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Equine Vet Internship - Valley Equine Hospital

Applications are invited from motivated and enthusiastic candidates for 2 fixed term 13 month internships, starting in February and July 2021.

Valley Equine Hospital, located in Lambourn, has a wide and varied caseload including a large number of racehorses, stud farms and sport horses competing across all disciplines.

Valley Equine Hospital is the largest referral hospital in Lambourn providing referral services for several hospitals and practices in the area. With a high surgical, orthopaedic and emergency caseload, our interns are exposed to and actively take part in the diagnosis and decision-making process, finishing with a well-rounded experience allowing them to pursue their career goals.

The internship program at the Valley Equine Hospital is designed to provide a well-supported learning environment in which recently qualified veterinarians can:

  • Sharpen their diagnostic, therapeutic, reproductive management, and decision-making skills that are crucial to well-rounded equine veterinarians.
  • Learn to communicate with and manage clients through a ‘hands-on' approach.
  • Benefit from our extensive veterinary team providing referral patient care.

Duties include anaesthesia, care of inpatients along-side our team of nurses, diagnostic imaging and assisting with surgeries. The referral caseload includes lameness and poor performance investigations, medical and intensive care cases and elective & emergency surgeries. 1 in 2 OOH rota, on-site accommodation and use of a pool car during working hours are provided, RCVS membership is also funded.


To apply, please click apply now and upload your CV and letter of intent 

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Valley Equine
Upper Lambourn Road, Lambourn, Berkshire, United Kingdom, RG17 8QG
  • Salary:
    Attractive salary and benefits
  • Practice:
    Valley Equine Hospital
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  • Employment Type:
    Fixed Term Contract
  • Application Closing Date:
    22 January 2021
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