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Equine Groom Apprentice
(Mark Butler Dressage)


Sittingbourne ME9 7SB

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Course Duration:

16 months

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About this opportunity:

We are looking for an enthusiastic apprentice to come and join the our fun and dedicated team. At Team Butler Dressage you will be busy with lots of opportunity for progression for the right person. The horses are loved and cared for as if they were our own and range from: rehabilitation liveries all the way up to Gran Prix dressage horses.

Duties include but not limited to:

  • 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

  • Previous experience with horses is a must and details should be shown on application. Ideally working with fit competition horses
  • Good time keeping
  • Ability to work well in a team and use own initiative

Personal qualities

  • Hardworking
  • Honest
  • Keen to learn and take on the opportunities that are offered

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE’s, or equivalents, Grade C (4) or higher in English and maths are desired but not essential
  • Please list all your qualifications and experience on application
  • Applicants must not already hold a level 2 or higher in horse care

Future prospects

  • Opportunity for a level 3 Senior Equine Groom apprenticeship for the right candidate if the position should arise.

Things to consider

  • 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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