Bowness Stud & Watershed Farm near Young, NSW are seeking a full time, experience stud and stable hand. This stud is a family run business that requires capable and responsible workers who can assist in all facets of the farm throughout the year, including:
• weanling, foal & yearling handling/education;
• broodmare breeding, care & foaling down;
• confidence in treating and medicating horses (and overall health);
• has a keen eye and attention to detail;
• stallion handling/assistance;
• mucking out stables, feeding, watering, washing, grooming, exercising young horses;
• checking paddock horses, monitoring horse movements, keeping office records;
• tidying stables and sheds, washing rugs and equipment;
• farm maintenance - keeping paddocks clean and safe, fencing, trough maintenance;
• experience in driving farm machinery;
• excellent communicative and English skills;
No dogs, horses or pets allowed on farm. Limited single accommodation is occasionally available on farm, however it is preferred to seek own accommodation in Young, Harden or Boorowa (each 20 minutes from the farm). Own vehicle and driver’s licence essential.
Must be currently in Australia (with an approved working visa), and available for work within 2 weeks.
A genuine, capable and mature attitude is a must with an ability to work in a busy team environment, committed to working 12 days/fortnight. We are eligible for second working holiday visas.
Please only apply if you have adequate experience in the above duties where you can work with independence and competence.
Forward CV and list of referees to [email protected]
Postcode: 2594 (Young, New South Wales)
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Member since: December 2018
Bowness Stud and Watershed Farm is a large thoroughbred horse breeding, agistment and sale preparation farm, near Young in NSW. We require very experienced, knowledgeable and competent handlers and educators of strong young thoroughbred horses.
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