This is an event and livery yard dealing with a range of young and competition horses. Currently recruiting for an enthusiastic and committed individual looking to develop their skills in Horse Care. The successful candidate will work alongside our current team handling and caring for our horses.

Vacancy description

We are currently recruiting for an enthusiastic and dedicated Apprentice who is looking to further their knowledge and skills. The successful candidate will work alongside our current team handling and caring for our horses.

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

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a friendly, hard-working team with a successful event rider in the equestrian industry. Within the role the successful candidate will be working towards a Level 2 Apprenticeship in Horse Care and may progress to an Advanced Apprenticeship in Horse Care (Level 3).

Desired skills

  • Applicants must have prior experience with horses and show on application
  • Strong communication skills needed

Personal qualities

  • Confident
  • Reliable
  • Trustworthy

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE's at Grade C/Level 4 or above in maths and English are desired but not essential
  • Applicants MUST NOT already hold a level 2 or higher in Horse Care

Future prospects

The opportunity to move onto the Advanced Level 3 Apprenticeship should the position be available for a suitable candidate.

Things to consider

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




Melton Mowbray LE14 4SJ

Weekly wage


Working week


Apprenticeship duration

16 months approx.

Date posted

22 January 2020

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

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