Horse Trainer/Breeding

Arrowfield Stud
April 16, 2018
Job Type


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
  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
  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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