We have a position available now for a highly motivated and enthusiastic person to join our team in our busy riding schcool and trail riding centre situated in Wanneroo, Western Australia. Duties will include general farm maintenance, caring for horses, all usual stable duties, tacking up, client liason and accompanying trail rides. The position is live-in in own room and includes food, internet access and horse riding coaching or instructor training if you are interested in improving your skills or gaining a qualifcation. We work long hours four days a week and short hours on other days. Rostered shifts are usually four days on and three off though this is flexible according to the season. the horses are very friendly and kind and the people are too! We are close to Joondalup, Perth city is 25 minutes away and northern beaches 15 minutes away by car. This is a training position initially with full board accommodation to start and on completion of the training modules becoming a paid position commensurate with age, experience and existing qualifications. We operate to best practice standards for equestrian tourism within a strict risk management regime so you must be willing to follow instructions and be flexible to change previously learned ways of horse management to incorporate safe practice within the recreational horseriding industry in Australia. We have a friendly team of permanent instructors and stablehands and encourage new team members to join in our regular social activities.
Strong, fit and hardworking. Prepared to work outdoors in all weather conditions - sometimes we get very hot days in summer. It can be quite cold in winter.
Riding; First-Aid; Equine First-Aid; Sole Charge;
Riding School; Trekking; Working with children;
Accomodation provided with the family in the farm house. Basic but comfortable.
Opportunity to train with Level 2 coach and train towards instructor qualification. Lots of bush riding with local wild kangaroos.
40 stables, indoor menage, outdoor jumping arena, training cross-country course, bush riding and trails.