Keen to work for us?

Would you like to work for us? Shetland Pony Club is a very popular place to work.  Our team love the ponies, children and friendly atmosphere. The team work together with the ponies and children and love their jobs. They thrive on the responsibility, learn new skills that can turn into careers and make friendships that last.  As Shetland Pony Club is a popular place to work we need to choose our staff carefully.

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Shetland Pony Club Team

Team vacancies

Sometimes we have vacancies for dedicated staff, aged 14+, who love our ponies and children. Work is at the weekends from March to November and during the school holidays. Please note all our staff are all employed and we do not take volunteers.  

If you would like to apply please write a formal letter, (ideally as a pages, word or PDF document laid out with your address and ours) addressed to: Mrs Rosemary Miller at Shetland Pony Club.  The letter can be emailed to: info@shetlandponyclub.co.uk  Please include your personal details, address, contact email and mobile.  You should also explain:

  • Why you would like to work at Shetland Pony Club?
  • Any relevant experience you have with animals or children.
  • Do you have any experience you have with horses or ponies
  • How did you hear about us?
  • If you know any of our current or previous staff members

If we do not have any vacancies, we will keep your application on file until the next time we are recruiting, so send in your application to us today.

Shetland Pony Club Team at Halloween

Please read our website carefully and watch our YouTube Channel Shetland Pony Club TV before you apply. You should also consider that this is a paid job that you will need to commit to and not apply if you have too many other activities at weekends.  Be sure you can get to us, and back home every week too and talk to your parents before you apply.

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Shetland Pony Club Team

Team news – what’s happened to those who work for us

Vet school success

As you all know it’s very tough to get into Vet School and as well as being brilliant academically you need lots of work experience. Our staff have worked hard at Shetland Pony Club for years and it’s all paid off.

Staff member Lucy (below) is now a fully qualified vet with a master’s too, from Bristol University. She is now working as a vet at Glasgow University Veterinary School’s Equine Hospital and comes to visit the ponies when she is home. Simon, Rachel and Diluxsha are at Cambridge studying to be vets too.

Jade has graduated from The Royal Veterinary College and is continuing to study to become a fully qualified vet,  whilst Winston has graduated from there. Heather and Meghan are studying to be vets currently at the Royal Veterinary College. Elsie is studying to be a vet at Liverpool University and Jennifer is at Surrey University Veterinary Medical School.

They follow our other staff members Edward (Bristol University), Jenny (Cambridge) who have fulfilled their big dreams to become qualified vets.

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First for Serena

More exciting news to share about our amazing staff!

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Staff member Serena has been awarded a First Class honours degree. Many congratulations Serena. We are so proud of you!

First for Andrew

More exciting staff news to share …Congratulations to long-time staff member ” Andrew 1 ” who has graduated with a first-class honours degree. Seems a long time since you arrived with a young farmers group and you were so good with the ponies we offered you a job!

Andrew 1

Small ponies…Big dreams

We have a fully qualified Vet!

Exciting Staff news to share. Long-term Staff member Edward has graduated from Bristol University Vet School and is now a real vet! Congratulations Ed! Small Ponies …Big Dreams

Edward is now a qualified Vet
Congratulations to all the Shetland Pony Club Team on their successes. 22 of our current and past team members have applied to be vets, gaining valuable experience with us to help with their veterinary applications.