12 Month Practical Apprenticeship Course

A practical ‘hands – on’ course giving invaluable industry experience.

Training is carried out on weekdays around a normal working day. Apprentices will ride, attend theoretical or practical lectures and teaching practice. All apprentices must be BHS Members before enrolling with us and complete before or during their time with us their BHS Ride Safe Award.

A TYPICAL DAY

What to expect in your daily life as a 12 month apprentice


Free initial one-on-one assessment


Teaching practice sessions


2 week work placement prior to enrolment


Allocated horses and ponies to care for


Ridden training sessions


Personal mentoring and 12 week reviews


Stable management sessions


Assessment plans

“We are extremely proud of our incredible coaches,
who are all professionally trained to the highest standard.
Whatever your goals, rest assured, you are in the best of equine hands”.

– Dani Reddan, Equine Courses Manager, Wellington Riding

Additional Bonuses

Wellington Riding is unique because it offers apprentices exposure to its show centre, livery yard and riding school during the student’s time here. It also hosts some incredible equine competitions and shows throughout the year, attracting world-class professionals and industry stars