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Equine Elite is a multi award-winning international equestrian job board and recruitment agency set up in 2012  by Sarah Huntley. Sarah spent over 10 years as a professional competition groom  working in the top levels of eventing, showjumping, dressage and showing in the UK, Europe,  USA and Australia.During time working in a variety of top-level yards, she realised the need for a time and cost-effective way for equestrian companies and yards to recruit and retain high quality staff. Equine Elite was taken over by sisters Sarah and Liz Newell in 2018 – both experienced equestrian professionals.

Sarah and Liz are hugely passionate about the equestrian industry, and promoting working with horses as a credible career path. Since launching in 2012, the agency has grown rapidly and continues to go from strength to strength! Sarah and Liz regularly recruits for clients in the  UK, Europe and rest of the World including the USA, Australia, New Zealand, Middle East and Asia.

Equine Elite offer employers three packages to assist clients with recruitment – to suit all budgets. Either select the BRONZE package where you write your own advert and post it on our job board. O if you’d like something a bit more targeted, select our SILVER package where we assist with the writing of a punchy and effective advert. Or simply sit back and let us assist you from start to finish with our with our GOLD, bespoke recruitment package.

Time and time again, Equine Elite provides an effective and economic recruitment solution – sourcing top quality yard and office-based staff for professional riders and equestrian businesses. Our testimonials speak for themselves.

Job seekers – set up your own profile, search and apply for all of the best equestrian jobs in the UK, Europe and rest of the World – all for FREE!


  • "Hi Sarah - just an update about how the job is going. I moved to the new yard in January and I'm absolutely loving it. Better than I could have ever hoped for! I ge... Read More

    Rachel F
    Yard Manager / Rider - P2P / Event Yard - Oxfordshire
  • "I was introduced to Sarah at Equine Elite by a very good friend that had found a great job through her agency. Since then I have used Sarah’s services when looking for new staff members and h... Read More
    Godolphin Rehoming
    Jo Brisland - Yard Manager
  • " I have found Equine Elite very helpful in recruiting for Tom Rowland Eventing. The calibre of the applicant was excellent, and everyone who applied got back to me quickly, the applications where... Read More
    Tom Rowland Eventing
    Event Rider
  • "Hi Sarah, just to let you know we have now filled our position to December. We will be in touch if we need to activate vacancy in time. Many thanks for all your advertising exposure. Efficient pro... Read More
    Glen & Jo Hicks
    Yard Owners - New Zealand
  • "We were delighted with Sarah's approach to promoting our vacancy having taken her Essential Package. Sarah was proactive with our social media posts and sharing them... Read More

    Laura Collett Eventing
    Laura Collett
  • "I had my trial day today, and it went really well! She said she is more than happy to take me on as a full time member of staff, and I start on Monday! Thank you so much for all your help organ... Read More
    Jessica P
    Showjumping Groom
  • "I am continually amazed by the professionalism of Sarah and the quality of candidates that Equine Elite finds. All of my current and long lasting employees have come from Sarah. I honestly can no... Read More
    Julia McGeoch
  • "Sophie is great, settled in very quickly, works really hard and 5* at her work. What more can I say..... except thank y... Read More
    Caroline Crowther
    Private Yard Owner & Master of the Old Surrey & Burstow
  • My team and I have had a great experience working with Sarah and very much appreciate the professional service she provides. My staff are an essential key to my success – so attention to detail i... Read More
    Andrew Hoy
    Andrew Hoy Eventing
  • "At the beginning of the season, I struggled to find the right staff. After talking to Equine Elite, they quickly presented a few top candidates, two  of which I employed. This year has so far b... Read More
    Ludwig Svennerstal
    International Event Rider
  • " It made the difference having our listing with you. Now we have a good apprentice up from Somerset. Thanks Sarah."
    Hubbards Hall Livery & Training
    Mike & Sarah Hallows
  • "I would like to thank you for helping me get my position! Loving my job, loving the horses and the bosses are amazing to work for!"
    Tammy M
    Yard Manager - Family Polo Yard
  • "Hi Sarah, It's Laura who went to Jamaica for three months. Thank you s... Read More
    Laura Spencer – Jones
    BHSAI Instructor - Caymanas Pony Club - Jamaica
  • "Equine Elite were great to work with, we had a number of positions to fill, Sarah was brilliant - she listened to my needs, the yard's requirements and then found potential candRead More
    Izzy Taylor
    International Event Rider
  • "I like the new system and believe it represents good value for money. I was surprised at the number of applications received directly as a result of the Facebook page. And this is what makes Equin... Read More
    Helen Bates Eventing
    Yard Owner
  • "Thanks so much for helping me get this job! I had my first day yesterday and loved it. Already feel like part of the team and that my experience and knowledge... Read More

    Rachel F
    Groom / Rider - Private Event Yard
  • "Just to let you know that my new groom has been here three weeks now and all is going well. She is a positive influence on the yard with her good humour! so I am very happy with how things are go... Read More
    Anna Wilson
    Dressage Rider
  • "Hi Sarah - just a brief update to let you know we have had a steady stream of applicants for the job. We have had three come for interview already, and another two in the next few days. I am conf... Read More
    Siamber Wen Icelandics
    Janice Hutchinson
  • "Everything is going really well I am very happy. I have settled in, so has Lacey (my horse) and we are all happy! My employers are very kind people and working for them is a privilege! Thank... Read More
    Becky D
    Groom - Private Yard
  • "I've just finished first week, and thought I'd shoot you a message and say a MASSIVE thank you. This job is what I thought didn't exist, and everything about it is perfect. I'm now fully moved in,... Read More
    Alex N
    Groom - Cadenza Eventing
  • "I still cannot believe how lucky I am. My new groom is a diamond, not only is she a wonderful worker, good rider, but she is also a lovely person and our first month together has been fun. ... Read More
    Michele Kevill
    Hunt & Event Yard Owner
  • We just wanted  to THANK YOU very much for the way in which you dealt with a difficult and not totally defined situation! Should things change we will be beating a rapid path to your door, where w... Read More
    Andrea & Lawrence Hoskins
    Yard Owners
  • "We were sceptical about finding a suitable groom that would tick all our boxes yet be happy themselves in a small, quiet family yard. Sarah achieved this and more by finding someone who has fitted... Read More
    James & Sarah Gearing
    Yard Owners
  • "Hi Sarah, I just wanted to message to say thank you!. You previously gave me advice about trying an Apprenticeship. I'm just about to finish my Level Two at a Hunt Yard with Stubbing Court Trainin... Read More
    Alex P
    Apprentice - Hunt Yard
  • "I can't thank Sarah enough for helping me find my dream job. I came across Sarah's website by chance, but within 48 hours my CV had been sent off and I was awaiting an interview. I found Sarah ext... Read More
    Steffi B
    Head Groom at Rectory Farm Stables
  • "Here at Dassett Eventing we have turned to Sarah Huntley at Equine Elite to source us staff to fill a range of positions we have had on offer over the years.  Sarah consistently ensures the candi... Read More
    Kate Rocher
    Dassett Eventing
  • "Thanks to Equine Elite and Sarah's help and support I have a job I have always wished for. It is exactly what I was looking for: the best yard with the top rider, top horses, the highest quality f... Read More
    Natalia C
    Home Groom, Emma Hindle Dressage
  • "From receiving the email from Equine Elite, to being in my new job now six weeks later, Sarah has been nothing but kind, helpful and full of information! The application process was easy and simpl... Read More
    Claudia W
    Groom & Rider
  • "I was recommended to Equine Elite through the wonderful world of Twitter. I quickly made contact with Sarah and within weeks of the initial contact I have a fantastic new Head Girl. Sarah made the... Read More
    Cat Kerruish
    Event Rider
  • I found Equine Elite a very professional and organised business to work with. Sarah did all the hard work in finding the right candidates and short listing them for suitability. All the candidates ... Read More
    Alex Robinson-Barr
    BHSI, Bicton College
  • Many thanks for your professional and friendly approach, everything had to happen so quickly for us and you managed to find some good candidates to interview and our new manager has started and is ... Read More
    Mandy Collins
    West Wilts Equestrian Centre
  • "I was very very happy with every part of your operation from your prompt getting in touch in the first place, listening to my needs and fitting them to potential candidates. You seem to be fillin... Read More
    Sarah Ward
  • "I registered with Equine Elite - Equestrian Recruitment agency at the beginning of this year and I couldn't be happier. Sarah has been nothing but helpful and I have had two temporary jobs through... Read More
    Jenny D
    Freelance groom
  • "Further to your recent search for a groom to fit our very exacting requirements I am delighted to write to you to confirm that you have found the perfect match.  Our new recruit not only fulfills... Read More
    Nicki Gilbert
    Akala Arabians
  • "Equine Elite grooms agency made finding a fantastic groom so easy! All the hassle was dealt with for me and they found me a world class groom that couldn't be any more perfect for me and my horses!"
    Camilla Kruger
    International Event Rider
  • "Equine Elite made it incredibly easy and stress free after deciding to change career back to a rider/head groom. Sarah was very friendly, helpful and professional with knowing and listening to my ... Read More
    Natasha C
    Head Groom / Rider
  • "I found the whole process with Equine Elite very easy, effective and prompt! All communications were clear and very friendly, I have a great job courtesy of Sarah!!!"
    Natalie L
    Event Groom
  • "Sarah offers a fantastic service to both employees and employers. After creating and sending off a tailor made profile to potential employers I received phone calls from yards that were specifica... Read More
    Jodie S
    Ruth Edge Eventing
  • "I approached Sarah at Equine Elite after seeing a job advertised on her website that I was interested in, Sarah promptly replied to me giving me all the information I needed, I gave Sarah all my d... Read More
    Avril S
    Andrew Hoy Eventing
  • "What a fantastic response we have had, thank you so much for putting together such a great advert, I will definitely be looking at placing another one at some point... Read More
    Becky Bowser
    Forever Living Aloe Products Team Leader
  • ‘My husband and I wanted to thank you for the outstanding professional service that you gave us in our search for a Yard Manager/Groom. Both of the candidates that you sent to us for interview we... Read More
    Linda Westall
    Westall's Polo
  • I contacted Sarah regarding a role I was interested in but required further information. Less than two hours of receipt of my query, Sarah had contacted me and answered all of my questions regardin... Read More
    Sarah-Jane C
    Hascombe Farm
  • "I had had two bad experiences in one year employing grooms to work on my small but international level dressage yard. As a small yard, we rely on one full time member of staff, making it even more... Read More
    Lucy Fallen
    Lucy Fallen Dressage
  • "I cannot recommend Sarah and Equine Elite recruitment enough! Sarah was so helpful throughout the whole process and was very supportive. With Sarah's help I have managed to find the perfect job! T... Read More
    Kate H
  • I would encourage anyone to use Equine Elite, groom or employer. Sarah is extremely helpful and efficient and I now have a fantastic job working for a young event rider who is understanding and app... Read More
    Rebecca W
    Helen Bates Eventing

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