A well established and successful riding school, located in East Kent.

We are searching for an apprentice groom to join our team and assist with horse care, riding, instructing and coaching. You will carry out day to day looking after horses and equipment, learning the fitness, feeding and care of competition horses.

A busy riding school open 7 days a week providing lessons for all from 4 years upwards. We provide lessons for all levels from beginner to advanced.

Duties will include:

  • Mucking out
  • Feeding
  • Grooming
  • Tacking up
  • Riding
  • Leading lessons

Desired skills

Some previous experience with handling horses is essential and must be shown on application.

Personal qualities

Enthusiastic and dedicated.

Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs grades A-C/8-4 in English and maths or equivalent desirable but not essential
  • Applicants must not already hold a level 2 or higher in Horse Care
  • Applicants must be able to travel to work on time due to the workplace being based in a rural location with limited public transport. Please include details of how you will travel to work in your application

Future prospects

The possibility of continued employment once finished for the right candidate.

Things to consider

This business is not located near public transport, applicants will need an alternative method of transport to commute to work.

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

5 days a week to include some weekends. Working hours and days to be discussed at interview. Total h

Apprenticeship duration

16 months

Possible start date

9 November 2020

Date posted

6 October 2020

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

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