Experienced Thoroughbred Assistant

Marford Group
Published
September 10, 2021
Location
Lancefield
Job Type
Country
Australia
State
Victoria

Description

Wyadup Valley Farms is a privately owned racehorse breeding farm located near Lancefield, 70km north of Melbourne.  We require an Experienced Thoroughbred Assistant to join our team.

The successful applicant must have a high level of thoroughbred knowledge and must be a competent track rider to assist in pre-training and education of young horses.

Your role will report to the Thoroughbred Manager tasked with but not limited:

  • Track riding and education;
  • General stable duties – feeding, rugging, medications etc;
  • Caring for mares, foals, weanling and racehorses;
  • Handling colts/stallions;
  • Assisting vets and farriers;
  • Experience in breeding and foaling down is desired but not essential;
  • Previous experience working on a horse stud or farm is desired but not essential;
  • Ability to operate farm machinery;
  • Ability to work unsupervised and as a part of a team;
  • Good communication, record keeping and computer skills;
  • A strong attention to detail and keen observation skills;

Rotating weekend work is a must.  Would suit someone who is career motivated looking for a long-term stable working environment.

An attractive salary package will be negotiated commensurate with skills and experience.  Accommodation may also be possible.

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