Yearling Manager

B2B Thoroughbreds
Published
October 14, 2021
Location
Mittagong
Category
Job Type
Country
Australia
State
New South Wales

Description

B2B Thoroughbreds, a boutique breeding farm located in the Southern Highlands, Mittagong NSW is currently seeking highly experienced and capable Yearling Manger to join our team on a full-time basis.

The position presents with the opportunity to progress through to Assistant Stud Manager within the first year for the right candidate.

The position also presents with the opportunity for couples to join the operation with other stud hand and/or administration positions available.

Applicant requirements - able to prepare and co-ordinate multiple boutique drafts for yearling sales to a high standard.

The successful applicant will manage all aspects of Yearling Prep including, education, fitness of young horses, as well as care of sick and injured horses under Veterinary supervision while working within a framework of risk management and standard operating procedures.

The primary role will include preparing yearlings for sale and care of weanlings and yearlings, directing a dedicated team and alongside the Stud Manager.

Essential Skills:

  • All applicants must have a minimum of at least 2 years full time professional experience in the role and/or previously working as an assistant
  • A minimum of at least two years’ experience handling & working with young thoroughbred horses
  • Proven knowledge & experience of horse handling & training methods specific to the thoroughbred breeding industry, including preparing horses for sale
  • Oral & written communication skills of a level to take instruction & prepare basic reports
  • Sound knowledge of health & safety obligations & demonstrated skills in safe operation of equipment relevant to the training & breeding of horses
  • Foaling down experience would be beneficial, however not essential

What we’ll provide:

  • The opportunity to experience and further your knowledge in all aspects of the thoroughbred breeding industry into other senior roles
  • Brand new facilities to prepare and educate horses
  • A great location, 45 minutes to the beach, and hour to Sydney CBD, endless options of local eateries and activities.
  • A great team environment
  • The opportunity to develop thoroughbred administration and management skills and further your career with a progressive thoroughbred operation
  • The opportunity for couples or those with a young family to relocate and be accommodated for in an area that is close to ALL amenities and close to other Metro areas

Terms of Employment:

These are full-time positions, with a minimum commitment of at least 2 years.

Please provide a detailed CV outlining your professional horse handling experience, with the names and number of two phone referees.  All applications will be dealt with in the strictest confidence.

If you think this sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you.

Please send CV's to ashley@b2b.horse

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