Seasonal Stallion Grooms and Stud Hands

Godolphin
Published
July 24, 2022
Location
Seymour VIC
Category
Job Type
Country
Australia
State
Victoria

Description

SEASONAL STAFF – STALLION GROOMS AND STUD HANDS – NORTHWOOD PARK

Godolphin is the largest thoroughbred breeding and racing entity in the world. Encompassing seven countries and two hemispheres. Our Darley Stallion roster for 2022 consists of 18 G1-winning stallions, standing at our Kelvinside property in New South Wales and Northwood Park in Victoria.

We have an exciting opportunity for Seasonal Stallion Grooms and Stud Hands at our Northwood Park operation near Seymour, Victoria in a full time, part time or casual capacity.

Stud Hands:

Reporting to the Broodmare Manager, the Stud Hands are responsible for the routine care and welfare of resident bloodstock including broodmares, foals, weanlings, yearlings. Stud staff provide general care including mucking out, feeding, grooming, and assisting with the treatment of horses, in addition to general upkeep and cleaning activities.

Stallion Grooms:

Reporting to the Stallion Manager the stallion groom is responsible for assisting with the routine care and welfare of Godolphin’s world-renowned Group 1 winning stallion roster. The stallion groom will also provide assistance during the covering process in accordance with workplace procedures and requirements.

 Criteria:

  • Sound horse handling skills, with experience and confidence handling thoroughbreds of different classes, ages and temperaments.
  • Stallion grooms must have excellent horse handling skills, with sound knowledge and practical experience handling and caring for working thoroughbred stallions
  • Practical understanding of horse health care and welfare requirements.
  • Understanding of thoroughbred breeding industry and operations.
  • Current drivers licence with a preparedness to work out of hours and weekends.

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Quality uniforms
  • Accommodation may be available for the right applicant
  • A chance to work at one of Godolphin’s premium breeding locations

Please state which role you are applying for in your application.

All applications will be dealt with in the strictest confidence.

Please apply in writing by 5th August 2022 to:

kfrost@godolphin.com

Shortlist candidates will be contacted directly.

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