Career Opportunities

We’re always on the lookout for enthusiastic and passionate people to join our dynamic team. If you’re interested in employment contact Mike Rennie on +64 21 433 073

Assistant Dry Mare Manager

An exciting opportunity as Assistant Dry Mare Manager has become available for the upcoming breeding season at Waikato Stud, New Zealand. In this role, you will play a crucial part in managing the Dry Mares.

At Waikato Stud, we pride ourselves on our commitment to excellence. You will work closely with the Manager to oversee approximately 160 working mares. With two full-time veterinarians onsite and experienced staff, you’ll have the resources and support needed to thrive in this role.


Assist in creating the daily scan worksheet.
Bring mares into the yards for scanning preparation.
Lead mares through the crush for vet work and maintain vet and treatment notes.
Conduct treatments as required.
Liaise with the Breeding Barn Manager, Bloodstock & Operations Manager, Vets, and Farrier as necessary.
Perform data entry using on-farm software.
Follow farm protocol for the arrival and departure of stock.
Print daily scan worksheets and identify mares needing scans or treatment.
Work with the Farm Manager to manage pasture on the Dry Mare farm.
Perform daily assessments and checks of on-farm stock.
Assist clients visiting their stock on the farm.
Contribute effectively to the overall team and support other farm areas when possible.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, this unique position has become available for the upcoming breeding season. Experience working with thoroughbred mares is essential. This hands-on role offers the successful applicant the opportunity to excel and contribute significantly within a world-class team.

Accommodation will be provided, and applicants must hold an eligible visa to work in New Zealand.

To learn more, contact:

Mike Rennie
+64 (0) 21 433 073