 (GCSE)

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