Kirsty Hetherington Equestrian provides a livery service for a wide variety of horses, we have mixture of competition horses from all disciplines as well as young horses to break in and produce. The job role will be fairly varied and includes the opportunity to travel to events and training facilities. There will be great training and riding opport

Desired skills

- Excellent time-keeping arriving ready to get started each day
- Friendly and polite but professional attitude to customers
- Ability to listen and follow exact instructions for health and safety
- Recognise importance of health and safety and abiding by regulations
- Own transport essentials
- Ability to work independently and also well within a small team

Personal qualities

- Patience and good communication skills when talking to others
- Genuine interest to learn and absorb training in the equine industry
- Good personal hygiene

Desired qualifications

GCSE grade 9-2 (A – E) in English and Maths or equivalent

Future prospects

Potential progression to level 3 for right candidate

Rider progression through regular 1 on1 training with Kirsty and potentially an opportunity to compete.
Huge variety of experiences available within the role

Things to consider

You will be working in all kinds of outdoor weather carrying out physical tasks. You will be required to attend Kirkley Hall College, Northumberland, NE20 0AQ one day per week as part of your apprenticeship. **

you will be based at:

Well house

Important Other Information

This opportunity is open to all ages 16 years and over.

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