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About Us

De Lacy Equestrian is the specialist division of De Lacy Executive Ltd, the UK's largest and long established land-based business recruitment consultancy.

Led by experienced recruiter, Amanda Latham and supported by Sarah Milburn, both knowledgeable equestrians, De Lacy Equestrian serves the needs of professional employers and those seeking to develop their careers in the Equine and Pet Industry.

Recruiting from trainee to board level, in commercial, technical, operations and retail environments. Clients range from multi-national corporations to private SMEs, business areas include equine health, veterinary, feed & bedding, saddlery & equipment, education, insurance, transport, buildings & equestrian surfaces, yard & paddock management, holidays & tourism and equestrian sport.

De Lacy Equestrian is a professional consultancy not an agency or internet job board. Adding value through pro-actively sourcing the best candidates available from within the Equestrian Industry and importantly, other relevant land-based or FMCG sectors. High calibre individuals will have been identified as having an equine connection and will possess the valuable commercial or technical experience required to successfully take up executive positions within the industry.

The company recognises the importance of its responsibility to act as ambassadors for its clients, providing advice on the selection process, the suitability of candidates and career development.

De Lacy Equestrian offers guidance on career opportunities and career development to professionals seeking new opportunities.

Welcome to our team and our full contact details:

Stuart Goodinson (Managing Director)

Stuart Goodinson

Stuart was born and bred in rural Northumberland. After leaving Seale Hayne, Stuart started his career as an agronomist, selling arable input supplies to farmers in Devon, he then moved on to sales management, sales director, business and project management across the arable, machinery, horticulture and dairy sector. Stuart's last role before moving to De Lacy was as country manager UK, Ireland and South Africa for a global animal nutrition business. Stuart's passion has always been for people and people development within business.

Amanda Latham (Recruitment Consultant, Managing Machinery, Marketing, IT, Equine & Pet and Food)

Amanda Latham

Amanda joined De Lacy Executive in 2011 and manages the recruitment service in Agricultural Machinery & Equipment, Recycling & Renewable Energy, Equine & Pet, Marketing and Agri-Food Sectors. An experienced business coordinator with a solid background in both the Public and Private Sectors, she has honed her recruitment skills in a variety of management, commercial, customer service and technical roles. Having worked for Natural England, formally English Nature, she is passionate about wildlife and the environment and living in rural Herefordshire, she has a strong empathy and understanding of the agricultural sector.

Caroline Jones (Office and Finance Manager)

Caroline  Jones

Caroline is De Lacy Executive's office coordinator. She is responsible for finance, reception, database management, event planning and general information. Caroline has extensive experience in hospitality and the hotel trade.

Our address:

De Lacy Equestrian,

De Lacy Executive Ltd,

The Hop Pocket

Bishops Frome



Tel: 01885 485524/01885 485527