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Thoroughbred Stud & Stable Hands - Start 1st September 2024 ** Past Horse Experience/employment Esse

Watershed Farm & Bowness Stud Young NSW, New South Wales

2nd Year Visa Eligible

Job Description

Bowness Stud and Watershed Farm require very knowledgeable, experienced and confident horse educators of young thoroughbred horses. Please only apply if your resume demonstrates extensive past horse skills and experience. This position is for one person to start on the 1st July 2024.

The role involves handling and educating weanlings, including lunging, educating them to walk out and stand correctly for parades, grooming, washing, medicating, feeding, cleaning stables and other duties as required. Must be very confident handling, hand walking and educating young unbroken stock and have previous stable hand experience. The role also involves assisting with the foaling and breeding season, bringing mares and foals through the crush for the vet and following a breeding regime. Experience in medicating unwell or horses with an injury, plus foal and broodmare handling is preferred. Must also be able to identify horse wellness, condition and health.

We require a commitment of at least 4 - 6 months work.

See some of our staff profiles and what it is like working with us:
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Staff profile 2:

Applicants must have drivers licence and adequate previous horse employment experience with excellent references with phone numbers provided. This position counts towards 2nd & 3rd Yr Visa extensions, involves working 6 days per week (with overtime pay). Email resume to [email protected].

Postcode: 2594 (Young NSW, New South Wales)

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Watershed Farm & Bowness Stud

Member since: December 2018

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Bowness Stud and Watershed Farm is a large thoroughbred horse breeding, agistment and sale preparation farm, near Young in NSW. We enjoy employing experienced, knowledgeable and competent handlers and educators of strong young thoroughbred horses.
Anyone with an Australian work visa with extensive horse experience is most welcome to apply, we are a regional farm so we are eligible to sign off for the 88 days WHV 2nd Visa.
Young is a beautiful country town with lots of facilities and amenities, including Woolworths, IGA & Aldi supermarkets, Big W, Bunnings, cafes, pubs and more.

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