Alice Begg

The yard is a family yard run by top dressage rider Alice Begg. It is small and professional with high standards, the horses have 5* treatment. Fantastic facilities include; solarium in both wash boxes, hot and cold water, rubber matting stable with sides and base covered, treadmill, 18 acres, stallion paddocks, large arena with full set of jumps, full security & CCTV cameras, heated tack room, tea room, flood lit arena with top quality surface, hacking facilities - road and off road, yard manager on site and training on site everyday/when required.

Alice Begg Dressage are seeking an enthusiastic and committed individual looking to develop their skills in horse care and riding. You will work alongside the current team handling and caring for top class competition horses. This could be a fantastic opportunity for somebody who is wanting to further their career within the industry.

The successful candidate will work alongside our current team handling and caring for our competition horses.

Working with professional people, the training will give a good foundation to go on and work in any sphere of equestrian.

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 rein
  • Riding

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a friendly, hard-working team. Within the role the successful candidate will be working toward a Level 2 Apprenticeship in Horse Care with further training and employment available for the right candidate.

Desired skills

  • Must be able to work alone at time and as part of a team
  • Applicants must had some experience of handling horses and show this on application
  • Good communication

Personal qualities

  • Committed
  • Reliable
  • Team player
  • Friendly

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE’s or equivalent in maths and English are desired
  • Applicants MUST NOT already hold a level 2 or higher in Horse Care

Future prospects

Progression onto level 3 for the right candidate.

Things to consider

There is no accommodation on site, own transport would be desirable.

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




Weekly wage


Working week

Days and hours to be confirmed Total hours per week: 40.00

Apprenticeship duration

16 months

Possible start date

14 September 2020

Date posted

29 July 2020

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

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