Senior Horse Person

Peachester Lodge
July 1, 2021
Peachester- Sunshine Coast Hinterland
Job Type
Yearling and weanling preparation, handling horses, supervising staff, feeding, grooming, medical treatments, manage spelling
Street Address
1206 Peachester Road


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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