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Equestrian Recruitment Agencies

Looking for a new job with horses?

The first step is to join the BGA so that you are a member of your professional association - join today 

We've put together a comprehensive list of the UK's leading equine recruitment agencies and top sites for job seekers to make your search even easier.

Don't forget to have a look at the BGA Job Board as well. 

Careers in racing

Careers In Racing have the latest live jobs in the racing industry.

Caroline Carter Recruitment

LOOKING FOR A JOB? LOOKING FOR STAFF? THE GROOMS LIST by Caroline Carter Recruitment is backed by a loyal following of grooms and employers and 25+ years of experience and have the most efficient and effective Job Board and the best bespoke/headhunting service in the industry for grooms and employers alike.
0203 006 5730/07747 686118


The only website dedicated to office and professional roles within the Equine Industry. We specialise in professional roles for professional people. Our clients are seeking dedicated candidates with an interest/understanding of horses, the industry and the products used.

Yard and Groom

Yard and Groom are an online recruitment site. You can become a registered member for free, upload your photos, resume and work references and start contacting yards now! 


What the personal accident policy covers you for:

  • Whilst at work
  • All stable duties – mucking out, grooming, washing off, turning out
  • Clipping
  • Riding – including hacking and jumping
  • Hunting
  • Lunging
  • Breaking in
  • Holding horse for a vet and other procedures
  • Travelling horses both in the UK and abroad
  • Competing in line with your job including: jumping, dressage, eventing
  • Injuries that may happen to you whilst you are teaching - but you must also be grooming as part of your duties and not be a sole instructor

What the personal accident policy doesn’t cover you for:

  • Riding in a race, point to point or team chase
  • Stunt Riding
  • Accidents occurring whilst travelling to and from work
  • Riding and competing your own horse (but you can upgrade when applying for membership to include this)
  • Public Liability – this is a separate insurance policy - the Freelance Groom Liability Insurance
  • Care Custody and Control – this is a separate policy - the Freelance Groom Liability Insurance

If you require additional cover then please contact KBIS directly.


When you are working for other people you do most of the following; muck out, turn out/catch in, tack up, groom horses, exercise Horses (including hacking, jumping and schooling), in the care of your employer/client.




Predominantly ride horses for other people including schooling, exercising and competing.   

 Provide grooming services for someone else either full time or on a freelance basis i.e. an employer or a client.   


Employ staff – have an employers liability policy in your name NO NO YES
Buy and sell horses NO YES YES