Beau William

From apprenticeships to life changing opportunities, Haddon Training learner Beau Williams gained a distinction in her Equine Groom Level 2 Apprenticeship in 2019 and is now enrolled on the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence (AASE). Read what she has to say about the exciting experiences and opportunities her apprenticeship has created.


“I left school at sixteen after I did my GCSE’s and immediately wanted to start working with horses but was confused on where to start. A friend suggested I did an apprenticeship which led me to find Haddon Training.


My family and I didn’t know much about apprenticeships and didn’t know what course to do. Haddon Training from the beginning have guided me through the process and have made the experience very relaxing and enjoyable.


Doing an apprenticeship through Haddon Training has allowed me to start in the dressage industry and given me the opportunity to work at Exfold Farm with international dressage rider Daniel Timson. Working for Daniel has already given me a lot of new experiences as well as tons of life-changing opportunities which I am extremely grateful for.


Throughout both my intermediate and advanced apprenticeships the Haddon Training monthly training sessions have been exceedingly helpful and have helped keep me organised and on track.


My Trainer-Coach Natalie has helped me huge amounts and the whole of Haddon’s team is so friendly and their passion shines through. I got a distinction in my final exam for my Equine Groom apprenticeship and I have just enrolled in the AASE programme which I am incredibly excited about.


The camps are amazing; getting training sessions with top dressage riders and learning about how to become a great athlete both physically and mentally, as well as informative talks with knowledgeable nutritionists, physios etc.


After I have completed the AASE course, I am definitely planning on continuing my personal development. Haddon Training has already opened up so many opportunities for me and have allowed me to focus on my dressage career which has given me the chance to train with Daniel every day and compete more regularly.


My horse Electro SK and I have achieved two scores of over 67.5% at advanced medium to qualify for the test riding day and we are hoping to get selected for the British Dressage Juniors Team in 2020.


Without Haddon Training and their team, I wouldn’t be able to do what I am doing now and I am excited about continuing my equestrian journey with them.”


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