Equine Care & Management
Equine Studies Horse Care Apprenticeship Level 2
You need to be employed to start an Apprenticeship. Please visit our vacancy page or if you have an employer, please ensure you add full contact details of your employer within your application. If you are unable to secure employment, you could enrol on a full-time study programme and transfer to an Apprenticeship at a later date. Please apply for a full-time course as your second option.
This course is ideal if you have a passion for horses, are sympathetic and caring, good at communicating and work well as part of a team. During your studies you could work at a livery yard, riding school or training yards to gain the experience to become a Stable Groom, Stud Assistant or Riding Instructor.
To be successful, you must complete a range of mandatory and optional units. The selection of optional units depends on your employers yard and your assessor.
Examples of units include:
Clean and maintain stables
Provide feed and water to horses
Carry out routine care, and monitor the health and wellbeing of horses
Restrain horses using specified methods
Care for horses after exercise