Full Time Stud Hand / Head GroomSdm Quarter Horses Pty LtdGuest Member, Goondiwindi, Queensland, Australia
- Depends on Experience
- Work type
- Work time
- Bring own horse
- Training available
- Job No
- 5 months ago
SDM Quarter Horses is currently seeking an energetic and reliable person to join our team in the role of Stud Hand / Groom on our large scale horse breeding operation located near Goondiwindi, which is located 400km west of Brisbane.
In this highly varied role the successful applicant will be responsible for; • Daily care of stud stock – Feeding, watering and rugging • Daily cleaning and inspection of stables and paddocks • Administering treatments and medications - IM and IV injections • Conduct weekly stock inventory – Feed & medical supplies • Preparation of sale and competition horses • Assisting vets, farriers and dentist with required treatments • Foaling down mares and breeding season activities preferable. • Handling foals, weanlings, yearlings, broodmares and stallions. • Assist with general farm maintenance, such as fencing, mowing and weed spraying
To be successful in this role the applicant will be a good communicator, mature, fit, and hardworking be an organised individual, with attention to detail and a caring attitude towards horses. Be able follow instruction and competently work alone or whilst supervising a small team.
Previous experience with horses in all aspects of a stud environment is essential in this role, ideally extensive experience with breeding and pre and post-natal care of broodmares and foal down, would be preferred.
Experience in western riding or cutting would be an advantage, however this not essential as this role simply requires you to be a capable rider. The applicant will also require a current open licence and own transport.
The salary package for this role will be determined by the experience of the successful applicant. On farm / live in accommodation, along with utilities will be provided.
To apply for this position please email a cover letter and your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Required Key Skills
- Driving license
- Drive Horsebox
- Equine First-Aid
- Handling Youngstock
- Sole Charge
- People Skills
- Sole Charge
- Employer No
- Sdm Quarter Horses Pty Ltd
- Guest Member
- Goondiwindi, Queensland, Australia distance
- Queensland, Australia distance
- Facility type
Quarter Horse Breeding Operation located on the Queensland, New South Wales border. 3 Stallions, 30 Broodmares, Youngstock and Foals. We prepare the horses for Competition and Sales in the Cutting Arena at events across Queensland and New South Wales