• Duchess Dr, Newmarket CB8, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

Godolphin is the world’s largest thoroughbred operation, comprising breeding and racing interests spanning 6 countries, across 4 different continents. 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

The Role
Godolphin are seeking to recruit a Farrier to join our team based at Moulton Paddocks.  

Reporting to the Trainer, you will be an expert practitioner in your field and hold a proven track record of thriving in busy and demanding racing yards. We are looking for someone who wishes to work in a first-class environment alongside talented and passionate colleagues; hard work and a desire to uphold our values of excellence are paramount. 

Good communication skills are essential as the successful candidate will work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Dedicated to delivering the best outcomes for horse and rider, it is important that your high-quality work instils confidence in your colleagues.      

The Successful Applicant
The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, passionate about their work and have a positive attitude to learning and self-development.  A flexible attitude to working hours is essential as the role involves long hours and international travel. It will be commonplace for you to spend approximately four months in the UAE each year in line with the yards busy international racing schedule. Subject to a satisfactory probationary period, this is a fantastic opportunity to become the lead Farrier of a successful racing stable.


    Required skills and qualifications: 

    • Minimum Dip WCF or Equivalent.
    • Proficient in all aspects of remedial farriery.
    • Full UK Driving License.

    Additional Information

    This is an exceptional opportunity for the right individual, with an impressive benefits package, and competitive salary on offer.

    Apply online or 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

    Closing date for applications: 30 October 2020 


    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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