Senior Horse Person

Peachester Lodge
Published
July 1, 2021
Location
Peachester- Sunshine Coast Hinterland
Category
Job Type
Skills
Yearling and weanling preparation, handling horses, supervising staff, feeding, grooming, medical treatments, manage spelling
Country
Australia
Street Address
1206 Peachester Road
State
Queensland

Description

Peachester Lodge is a private broodmare, spelling and pretraining farm located in the gorgeous Sunshine Coast hinterlands of QLD, northwest of Brisbane near Beerwah. We’re a short drive from Australia Zoo and the beaches of Caloundra, Noosa, Maroochydore and Mooloolaba, to name just a few. It’s a magnificent place to live and work and the local community is strong and welcoming. (Wait till your first Trivia Night at Peachester Hall.)

Peachester Lodge have an exciting opening for a Senior Horse Person to join our farm. This is a brilliant opportunity to become part of a passionate team dedicated to horse welfare and committed to excellence in the rearing, education, rehabilitation and rehoming of racehorses.

Motivation, attention to detail, genuine care for horses and a positive attitude are essential. Previous experience working in the thoroughbred industry in general, and the breeding industry in particular, is regarded highly.

The role:

  • Preparation of yearlings and weanlings for horse sales
  • Assist farriers and veterinarians
  • Handling, exercise and caring for horses of various ages
  • Teaching young horses to be groomed and handled
  • Overseeing the daily care and supervision of horses, paddocks and stable work
  • Keeping checks on horses’ general health, general treatment of injuries and IV injections
  • Manage spelling of horses
  • Manage and care for broodmares, including mares that are and are not pregnant, and those with foals at foot as well as not
  • Caring for weanlings
  • Feeding, grooming, mucking boxes, general farm cleaning and tidying
  • Training and preparation of horses for major sales
  • Overseeing of a small team of staff

Benefits include:

  • Above award-rate pay
  • Accommodation provided on-site in the glorious Sunshine Coast hinterlands (utilities and internet included)
  • More cake and fancy-dress days than any other place you’ve worked at – guaranteed
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