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Equine Groom Apprentice
(Woolstone Farm Livery)

Location:

Faringdon SN7 7QW

Course level:

Intermediate

Course Duration:

16 months

Reference Number:

VAC001794769

Weekly Wage:

£200

Positions:

1

About this opportunity:

Woolstone Farm Livery are a family run livery yard who are now looking to take on a level 2 equine groom apprentice to join their yard in Woolstone, Faringdon, Oxfordshire. Accommodation can be arranged (bedsit with own access). There is a mixture of part and DIY livery as well as additional services offered if clients require help. They are based at the foot of the White Horse of Uffington with access to the Berkshire downs and quiet country roads.

Duties will include:

  • Assistant to Livery Yard Manager
  • Daily help with management of 10 plus horses on part livery
  • Includes daily turn out and in
  • Care of horses with rugs and boots and washing down
  • Basic first aid of horses
  • Helping farriers and vets
  • Clipping horses
  • Lunging and using horse walker
  • Exercising horses (if experienced rider)
  • Keeping yard tidy and keeping horse stables in good condition (clean, basic maintenance and painting if needed)
  • Checking fields and fences and keeping water troughs clean
  • Clearing fields
  • Maintenance of the indoor and outdoor schools

Desired skills

  • Ability to deal with horses in a fair kind way
  • Prior equine experience

Personal qualities

  • Friendly and hard working
  • Trustworthy and reliable

Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs, or equivalents, Grace C (4) or higher in maths and English are desired so please list ALL qualifications on application
  • Applicants must NOT already hold a level 2 or higher in horse care

Future prospects

  • Potential future employment for the right candidate

Things to consider

  • KEITS Training Services Ltd reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the listed closing date should the need arise
  • Opportunity to bring own horse at a cost

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