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Equine Groom/Rider Apprentice
(Bulchins Farm Ltd)


Wisborough Green, RH14 0HN

Course level:

Level 2

Course Duration:

16 months

Application Deadline Date:


Weekly Hours:

40 hours


Apprenticeship Wage




None provided

About this opportunity:

Justin Morgan runs a professional business comprising a range of services including Livery, Breaking & Pre-Training and Rest and Recuperation. Bulchins farm has a range of facilities on site which cater for every riders’ needs whether you’re a happy hacker or competition rider. Justin has acquired a reputation second to none for professionalism and attention to detail, and offers a wealth of knowledge, experience and support to all his clients and employees.
We are currently recruiting for a predominantly riding apprentice to join the team. We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Apprentice who is looking to further their knowledge and skills whilst working alongside our current team handling and caring for our horses.

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

Duties will include but not limited to:

  • 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 lots!

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a friendly, hard-working team.  Within the role the successful candidate will be working toward a Level 2 Apprenticeship in Horse Care with further training and employment available for the right candidate. A high standard of care and attention to detail will be expected to maintain the company image we pride ourselves on.

Desired skills and qualities

  • Must be able to work on own initiative at times and as part of a team
  • Applicants must had some experience of riding and handling horses and show this on application
  • Committed
  • Reliable
  • Team player
  • Good communication
  • Friendly
  • Confident Rider.

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE’s or equivalent in maths and English are desired
  • Applicants must not already hold a level 2 or higher in Horse Care

Future prospects

  • Progression onto level 3 for the right candidate within the business and future employment if a position should arise.


  • 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 onsite visits throughout the apprenticeship.
  • The apprentice will work towards an End Point Assessment (EPA) at the end of their 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
  • There is no accommodation on site so own transport would be desirable.
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