Bransby Horses is dedicated to improving the lives of horses, donkeys and mules. With your support, we are working harder than ever to continue making positive differences to equines whenever we can. Founded in 1968 by Mr Peter Hunt, Bransby Horses is now one of the UK's largest equine welfare charities, currently caring for more than 400 animals.

Vacancy description

We are currently recruiting for an enthusiastic and dedicated apprentice who is looking to further their knowledge and skills. The successful candidates 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  in the equestrian industry. Within the role the successful candidate will be working towards a Level 2 Apprenticeship Equine Groom and potentially move on to an advanced apprenticeship after.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Applicants must show some relevant horse experience on application

Personal qualities

  • passionate about equine welfare
  • reliable 
  • enthusiastic
  • hard working

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE's (or equivalent) in Maths and English are preferable but not essential

Future prospects

There is the opportunity to move onto the Advanced Level 3 Apprenticeship for the right 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.




Weekly wage


Working week

37.5hrs p/w. Days TBC at interview.

Apprenticeship duration

14 months

Possible start date

31 October 2018

Date posted

12 September 2018

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

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