Based with an International Event rider this is a busy and successful competition and livery yard. The yard is based in the heart of Suffolk where you will learn excellent stable management skills and horse skills. Tunstall is looking for a new apprentice who is keen and willing to develop their horse skills. You will not only be involved in daily yard management skills but also the training and exercising of competition and elite horses.

The successful candidate will not only be involved in every day stable management skills, but also the producing and exercising of elite competition horses.

Some duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Assisting feeding and turning in/out of horses
  • Stable management and maintenance
  • Grooming and show preparation
  • Exercising, including hacking & schooling

Due to the level of horses at this yard, applicants will need to show prior knowledge and experience with horses in their application to be considered.

Desired skills

  • Previous experience working with horses is essential to this role and examples will need to be given in your application
  • Customer service skills are desired with good communication
  • Reliable with good time management skills

Personal qualities

  • The applicant needs to work well within a team but also use their own initiative
  • A keen interest in horses is essential

Desired qualifications

  • Level 2 Horse Care qualification
  • Applicants must not already hold a level 3 or higher in a horse care related qualification to be eligible and considered for this apprenticeship
  • GCSEs, or equivalent, in maths and English are desirable

Future prospects

Future full time employment at Tunstall will be available 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
  • The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


Woodbridge IP12 2JY

Weekly wage


Working week

07:30- 17:00, days to be confirmed. Total hours per week: 40.00

Apprenticeship duration

18 Months

Possible start date

16 October 2020

Date posted

21 July 2020

Apprenticeship level

Advanced Level Apprenticeship

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