Stud Groom

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Full Time & Part Time positions available

Westbury Matamata are seeking Stud Grooms – Full or Part time – to complete our team as we enter the 2023 breeding season. Dependent on experience and areas of deployment duties involved with this role include, but not limited to:

· General horse grooming and care

· Assist with horse feeding regimes and going on feed runs

· General stable duties and facility maintenance including yard work and mucking out

· Overall tidiness and cleanliness of facilities at all times

· Assist with the preparation of yearlings for the Australasia sales

· Handling of broodmares including assisting with vet work, teasing, and in the serving barn

· Assisting with mares and/or foals pre/post foaling

· Maintain a high standard of Health and Safety in all areas of the farm and adhere to all Health and Safety policies and guidelines.


Full Time applicants - Our roster enables full-time staff to enjoy 4 days off every fortnight (even in the breeding season), working 10 days on. Previous horse experience is necessary with positions available on both the Yearling and Broodmare teams.

Fixed-term roles are available for immediate start or at a mutually agreeable starting date until February 2024 with the potential of permanent employment. Accommodation is dependent on availability (enquire within).


Part-Time applicants \ Our days and hours are flexible from Monday – Sunday. Previous horse experience is necessary.

Part-time positions are available now through to February 2024 with weekends ideal for University or School goers. Accommodation is unavailable for part-time positions.


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


Only people with the right to work in NZ will be considered.