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Dressage Groom/Rider Level 3 Apprentice Worcestershire 246 views

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Job Description

One of the UK’s leading breeders and producers of World Class  dressage horses is looking for a dedicated and ambitious groom/rider apprentice to join the existing highly experienced team and train with the stud’s senior rider.  Applicants must be competing at BD Novice or above, consistently achieving over 65%, and be both confident and competent riding young horses with big paces.  You will have a real desire to learn and the ambition to develop a long term career as a professional dressage rider. You will receive regular riding training on an exciting range of young horses and may also have the opportunity to compete or take part in demonstrations.

There will be lots of opportunity to ride some fantastic horses (subject to ability) but this is equally a groom position and you must be a team player, willing to work on the yard each day as well.   Experience handling foals, stallions and young-stock would be an advantage and applicants must have prior industry experience – at least one year working full time on a busy yard – ideally will have completed a Level 2 Apprenticeship and will be ready to step up to a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship with Educ8 Training.
Applicants must be 18 (or nearly 18) due to working hours , have own transport and be reliable.  Excellent rate of pay and amazing opportunity to earn while you develop your riding skills!

Minimum Requirements

Aged 18 or very near to 18

own transport essential

BD Record showing consistent results 65% + at Novice or above

minimum of one year full time experience working in the industry

GCSE maths and English at Grades A – C/9-4 (strong candidates with slightly lower grades will be considered if prepared to work towards Level 2 Functional Skills as part of this apprenticeship



Accommodation details




Salary up to £20k per annum (may be higher for an exceptional candidate)

Support and training to achieve your Level 3 Apprenticeship with Educ8 Training

Regular riding training from the Senior Rider

28 days paid holiday per year



More Information

  • Earliest start date 1st January 2019
  • Continent/Country United Kingdom
  • Position/s available Apprentice, Groom/Rider, Rider/Groom, Rider, Part of a Team
  • Postcode/postcode region (if live out)
  • Yard disciplines/Activities Artificial Insemination (AI), Dressage, Sales, Stud
  • Riding Applicants must ride
  • Required Skills Bandage, Compete, Muck Out, Plait, Ride
  • Non-equine skills required None
  • Accommodation provided None
  • Days per week 5.5
  • Salary currency sterling
  • Salary guide £20,000
  • Salary Period Annually
  • Must Drive Car
  • Must have own car? Yes
  • Pets welcome? No
  • Own horse welcome? No
  • Smoking allowed? No
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Caroline Carter Recruitment Ltd
The Stables
Fildyke Road
SG17 5LU
0203 006 5730 / 07747 686 118

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