To oversee all spelling horses at the private Barwon Heads Training Complex.
Scope of Role
Full-time Position with Danny O’Brien Racing (38 hours per week).
Monday to Friday AM/PM, and Saturday morning
Manage Spelling Horses
Horse Well Being – check all horses every day
Feed – co-ordinate daily AM/PM feeds, liaise feed company all orders
Weekend Staff – Give direction to weekend staff for Sat PM, Sun AM/PM feeding, and any treatments needed
Farrier – coordinate and assist farrier with shoeing of all spellers
Vet – liaise with vet for any existing and new issues that arise, and keep records of any treatments
Communications - assist Racing Manager with spelling updates
Reporting - Keep Management (Trainer, General Manager, Head Assistant Trainer) informed of Spelling Horses with weekly/fortnightly reports – regarding length of spells and status of certain horses etc.
Report maintenance needed to Facility Manager – fences, water trough repairs, felled trees etc
Co-ordinate spelling paddock availability with Facility Manager
Any other acceptable tasks as directed by Trainer, General Manager & Head Assistant Trainer