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We are looking for a Stud Secretary 

The Jockey Club’s educational and breeding arm, The National Stud, are recruiting for a Stud Secretary to join the team.

Role summary

 The National Stud have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Stud Secretary to join the team. This role will see the successful candidate manage the necessary documentation for horses boarding at the stud, whilst working with the team to ensure all horse arrivals and departures run smoothly.

Reporting to the Stud Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for liaising with veterinary surgeons, laboratories and clients on various matters,  alongside managing all Weatherby’s registrations for broodmares, foals and yearlings.

The successful candidate will;

  • Have previous experience in a similar role, ideally at a stud
  • Have extensive knowledge of the Thoroughbred breeding & racing industries
  • Be an excellent team player with strong communication skills
  • Have a working knowledge of the HBLB Code of Practice and NSFA Breeding Regulations
  • Possess outstanding organisational skills and have the ability to multitask


Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate may be required to work at weekends, as and when necessary.

If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience and would like to apply for this exciting opportunity please apply through our careers portal – https://careers.thejockeyclub.co.uk/job/Newmarket-Stud-Secretary-SFK-CB8-0XE/499698801/

The closing date for applications is 7th November.

We reserve the right to bring this date forward if we receive a large number of suitable applications.