Equine Nurse

We have a vacancy for an 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) ,  diagnostic and veterinary investigations including radiography, endoscopy and  ultrasonography ; standing surgery, dispensary and pharmacy.

This position would suit someone who wishes to work to the highest standard 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 where necessary to ensure that you are able to integrate into the team and reach your potential.

We would encourage anyone interested in this position to come and spend a day at Newmarket Equine Hospital

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

Initial telephone enquiries : 01638 782060

Equine Internal Medicine Consultant

Newmarket Equine Hospital is seeking to recruit a clinician to join the equine medicine referral team. This is a clinical position providing specialist services in equine internal medicine and emergency care throughout the hospital and practice.  The caseload consists of horses in training, broad mares and foals, Sports and pleasure horses. This position provides an opportunity to work in a purpose built state of the art facility with a dedicated intensive care unit and isolation facilities. Candidates must be eligible to register with the RCVS, and be board certified, or board eligible for DipECEIM or DipACVIM (or equivalent).

Enquiries regarding this position can be made by emailing Dr Mark Hillyer (

As part of the NEH philosophy to be at the cutting edge of clinical disciplines, it is constantly wishing to improve its team.

If you are a recognised specialist with a transferable caseload or skill set to attract referred cases and are interested in relocating to NEH then please contact Ian Wright for a confidential discussion of possibilities.

PA Tel: +44 (0)1638 782025


Yard Staff

We are currently recruiting for a groom to join our team of yard staff.

Your role will be to perform general yard duties to the highest of standards, assist with diagnostic and veterinary investigation as well as liaising with clients.

You will have a sound knowledge of equine welfare and husbandry and be experienced in handling a variety of horses, including thoroughbreds and have a good understanding of horse 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 be able to work as part of a team. The successful applicant will be expected to participate in the weekend and on-call duty systems.

Please apply in writing or email to Ms Julie Andrews, Newmarket Equine Hospital, Cambridge Road, Suffolk;

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