Horse Care (Equine)

horse being led

Why do an Apprenticeship in Horse Care?

The Apprenticeship in Horse Care will interest people who have a love of horses and do not mind getting their hands dirty! Working with horses can be hard, and requires real dedication, but is very rewarding.  There are excellent opportunities for trained, qualified and experienced people in the horse industry, with the chance to specialise in a chosen field.

What career opportunities are available?

There are a huge range of career opportunities in the horse care industry,  and the list below shows a few possible choice:

Groom (competition, heavy horse, livery, stud yard etc.)

Riding Instructor

Jockey*

Riding Holiday Leader

Riding Holiday Centre Manager

Whatever aspect of the horse industry you choose, there is always a demand for well-trained, devoted and qualified people in the equine sector.

*  training is delivered by the The British Racing School (BRS) at Newmarket and the Northern Racing College (NRS) at Doncaster.

What training does Badgehurst Training Ltd offer in Equine?

We offer the following work-based programmes:

Intermediate Apprenticeship in Horse Care 

Advanced Apprenticeship in Horse Care and Management.

Intermediate Apprentices work as an “assistant” under the supervision of a more experienced member of staff.  Advanced Apprentices will fulfil more of a supervisory  role, including making decisions about the day to day care of the horses.