Permanent Full-Time Assistant Stud Manager

Oaklands Stud
Published
December 15, 2018
Location
Umbiram
Category
Job Type
Skills
A firm proficiency base and foundation in the Horse Industry is required and previous experience in a similar position would be advantageous.
Country
Australia
State
Queensland

Description

Oaklands Stud is seeking a Permanent Full-Time staff member to join our team. We are situated just outside of Toowoomba, in the Darling Downs, Queensland.

This position is available for a start in the New Year and has live on farm accommodation provided as a part of the employment package.

A firm proficiency base and foundation in the Horse Industry is required and previous experience in a similar position would be advantageous.

The successful applicant will be required to have the following hands-on experience and responsibilities which include, but are not limited to:

  • Competency in all facets of the running of a Thoroughbred Breeding Stud.
  • Previous Yearling preparation and sales knowledge is essential.
  • Care and Handling of Foals, Weanlings, Yearlings, Broodmares, Spellers and Stallions.
  • Knowledge and ability to treat a variety of ailments and injuries.
  • Strong Horse handling skills as well as being confident in handling foals, weanlings and yearlings with care.
  • Breeding season knowledge of reproduction crush and serve barn.
  • Capability to keep detailed records of day to day Horse movements, activity and treatment.
  • Ability to rate Yearlings for sales categories on pedigree and confirmation would be an asset.
  • Logistics and Transport of Horses.
  • Capability to work closely with Veterinarians, Farriers and Management.
  • Foaling experience is imperative.
  • Sound knowledge of health and safety obligations and safe operation of equipment relevant to the handling and preparation of Stock.
  • Good work ethic, reliable and can work as a part of a team unsupervised.
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills.
  • Comprehension of the Ardex Technology Horse Program.

Please send through resume to admin@oaklandsstud.com.au

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