Horse Trainer/Breeding-Stallions

Widden Stud Australia
Published
January 27, 2022
Location
DENMAN
Category
Job Type
Skills
Experienced Horse Person
Country
Australia
Street Address
Widden Stud, Widden Valley
State
New South Wales

Description

Horse Trainer/Breeding-Stallions

Widden Stud Australia located in the Hunter Valley, NSW and Riddells Creek, Victoria currently accepting applicants for the role of Horse Trainer/Breeding-Stallions working with either stallions, broodmares, foals, young stock and/or yearlings at either the Hunter Valley and Riddells Creeks studs.  We are looking for motivated, determined & experienced individuals who have 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

  • A relevant qualification
  • A minimum of at least three years’ full time experience handling & training 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

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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