Horse Trainer/Breeding

Arrowfield Stud
Published
April 16, 2018
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Description

Positions Vacant:

Arrowfield Group Pty Ltd, located in Scone NSW, is seeking applications for the following positions:

Horse Trainer/Breeding – Duties will include:

  • Overseeing daily care and supervision of horses
  • Foaling, including pre and post-natal care of broodmares and foals
  • Assisting with ultrasound/reproduction examination including assisting in birthing foals and administering medical treatment to foals
  • Monitoring mare ovulation and pregnancy
  • Assisting veterinarians in attending to medical and health needs of horses as required

 

Young Horse Trainer / Yearlings - Duties will include:

  • Training and preparing horses for major sales, including:
  • Handling, exercising and caring for horses
  • Teaching 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

Young Horse Trainer / Rider - Duties will include:

  • Accustoming thoroughbred horses to the equipment used for racing, including bridles, saddlery and other gear used in training and racing
  • Training young thoroughbreds to be ridden (track-work, jump-outs and barriers) each morning on the track and reporting on their progress
  • Training thoroughbreds to be handled for general handling and veterinary treatments, including handling them in the stable, yard and for swimming
  • Re-educating horses to resolve problems such as biting, kicking and barrier issuesEssential Criteria
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  1. A relevant certificate III level qualification or in the absence of a qualification at least 3 years full tie relevant experience with bloodstock/race horses.
  2. Thorough understanding, knowledge & experience in preparing horses for racing, sales or breeding 
  3. Please send detailed resume including two referees’ name and contact number via email on jess@arrowfield.com.au
  4. The Salary for all three positions will be above award and based on your skills and experience in the range of $54,000 to $59,000. Accommodation may also be offered on the farm or in Scone.
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