Seasonal Stud Hand & Foaling Unit Night Watch

Swettenham Stud
Published
June 8, 2021
Location
Nagambie
Category
Job Type
Skills
Experience working with thoroughbred mares and foals, management, people skills, good communication, sound OH&S knowledge
Country
Australia
Street Address
2114 Northwood Road
State
Victoria

Description

Swettenham Stud is a leading and renowned thoroughbred stud located at Nagambie Victoria and is dedicated to the breeding, rearing and development of thoroughbreds.  Swettenham Stud has opportunities for seasonal employment for the following positions.

The position for Stud Hand will include the following duties but not limited to:

  • Cleaning and mucking out of horse stables/yards
  • Day to day preparation and dispersing of feed regimes to horses
  • Handling and grooming of young stock and mares
  • Assisting with management of horses whilst attended by veterinarians, farriers
  • Perform drenching, vaccinations and veterinary treatments as instructed
  • Preparing horses for departure and reporting of any injuries or illness prior to departure
  • Working 12 day fortnight

We are seeking the person to start late July 2021 until the 31st January 2022.  An attractive salary and accommodation will be offered to the right candidate.

The position for Foaling Unit Night watch will include the following duties but not limited to:

 Monitoring mares throughout the night

  • Attend the assist foaling mares
  • Assisting the mare and foal post foaling
  • Foal nursing
  • Working a 6 nights per fortnight
  • Maintain a clean and tidy workplace
  • Maintain paperwork

 The successful candidate will be responsible for the foaling down of a large number of broodmares during the season with on farm support and provide pre and post-natal care to broodmares and foals.

We are seeking the person to start late July for the duration of the foaling season. An attractive salary and accommodation will be offered to the right candidate.

Please forward your application to: office@swettenham.com.au by 22nd June 2021

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