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Assistant Stable Manager
Applications are invited for the position of Assistant Stable Manager to join our team at a private Arabian stud near Newmarket. The successful applicant will be enthusiastic, flexible and committed and have at least 3 years’ experience with all types of stud work. Working closely with the Stable Manager you will support and assist with the care, upkeep, preservation and well-being of the horses stabled. Good handling skills are essential and knowledge of foaling is an advantage. Working under the supervision of the Stable Manager you will have high attention to detail and be willing to carry out all duties involved in the day to day care of the broodmares, young stock and foals to the standards expected by the stud. You will also assist with general yard duties and maintenance. Support with the planning and running of the yard, the planning the horses’ exercise routine, turning in/out, foaling down, arranging for veterinary calls outs as required, arranging vaccinations, farrier, dentistry, worming, purchase of feed, hay and straw will be expected. Additionally help with the upkeep of the horses’ administration records will also be required. The successful applicant should be able to show leadership and management skills under the guidance of the Stable Manager. The candidate must be capable of handling all kinds of situations in a calm and professional manner and be prepared to take sole responsibility of the yard in the absence of the Stable Manager. A full driving licence (with B+E entitlement) would be beneficial for towing requirements. Accommodation will be provided which will be located directly on the stud.
Arabian Stud Farm
Foaling/Foal Watch, Management Skills, Muck Out, Veterinary Experience, Young Stock Handler
Administration, Computer Skills
Accommodation and bills included (except telephone)