Qualified Stablehand

Blackiston Racing
Published
February 24, 2018
Job Type
Skills
Handling horses

Description

We now seeking an experienced Stablehand to join our team on a full-time basis at Flemington, one of Australia's premier training facilities.

We are a stable rebuilding with younger horses and are constantly improving processes and communications to become more effective and to provide a great workplace for staff. These improvements include a restructuring of roles to better suit the qualifications of each staff member.

Successful applicants will be currently licensed with Racing Victoria, or eligible to be licensed by completing the mandatory Handle Horses and Follow OHS Procedures training units. Experience in a Thoroughbred Racing stable will be advantageous.

Stablehands perform general stable duties under the direction of our Assistant Trainer to prepare horses in the morning for track work. Swimming, tacking, washing and feeding horses is part of the morning routine. In the afternoon, horses are walked, rugged and taking for a swim, and feeds and waters replenished.

Raceday duties are shared amongst our team, and depend on experience level.

If these roles are of interest and you would like to be a part of a small team contributing greatly to the development of our stable and horses, then please apply via the link below.

Wages above the Horse & Greyhound Award rates are offered commensurate to experience.

Please include a CV / Resume that clearly articulates your skills and experience, and the availability of references upon request.

Feel free to call Nigel on 0409 252 280 for more information.

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