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Thoroughbred Breeding in the Hunter Valley  Rewarding Careers
Nestled in the Hunter Valley, surrounded by the Wollemi National Park and the Barrington Tops some 200 stud and broodmare ...
Contents A message from the President  Careers with Horses  Equine Specialists  Agricultural   Farming  Business   Adminis...
Breeders of Champions And Champion of Breeders The Hunter Valley   s Thoroughbred Breeding Industry is Australia   s premi...
Careers with horses Stud Hand Stallion Handlers   Grooms Yearling Manager Foaling Manager Night-watch Foaling Attendant Ho...
Turn your passion into a rewarding career There are many and varied roles within the Hunter Thoroughbred Breeding Industry...
Stallion Handlers   Grooms The role of a Stallion handler is essentially a progression from that of a stud groom. It requi...
Foaling Manager Cares for the pregnant mares during their late pregnancy through to post foaling. They will also work clos...
Stud Manager A Stud manager has significant responsibilities in managing horse breeding activities. Leading and overseeing...
Transport The role of a horse transporter  truck and float driver  isn   t just knowing how to drive a heavy vehicle, the ...
Racing and Training The Australian thoroughbred racing and breeding industry offers a range of careers, employment opportu...
Equine Specialists Equine Veterinarian Vet Nurse Equine Laboratory Technician  Pathology  Veterinary Assistant Equine Nutr...
Equine Veterinarian Equine Veterinarians are licensed health professionals who provide vaccinations, treat injuries, diagn...
Equine Laboratory Technician The veterinary laboratory analyses specimens  blood, fluids and tissues  and provides informa...
Equine Nutritionist An equine nutritionist specializes in the health, diet and feeding behaviours of horses. This professi...
Equine Physiotherapist The principles of equine physiotherapy are no different to those in the human world - addressing mo...
Agricultural   Farming Farmer Gardener  Horticulture   Landscape  Livestock Manager  Cattle  Agronomist  Pasture Managemen...
Farmer Farmers play an integral role in the running of any thoroughbred farm. Amongst other factors, water quality, pastur...
Livestock Manager  Cattle  A lot of thoroughbred studs will have a range of livestock. The role of a livestock manager is ...
Business   Administrative Roles Stud Secretary Nominations Sales and Bloodstock Analysts Marketing Hospitality   Events Co...
Stud Secretary The role of a Stud Secretary is to ensure the day to day running of the stud office which is the central po...
Marketing As with any marketing role, it is the role of a thoroughbred farm marketing employee to promote the benefits of ...
Receptionist A receptionist is the first point of contact for the company and provides administrative support across the o...
Work Health   Safety Officer Working alongside the Human Resources and Insurance teams, the role of the Work Health   Safe...
Management Accountant The role of a Management Accountant is to assist senior management in making critical business decis...
Supporting Education and Training The Hunter Thoroughbred Breeders Association and its members has a long history of worki...
HTBA Annual Awards The HTBA celebrates the achievements not just the champion horses, but the people, the lifeblood of our...
Living and Working on a Stud Farm In the Hunter Valley, we are the largest agricultural industry and employer     employin...
Getting Started It is important to understand that these roles are not exclusive or exhaustive. Entry into our workforce c...
The Hunter Valley - Australia   s Th  HTBA 30
a   s Thoroughbred Breeding Capital  For nearly 200 years the Hunter Valley has been home to world-class thoroughbred stud...
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