Stud Hand

Godolphin
Published
November 16, 2021
Location
Seymour VIC
Category
Job Type
Country
Australia
State
Victoria

Description

 

STUD HANDS – NORTHWOOD PARK

 

Godolphin is a world-class global thoroughbred breeding and racing operation with an impressive tally of 359 G1 wins in 14 countries since our inception. Our Darley Stallion roster for 2021 consists of 18 G1 – winning stallions, standing at our Kelvinside property in New South Wales and Northwood Park in Victoria.

 

We have 3 exciting opportunities for fulltime permanent Stud Hands at our Northwood Park operation near Seymour, Victoria. Stud Hands are responsible for the routine care and welfare of resident bloodstock including broodmares, foals, weanlings, yearlings and spelling racehorses. 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.

 

Reporting to the Broodmare Manager and/or Spelling and Yearling Manager, the Stud Hand will be responsible for the general wellbeing and care of bloodstock on the farm which includes:

  • Carry out daily stud tasks and activities such as feeding, checking stock, mucking out, movements and general cleaning and upkeep.
  • Routine health checks, monitoring basic health and welfare of horses, recognising signs of injury and/or signs of an unhealthy horse reporting concerns.
  • Under direction, provide assistance in the treatment of equine injury and disease.
  • Provide assistance with teasing process and reproductive veterinary examinations.
  • Provide assistance with the foaling process as required including pre- and post-foaling procedures.
  • Preparation of horses for; inspections, examinations, treatments, procedures, and movements.

Criteria:

  • Sound horse handling skills, with experience and confidence handling thoroughbreds of different classes, ages and temperaments.
  • 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
  • Accommodation may be included as part of your package for the right applicant
  • Quality uniforms
  • A chance to work at one of Godolphin’s premium breeding locations

 

All applications will be dealt with in the strictest confidence.

 

Please apply in writing by Tuesday 30th November 2021 to:                            

kfrost@godolphin.com

Shortlist candidates will be contacted directly.

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