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Apprentice Groom/Rider (optional). Somerset. 489 views3 applications

Ref: JL33516

Job Description

These roles (2) are on a busy professional dealing yard and would suit keen and enthusiastic apprentices who want the opportunity to develop their horse care knowledge and riding skills.  There will be lots of opportunity to ride different horses and ponies and the yard is very well equipped with an outdoor arena, a full set of show jumps .

There are around 20 horses on the yard at any one time of which 14 – 15 are for sale or being produced for sale.  There are others which are here to be backed and/or schooled.

The employer has had horses all her life and worked in a large dealing yard where she learnt her skills.  There are two vacancies and these could be either riding or non-riding.  Ideally one would be a lightweight rider capable of riding ponies.

Minimum Requirements

GCSE grades A – D /9-3 (strong applicants with lower grades will be considered so long as they are committed to working to achieve Level 2 Functional Skills in these subjects during the apprenticeship).

The main requirement is enthusiasm and a willingness to learn.  Basic horse skills would be very useful



Accommodation details

No accommodation at the moment although this is a possibility in the future.




Opportunity to bring your own horse (a modest livery charge will apply)

Lots of opportunity to ride.

Visits to clinics with external professionals in the area, hunting and jumping the horses (subject to ability)

This is a job which almost always finishes on time at 5.00pm




More Information

  • Earliest start date 11th November 2018
  • Continent/Country United Kingdom
  • Position/s available Apprentice
  • Postcode/postcode region (if live out)
  • Yard disciplines/Activities College, Dealer
  • Riding Optional riding
  • Required Skills None
  • Non-equine skills required None
  • Accommodation provided None
  • Days per week 5
  • Salary currency sterling
  • Salary guide £3.70
  • Salary Period Hourly
  • Must have own car? No
  • Pets welcome? No
  • Own horse welcome? Yes
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Caroline Carter Recruitment Ltd
The Stables
Fildyke Road
SG17 5LU
0203 006 5730 / 07747 686 118

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