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We have a vacancy for a Stud Groom on our Thoroughbred Stud Farm. The successful applicant will have a can-do attitude, be a team player, have an outstanding work ethic and be passionate about thoroughbred breeding & racing.
There are many facets to the position including, the day to day care of thoroughbred horses; feeding, grooming, mucking out stables, assisting our veterinarian most days, mixing and making of supplementary feeds as well as giving intensive care and attention to newborn foals if required; handling and education of weanlings and yearlings, to name but a few.
The vacancy is a minimum 6 days per week, including weekends and often up to 10-12 hours per day during the summer and spring. It is a physical job providing the best care needed to raise good racehorses, but a rewarding one that requires dedication and as mentioned a passion for the industry. While it is demanding, with desired outcomes achieved, it becomes very satisfying and a career that can take you anywhere in the world.
Previous experience is essential.
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