Horse Trainer/Breeding-Horse Trainer/Stallions

Widden Stud Australia
November 15, 2023
December 20, 2023
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Widden Stud
New South Wales


Horse Trainer/Breeding

Widden Stud Australia located in the Hunter Valley, NSW and also in Riddells Creek, Victoria currently accepting applicants for the role of Horse Trainer/Breeding and Horse Trainer/Breeding - Stallions. 


The roles are full time, and the successful applicant will work 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.


Horse Trainer/Breeding

Duties will include:

  • Overseeing daily care and supervision of horses
  • Early education of young stock
  • Foaling, including pre- and post-natal care of broodmares and foals
  • Assisting Veterinarians with ultrasound/reproduction examination including assisting in birthing foals and administering medical treatment to foals
  • Monitoring mare ovulation and pregnancy


Horse Trainer/Breeding - Yearlings

Duties will include:

  • Training and preparing horses for major sales
  • Educating horses to be groomed and accept bridle, head collar, rug etc.
  • Teaching horses to walk, stand and parade correctly
  • Parade and caring for horses at sales
  • Overseeing daily care and supervision of horses
  • Re-educating horses to resolve problems such as biting and kicking


Horse Trainer/Breeding - Stallions

Duties will include:

  • Educating stallions in breeding shed routine
  • Monitoring and maintaining the health and condition of the stallions
  • Re-educate stallions to resolve bad habits such as biting and kicking or inappropriate behaviour with mares
  • Assisting with all daily duties required in the stallion barn including exercising and lunging.
  • Overseeing daily care and supervision of horses


The salary will be above award – in the range of $65,000 to $75,000 per annum depending upon the skill set and level of responsibility.


Accommodation may be offered on the farm.


Essential Skills:

All applicants must have a minimum of 3-years full time professional experience in the role or a relevant qualification and at least 2 years full time professional experience in the role.  

In addition, the following will be required:

  • Knowledge and experience of horse training and handling methods specific to thoroughbred breeding
  • Proven ability to train and educate young horses
  • Proven as reliable workers, with excellent horsemanship skills
  • Knowledge of safe operation of all equipment and use of personal protective equipment


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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