Stud Groom 

Westbury Matamata
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Westbury Stud acknowledges the working conditions that exist within the NZ Thoroughbred industry which typically requires long hours and days in the field. We are committed to changing the traditional working hours to be in line with other industries, offering 8 - 8.5 hour day positions all year round with full-time and part-time roles available.

Westbury are currently seeking Stud Grooms to be part of our team at our farm located in Matamata, Waikato. As we are heading into the breeding season the role will entail a variety of work including:

  • Handling and checking of broodmares

  • Preparing mares for service

  • Assisting with vet work

Other Stud Groom duties include:

  • Handling of weanlings

  • Preparing yearlings for the major yearling sales across Australasia (from September 2021 onwards)

  • Horse grooming and care

  • Mixing feeds and doing feed runs

  • General stable duties and facility maintenance

  • Any farm operational tasks as required by the Stud Manager

Positions are available for immediate start or please make contact to express your interest for a mutally agreeable commencement date. NZ/Australian citizenship or a valid working visa is required to apply. Full-time and Part-time positions are available, please contact our Matamata team to discuss your availability.

Please send your CV of no more than two pages with a cover letter outlining your relevant experience.

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Apply now
Please include your CV and covering letter.