Equine Apprenticeship (England)
The equine industry covers a wide range of areas including: riding schools, livery yards, competition yards, racing yards, clubs and hunts, instructors, working horses and studs and diversified equine activities. This provides a range of jobs such as: maintaining the horses’ health and welfare, riding horses for exercise, cleaning and taking care of the horse tack and preparing horses for competitions.
There are three pathways covering the main areas of employment within the industry: horse care, racehorse care and harness horse care. Job opportunities include: assistant groom, stud groom, trek assistant, jockey, harness horse groom and yard manager.