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Apprentice Equine Groom (Manston Riding Centre)

Location:

Ramsgate CT12 5BX

Course level:

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Course Duration:

16 months approx.

Reference Number:

VAC001737534

Weekly Wage:

£129.00

Positions:

1

About this opportunity:

A busy riding school open 7 days a week providing lessons for all from 4 years upwards. We provide lessons for all levels from beginner to advanced. We are looking to take on another apprentice to become a valued member of our dedicated team. We are searching for an apprentice groom to join our team and assist with horse care, riding, instructing and coaching. You will carry out day to day care of the horses and equipment along with feeding and care of competition horses.

Duties will include but not limited to:

  • Care of horses and equipment
    • Mucking out
    • Feeding
    • Grooming
    • Tacking up
  • Assiting with lessons
    • Mounting and dismouonting
    • Leading
    • Supporting riders to achieve their goals
  • Riding
    • Riding different types and levels of horses to maintain and improve training
  • Care and preparation of competition horses
    • Daily care
    • Assisting with professionals such as vets, farriers and physiotherapists
    • Grooming at shows for the right candidate

Desired skills

  • Some previous experience with handling horses is essential and must be shown on application

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic and dedicated

Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs grades A-C/8-4 in English and maths or equivalent desirable but not essential
  • Applicants must not already hold a level 2 or higher in Horse Care
  • Applicants must be able to travel to work on time due to the workplace being based in a rural location with limited public transport
  • Please include details of how you will travel to work in your application

Future prospects

  • The possibility of continued employment once finished for the right candidate

Things to consider

  • This business is not located near public transport, applicants will need an alternative method of transport to commute to work.
  • KEITS Training Services Ltd reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the listed closing date should the need arise.
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