STABLE HAND/RIDER – CARBINE LODGE

Godolphin
Published
April 29, 2022
Location
Flemington
Job Type
Country
Australia
State
Victoria

Description

Godolphin is the largest and most global racing team in the world with an impressive tally of 363 Group 1 wins in 14 countries since our inception.

We are searching for an experienced full time Stable Hand/Rider to be based at our Carbine Lodge operation located at Flemington Racecourse, in Melbourne.

The role also involves riding routine track work riding, experience is essential as you may be required to ride both young and experienced racehorses.

We are seeking a passionate, reliable and hard-working person whose love and admiration for horses is as great as ours. You must be flexible, have a positive attitude, good work ethic and be willing to go above and beyond in your role.

Tasks include:

  • Routine trackwork riding including riding pace work and gallops in accordance with instruction. Evaluate and report performance identifying any concerns.
  • General day-to-day care of the horses including, mucking out, rugging, feeding, trot ups and grooming.
  • Routine health checks, monitoring basic health and welfare of horses, recognising signs of injury and reporting concerns.
  • Preparation of horses and gear for race meetings and trials attendance.

Essential:

  • High level riding skills and a working knowledge of pacework (working at different speeds).
  • Sound horse handling skills, with experience and confidence handling thoroughbreds in full training.
  • Understanding of horse health care and welfare requirements, with prior experience in providing direct daily care.
  • Understanding of the thoroughbred racing industry.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to take and follow instructions.

What’s in it for you?

  • Working in a globally successful company.
  • Working with top quality horses, bred and trained by Godolphin i.e., Anamoe, Colette, & Cascadian.
  • Opportunity to attend race days.
  • Top class working conditions, including above award wages
  • High quality uniforms.
  • Accommodation available for the right applicant at a reduced rate.

Preferably, the applicant will be able to start as soon as possible.

To Apply:

Please send your Cover Letter and CV to nboucher@godolphin.com by the 13th May 2022.

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