Gillian's Riding School is a popular riding school in Enfield, North London. Here is a place for every rider at Gillian's as we are open 7 days a week and have a variety of horses to ride suitable for all levels, including disabilities. We cater for lessons from 4 years old and up and 15 minute pony rides are available for younger riders. Regardless of your level, we have horses, ponies and instructors that will be perfect for your level. From beginning to advanced, we are here to help. Our all-weather surface is floodlit allowing you to book a lesson time that suits you. We boast excellent woodland riding facilities with a large arena and summer cross country paddocks. The horses are kept in comfortable stables and looked after by a professional team of grooms. We organize pony days and kids clubs in every half term and have a weekly pony club. We have end of term in house fun competitive competitions for our riders. We also have a competitive riding team who compete on riding school horses and ponies in Showjumping, Dressage, Eventing and pony racing.

A fantastic opportunity for a Senior Equine Groom apprentice, to join our team of staff on the riding school and complete daily equine husbandry tasks.

The role includes general stable duties such as:

  • Feeding and watering
  • Bring in/turn out
  • Grooming and tacking up
  • Mucking out
  • Assisting with lessons
  • Possible opportunities to teach

Desired skills

  • Previous experience with horses is essential and must be given in detail on application
  • Good communication skills
  • Time management skills

Personal qualities

  • Hard working
  • Reliable
  • Team player

Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs or equivalents in English and maths are desired but not essential
  • BHS Stages or equivalent are desired so please list ALL qualifications on application
  • Applicants must not already hold a Level 3 Equine qualification

Future prospects

To become a permanent member of the team on completion of the apprenticeship for the right candidates.

Things to consider

Strong applicants with experience but without BHS Stages or equivalent may be considered.

KEITS reserves the right to close this vacancy early if required.




Weekly wage


Working week

Days TBC are between 8.30am - 6.00pm. One weekend day is preferred.

Apprenticeship duration

20 months

Possible start date

31 May 2021

Date posted

30 March 2021

Apprenticeship level

Higher Level Apprenticeship

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