Stable Hand/ Rider /Working Student For Eventing Yard

  • Company:
    Yard and Groom
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    4 days ago
  • Category:

We seek a new team member to help with all horse management duties at our busy Eventing yard.We have approx 25 horses in work and up to 60 horses on the farm.We train and compete Eventers and also have TB spellers and pre trainers.We attend competitions regularly (pre Covid!) and the successful applicant would be able to come away to some competitions with us (hopefully soon).We require a responsible and experienced horse person who is capable to work with a wide range of horses including young colts.A capable rider would be preferred but not essential. For the right person we would have plenty of riding.A sound knowledge of horse management is required. The successful applicant must have the ability to work to instructions but to also show initiative.Key skills include a good communicator, positive attitude, tidy, efficient and puts the welfare of the horse first.We are looking for someone who takes pride in their work and has high standards.
Applicant may bring your own horse to train and compete as part of the package.We enjoy helping riders develop their skills and knowledge and it is a great opportunity to experience the NSW Eventing scene.The job is outdoors and physical so only apply if that appeals to you.Our other staff are lovely friendly girls who are keen eventers.We do qualify to sign 2nd Year Visa but we ideally seek a longer term employee so we will only consider backpackers if they commit to a minimum 6 month stay.6 day week.Looking for immediate start.More about us at foxhillfarm.net.au.

Required Key Skills

  • Handling Youngstock
  • Lunging
  • Plaiting
  • Trim/Pull
  • Accommodation

    Own room in our “Bunkhouse”. Shared living/kitchen/bathroom.

    Job Benefits

    We are situated in a lovely area to live with lots of nice restaurants and cafes. Only 1.5 hrs to Sydney or Canberra. Located in a central location to many of NSW top events. Opportunity to train with one of Australia’s leading coaches. We have a manual car for use in the local area. Train station is only 15 mins away. Join a fun and busy yard.

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