What's it all about?

The equine industry offers lots of different career routes and will provide you with the opportunity to turn your hobby into a career. You could ride professionally, care for horses or teach the next generation of equine experts.

Who is it for?

You will need to be physically fit, enthusiastic and determined, in additional to having organisational skills, time management skills and of course a love for horses!

Who we work with

We work with the following employers to help you get career ready and gain real work skills: Robson and Prescott, Homeside Hall, Murton Equestrian.

Have you seen our excellent facilities?

We have some of the best facilities for agriculture students including:

  • Stable yards with indoor and outdoor riding arenas

  • Horse walker, weighbridge, solarium, gait analysis facilities and indoor demonstrating barns and cross country course

  • Our brand new, dedicated equine centre will
    offer fantastic state-of-the-art facilities

Expert & friendly support


There will be 14,792 agriculture jobs in 2024 (NE).

Careers could include: Soil Scientist, Agricultural Scientist, Agricultural Engineer, Stockman, Shepherd/Shepherdess, Hydrologist. 

There are 3,855 Farm Workers employed in our local region and they earn £16,224 a year.

Leisure and sports managers

Leisure and sports managers organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities and resources required for the provision of sporting, artistic, theatrical and other recreational and amenity services.

Medium Salary

£ 45094

1417 people employed as Leisure and sports managers in the current year.

Sports players

Professional sportsmen and women train and compete, either individually or as part of a team, in their chosen sport for financial gain.

Medium Salary

£ 22921

349 people employed as Sports players in the current year.

Sports coaches, instructors and officials

Sports coaches, instructors and officials work with amateur and professional sportsmen and women to enhance performance, encourage greater participation in sport, supervise recreational activities such as canoeing and mountaineering, and organise and officiate at sporting events according to established rules.

Medium Salary

£ 24065

2289 people employed as Sports coaches, instructors and officials in the current year.

Study Equine as an apprenticeship