Gemma Hogg, Godolphin Stud & Stable Staff Employee of the Year: Our horses are treated like royalty and they get the best of everything

Tuesday, 01 November 2016

In February, Gemma Hogg, Assistant Trainer at Micky Hammond Racing in Middleham, was crowned the Godolphin Stud & Stable Staff Employee of the Year 2016, one of the most prestigious titles which can be bestowed on stud and stable staff in the UK. Eight months on, she’s still amazed at her achievement and speaks to The Horse Comes First about what it’s been like since she won, the importance of equine welfare, and next year’s awards.

 

 

'As soon as I was allowed on the track I ran to him'

Monday, 31 October 2016

Every day of the year, come rain or shine, over 6,000 dedicated stable staff provide first class care and attention to the 14,000 racehorses in training.

On Saturday, racegoers at Wetherby were afforded an emotional glimpse of the close bond that exists between racehorses and the people who care for them.