Modern Apprenticeship


What's Equine like?

Are you passionate about caring for animals? An equine apprenticeship is ideal for anyone who has an interest in horses. Be part of an industry that is committed to their wellbeing and devoted to safeguarding their future.  

Whether you’re interested in working with thoroughbreds, draft horses or ponies, there are many job opportunities. Learn how to improve the wellbeing of a foal and become an equine therapist. Discover the latest riding techniques and what it takes to become a riding coach.   

The apprenticeship can provide you with a range of skills, such as horse welfare, yard instruction and racing organisation. The skills you develop can help you work in a riding school, livery club, or competition enclosure. Whatever your interests, the apprenticeship can help you succeed in the equine industry.   

Entry requirements

There are no set requirements for the apprenticeship, However, it is good to have an interest in horse care.  

How does it work?

You’ll learn in a real-world environment and earn a wage. You’ll also study with a college or another learning provider. 

How long will it take?

This Modern Apprenticeship will take 12 to 24 months to complete.  

How to apply

Use the 'Find vacancies near you' search at the end of this page to look for vacancies, then you can apply online.

You'll apply on Apprenticeships.scot or the company’s own website – there are details on the vacancy advert.

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