Horse Trainer/Manager

Motree Thoroughbreds
Published
July 20, 2021
Location
Waterhouse
Category
Job Type
Skills
Horse Handling
Base Salary (AUD)
55000
Country
Australia
State
Tasmania

Description

Motree Thoroughbreds races and breeds thoroughbreds in idyllic coastal North Eastern Tasmania.  We are currently seeking a highly experienced and capable person to join our team on a full-time basis.

 

Position available:

  • Horse Trainer/Manager:
    • able to train and educate mares, colts, fillies, yearlings and weanlings;
    • daily care and management of horses
    • maintain safe and hygienic conditions
    • ensure horses receive sufficient exercise
    • foaling mares
    • pre and post-natal care of broodmares
    • clean and check horses before and after breeding
    • assist Veterinarian and provide the appropriate health care
    • monitor spellers and pretrainers
    • assist in pretraining process
    • able to educate weanlings and yearlings
    • educating and preparing young stock for sale

 

The salary will be above award – in the range of $55,000 to $60,000 per annum plus superannuation. On farm accommodation may also be provided.

 

Skills Required:

  • A minimum of two years’ experience handling and working with and educating thoroughbreds
  • Knowledge and experience of horse training and handling methods specific to thoroughbred horses
  • Proven ability to train and educate mares and young horses
  • Oral and written communication skills of a level to take instruction; provide information and advice to others and prepare basic reports
  • Ability to work in a team and independently
  • Knowledge of safe operation of all equipment and use of personal protective equipment
  • Sound knowledge of health and safety obligations and demonstrated skills in safe operation of equipment relevant to the training and preparation of racehorses

 

A Certificate III or equivalent International qualification would also be desirable.

 

A long-term commitment is essential.

 

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

mandy@motreethoroughbreds.com.au

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