Careers

EUROPE/INTERNATIONAL: UK

Saracen Horse Feeds, an independent, family owned company, are looking for candidates for two sales and technical service positions. The positions are 100% Thoroughbred oriented, so an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the Thoroughbred industry is vital, with a true passion for racing and breeding, and for the people and horses involved. The primary focus is to establish and maintain a presence in our designated markets, to expand our market share and to help build awareness of our brand values. Our business is to offer the finest nutritional solutions, and a very personal level of customer service and relations. A collaboration with Kentucky Equine Research and Hallway Feeds since 2001 has given Saracen the chance to provide unique, progressive feeds along with the science and technology to support them. The ability to correctly present and explain the unique products and service elements that the brand provides, and how they make a difference, is paramount.

For this role, 5-10 years of related practical horse experience is required, and excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both spoken and written, are a must.

The successful candidate will be:

  • highly motivated, enterprising and hard working, with a proper commitment to the brand
  • active, tactical and confident in their approach, and prepared to invest significant time and energy into developing and maintaining relationships with key contacts
  • driven by the desire to be a high achiever, and part of a leading team
  • eager and ready to help to solve problems and provide support for our clients
  • comfortable with responsibility, with a strong entrepreneurial spirit

They will need to:

  • travel, as required, within their designated area to serve existing customers and prospective clients
  • manage and plan a busy schedule with strong time management and organizational skills
  • be able to work as part of the team, or on their own initiative, and be very happy to do both
  • be quick to react and respond, and to always follow through
  • be genuinely interested in being involved in the thoroughbred feed industry

The required locations are in the Eastern and the Northern areas of the UK. The successful candidates will be expected, within a reasonable time-frame, to start to make a significant commercial contribution to the company’s bottom line. We will offer full ongoing training and support for definite career progression to become the very best in this fast-paced industry. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Closing date 10th January.

Please e-mail your cover letter and CV to [email protected]

Listed: 12/9/2017


NORTH AMERICA:

Denali Stud is an industry leader, with distinguished boarders and world-renowned sales graduates. Our primary focus is to provide our clients with the best possible care for their broodmares, sales prospects, and racing prospects. We strive for customized care and individualized attention. We are dedicated to the Thoroughbred industry, with a longevity and commitment to both the animals we work with and the customers we serve.

Come join the team! We are currently hiring for: Assistant Broodmare and Yearling Managers

Preferable to have previous experience in either position, but extensive horse experience a must. The person chosen for either position will be responsible for managerial duties to support day to day operation. Involves light work with technological devices and knowledge of Jockey Club horse farm management system is a bonus. Must be reliable, organized, have excellent communication skills, and be able to work well with others.

Please send all resumes and letters of intent to [email protected] or apply in person at Denali Stud Office – 1700 Georgetown Rd. Paris, KY

Listed: 12/8/2017


NORTH AMERICA:

LARGE INTERNATIONAL THOROUGHBRED OPERATION is seeking a BROODMARE MANAGER for Kentucky based farm.

  • Excellent benefits
  • Salary commensurate with experience

Apply to: 

Farm Manager

P.O. Box 910060

Lexington, KY 40531

or [email protected]

Listed: 12/8/2017


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Spendthrift Farm is hiring for an Assistant Stallion Manager.

Experience with the day to day care and handling of Thoroughbred Stallions is required. We offer great benefits including a competitive salary and housing allowance.

Please email resumes to [email protected]

Listed 12/6/17


 

NORTH AMERICA:

WANTED: NIGHTWATCH

Thoroughbred farm needs experienced night-watch for 8:30pm – 4:30am shift starting January 1st.

Basic horsemanship required; foaling experience a plus.

Send resume to [email protected]

Listed 12/1/17


NORTH AMERICA:

WANTED: NIGHT-WATCH/FARM SECURITY MANAGER NEEDED for large Central KY farm

Must Have:

  • Experience with horses
  • Management & Communication skills
  • Knowledge of horse health & general well-being

Good salary & benefits!

Contact: [email protected]

Listed: 12/2/17


NORTH AMERICA:

Large Central KY Thoroughbred Farm seeks Public Sales Logistics Coordinator 

This position is responsible for coordinating all functions that support the optimal operation of selling zones at public sales. Including management of the employees for ship in, kitchen, catering, supplies, set up, and administration positions.

Our goal is to create the ideal conditions for buyers to have the ultimate shopping experience by making sure that all barn set ups and layouts are looking their best before each first show day, providing quality meals and refreshments to keep the team operating at their best, providing well maintained supplies on demand to be used in maintaining the appearance and health of each horse, and to ensure accuracy of information, both internal and external for maximum efficiency.

Candidates must be detail oriented, self-motivated, and fast thinking on the go.  This position requires dedication to long hours during the sales season and effective time management skills during slower times. Budget consciousness, effective spoken and written communication, along with the ability to develop strong working relationships with others are a must.

Interested candidates should email resume with salary requirements to [email protected].

Listed: 11/30/17


EUROPE/INTERNATIONAL: UK

HEAD PERSON PRE-TRAINING
Godolphin is the world’s largest bloodstock operation. With
a major presence in seven countries across the world, we are
currently seeking a head person for our pre-training yard in
Newmarket, UK.

Reporting to the yard manager, the successful applicant will
be expected to ride and handle horses to the highest standard;
break in and ride away yearlings and ride older horses. In
addition, you may be asked to undertake general yard and
maintenance duties as well as more specialised duties such as
swimming horses, introducing them to the sea walker, stalls
work, long reining etc.

The successful candidate must exhibit good leadership and
communication skills. It is important you have a positive
attitude towards the role and show respect and courtesy to
fellow workmates.

In return, we offer a very competitive salary and benefits
package and a first-class working environment, with excellent
opportunities to learn and develop new skills.

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to:
email [email protected],
phone 01638 730070
or call in person at the Pre-Training Office, Gainsborough
Stables, Hamilton Road, Newmarket CB8 0TE

Closing date for applications: 15 December, 2017.

Listed: 11/30/17


NORTH AMERICA:

FARM SECRETARY NEEDED FOR LARGE CENTRAL KENTUCKY STALLION FARM

Large thoroughbred central Kentucky stallion farm in Lexington is looking for a full-time farm secretary.

Perfect candidate has Jockey Club Horse Farm Management experience, ability to book both mares and stallions, strong communication and organizational skills, adept with Microsoft office, monthly billing experience, and a working knowledge of routine and health maintenance procedures.

Team player a must.

Very competitive salary and benefits package.

Please send resume and cover letter to [email protected]  All responses will be kept with the utmost confidentiality.

Listed: 11/28/17


NORTH AMERICA:

Executive Assistant/Sales Coordinator

Elite Sales and BSW Bloodstock is looking for a Lexington-based motivated hard worker to help us support our growing business.

Tasks traditionally required of an Executive Assistant/Sales Coordinator, including:

• Assisting clients in racetrack hospitality, silks, photos, trophies, etc.

• Conducting research and gathering information on horses entered in sales, including past performances, speed figures, video replays

• Tracking down jockey club papers, EVA, Coggins, and paperwork on horses entered in sales

• Handling travel

• Errands and other duties for the senior staff members and partners

• Social Media and Website upkeep/development

The successful candidate will earn the opportunity to take on a more important role in the business and participate in our company development. Much of the work can be home-based.

Email resume and cover letter telling us why you’d be perfect for the job to [email protected]

Listed: 11/17/17


EUROPE/ INTERNATIONAL:

OPERATIONS MANAGER

The Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association (TBA) is recruiting for a new senior position of Operations Manager, reporting to the Chief Executive.

The Operations Manager will be a key member of the management team, advancing the TBA’s vital role in promoting and representing British Breeders’ interests.

This new role will support the TBA Board and its sub-committees, and include responsibility for:

• Management of the day-to-day operations of the TBA office and team

• Oversight of financial and operational policies and processes

• Company, legal and charity compliance requirements

• Representation of the TBA on industry groups and with industry bodies as required

Candidates should possess excellent all round communication skills, an attention to detail and the ability to work to demanding deadlines.

They should also be able to evidence managerial level experience in an operational role, financial acumen and first class report writing.

An interest in the Racing and Breeding Industry is essential.

Applicants for this full-time position are invited to apply to Pauline Stoddart at [email protected]

Closing date for applications: Monday 27 November 2017

Listed: 11/10/17


EUROPE/ INTERNATIONAL:

Assistant Stud Farm Manager

Rathasker Stud

Please apply to Valerie Lawlor, email: [email protected], phone: 00 353 45 876 940

Listed: 11/10/17


NORTH AMERICA:

Grooms and Maintenance Positions Available

Live Oak Stud, Ocala, Florida

Grooms should be experienced with horses in training and/or broodmares, foals and yearlings.

Maintenance workers should be experienced with day to day upkeep of large farm and equipment.

Drug Free work place, background check, possess legal documentation, valid Dr. Lic.

6 day week, full benefits after probationary period.

For more info: (352) 854-2691 or fax resume: (352) 854-0425

email: [email protected]

Listed: 11/10/17


NORTH AMERICA:

Full-Time Yearling Manager

Please send resumes to Bradley Purcell: [email protected]

Inquiries will be kept confidential.

Listed: 11/10/17


NORTH AMERICA:

Assistant Stallion Manager

Large Central KY Farm is hiring for an Assistant Stallion Manager – experience handling stallions and breeding shed experience required. Responsible for day to day care of large roster of stallions and managing grooms under direction from the Stallion Manager. Competitive salary and housing allowance. Email resumes to [email protected]

Listed: 11/8/17


NORTH AMERICA:

Farm Secretary

Major Thoroughbred stud farm in Lexington is looking for a full-time farm secretary.  Ideal candidate will have Jockey Club Horse Farm Management experience, strong communication and organizational skills, Microsoft office knowledge, monthly billing experience, and a working knowledge of routine and health maintenance procedures, as well as booking stallions and mares.  Must be a team player.  Competitive salary and benefits offered.  Please send resume and cover letter to [email protected] All responses will be kept extremely confidential.

Listed: 11/8/17


NORTH AMERICA:

Assistant Farm Manager – Hunter Valley Farm, Versailles, KY

In keeping with its growing international and North American successes, Hunter Valley Farm is seeking a highly qualified and driven assistant Farm Manager.  If you would like to be a part of a growing team committed to quality, please send your resume.

Requirements:

  • At least a Bachelor’s Degree in Equine Science / Management

Breeding Season

  • Oversee all foalings
  • Coordinate and manage daily reproductive veterinary work for approximately 100 mares.
  • Organized, excellent communication skills
  • Manage mare nutrition
  • Teasing
  • Administer all after hours injections

Yearling Prep Season

  • Direct exercise and nutrition program of approximately 45 yearlings in sales prep

Year Round

  • All medication dosage and administration

Staff Management

  • Direct and manage approximately 7 full time farm staff

Contact [email protected]
(859) 494-0557

Listed: 11/7/17


At the TDN, we’re always looking for well-written, hard-working, dedicated people who love the industry to join our growing staff. Specific opportunities, when they exist, are listed here.

If you’d like to send us your resume and a cover letter, please email [email protected] and let us know why you’d be a perfect member of our team.