The Stud - Vacancies

Vacancies "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.


Seasonal Workers Required

Westbury Karaka - September 2018 to February 2019

Westbury Stud is one of New Zealand's leading thoroughbred studs, selling more than 100 yearlings for sale across Australasia. We are currently recruiting staff to join our team at Karaka for the 2018 Breeding Season with opportunities to work with the preparation of our yearlings and assist with the reproductive side of the business with the broodmares.

Ideally the successful applicants will bring a positive can-do attitude to the roles concerned and would possess a flexible attitude during the course of the breeding season.

The successful applicant must be a team-player, be able to carry out directions efficiently, and enjoy working in a busy environment.

Previous experience in the thoroughbred industry is essential.

You must have a command of the English language, but most of all you will need a passion for the thoroughbred industry and be dedicated to achieving a ‘best practice’ standard in everything you do.

  • Salary dependent on experience.
  • 3% Kiwi Saver (conditions apply)
  • Free Accommodation including power and internet – Subject to availability / conditions apply
  • Please send a covering letter and current CV outlining your stud work / equine industry experience.
  • References and Referee details essential.

If this sounds like you, please send your CV to

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