Career Opportunities

Opportunities - Sometimes we have opportunities to join the Abderry team.  We are always on the look out for innovative people who are passionate about horses and have a genuine desire to help other people realise their hopes and dreams by being involved in best practice management of horses.
Job Location - Glenbrook Road, Karaka, New Zealand
Introduction - We specialize in instruction and care for horses from youngsters, the worried and/or inexperienced, through to advanced horses in all disciplines.
We offer a HorseHotel for clients horses, allowing mental peace of mind when away...
  • Abderry utilises the principles of riding in all the English disciplines.
  • Horses of all breeds, sizes and stages come to Abderry to develop their talents and learn in an inviting and relaxed atmosphere.
Description - Responsibilities of all Members of the Abderry Teaching Team include:
  • An ability to deliver a top class educational service to the equines @ Abderry
  • A knowledge of management of facilities.
  • Positive and empathetic communication & administration skills with clients and other members of the Team. (Essential).
  • An ability to learn and deliver our established programs so that horses can move through a logical progression of development and be confident in their ability to perform. (Essential)
Requirements - All candidates applying to join the team, regardless of their experience and qualifications -
  • Must have a strong work ethic, an open mind, and a desire to continue learning and to help others learn.
  • Must exercise a kind and gentle attitude toward horses and humans -  communication and understanding are the foundation of our policies.
  • Must be enthusiastic.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must possess a character with high standards.
  • Must be physically fit, reliable and honest.
  • Must have vigor, ability, and aim for and deliver quality results.
  • Must combine kindness and consideration towards people and horses.
Facilities - Abderry sits on 120 acres of beautiful Karaka land.  Some of the Custom Built Facilities on the 48ha farm include:
  • A 600m All Weather Sand Track plus a 1000m Grass Track
  • Starting Stalls
  • A 25m Covered Indoor Lunging Ring.
  • Two Large All Weather Exercise Arenas
  • A Specifically Designed Loose Jumping Arena
  • Stabling for 26 horses
  • A Magnum eight horse Walker.
  • A custom built Crush.
  • Flat and undulating paddocks
  • A network of all weather tracks and races for hacking out.
Housing - Plenty of housing available in the area.
Type of job - Full Time, Rolling Roster, Own Transport Essential
Salary - Negotiable depending on experience 
3 reasons why you want to work with us
  • Incredible opportunity for people looking to advance skills in all areas of "horsepersonship", horse care, horse and events management.
  • Opportunity to enjoy an atmosphere where teamwork and co-operation is employed, not only between staff members, including customers as well.
  • Centrally located - many leisure and entertainment opportunities in the Franklin, Waikato, Coromandel and Auckland areas
Send your CV to Cheski Brown