Senior Equine Groom Apprenticeship

David Britnell Eventing


Closes in 6 days (Sunday 28 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 30 May 2024


David Britnell Eventing are a professional event yard in Cambridgeshire, specialising in the backing and producing of young horses all the way to 5* event horses. Looking for a senior equine groom to join the team. A great opportunity for someone looking to step up into a more supervisory role in equine.

Annual wage
£13,312 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Senior equine groom (level 3)
Working 5 days a week out of 7, weekend work to be expected. 7:30am to 5pm each day with breaks.

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Thursday 1 August


1 Year 6 Months

Positions available



As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • You will be working towards the Level 3 Senior Equine Groom Apprenticeship, all training will be provided at the employers premises with the employer and Haddon Training
  • If required, you will also need to work towards your Level 2 maths and/ or English Functional Skills qualifications

Where you’ll work




CB23 8BE


An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation


Your training course

Senior equine groom (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents

Your training plan

This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.


Desirable qualifications

GCSE or equivalent in:

  • English (grade 4)
  • Maths (grade 4)

Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


  • Communication skills
  • Organisation skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Team working
  • Initiative
  • Patience
  • Physical fitness

Other requirements

This role will require working outdoors in all weathers, so any applicant must me happy to do this. There is the option to live on-site and livery for your horse too if required.

About this company

We are a professional event yard specialising in the backing and producing of young horses all the way to 5* event horses.

After this apprenticeship

  • David Britnell Eventing would love to offer a full time position to our apprentice once they have completed their qualification with opportunities to gain more experience and progress up the levels in our team; work to head girl/boy or show groom etc.

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The contact for this apprenticeship is:


The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000253519.

Apply now

Closes in 6 days (Sunday 28 July at 11:59pm)

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