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Equine Groom Apprentice
(Anna Hilton)


Cranbrook, TN18 5PA

Course level:

Level 2

Course Duration:

16 months

Application Deadline Date:


Weekly Hours:

40 hours


Apprenticeship Wage




Possibly available for the right apprentice, and their horse!

About this opportunity:

We are a livery and competition yard based in the Sussex/Kent borders. We have a wonderful opportunity for someone looking to further their career in the equine industry. Applicants will be required to complete a range of daily tasks and be able to handle variety of top-quality horses.

Tasks will include:

  • Mucking out
  • Turning out/bring in horses
  • Daily care for horses
  • Daily yard maintenance
  • Feeding/watering/hay
  • Grooming/trimming
  • Bathing/platting
  • Tacking up/show prep
  • Exercising – riding/lunging
  • Basic business interactions with liveries

Desired Skills & Personal Qualities:

  • Hard working
  • Applicants should have some previous experience of dealing with horses and must show this on their application
  • Team Player

Desired Qualifications:

  • Maths and English GCSEs or equivalent at Grade C/4 or above
  • Applicants must not already hold a Level 2 or Level 3 qualification in the equine sector to be eligible for this apprenticeship.

Future Prospects

  • Gain qualifications, attend shows and gain riding experience
  • Potential future employment for the right candidate
  • Yard Manager / Equine Groom


  • Full training to be provided by the employer and KEITS at the place of employment.
  • The applicant will be working towards and gain a Level 2 Equine Groom Apprenticeship
  • The learner will be allocated an industry specific training consultant who will provide both remote and on site visits throughout the apprenticeship.
  • The apprentice will work towards an End Point Assessment (EPA) at the end of their apprenticeship.

Things to consider

  • Bring your own horse and benefit from training and full livery (£70 per week)
  • Accommodation available (£55 per week)
  • Regular training for you from Anna herself.


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