Experienced Stud Manager Wanted at Mount St. John in the UK

Fri, 07/30/2021 - 09:06
Job Offer
Emma Blundell, owner and managing director of Mount St John in Felixkirk, U.K.

Mount St John Stud is looking for an experienced Stud Manager to take over the day to day running of the dressage stud for the owner so they can focus on more competing.

We are again expecting 65 foals by AI and ET in 2022, due between February to July.

Applicants should have extensive commercial stud experience including foaling down, pre and post partum care of the mares, and youngstock and grouped horse management skills.

You will be responsible for the supervising of existing staff and the care of valuable in foal mares and youngsters. Strong organisation and leadership skills are required. The organisation and wellbeing of 6-12 people (busier in stud season) and up to 200 horses is a key part of the role.

Candidates should be confident driving a range of vehicles including as a minimum a small horsebox and hold a valid UK driving license. Assistance with organising paperwork and VISA's available.

Foal in the beautiful fields at Mount St. John
Applicants should be able to start by January 2022 but can start earlier if preferred. A very attractive package is offered to the right candidate, with an appropriate salary to experience.

Also excellent 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment available onsite or separate recently refurbished 3 bedroom house with garden available by separate agreement. Live in required or within 5 miles of Felixkirk, Thirsk.

Please email a copy of your CV and cover letter by 11.8.2021 to apply to: