Job Opportunity: Assistant Farm Manager

January 31, 2021

An exciting opportunity for an Assistant Farm Manager has become available with Spendthrift Australia.
The Australian arm of the highly successful Kentucky-based Spendthrift Farm who raced Kentucky Derby & Breeders’ Cup Classic hero Authentic and now stand him alongside his Champion sire Into Mischief, Spendthrift Australia is an exciting young business that has invested significantly in bloodstock and infrastructure to rapidly become one of the major breeding operations in Victoria.

The property is located in the scenic Kerrie Valley the farm is 50 minutes from the City of Melbourne, 30 minutes from Melbourne Airport and surrounded by numerous local townships.

The role answers directly to the Farm Manager and tasks include, but are not limited to;
— Handling of mares, foals, yearlings and stallions
— Assisting the vet and farrier
— Daily management of stock and staff
— Excellent communication and record keeping

Exemplary organisational skills and dedication to the industry is imperative in order to be considered for this position.

A strong team environment is fostered and individuals are required to have a positive attitude and good work ethic.

An attractive remuneration package, including accomodation, will be offered to the successful applicant.