Horse Breeder/Foaling

Widden Stud Australia
Published
May 16, 2019
Location
Denman
Category
Job Type
Country
Australia
State
New South Wales

Description

Horse Breeder/Foaling

 An opportunity has become available at Widden Stud in the Hunter Valley, NSW in the role Horse Breeder/Foaling.

The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of industry best practice, with either international experience or a thorough understanding of the global trends of the thoroughbred industry. Suitable Applicant will have the following:

  • Degree qualification, or over 5 years professional experience working in the thoroughbred breeding industry with specific experience in foaling
  • Proven knowledge of horse breeding, including managing and foaling mares (including night foaling) as well as broodmare management
  • Demonstrated ability to administer IV and IM treatments
  • Demonstrated experience with the pre and post-natal care of mares and foals
  • Experience in or understanding of creating and maintaining department budgets, maintaining farming machinery/equipment, facilities, buildings and water supplies
  • Strong communication and organisational skills as well as a high level of professionalism and dedication
  • Sound knowledge of health and safety obligations and demonstrated skills in safe operation of equipment relevant to the training and breeding of horses

This is a full time; permanent position and the suitable applicant will need to commit to a fixed-term employment contract.

For overseas applicants, please note, a valid visa will be required to commence work.

A salary package (including accommodation on farm) of between $57,000 and $80,000 per annum will apply to the above position.

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