Assistant Thoroughbreds Manager

Marford Group
June 19, 2019
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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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