Experienced Horse Handler

Springdale Farm
Published
April 11, 2018
Location
1472 Martindale Road, Martindale, NSW 2328, Australia
Category
Job Type
Skills
horse handling, assiting vet, foaling supervision, weanling handling

Description

Live-in Horse experienced handler required on Upper Hunter Thoroughbred agistment farm

Flexible hours and pay rate depending on candidate, predominantly horse handling required, if suitable also basic farming work

Key horse tasks:

  • Feed, care and maintain over 70 horses, mainly brood mares and young fillies/colts
  • Vet assist and care for injured/sick horses
  • Assist with regular farrier, worming, vaccinations
  • Assist with care of brood mares, including mare in foal watch
  • Handling weanlings, and yearlings prior to training
  • Check on paddock and fence safety for animals
  • Move horses around paddocks
  • Bring in horses for transporting as required
  • Deal with agistment clients
  • Maintain paddock watering system

Farm tasks;

  • Fencing maintenance
  • Slashing/mulching/fertilising
  • Weed reduction

Accommodation is a self-contained modern 2 bedroom cabin, in a private setting within the farm. Springdale Farm is a 576 acre property that primarily agist’s thoroughbred horses, including brood mares, mares and foals, and colts/fillies. We are situated 10 minutes from Denman in the Martindale valley.

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