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stable hand

  • Woodlands, New South Wales, Australia
  • 20,000 - 40,000
  • Part-Time
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  • Post date:21 Jul 2020
  • Job expires in: 18 days
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Job Description

Highlands Valley Warmblood Stud is a 180 acre horse agistment facility located near the township of Bowral in the beautiful Southern Highlands. We are looking for an experienced  and reliable part-time stable hand for 3-4 hrs of work per day. On some days additional hours may be required for farrier/vet etc. Backpackers are welcome but we look for a minimum work commitment of 6 months (ideally longer as this is an ongoing position).

Responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to:

-general day-to-day care of horses (feeding AM and PM, rugging, worming, handling etc)

-grading and watering the indoor arena when required

-cleaning a small amount of paddocks

-assisting the vet/farrier when required

-some general property maintenance

-placing feed orders and organising the farrier/vet

-keeping the worming/trimming schedule up to date

-checking horses for injuries and lameness

-checking paddocks and water troughs

-liaising with clients

-feeding the pets (cats-chooks-dogs)


What we offer:

-single accommodation is available as part of the working package (modern granny flat)

-$25/hour  neg. on experience

-opportunity to bring your own horse and use of the indoor arena

-close to the State Forest for bushwalks or rides

-close to town for shopping

-beautiful property to work on and lots of horse properties in the area so there may be an option of working additional hours elsewhere



The ideal candidate:

-has a minimum of 3-5 years experience with horses. This is a sole-charge, autonomous role so you will need to be independent and confident with horses

-must be available to start begin-mid August

-is a self-motivated, enthusiastic and friendly animal loving person

-is trustworthy, observant with attention to detail and has sound judgement

-has good communication and interpersonal skills and must be able to speak and understand English


If this sounds like you – please send through your resume to rockyhillcp@icloud.com or ring Craig 0419 201 111 for any question regarding the position.

We look forward to hearing from you!


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