This is an chance to learn all you can about working with horses in Australia. This programme includes a unique and unforgettable 4 day horsemanship course where you'll learn the basics of Australian horsemanship, polo and the thoroughbred industry. There is much more learning packed into these 4 days and you'll get a chance to ride in the breath-taking mountains, lush rainforests and on gorgeous Australian beaches.
The orientation week is actually 8 days. The first days are based on Queensland's stunning Gold Coast where you'll enjoy a surf lesson and an outback show. You'll then head into the mountains for the equine course led by a qualified horse-breaker, polo player and cattleman.
This weekend is also designed to get you set up with all the necessary admin such as medicare, bank accounts and tax file numbers. We'll take care of everything, including transport to your new job following the course. Enjoy the benefits of having a pre-arranged and professional job on an elite stud. Your course will set you up with all the skills you need to hit the ground running and impress your new boss. Work for up to 6 months with one employer. The opportunities following this are endless!
- Upper intermediate to advanced horse experience both on the ground and riding
- Must be aged between 18-30 and be eligible for a working holiday visa 462 (USA) or 417 (Canada, UK, Europe)
- A driving licence and the ability to drive a manual car
You will be paid the Australian minimum wage or higher with food and accommodation and most of your expenses included.