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Stable Hand – Tuerong

THE COMPANY

We are a boutique pre-training and spelling business located in Tuerong, on the Mornington Peninsula.  We offer a range of pre-training, breaking, spelling and rehabilitation services to a small handful of trainers, who prefer a highly personalised level of care for their thoroughbreds.

Located on one of Victoria’s premier thoroughbred properties, we have a state of the art facility that spans across 70 acres of tree lined and picturesque land, coupled with a 1400m grass track, 1750m sand track, sand arena, 100 stables, a horse pool and 2 treadmills.

Our boutique business has experienced significant growth and in light of that, we now require additional staff to enable us to continue providing the 5-star care our clients expect.

THE ROLE

With approx. 50 horses, the primary purpose of your role is to assist with the day-to-day care, exercise and welfare of the horses in our care.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Handling horses of various ages
  • Feeding, grooming, rugging and mucking boxes
  • Tacking up / down of horses after exercise
  • Assisting farriers and vets, maintain animal health records and treating minor injuries
  • General upkeep and maintenance of the property general farm cleaning and tidying

WHAT’S OF OFFER:

If you love working in the racing industry but are exhausted by the 4:00am starts and would like a role with much better working conditions, then look no further…

We are able to offer a range of flexibility and roster options to suit your lifestyle, including:

  • Morning shift 6:00am to 12:00pm
  • Afternoon shift 2:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Up to 38 hours each week

Long term casuals also have the option of converting to permanent employment (either full time or part time).

We may also able to provide onsite accommodation for the right person, especially those who are seeking a full time hours.

You will also enjoy working alongside a great group of people, we value teamwork, sharing our horse knowledge and genuinely enjoy working together to ensure our horses receive 5-star care.

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

Whilst riding experience is not required, we do require candidates with horse handling knowledge and experience, ideally not less than 2 years.

Those with a basic knowledge of horse health care, common diseases and first aid including bandaging, wound care, administering medications will be highly regarded.

Additionally, you must also be:

  • Physically fit
  • Able to follow and carry out instructions
  • Self-motivated, observant and proactive

If you are undertaking any horse related studies, are an aspiring trainer or an equestrian looking to give the racing industry a go, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Backpackers and other visa holders with full time working rights are welcome to apply. You must be located in Australia. Accommodation may be available for the right person. 

PLEASE NOTE: Our location does not qualify for the 88 day work/holiday visa extension

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