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Level 3 Senior Equine Groom Apprentice
(Ponds Equestrian)


Guildford, GU5 9JL

Course level:

Level 3

Course Duration:

24 months

Application Deadline Date:


Weekly Hours:

40 hours 8am-5pm, 1 hour lunch.


Apprenticeship Wage




Off site accommodation

About this opportunity:

Fiona is an international event rider who is ranked in the top 100 BE rides. She competes and produces horses up to 5* level as well as running a livery yard that offers a wealth of experience for the horses stabled there. Ponds equestrian has FANTASTIC FACILITIES and offers clients a wide range of livery options, from hacking to competition goals.

A fantastic position has become available at one of Surrey’s best livery and event yards. We are looking for an enthusiastic apprentice to join our team. These is a great working atmosphere with good hours and flexible time off as well as opportunities to learn and develop within the industry.

Duties will include but not limited to;

  • stable and field management
  • equine nutrition
  • yard maintenance
  • exercising horses
  • clean tack and equipment
  • grooming for shows
  • dealing with visits from professionals
  • customer service and livery queries

Desired Skills & Qualities

  • Applicants MUST be confident around horses and have prior experience with them as this is an ADVANCED apprenticeship
  • Able to follow instruction
  • Pride in doing your job well
  • Pride in learning
  • Good work ethic
  • Team player
  • Reliable and trustworthy

Desired Qualifications

  • Ideally someone who already holds a level 2 in horse care
  • Driving Licence is required is using off site accommodation due to rural location and no public transport.

Future prospects

  • Possibility of full time work at the end of training, our first apprentice never left! 🙂

Training Provided

  • 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 3 Equine Groom apprenticeship.
  • The learner will be allocated an industry specific training consultant who will provide both remote and on site visits throughout the apprenticeship.
  • The apprentice will work towards an End Point Assessment (EPA) at the end of their apprenticeship.

Things to consider

  • KEITS Ltd reserves the right to close the advert earlier than advertised, should the need arise.
  • AMAZING hacking in the Surrey Hills.
  • Driving Licence is required is using off site accommodation due to rural location and no public transport.
  • Fantastic facilities
  • Sadly we have no space for an apprentice’s horse, however there is a lovely livery yard just up the road that may have livery options for a horse should the apprentice need this.
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