Working at Westbury offers the opportunity to be part of a successful team in world class facilities with the opportunity to grow in your desired area of interest amongst innovative and a forward-thinking group of people.

Our commitment to rearing the best racehorses is first and foremost at Westbury Stud, aptly summed up by our company philosophy of Passion, Dedication, Reward.

The Reward we hope to achieve each year is dependent on the Passion and Dedication of our staff and management. Without their input the success of Westbury cannot be realised to its full potential.

“We look forward to providing our staff with an opportunity to improve their knowledge in the thoroughbred business, furthering their experience and achieving their goals in this exciting and rewarding industry.” Russell Warwick, General Manager.

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Senior Stud Groom

Matamata, Karaka

Stud Groom


Stud Groom



Seasonal work opportunities at both Westbury’s Karaka and Matamata farms throughout the year with various roles available including preparing yearlings for major auction houses throughout Australasia and foaling down along with handling of mares, foals and stallions during the breeding season.

  • August – December Breeding Season
  • October – February Karaka & Magic Millions Yearling Preparation
  • March – June Magic Millions Yearling Preparation

There is also opportunity to work at the sales complex with our annual yearling crop selling at Magic Millions and New Zealand Bloodstock.

  • Magic Millions Yearling Sale, Gold Coast Australia January
  • NZB National Yearling Sales Series, Auckland NZ January
  • Magic Millions National Yearling Sales, Gold Coast Australia June

For more information about our Seasonal Roles please Apply now (button).


Westbury has two acceleration programmes, the GAMECHANGERS and the WESTBURY CADETS.

The Cadets focus on school leavers or those new to the industry with a willingness to learn. If a person has no experience with horses but has a keen interest the Cadets programme is designed to give them a 6 months introduction and exposing them to the industry.

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The Game Changer

Westbury's acceleration programme designed to recognise and inspire personal growth by creating career pathways whilst building depth of technical skill.

"It is important to encourage and grow people in this industry and we're committed to giving our employees every oppportunity to develop their passion for thoroughbreds, develop a high quality and multi skill set, and a lifelong career." Westbury's General Manager, Russell Warwick.

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