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Apprentice Grooms Directory

Apprentice Grooms Directory

Apprentice Grooms Directory - The Grooms List by Caroline Carter Recruitment

Welcome to our Apprentice Grooms Directory. Here at The Grooms List by Caroline Carter Recruitment Ltd we are invested in advising, supporting and nurturing quality Grooms, from the start of their equine career and throughout the various stages of their career journey.

We are committed to improving quality in equestrian recruitment and equine job vacancies by working hand in hand with both employers and job seekers.

We all have to put some focus on the grooms of the future to secure the future of Equestrianism as we know it. This is why we are delighted to be in partnership with Educ8 Equine, Apprenticeship Training Providers for the equine industry.


Apprenticeships have changed.

  • Since 2017, anyone of any age can become an Apprentice – not all Apprentice Grooms are youngsters
  • Apprentice Grooms can have varying degrees of experience – not all Apprentice Grooms are beginners
  • Nearly half a million people started an Apprenticeship in 2016/2017 and the government is planning to increase funding by £2.5bn by 2019/2020
  • Apprenticeships vacancies have risen by nearly 20% over the last year


In partnership with Educ8 Equine

The Grooms List teams up with Educ8 Equine Educ8 Equine is part of the Educ8 Group Ltd. They are not new kids on the block! With over 14 years’ experience in delivering high-quality vocational training programmes, Apprenticeships and Traineeships, the Educ8 Group deliver world-class Apprenticeship programmes within the equine industry. These programmes are developed with a focus on providing industry-leading skills and experience. With an in-depth understanding of the equine sector’s training and apprenticeship requirements, their highly experienced team of trainers/coaches deliver a comprehensive range of equine apprenticeships for apprentices of all ages and levels of experience, including those already in work or looking for a career change. Educ8 Equine understands that every apprentice and employer is important and have varying requirements. They will work with you to ensure the most appropriate training solutions are delivered.

Our partnership offers a unique partnership in the equine industry, providing professional and qualified recruitment advice alongside excellent training for apprentices and support for their employers. Find out more about what this means for employers and employees here.


Find an Apprentice

Finding a candidate who would like to become an Apprentice Groom can sometimes be difficult. This is where The Grooms List can help! You need to find the ideal Apprentice Groom for your yard and we can make the whole thing come together. We have the fastest growing job board in the equestrian industry with many current, relevant and keen Apprentice Grooms signing up every day, looking for the best start to their equine career with our support and advice. Our Apprentice Groom List is already substantial and the fastest growing list in the Equestrian Recruitment today with would be Apprentices :

  • Locally
  • UK-wide
  • All course levels
  • All experience levels

Whether you need someone who lives locally to live out , with or without their own horse/pets etc, you’re bound to find a suitable Apprentice Groom on The Grooms List’s Apprentice Grooms Directory, and you will also get some of the best signposting to help you throughout the process too!

Get started by searching our Apprentice Grooms Directory here:


Apprentice Grooms Directory


Would you like to advertise for an Apprentice Groom?

Post a job vacancy advert on The Grooms List so jobseekers know to contact you.

Are you a groom looking for an Apprenticeship course?

Add your Jobseekers Profile to The Grooms List – completely free of charge!

More information on Equine Apprentices and Apprenticeships:

As an employer, you must comply with all legal and regulatory standards when taking on an apprentice groom. You can find more information and advice on employing an apprentice on the UK Government website here.


Employing an Apprentice Groom – Grooms of the Future Part 1


Equine Apprenticeships: Course Options – Grooms of the Future Part 2


Equine Apprenticeship Myths – BUSTED!


The Grooms List teams up with Educ8 Equine


Equine Apprenticeships – invaluable education or slave labour?


The National Minimum Wage and Living Wage from April 2018


Equine Jobs with Accommodation


Understanding Holiday Entitlement in the Equine Industry


Get FREE equine recruitment advice

Both employers and jobseekers alike, if you would like free, friendly, no obligation recruitment advice from Caroline please do get in touch!

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Featured Job Vacancies

Job Description An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Head Person at our yard in Newmarket. The applicant will need to be experienced and able
I am looking for a weekend freelance groom for lovely private yard at my home in Cobham, Surrey. – Saturday and Sunday morning and afternoon
Job Description Racing yard with many exciting horses to run for the 2018/2019 season is now looking for work riders and yard staff required to
Job Description Internationally renowned consignor of quality bloodstock who has produced horses to the world’s top sales on behalf of the world’s leading breeders now
Job Description *Own horse and dog a possibility *Live in or out *Riding optional   Eventing training and competition yard with fantastic facilities set amongst
Urgently looking for a full/part time groom or trainee for a small professional event yard with horses ranging from 4 yo to 3*. Must be
Job Description Sole charge/Groom/Rider A family run yard with daughter competing on youngsters and up to 3*. Need a capable jockey who is happy to
*£17-£20K. * Huge accommodation in family home but separate space on top floor of 6 bed house or cottage a possibility *Dog and horse welcomed
*Salary range from IRO £18-£23K * shared apartment *Dog welcomed Professional Stud with impeccable track record breeding Arab horses is looking for a  Stud hand
*Salary range from £25-£40K pa entirely dependent and negotiable on experience * 2 bed cottage available *Dog welcomed *Double world champion heritage stock to foal
Job Description  OXON/BUCKS BORDERS FULL OR PART-TIME  Flexible position available for experienced groom/rider, or someone keen to learn. Excellent single accommodation if required.  Good salary
Overall responsibility for the on-going management of yard staff and a small team of International Show jumpers (to potentially include travel to shows in the
Intermediate event rider/Hunting client is looking for a live out, experienced 2nd in command Groom and ideally a decent rider (flat/jumper).  7 quality horses. Grooms
Job Description General assistant in busy, popular Cotswold riding School. All yard duties, and horse care. Working as part of a team. Lots of riding.
Job Description Experienced Groom required for cheerful family hunting/eventing yard in the Cotswolds. We are looking for someone that is motivated with a can do
Groom/Rider required for a Livery business with equestrian coaching for private individuals or equestrian clinics. Although minimal practical involvement with the liveries required, the role
Job Description Full Time Groom Wanted Groom required to join our 5 star family run Livery Yard based in Oxfordshire reporting to the Yard Manager
Job Description Full time groom job available in Colchester (Junc 28 A12). We are a small private dressage yard with 4-5 competition horses looking for
Beautiful family Estate situated 5 miles west of Morpeth is looking for an experienced, reliable groom to head a small team in providing top
Job Description You will have overall responsibility for all Estate matters, working directly with the owner in order to ensure smooth day to day running
Job Description We are looking for an enthusiastic, cheerful and highly motivated live-in Au Pair/Groom with experience and high standards in working with children as
*3/4* Eventing * Own horse welcomed This is an excellent opportunity for a competent No 2 to step up. Our Client is a talented Event
*Superb hacking on farm * Opportunity to hunt & one horse to lightly compete if interested*£350-£400pw + accommodation *Dog and horse welcome and partner considered
*Salary very negotiable IRO £350/£370 * 5 or 5.5 day week neg *Live in or out *Dog can be accommodated Experienced and capable temporary grooms
*Beautiful yard *One bed barn conversion & own garden (dog & partner welcomed) *Exercise riding and hacking Small private yard is looking for someone FT
£400PW+ accommodation Riding or non riding Access to Badminton Park 🙂 Own accommodation. Lovely position for experienced Groom who loves the Hunting/Showing scene. Must be
Wonderful opportunity for a couple to work on a family farm. Positions are both full time and involve  Grooming/Riding a yard of hunters, racehorses, pointers
Wonderful opportunity for a couple to work on a family farm and within an equestrian home (hunters, racehorses, pointers and some young stock). Farm Work
* £18K -£23K  *Horse and dog welcomed (free livery and use of lorry possible) *Cottage on the estate with garden *Excellent facilities *Exercise riding These
*Horse and dog welcomed *Salary £23/£23.5K plus training,accommodation etc *Chance to go as far as your talent and the horsepower available can go plus all

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