Stud Hand

competitive salary and benefits package including accommodation
21 Jun 2022
07 Jul 2022
Horse Care, Groom
Job Role
Stud Hand/Groom
Contract Type
Full Time

Company Description

Godolphin is the world’s largest global thoroughbred breeding operation and horseracing team. Today Team Godolphin spans across four continents, from our home in Dubai to Europe, Australia, Japan, and America. Founded in Dubai in 1992, the operation has been built on a foundation of innovation and uninhibited achievement that has led to a legacy of success for horses in Godolphin’s famous blue silks. Its global headquarters is in Newmarket, which is the epicentre of the UK’s thoroughbred industry.

Job Description

Godolphin is seeking to recruit 2 dedicated and passionate Stud Hands. Reporting to the Stud Groom, the job holders will be responsible for horse care and stud maintenance.

Key Tasks:

The care and welfare of thoroughbred breeding stock, including:

• Handling of mares/foals/youngstock

• Grooming

• Mucking out

• Assisting the vet/farrier

High standard stud maintenance, including:

• Paddock maintenance

• Machinery operation and maintenance

• Hedge trimming

• Lawn mowing

Skills, Knowledge and Qualifications

• Stud experience

• Knowledge and understanding of thoroughbreds and breeding

• Good communication skills

• Enthusiasm – this role will suit someone with a great attitude who wants to learn

Additional Information

We offer a very competitive salary and benefits package, live-in accommodation and a first-class working environment with excellent opportunities to grow and develop new skills.

To apply, send your CV and a covering letter to:

Human Resources, Godolphin Management Company Limited, The Main Office, Dalham Hall, Duchess Drive, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 9HE

The closing date for applications is 7th July 2022. We reserve the right to interview and close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is identified.

Godolphin aims to create a diverse and inclusive working environment in which everyone feels valued, that their contribution matters and they are able to perform to their full potential. We therefore encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances, and we will be happy to discuss any adjustments you may require to make our workplace one you can thrive in.

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