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Apprentice Equine Groom (Alice Begg Dressage Ltd) ALICE BEGG DRESSAGE LTD

We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed individual looking to develop their skills in horse care and riding. You will work alongside our current team, handling and caring for our top class competition horses. This could be a fantastic opportunity for somebody who is wanting to further their career within the industry.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 04 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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

    Days and hours to be confirmed at interview. Total hours per week: 40.00

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    12 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

We are currently recruiting for an enthusiastic and dedicated apprentice who is looking to further their knowledge and skills. The successful candidate will work alongside our current team, handling and caring for our competition horses.

Working with professional people, the training will give a good foundation to go on and work in any sphere of equestrian.

A high standard of care and attention to detail will be expected to maintain the company image we pride ourselves on.

Yard duties will include:

  • Turning out and bringing in
  • Mucking out
  • Feeding, watering and haying
  • Grooming
  • Clipping and trimming
  • Maintaining the cleanliness of the yard at all times
  • Bandaging
  • Tacking up
  • Lunging/long rein
  • Riding

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a friendly, hard-working team. Within the role, the successful candidate will be working towards a Level 2 Apprenticeship in Horse Care, with further training and employment available for the right candidate.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

A full equine level 2 apprenticeship with KEITS.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression onto level 3 for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Logical, Team working, Patience, Physical fitness, Equine Handling


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade Grade C/4 or higher) Desired

Things to consider

There is no accommodation on site, own transport would be desirable.

About the employer

The yard is a family yard run by top dressage rider Alice Begg. It is small and professional with high standards; the horses have 5* treatment. Solarium in both wash boxes Hot and cold water Rubber matting stable with sides and base covered Treadmill 18 acres Stallion paddocks Large arena with full set of jumps Full security & CCTV cameras Heated tack room Tea room Flood lit arena with top quality surface Hacking facilities - road and off road Yard manager on site Training on site everyday/when required








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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Equine groom

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 04 Oct 2022