Work Based Apprenticeships

Work Based Apprenticeships

British Showjumping has developed a partnership with Haddon Training, to give our members access to work based traineeships and apprenticeships.


Haddon Training have over twenty years’ experience as a specialist equine training provider and can help you to begin or develop your career within the equine industry.  They maintain an Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ Grade 1 result for their quality provision, and are proud winners of multiple awards in the training sector.

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Traineeships are a part of a Government initiative to help school leavers and young people with little or no experience develop the right skills needed to advance in their chosen industry.  With Haddon Training, you’ll be working in a high-quality work placement, receiving training from professionals and building the foundations for a successful career in an equine environment.   Most of Haddon Training’s trainees progress onto their apprenticeship programme.


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Haddon Training work with many established showjumping yards and other specialised equine employers to help train and educate the talent of tomorrow, ensuring you are fully competent and working at the commercial speed that equine employers require.

For the equine industry, they can offer equine groom, senior equine groom and learning mentor apprenticeships, which can also be tailored to fit your chosen career pathway, including riding, breeding and general horse care.

You will receive quality, hands-on training to develop your practical skills and experience, alongside training and mentoring in the knowledge needed to be successful in the equine industry.  Haddon Training also support maths and English development for those that require it.   

Haddon Training are proud to have a 100% First Time Pass rate for both their equine groom and senior equine groom apprenticeships.

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Transporting Horses

Haddon Training are also a leading supplier and recognised centre for delivery of the 1st4sport Level 3 Awards in the Principles of Transporting Horses. These accredited qualifications ensure the welfare of horses during transport on either short or long journeys.