​Stud Farm Equine Vet

Location Northamptonshire
Discipline: Veterinary Surgeons, Equine Vet
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive
Contact name: Ciaran Conroy

Contact email: ciaran@lloydandcowan.com
Job ref: CC2080
Published: 16 days ago

​Stud Farm Equine Vet - Exclusive & Confidential


Lloyd & Cowan, the leading name in veterinary recruitment, is thrilled to present a unique and exclusive opportunity for an Equine Veterinarian at a prestigious stud farm located in the picturesque South of England. This role offers an extraordinary chance to work with approximately 170 high-caliber race horses, including the farm's own standing stallion, and is pivotal to the success of their breeding and racing programs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and manage the busy breeding season, ensuring the health and well-being of broodmares, foals, and stallions.

  • Provide expert veterinary care for yearlings, preparing them for the sales in autumn and ensuring they are in peak condition.

  • Collaborate closely with the training team to prepare horses for pre-training and full training schedules.

  • Perform routine and emergency veterinary procedures, including diagnostics, treatments, and surgeries as required.

  • Implement and oversee health and wellness programs tailored to race horses, ensuring optimal performance and longevity.

Why This Role is Unique:

  • Exclusive Environment:

    Work in one of the most prestigious stud farms in the South of England, renowned for its exceptional race horse breeding and training programs.

  • Diverse Responsibilities:

    From managing the intricacies of the breeding season to preparing yearlings for sale and overseeing the training regimen, this role offers a diverse and dynamic work environment.

  • High-Calibre Horses:

    Engage with a remarkable array of race horses, including the farm's prized standing stallion, and contribute to their success on the race track.

  • State-of-the-Art Facilities:

    Utilise top-tier veterinary facilities and resources to provide the highest standard of care.


  • A degree in Veterinary Medicine (DVM or equivalent) with a focus on equine practice.

  • Proven experience in equine reproduction, ideally within a stud farm setting.

  • Strong skills in diagnostics, treatment, and emergency care for race horses.

  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities, with a passion for equine health and performance.

  • Willingness to work flexible hours, especially during the busy breeding season.

Application Process:

Lloyd & Cowan are managing this recruitment exclusively, ensuring a seamless and confidential application process. The client has requested that initial conversations remain confidential. If you are a dedicated Equine Veterinarian looking for a role that combines challenging responsibilities with the opportunity to work with some of the best race horses in the industry, we want to hear from you.

Contact Us:

To express your interest and learn more about this exceptional opportunity, please contact Ciaran at Lloyd & Cowan directly. All inquiries will be handled with the utmost confidentiality.

Take the next step in your equine veterinary career and join a team where your expertise will make a significant impact on the future of race horse breeding and training. Apply now!