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Racing Groom Apprentice
(Willmore Bloodstock Ltd)

Location:

Hungerford, RG17 8QP.

Course level:

Level 2

Course Duration:

16 months approx.

Application Deadline Date:

3.9.24

Weekly Hours:

To be discussed at interview. Racing yard hours may vary.

Salary:

Good basic wages are offered as well as pool money

Positions:

1

Accommodation:

Provided for the apprentice

About this opportunity:

Exciting Opportunity for Apprentice Flat Jockey to live and work in a successful Flat Racing Yard in Upper Lambourn. There will be regular amazing opportunities for the apprentice to travel horses to race meetings where overtime is paid at time and one half.
New apprenticeship position for a horse lover to join a friendly team at a well established race yard in Berkshire.  This role covers all aspects of race horse care. The successful apprentice will be paid and also complete their level 2 equine apprenticeship qualification.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed individual looking to develop their skills in horse care. You will work alongside our current team handling and caring for all our horses. This position is fast paced and perfect for anyone looking to get into the horse racing industry.

Duties include:

  • Mucking out
  • Yard duties
  • Turning out
  • Tacking up
  • Assisting at competitions/races.
  • Feeding
  • Exercising horses
  • Yard management
  • Field Management

Desired skills

  • Previous riding experience and confidence handling a variety of horses is essential and must be shown on application. Our horses are fast paced and energetic.
  • A keen interest in the racing world.

Personal qualities

  • Team player
  • Reliable
  • Ambitious
  • Motivated
  • Flexible
  • Driven

Desired qualifications

  • English and maths GCSE’s, or equivalents, are desired
  • Applicants must not already hold a level 2 or higher in Horse Care to be eligible

Future prospects

  • Potential future employment for the right candidate
  • Race Groom

Things to consider

  • KEITS Training Services Ltd reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the listed closing date should the need arise.
  • Lots of opportunities to travel to racing meetings and see the industry!

Training

  • 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 on site visits throughout the apprenticeship.
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