24-08-2021 11:12:37 in General by Admin
Lewis Robertshaw is the winner of Stubbing Court Training Ltd (SCT)’s Apprentice of the Year award for 2021.   The 18-year-old, who commutes daily from Bradford to work for showjumpers William and James Whitaker near Huddersfield, has shown tremendous commitment and eagerness to learn since he started his SCT apprenticeship in the winter of 2019.    Chris Bartle, world-ren...

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20-06-2021 15:22:13 in General by Admin
Top showjumper Joe Whitaker’s exclusive Masterclass in April for Stubbing Court Training Ltd (SCT) apprentices and employers was a hard act to follow, but another member of the world’s most famous showjumping family, Joe’s cousin William Whitaker, succeeded in spades.   William, who represents Great Britain at senior championship level, coached nine groups of SCT apprentic...

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28-03-2020 15:10:57 in General by Admin
“Apprenticeships produce the sort of people employers want,” says James Tate of Back Lane Stables, a 5*-rated riding school, exam centre and equestrian centre in Farnley, Leeds. “Young people who come straight to us from school get supported in an environment that suits them, they learn all aspects of working in the horse world in a practical, hands-on way, they receive a qualifi...

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