The Stud - Vacancies

Why should you work at Westbury Stud?

"Our commitment to rearing the best racehorses is first and foremost at Westbury Stud, aptly summed up by our company philosophy of Passion, Dedication, Reward.

"The Reward we hope to achieve each year is dependent on the Passion and Dedication of our staff and management. Without their input the success of Westbury cannot be realised to its full potential.

"We look forward to providing our staff with an opportunity to improve their knowledge in the thoroughbred business, furthering their experience and achieving their goals in this exciting and rewarding industry."

Russell Warwick, General Manager.




Westbury Stud Karaka is seeking a passionate and enthusiastic person to join one of New Zealand's leading thoroughbred stud farms to work alongside our stallions.

Previous handling of thoroughbreds or standard bred stallions is essential as well as a positive attitude and a team player.

This is a seasonal role with potential to become a permanent position in the future.

New Zealand residency or a valid New Zealand work visa is essential.

Accommodation available.

To apply please send your CV and cover letter to

STUD GROOM - Breeding & Yearling, Matamata

An opportunity to join Westbury's Matamata team has become available involving a variety of duties including assisting in the breeding operation as well as assisting with the preparation of yearlings for the 2017-18 sales.

Applicants for this position should possess a strong work ethic, be assiduous, work well in a team and independently if required, ability to use initiative, have sound horse skills (although training is available), and be well-presented and professionally mannered at all times.

NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa is essential.

Excellent renumeration, and accomodation is available.

To apply please send your CV and cover letter to