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Stable Hand

Tallinga Park Wangaratta, Victoria

2nd Year Visa Eligible

Job Description

Tallinga Park require a full time experienced stud and stable hand to undertake yearling sale preparation & bloodstock management.
Main duties include (but are not limited to) as a stud and stable hand are:
Being attentive to all horses’ needs
Grooming, washing and rugging horses;
Adhering to feeding, cleaning & supplement routines/schedules;
Parading and standing (sale education) of weanlings, yearlings and broodmares;
Handling and educating young horses (weanlings and yearlings) in stables and outdoor open spaces;
Cleaning and mucking stables/waters/troughs;
Holding horses for vet, chiropractor & farrier;
Daily exercise of animals (leading, lunging & safely placing horses on and off a horse walker);
Administering of prescribed medication, worming, vaccinations (if competent) & general first aid;
Facility cleaning, disinfecting and maintenance;
Keeping stable area tidy
Monitoring horses for health and soundness - Checking paddock stock with keen observance and attention to detail;
Feeding out hay/grain to stock in paddocks;
Assist with stud breeding and foaling down duties;
Loading and unloading horses from floats and transport trucks;
Follow a sale preparation regime as set by the Stable Manager;
Being proactive in assessing horse's conditions and relevant needs and
consequently reporting observations to the Manager or Employer;
Assistance with stud season, rejoining and foal handling;
Able to work a rostered timetable which includes weekends;
Adhering to all safety policies and procedures;
Other horse handling and farm husbandry tasks required by the employers.

Postcode: 3678 (Wangaratta, Victoria)

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Tallinga Park

Member since: March 2022