Job Opportunities At Highview

With the new breeding season approaching, we have the following opportunities for enthusiastic and capable people to join our team here at Highview:

  • - Night Foal Watch Person
  • - Stud Groom
  • - Assistant Farm Manager (part-time)

Night Foal Watch Person

This part time seasonal position from August to end of November is suited to someone who has energy to work through the night, a background with and knowledge of horses, reliability and previous foaling experience.

You will be required to assist our experienced team with pre-and post-foaling care of both mares and newborns.

Excellent work conditions are offered and pay relevant to experience.

Hours and shifts will be between 6pm and 6am however exact hours will be discussed once suitable applicants apply.

Please email with references to Gillovic@highview.co.nz

Stud Groom

We are looking for Stud Groom to join the team from August until early February with the possibility of an extended contract thereafter.

The successful applicant will be working within a team carrying out daily tasks including but not limited to helping with daily vet work, assisting in the serving barn, feed runs, pre-and post-foaling care of mares and foals, holding horses for the farrier, working with yearlings and administering treatments.

Preference will be given to applicants with who have worked within the thoroughbred industry and have experience assisting in the breeding barn.

A hardworking person with a passion for horses, previous industry experience and a good attitude would suit this position.

Excellent remuneration offered to suitable applicant. Please forward CV to gillovic@highview.co.nz or phone 027 5545282

Assistant Farm Manager (part-time)

We have a need for an assistant farm manager to help maintain the working order of the stud and horse training facilities.  A minimum of 15 hours per week is required and the ability to be flexible in hours is an advantage.

Some horse sense and knowledge is essential.

The applicant will be experienced in the following:

  • Tractor work
  • Welding
  • Fencing
  • Spraying
  • Water reticulation (pump maintenance)
  • Farm vehicle repairs
  • Training track daily maintenance and grooming
  • All general farm work


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