Sedgeway Equestrian Centre is a competition and full livery yard based near Ely, Cambridgeshire. We have both eventing and dressage competition horses on site, as well as a yard of full liveries.

All day to day yard duties with the opportunity to prepare horses for competition and groom at shows.

We are currently recruiting for an enthusiastic and dedicated apprentice who is looking to further their horse care knowledge and skills. The successful candidate will work alongside existing staff and the owner, handling and caring for our horses.

A high standard of care and attention to detail will be expected to maintain the top class yard 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 reigning

Desired skills

  • Good work ethic
  • Good communication sills
  • Proactive
  • Must be experienced in handling horses - details must be given on your application

Personal qualities

  • Willing to learn
  • Hardworking
  • Common sense
  • Enthusiastic
  • Motivated to improve knowledge
  • Confident

Desired qualifications

GCSEs preferred but not essential, but the applicant should have basic key skills.

Future prospects

Completion of this apprenticeship should provide the applicant with a strong basis for a career in horses. 

Things to consider

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 - days to be confirmed - 8.00am - 5.00pm

Apprenticeship duration

16 months

Possible start date

3 May 2021

Date posted

9 March 2021

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

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