Hours:  Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 5.00pm.  Bank/Public Holidays and Saturday mornings to be worked as part of a rota, approximately 1 in 5 Saturdays.

Duties will include:-

Arranging pre-export testing schedules for export of horses to different countries

  • Organising sample collection for testing and sending the samples to the appropriate laboratories.
  • Completing export health certificates for different countries
  • Liaising with shipping agents and preparing quotations
  • Answering the telephone
  • Typing of reports, certificates and markings forms
  • Updating passports
  • General office duties
  • Supporting colleagues and covering their work when they are away

The ideal candidate will possess:

High level of accuracy, attention to detail and personal organisation

  • Ability to prioritise, work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Good typing skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Good communication skills

Salary commensurate with experience.

To apply for the above position, please send a current CV and covering letter to Mr David Dugdale, Newmarket Equine Hospital, Cambridge Road, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 0FG or email:


Equine Veterinary Nurse

We have a vacancy for a student equine veterinary nurse to join our enthusiastic and highly motivated nursing team working in a world class equine hospital. This is a predominantly hospital based position with rotations through different areas including: theatre (as circulating and scrubbed nurse), ICU, diagnostic and veterinary investigations including radiography, endoscopy and ultrasonography; standing surgery, dispensary and pharmacy.

This is a training position for the RCVS equine nursing qualification.

Applicants must be:

  • At least 17 ½ yrs old
  • Have 5 GCSEs at grade C or above including English Language, Maths and a science
  • Experienced in handling and working around horses of all ages and types
  • Have a particular interest in all aspects of veterinary medicine and surgery


The position would suit someone who wishes to work to the highest standards in a hospital with a large and varied caseload. The ability to work as a team member and also as an individual is essential. You will be expected to participate in the out of hours on call rota.

Full support and training will be given to ensure that you are able to integrate into the team and reach your potential.

Applications in writing or email to Ms D McHugh, Newmarket Equine Hospital, Cambridge Rd, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 0FG;

Initial telephone enquiries : 01638 782060

We are seeking an enthusiastic and diligent groom to join our team of dedicated yard staff. Your role will be to perform general yard duties to the highest standards, assist with diagnostic and veterinary investigations and liaise with clients.

You will have a sound knowledge of equine welfare and husbandry, be very experienced in handling a variety of horses, including fit strong horses and Thoroughbreds, and have a good understanding of equine behaviour.

An eye for detail and a positive and flexible approach to your work are essential qualities. You should also be self-motivated, cheerful and able to work as part of a team. The successful applicant will be expected to participate in the weekend and on-call duty rotas.

Please apply in writing or email to Ms Kerstin Alford, Newmarket Equine Hospital, Cambridge Road, Suffolk, CB8 0FG;

Hospital Internships

The hospital employs five interns. Positions arise approximately every six months and we are therefore always recruiting.

The internship is a two-year rotating programme suitable for new and recently qualified graduates. Interns rotate through the hospital service areas and are responsible for in-patient care under supervision of senior clinicians including 5 ECVS, 1 ACVSM&R Diplomate and 2 ECVIM Diplomates. The programme also includes formal training in anaesthesia by ECVA Diplomates. Interns are on a 1 in 5 first call, 1 in 5 second call and 1 in 5 third on call basis.

The internship provides training and experience for most equine post-graduate specialist qualifications and has an excellent track record of successfully preparing candidates for residency positions. The training also provides invaluable experience for future work in equine practice. All interns are given the opportunity to undertake a project suitable for publication.

To apply please send a covering letter and copy of your CV with a photograph to

The Team

We are very proud to have over 45 veterinary professionals, all of whom are experts in their fields. The services


Newmarket Equine Hospital hosts CPD courses for veterinarians, ranging from core skills courses for recent graduates, through to advanced courses


NEH is the largest and most modern equine hospital in Europe. Completed in September 2008, the hospital is a purpose