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Equine Groom Apprentice
(Tangletrees Stables)


Leicester LE6 0AB

Course level:

Level 2

Course Duration:

16 months

Application Deadline Date:


Weekly Hours:

30 hours


Apprenticeship Wage for probationary period.



About this opportunity:

A combined livery and horse training yard. We offer a variety of livery packages from assisted DIY to full livery. Co-owner Chloe Pearson also provides livery for training/competition (predominantly Eventing) and sales of horses so there is always a variety of work and riding opportunities for a suitable candidate. We are a small team and so all work together to provide a very good service to our clients. We have regular visits from other industry professionals and aim to give any employee access to expand their knowledge.

We are offering an Equine Groom Apprenticeship position  Applicants should be enthusiastic and hard-working, with an understanding of the commitment and compassion required to care for horses.

The role will consist mainly of general yard duties and applicants should be confident handling horses or varying ages/temperaments.

Duties to include but not limited to;

  • Mucking out
  • Turning out and Catching in
  • Feeding horses
  • Maintaining the cleanliness of the yard
  • Exercising horses

Riding is not essential but if of suitable ability there will be opportunities to ride.

Desired skills & Qualities

  • Confident and competent handling of horses.
  • Commitment to keeping a high standard of work.
  • Time conscious.

Desired Qualifications

  • GCSE grade C/4 or equivalent in Maths and English desired but not essential.
  • Applicants must not already hold a level 2 or higher in Horse Care.


  • 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.

Future Prospects

  • A full time position or a Senior Groom Apprenticeship for the right candidate if available.

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