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Travelling Head Person

Urloxhey Stables (Dr Richard Newland & Jamie Insole)
Closing date
11 Jun 2024

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Urloxhey Stables (Dr Richard Newland & Jamie Insole) are recruiting for a full time Travelling Head Person.

Urloxhey Racing Stables

Urloxhey Stables ( are near Droitwich. It is an innovative dual-purpose yard with fresh and new ideas. Urloxhey provides a ‘happy home’ for the horses. With huge airy stables filled with ample bedding and with 112 acres there is enough grazing for every horse to be turned out all day after exercise.

We really do value all of our staff, offering a Staff Development Programme to enhance skills which includes in house training and support to attend external courses, as well as a fantastic social programme for those that wish to meet up outside of work.


The successful candidate will be responsible for all the day to day racing duties. The role will report directly to the Director of Racing. You will lead a team of staff who carry out raceday duties.

The right candidate

Previous experience is essential. A clean driving licence is preferred. All lorries are below 3.5 tonnes. Applicants must be able to turn horses out to a very high standard, have a good racing knowledge, be confident driving horse lorries, saddling horses and speaking to owners at the races.

For the right candidate. there will also be an opportunity to ride out.

The successful candidate will be required to hold a Certificate of Competence, such as a Level 3 Award in the principles of transporting horses by road on short journeys (formerly CET) or Level 3 Award in the principles of transporting horses on long journeys (Attendant or Attendant/Driver) formerly ACET.


The role offers an outstanding remuneration package which will be tailored to suit the the successful applicant.

Accommodation is available if required.

How to apply

Please email with details of your experience and qualifications and explaining why you are interested in this role.

If you have any questions, you can contact Dan Abraham on 07880-565751.

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