Bowness Stud/Watershed Farm require an experienced stud hand to work competently within a team and independently when required. Duties are (but not limited to):
Everyday care of all thoroughbred stock - broodmares, spellers, weanlings, yearlings & stallions.
Safely move horses between paddocks, drench, wash, trim feet, load/unload on floats and trucks, wean, brand, microchip, medicate and administer first aid.
Keep accurate and up to date horse movement records and medication records and report them to the office daily.
Assist with holding horses for veterinary follicle/pregnancy scans and treatments and record keeping of results.
Weanling and yearling handling education and sale preparation when required.
Must be able to work on a roster within a team and be prepared to work at least one weekend day per week.
Hours 7am to 4pm with flexibility during the stud season September - November when required.
Drivers license essential, plus truck license preferred.
Applicant must provide a written CV and provide current referees and phone numbers.
Only experienced applicants and competent horse handlers considered for this position.