The Thoroughbred Breeding industry is a major employer within the equine sector, employing approximately 9,000 people in the UK. The industry supports the racing industry; breeding the racehorses of the future.
There are a variety of careers available within the industry:
Many other opportunities also exist in the closely associated roles such as nomination sales, sales administration, bloodstock agent, pedigree researcher and bloodstock journalism. Each career choice requires and in-depth knowledge of the Thoroughbred breeding season; knowledge that can be gained from courses at the National Stud.
Did you know that the industry also offers international opportunities, good career prospects and excellent salary and benefit packages?
Ever wondered what it’s like to work on a Thoroughbred stud?
Click here to see a day in a life of a Stud Hand; a short film produced by Lantra.