Whatever your experience or career goals, we have a course to help you start your career within the equine industry.

We strive to deliver quality, hands-on training to young people and adults, giving them a strong foundation for a rewarding career.

We’re able to offer apprenticeships to suit your skill level and career interests and aspirations. We work with a wide array of employers from riding and livery stables, equestrian centres, breeding and stud yards and some for the top Dressage, Eventing and Showjumping yards across the country. Read what some of them have to say about Haddon Training here.


“We use Haddon Training as our training provider because of their knowledge, professional Trainer Coaches and robust approach to training; they provide the complete package.”
Catherston stud


As the leading skills trainer in the equestrian sector, we are the preferred training provider for British Showjumping and British Eventing.

We have a wide range of courses depending on your experience, plus we can help you secure the ideal role.  Just contact us or look at the vacancies we have available today.

  • Equine Groom - Level 2 and 3

    Level 2 is most suited to those with some experience working with horses focussing on giving you a strong foundation in horse care to kickstart your equine career.

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    Level 3 is for those with more experience of working with horses in a busy environment and focuses on more advanced horse care skills and knowledge and the ability to lead and organise a team.

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  • Racing Groom - Level 2 and 3

    Designed for those with a passion for working with racehorses where you will develop your skills and competencies in caring for the horses as either a racing exercise groom or racing yard-based groom.

    More information on Racing England or Race Horse Care Wales.

  • Sporting Excellence (AESE) - Level 3

    The Apprenticeship in Equestrian Sporting Excellence (AESE) is tailored around the equestrian Olympic disciplines ensuring that high performing equestrian athletes are starting on the right path to exceed and excel in their chosen career. It is designed to develop and prepare equestrian athletes who have a real chance of excelling in their sport at the highest levels.

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  • Learning and Skills Mentor - Level 4

    This programme is aimed at those looking to support others in the equine workplace. It has been designed to develop and grow your mentoring skills, whilst motivating, guiding and inspiring others.

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We are committed to helping you complete your apprenticeship, in addition to the expert and highly skilled staff who will work with you throughout your apprenticeship we also offer a number of great additional benefits.