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Equine Groom Apprenticeship
(Bluegate Hall Dressage)

Location:

Braintree CM7 4PZ

Course level:

Intermediate

Course Duration:

16 months

Reference Number:

VAC001794510

Weekly Wage:

£172.00

Positions:

1

About this opportunity:

Bluegate Dressage is lovely livery and competition centre with facilities boasting large Monarch indoor stables in very spacious barns, big straw beds, not limited as we grow it here on the farm. Very good turnout, with mains electric fencing away from the roads. Indoor and outdoor arenas, well looked after good hacking . Kind experienced staff, qualified instruction with BHS Intermediate Instructors. Several of our clients doing fantastically well at the winter championships and area festivals this year . British dressage shows each month.

The horses are loved and cared for as if they were our own and there are regular British Dressage shows. A lot of experience and learning for the right person. Opportunity for riding instruction on one of our own horses subject to the candidates riding experience. Livery option for candidates on horse if required.

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
  • 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
  • Livery option for candidates on horse if required.

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