We’ve formed strong and valued partnerships in the equine and animal care industries, that enable us to deliver an exceptional service to our learners and employers.
British Dressage is the organisation that oversees all affiliated dressage competitions and training in the UK and is a member of the British Equestrian Federation. We are privileged to be the preferred apprenticeship provider for British Dressage.
British Eventing is the governing body for the equestrian sport of eventing in Great Britain, which combines a single rider and horse pairing competing in dressage, showjumping and cross country. The organisation both regulates the sport and organises nearly 200 affiliated events across the country and is a member of the British Equestrian Federation. It is with great pride that we are the preferred apprenticeship provider for British Eventing.
British Showjumping is the governing body for the equestrian sport of showjumping in the UK and is a member of the British Equestrian Federation. It provides the competitors for Team GBR in international competition and sets the rules under which affiliated competitions are held. We are delighted to be the preferred apprenticeship provider for British Showjumping.
We have a long-established and close connection with the British Grooms Association, the professional membership body for everyone who works with horses. They exist to support their members throughout their career as a groom and provide support, advice and education to all working in the industry. BGA membership is available at a discounted rate for our new apprentices in their first year.
The Equestrian Employers Association (EEA) is dedicated to supporting equestrian businesses and employers. We work in close partnership with the EEA to ensure that equestrian employers have the tools they need to manage their businesses successfully via the EEA membership scheme. Membership is available to our employers at a discounted rate for their first year of joining.
The British Horseracing Authority’s Careers in Racing team implement recruitment, training, education and community initiatives for the horseracing industry. If you’re looking for advice and guidance on racing, they can provide invaluable help. We are extremely pleased to work closely with Careers in Racing as part of our racing provision.
We have been working in partnership with The Saddlery Training Centre for many years; it’s one of the only two centres to offer the Apprenticeship Scheme in England and is an approved assessment centre for the City & Guilds National Saddlery Skill Assessment and Qualification Scheme for the Saddlery Trade.
Haddon Training has been working alongside The Hunting Office to ensure that skills from previous generations of hunt staff are passed on to new team members. The future of all forms of hunting will rely upon the training, education and qualifications of all staff coming into the industry, ensuring animal welfare is maintained to the highest standard now, and into the future.
We are the preferred training provider for The Showing Council, which represent an amalgamation of key bodies and associations recognising and representing UK Horse and Pony Showing.
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