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Apprentice Equine Groom
(Old Bexley Equestrian Centre)


Bexley, DA5 2AW

Course level:

Level 2

Course Duration:

16 months

Application Deadline Date:


Weekly Hours:

Flexible five day week Will include flexible weekends 9-4pm. 30 hours.


Apprenticeship Wage




No accommodation for the apprentice, but your horse is welcome to a stable or field here!

About this opportunity:

If you would like to learn to ride a horse, or already love riding, Old Bexley Equestrian Centre is for you. Our horses are cared for by dedicated trained staff, have spacious living accommodation and extensive fields in which to roam. We have a diverse range of Horses and Ponies from: Beginner school level, Showjumpers and Dressage Schoolmasters. We are looking for a new apprentice to join our team and be involved in all areas of horse care and riding lessons.

This Equine Groom Apprenticeship position is open to someone who is passionate about the highest care of horses, good at working in a team and who would like to learn more about the equine industry.

Jobs to include but not limited to:

  • Feeding horses & providing water
  • Organise schedule for the day
  • Turn out & muck out
  • Grooming & tacking up
  • Washing off
  • Tack cleaning
  • Making feeds & hay nets
  • Washing saddle pads,
  • Leading & teaching
  • Sweeping & tidying yard

Desired skills and qualities 

  • Previous experience working with horses is beneficial
  • Customer service skills are desired with good communication
  • Reliable with good time management skills
  • The applicant needs to work well within a team but also use their own initiative.
  • A keen interest in horses is essential

Desired qualifications

  • Applicants must not already hold a level 2 or higher in a horse care related qualification to be eligible and considered for this apprenticeship
  • GCSEs, or equivalent, in maths and English are desirable

Future prospects

  • Future full time employment may be available for the right candidate.
  • The perfect apprenticeship for those looking to be yard managers, grooms, professional riders.


  • 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.

Things to consider

  • KEITS Training Services Ltd reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the listed closing date should the need arise.
  • Plenty of opportunities tor ride out and to attend local shows both Dressage and Show jumping
  • Lunch is provided as is all training equipment.
  • Accommodation is NOT supplied.
  • Due to the popularity of our vacancies, you may not hear if you are unsuccessful.
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