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Horse Manager

Plan, organise, control, coordinate and undertake farm operations to breed and raise horses for competition, dressage, showjumping, riding for pleasure and work.

Tasks

  • Consult with veterinarians and animal nutritionists to ensure animal health and nutrition
  • Keep records
  • Purchase animals
  • Undertake administrative tasks such as marketing, budgeting, planning and management of physical and financial resources
  • Select animals for mating
  • Mate mares with selected stallions
  • Supervise and manage equipment, facilities, pastures and staff
  • Assist with foaling
  • Train apprentice jockeys and stable hands
  • Organise exercise and care of animals
  • Supervise training of horses for competitions

Personal Requirements

  • like horse work
  • organisational skills
  • supervisory skills
  • work independently or as part of a team
  • communication skills