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Senior Equine Groom Apprentice
(Ghyll Park Equestrian)

Location:

Crowborough TN6 3NT

Course level:

Intermediate

Course Duration:

16 months

Reference Number:

VAC001781873

Weekly Wage:

£154.80

Positions:

1

About this opportunity:

The apprentice will join our friendly team at this busy yard. Completing all the normal daily yard duties. There are plenty of riding opportunities, but riding is not necessary for this role.

We are currently recruiting for an enthusiastic, reliable and dedicated Apprentice with good communication skills who is looking to further their knowledge and skills.

The successful candidate will work alongside our current team handling and caring for our horses and managing the day to day running or the livery yard and riding school.

A high standard of care and attention to detail will be expected to maintain the company image we pride ourselves on.

Yard Duties will include:

  • Turning out and bringing in
  • Mucking out
  • Feeding, watering, and haying
  • Grooming
  • Clipping and trimming
  • Maintaining the cleanliness of the yard at all times
  • Bandaging
  • Tacking up
  • Lunging/long reining
  • Riding opportunities for suitable apprentice
  • Grooming at shows
  • Assisting with breaking of young horses
  • Opportunities to complete Coaching Units.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a friendly, hardworking team in this riding school, livery and successful show yard.

Possible live in position if required.

Desired skills

  • Applicant must be confident in handling a wide variety of horses and should show this in their application
  • Good communication skills
  • Good customer service skills

Personal qualities

  • Reliable
  • Honest

Desired qualifications

Maths and English GCSEs or equivalent are desirable but not essential.

Equine Level 2 qualification or similar is required.

Future prospects

There is a possibility of a full time position if available.

Things to consider

A live in position is available if required.

Applicants should ideally have a driving licence or reliable access to transport as the business is in a rural location with no public transport.

There is no stabling for applicant’s own horse.

KEITS Training Services Ltd reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the listed closing date should the need arise.

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