Assistant Thoroughbreds Manager

Marford Group
Published
June 18, 2019
Location
Lancefield
Category
Other  
Job Type
Country
Australia
State
Victoria

Description

We are seeking an energetic and results focused Assistant Thoroughbreds Manager to join our growing thoroughbred horse stud and pre-training facility near Lancefield, 70km north of Melbourne.

The successful applicant must have a high level of thoroughbred knowledge and be a competent track rider.

Your role will be to work closely with senior management tasked with but not limited to riding, nutrition, feeding, injury management including treatment, transport, pre-training and overall health and welfare.

Responsibilities and desirable skills:

  • High level of knowledge and experience in the thoroughbred / racing industry;
  • Excellent animal husbandry skills including feeding and daily care of horses;
  • Experience in pre-training and breaking horses is desired but not essential;
  • Experience in breeding and foaling down is desired but not essential;
  • Pasture, farm and infrastructure management skills are important;
  • Desire to learn new skills, think on your feet, manage time effectively, plan ahead and achieve success at the elite level;
  • Ability to work unsupervised and as a part of a team;
  • Good communication, record keeping and computer skills;
  • A high degree of proficiency and cleanliness, strong attention to detail and keen observation skills;
  • Current drivers licence (HR preferred).

An attractive salary package including phone and vehicle will be negotiated commensurate with skills and experience.

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