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.


Foaling Night Watch \ Matamata

Westbury Stud Matamata require night watch staff for the upcoming foaling season from August through to early December.

The successful applicant(s) will need to be reliable, motivated and have previous horse handling experience.

This position involves working outdoors throughout the night closely monitoring mares and new born foals, and communicating with our rostered foaling staff.

Two shifts available, 5pm – 10:30pm and 10:30pm – 6am.

To apply please forward your C.V to

Stud Groom \ Auckland & Matamata

Westbury have stud groom positions available at the Auckland and Matamata farms, and are also seeking interest for the upcoming Yearling Prep season in 2019-20.

The main responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Handling of foals, weanlings, yearlings and broodmares
  • Horse grooming and care
  • General stable duties 
  • Educating the horses 

Full time and fixed term roles are available, and only candidates with the right to work in NZ will be considered.

The opportunities for growth and professional advancement at Westbury are plentiful. If you want to be part of an iconic and fast paced leading thoroughbred operation please send your resume and cover letter to Janette King.

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