Gabby is determined to rise to the challenge when Kim suggests her for an important meeting with a man called Darren about the stud farm project but she makes an embarrassing mistake and is soon irritated when Dawn impresses Kim. Soon Kim encourages Dawn to be ambitious.

Meanwhile, Rhona’s stunned to hear Kim’s opening a stud farm furious at her deceit. Kim offers Dawn a job-share with Gabby which firmly puts Gabby’s nose out.

The next day Dawn has refused Kim’s offer and Kim blames Will’s interference and chides him for not pushing his daughter to reach her full potential.

Later, Dawn approaches Kim with her concerns. When Kim suggests finding a nanny to help, Dawn agrees to explore the options.

The next day, Dawn tells Rhona about her opportunity at Home Farm. Rhona’s shocked by her lack of self-belief and bolsters Dawn to accept Kim’s position reiterating how invaluable she’s been at the surgery.

Meanwhile, Gabby approaches Kim with her concerns about Dawn. Kim suggests Dawn and Gabby shadow her for a few months and the best will receive the job. The battle for the job at Home Farm begins.

Who will win the battle for Home Farm? (Pictures: ITV)

Emmerdale airs these scenes from Wednesday December 7 on ITV1