- Assisted Learning Providers
Riding High Educational Programme
Equine Learning is a Community Interest Company in Warwickshire, who offer inclusive therapeutic horsemanship, horse riding and education programmes, including the Riding High programme in partnership with Haddon Training.
Riding High is a learning programme for young people who are out of education or in part-time education. This person-centred programme enables young people to engage in learning in a supportive environment where their individual needs are taken into account.
Equine learning have been selected as the Horse of the Year Show charity of the year 2019 – Click here for more details on this brilliant award
- Schools and FE Colleges
Farleigh Further Education College
Farleigh Further Education College in Frome was established in 2000 as an independent specialist residential college for up to 90 students aged 16 to 25 with Asperger Syndrome and associated conditions. Working with Haddon Training, Farleigh Further Education College is able to place young people into work experience placements and offer work-based diploma’s in Animal Care and Horse Care to Level 3.
- Sub contractors
The Saddlery Training Centre
The Saddlery Training Centre opened in September 2000 and has since become established as the only centre to offer the Government Funded Apprenticeship Scheme and also its bespoke range of courses which aim to support those in the trade whether they are apprentices or saddlers wishing to update their skills and gain qualifications. The centre works in close association with The Saddlers Company, The Society of Master Saddlers, City and Guilds, ABC Awards, Skillset and The British Equestrian Trade Association
- Business Valued Clients and Partners
- Equine Partners
We are proud to work with a range of partners throughout the Equine sector. Together, we work to promote skills development and career opportunities, particularly for young people within the industries.
We are the preferred apprenticeship provider for all three Olympic disciplines of the British Equestrian Federation:
Haddon Training is the approved training provider for The Showing Council and their 12 member bodies.
The Showing Council represents an amalgamation of key showing bodies which came into being under the direction and guidance of Graham Suggett and Jan Rogers from the British Equine Federation (B.E.F.).
The 12 member bodies are: British Miniature Horse Society (BMHS), British Show Pony Society (BSPS), British Skewbald and Piebald Association (BSPA), Coloured Horse and Pony Society (CHAPS), Donkey Breed Society, Irish Draught Horse Society, National Pony Society (NPS), Northern Counties Ponies Association (NCPA), Ponies (UK) Association, Side Saddle Association (SSA), Sport Horse Breeding of Great Britain (SHB(GB)), United Saddlebred Association UK Ltd (USA-UK).
An important partnership we have is with the British Grooms Association. Through this, we are able to offer our Equine apprentices one year’s free membership of the BGA, worth £21.50.
- Access to website Members Zone
- British Grooms magazine
- Member only discount scheme
- Discounted BGA travel insurance
- Membership pack
We work closely with the EEA to support our employers and their needs.
EEA Membership is available for employers in the equine industry and provides essential advice and guidance for general information, as well as assistance in specific situations. Please click here for details of all the benefits and membership fees.
The Racing Industry
- Animal Care Partners
The Hunting Office is the administrative hub for the Council of Hunting Associations. The Hunting Office exists to help and advise Masters and its member Hunts. It represents and supports packs of hounds from fourteen hunting associations in England, Scotland and Wales, providing advice on all matters regarding hunting activities, hunt management and hound health & welfare. If you would like to find out more about this apprenticeship programme CLICK HERE.
- Animal Care and Equine Partners in Wales
We receive funding through the Welsh Government and European Social Fund.
We work with Cambrian Training to deliver Apprenticeships in North and West Wales.
Cambrian Training specialise in delivering Apprenticeships, Jobs Growth Wales opportunities and business training courses across a range of industries to support employers & individuals in Wales.
Cambrian Training deliver work based Apprenticeships in the following sectors; Hospitality, Food & Drink Manufacturing, Sustainable Resource Management, Customer Service, Retail Skills, Business & Administration, Team Leading, Management, Financial Planning Services, Equine Care, Animal Care, Children’s Care, Learning & Development and Health & Social Care across Wales.
The National Training Federation for Wales (NTfW) is a membership organisation of over 100 organisations involved in the delivery of learning in the workplace. It is a Wales-wide representative body for all those organisations or individuals involved in the training industry.
Haddon Training have teamed up with The BGA to sponsor Transporting Horses, a comprehensive guide for grooms and riders MORE