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Equine and Stock Farm Hand

  • Oberon, New South Wales, Australia
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  • Full-Time
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  • Post date:8 Jan 2019
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Job Description


For boutique leisure and farming property of approx. 2000ac in the Oberon area of NSW.

We are a family run property which operates boutique small mixed farming and has extensive informal gardens with beautiful buildings and facilities.

We take pride in our lovely property and are looking for a suitably experienced person who will appreciate our passion and take responsibility primarily for the management and care of our horses, but also our chickens and pigs.

You must be an experienced horse person with a willingness to assist the Farm Manager and small team in other areas of the property and farm as necessary.

You must be willing and able to report to the owners on a daily basis via email and phone.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Day to day care of Shire breed heavy-horses, and riding ponies
  • Day to day care of our boutique rare breed chickens
  • Day to day care of our boutique rare breed pigs
  • Day to day first aid as necessary for horses, chickens and pigs
  • Liaising and assisting vet, farrier, dentist
  • Assist the small team with other property and farm duties as required
  • Ensure a clean and safe environment of grounds and facilities
  • WH&S
  • Working under the overall management of the Farm Manager
  • Precise reporting to the owners, verbal, text and email

Options to further expand Duties and Responsibilities subject to experience

  • Breeding of Shire horses, including hand-serving of stallion and mares
  • Foaling down
  • Foal and yearling handling
  • Ground work for young and green horses
  • Ongoing horse education consisting of ground work and handling of heavy-horses
  • Further horse education of pulling implements and vehicles for heavy-horses
  • Maintenance and use of harness, vehicles and equipment

Skills and Experience

  • The role is hands on and requires initiative and self-motivation
  • Extensive horse knowledge
  • Previous experience with heavy-horse handling an advantage
  • Previous experience with pigs/chickens an advantage
  • Veterinary and/or farm animal first aid
  • High level of attention to detail and time management skills
  • Reasonable computer skills (MS Outlook/Word/XL)
  • Current drivers licence. Truck licence an advantage


  • Work on a beautiful remote rural property in the Blue Mountains
  • Accommodation
  • Vehicle
  • Farm meat and egg allocation as available
  • Remuneration package to suit commensurate experience

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you. Please reply with your resume in the first instance to: support@corpcommercial.com.au

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