Stablehand

Stablehands assist with handling of horses and maintaining and cleaning stables.

Overview

Stablehands assist with handling of horses and maintaining and cleaning stables.

Day-to-day

  • exercises horses by walking, riding, leading and swimming, and attending to horses at track work, barrier trials and races
  • cleans stables, stores bedding and performs minor repairs on fixtures, buildings and fences
  • assembles, prepares and stores horse gear.

Considerations

  • physically demanding
  • requires driving
  • working outdoors.

Occupation snapshot
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Moderate

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