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Equine Stud Vet - B&W Equine

Equine Stud Vet required for Maternity Cover Position

B & W Equine Vets require an experienced equine vet to join our stud team in Willesley, Gloucestershire for the 2021 season, from 1st March to 1st September (dates have a degree of flexibility). The candidate will be capable of all aspects of artificial insemination, breeding mare management, reproduction emergencies and first opinion foal medicine. The caseload will predominantly involve sports horse breeding with a small amount of thoroughbred breeding and general equine ambulatory work. Support will be available from three experienced stud vets, including a diplomate and a certificate holder as well as a wider ambulatory team.

The role can be full time, on a compressed hour working pattern with two half days off per week, but also offers the flexibility of being ¾ time with full contribution to the out of hours rota. The out of hours rota is 1-in-4 full weekends with one weeknight per week. Some additional rota'd Saturday morning cover is also required with time in lieu in return. B & W Willesley promotes sustainable working for stud vets.

B & W Willesley has an onsite reproduction laboratory, stallion collection facilities, embryo transfer recipient herd and frozen semen store. Willesley offers OPU, embryo transfer, embryo freezing, semen collection and processing, alongside all routine stud services. The nearby B & W Breadstone referral hospital offers further facilities (CT, MRI, Bone scan, surgical suites) and expertise in the form of diplomates in surgery, internal medicine, imaging and dentistry.

Applicants must have the right to work in the UK and have excellent communication skills. Being a team player with a strong work ethic is essential.

For further information please contact Kelly Harrison-Tait on 07526 726779 or Chris Shepherd on 07767 226399 or email

To make an application please click apply now

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B&W Equine (Willesley)
Willesley CliniC, Nr Tetbury, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom, GL8 8QU
  • Salary:
    Attractive salary and benefits
  • Practice:
  • City:
    Nr Tetbury
  • Job Type:
    Full-Time, Part-Time
  • Employment Type:
    Maternity Cover
  • Application Closing Date:
    11 December 2020
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