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Stable Manager

We are on the look-out for a Stables Manager SUPERSTAR!

Hours of work – WEDNESDAY TO SUNDAY (please do not apply if you cannot commit to this working week)

Approx. 8.00am start to 4.00pm finish. Start date 18th November, flexible.


  • Bringing in ponies and horses who are working for the day
  • Grooming
  • Tacking up
  • Feeding out
  • Filling water troughs
  • Providing EPIC Customer Service to our customers
  • Providing lead reign pony/horse rides for children and adults
  • Implementation of health and safety protocols/regulations
  • Implementing exercise and educational regimes for all stock
  • Assisting in buying and selling
  • Teaching our volunteers etiquette around horses
  • Managing volunteers
  • Operating a tractor (training provided)
  • Liaising with professional services – Vets, Farriers, Dentists, Osteopaths etc
  • Keen to provide riding instruction after hours

Does this sound like you?

  • An AMAZING outgoing and friendly attitude
  • Strong work ethic
  • Professionalism
  • Able to work hours as above
  • Strong riding history
  • Calm manner around stock
  • Thrives under pressure

Requirements: Full, Clean Drivers licence required NZ Citizen or Valid Working VISA.

Key Skills:

  • Riding
  • Driving license
  • Drive Horsebox
  • First-Aid
  • Equine First-Aid
  • Handling Youngstock
  • Schooling
  • Lunging
  • Bandaging
  • Plaiting
  • Clipping
  • Teaching
  • Trim/Pull
  • Sole Charge
  • Exercising
  • Starting/Breaking
  • Competing
  • Natural Horsemanship
  • People Skills
  • Long Reining

Key Expertise:

  • Dressage
  • Eventing
  • Livery
  • Riding School
  • Sole Charge
  • Trekking
  • Working with children
  • Working with the disabled
  • Flatwork
  • Hacking
  • Western Dressage

If you think you’ve got what is takes to be a part of the Kiwi Valley team please send your CV and cover letter to