Horse Trainer/Breeding

Widden Stud Australia
November 8, 2021
Job Type
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Widden Stud, Widden Valley
New South Wales


Horse Trainer/Breeding

Successful thoroughbred stud located in the Hunter Valley, NSW currently accepting applicants for the role of Horse Trainer/Breeding working with either stallions, broodmares, foals, young stock and/or yearlings.  We are looking for a motivated, determined & experienced individual who has professional horse stud experience.

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.

Essential Criteria

  • Knowledge of horsemanship practice at Certificate III level as a minimum standard, or in the absence of a qualification at least three years professional Thoroughbred experience
  • A minimum of at least two years’ experience handling & working with thoroughbred horses
  • Proven knowledge & experience of horse handling & training methods specific to the thoroughbred breeding industry, including working with broodmares & foals and preparing horses for sale
  • Oral & written communication skills of a level to take instruction & prepare basic reports
  • Ability to undertake administrative responsibilities, including bloodstock and training record keeping and supervision of staff at sales
  • Ability to take leadership of a team and work independently
  • Sound knowledge of health & safety obligations & demonstrated skills in safe operation of equipment relevant to the training & breeding of horses

Terms of Employment

This is a full-time position, with a minimum commitment of 2 to 4 years.

Salary package $54,000 to $60,000 (commensurate with your qualification, experience, and skill level). Additionally, on-farm accommodation may be available.

To apply, please forward your resume, qualifications & at least 2 written references to:

Australian residents and citizens as well overseas applicants with a visa are invited to apply.  Consideration may be given to highly skilled applicants without a visa if no other suitable person applies.

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