Equine Vacancies

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  1. QLD - Lockyer Valley - 3 vet equine practice New Graduates welcome photos New
  2. QLD - West of Brisbane - Marburg & Anstead - 10 vet mixed/equine practice, 2 x Rotating InternshipsNew Graduates welcome photos New
  3. QLD - West of Brisbane - Marburg - 10 vet mixed practice, Breeding SeasonSponsor photos New
  4. QLD - Scenic Rim - Peak Crossing - 2 vet mixed practice, 50% equine photos
  5. QLD - Scenic Rim - Beaudesert - 5-7 vet equine - full time or seasonal photos
  6. NSW - North East NSW - Lismore - 3-4 vet small animal/equine practice, full or part time New Graduates welcome
  7. NSW - Hunter Valley - Scone - Equine/Stud vet position photos
  8. NSW - Hunter Valley - Jerry's Plains - 4 vet equine practice, full time & seasonal positions photos
  9. NSW - Hunter Valley - Jerry's Plains - 2 vet equine/small animal, Stud season - possibility of Perm &/or Partnership photos
  10. NSW - Sydney Inner SE - Moore Park - 6 vet equine practice New Graduates welcome
  11. NSW - Sydney E - Randwick - 20 vet equine practice photos
  12. NSW - Sydney - Randwick/Rosehill - 3 vet equine practice, Racetrack Vet
  13. NSW - Southern Highlands - Bowral - 4 vet 100% equine practice - experienced vet photos New
  14. ACT - Canberra North - Lyneham - 4 vet equine practice, full or part time New
  15. VIC/NSW Border - Mildura - 8-9 vet mixed practice, equine interest New Graduates welcome photos
  16. VIC SW - Surfcoast - Gnarwarre - single vet equine practice, full time Stud Vet/Manager
  17. VIC Central Highlands - Ballarat - 12 vet equine practice, Racetrack/Ambulatory Associate photos New
  18. VIC Macedon Ranges - Lancefield - 2 vet equine practice New Graduates welcomephotos
  19. VIC NE - Wangaratta - 6 vet mixed practice, full or part time photos
  20. WA - Perth S - Oakford - 3 vet equine practice New Graduates welcome photos
  21. WA - Peel Region - Coolup - 6 vet equine practice, Stud Season Aug to Feb 2020 photos
  22. WA - Peel Region - Coolup - 6 vet equine practice - permanent vacancy New Graduates welcomephotos New
  23. NZ - Nth Island - Matamata - Matamata Vet Services - 11 vet equine practice, Reproduction
  24. NZ - Nth Island - Matamata - Marks Ewen - 8 vet equine practice - Equine Surgeon
  25. NZ - Nth Island - Matamata - Marks Ewen - 8 vet equine practice - Track practice & performance horse medicine
  26. NZ - Nth Island - Matamata - Marks Ewen - 8 vet equine practice - Equine Repro & Medicine



Coolmore Australia is a large Thoroughbred breeding farm spread over 8500 acres located in Jerrys Plains, in the Upper Hunter Valley. The farm foals over 300 mares and prides itself on providing excellent on site veterinary care.

We currently have a full time and seasonal position available for an experienced veterinary surgeon. The veterinary team is very busy during the season (August to January) and comprises of 4 veterinarians and a veterinary nurse.

The farm has excellent facilities and equipment, including wireless radiography, portable video endoscopy and ultrasound machines (SonoSite M-Turbo’s and a Mindray M7).

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As well as the usual ambulatory stud medicine caseload, an on farm surgery runs in the season for minor foal procedures.

The ideal candidate will:

For the successful candidate a competitive salary package will be offered which includes accommodation, company vehicle and ongoing education support.

Interested applicants should submit a CV via email to recruit@coolmore.com.au and include two referees who can be contacted by phone.

For more information, see coolmore.com and

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Murray Veterinary Services is looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated equine practitioner to join our growing team.

We are a 6 vet Equine Hospital in the Peel Region 55mins south of Perth, Western Australia. The equine industry in this area is growing rapidly providing us with an exciting and busy case load. Being only 55 minutes from Perth and 20 minutes from Mandurah, the Peel Region provides everything you want from country living, with all the conveniences of a major city within easy reach.

The position will involve providing a broad spectrum of medical, surgical and reproductive equine services both in the Hospital setting and in an ambulatory capacity. We provide comprehensive services to both the pleasure and racing industry. We service a large number of thoroughbred studs in the south West region of WA as well as performing a large amount of artificial breeding work so are looking for someone with at least 2 years’ experience that is happy to work unsupervised in the field but collaborate with our team for complex cases. We are always looking for someone with a special talent to add to our team so there is always the potential for someone with a special interest to pursue their specific skills within the practice.

We pride ourselves on providing a very high level of service to our clients and support our vets and nurses with continuing education to achieve this. Our hospital is purpose built with surgical facilities and allows us to intensively manage cases. Our team of vets and nurses are highly experienced and great fun to be around.

We have all the equipment you would expect for high end equine practice including a brand-new surgical theatre, digital xray, endoscopy, gastroscopy, arthroscopy, HDE dental equipment, Mylab and Mturbo ultrasound, REM blood machine and the list goes on...

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To find out more about us visit www.murrayvets.com.au or visit our Facebook page www.facebook.com/Murrayvets/

The roster is a 4-day week with on call duty being one night a week and one weekend a month.

Remuneration is $80,000 to $120,000, commensurate with experience. Continuing education will both be encouraged and supported. Fully equipped car and iPhone will also be provided.

This position is open to all applicants, and recent graduates will be considered with appropriate industry experience.

Contact Ross and Pip Wallace:

Phone: 08 9530 3751
Email: pip@murrayvets.com.au

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Lancefield Equine Clinic

About us

Lancefield Equine Clinic is a boutique equine clinic set in the picturesque Macedon Ranges, 35 mins north of the Melbourne Airport, and 1 hours drive to Melbourne. The area is rich in horticulture, vineyards, hobby farms and horse sports.  We have a small dedicated team and great clientele. We have a purpose built hospital facility at our clinic in the township, a stud farm on the outskirts and we provide an ambulatory service.  We have all the fun toys, digital xray, high quality ultrasound, endoscope, portable blood machines etc.

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Our work encompasses most facets of equine veterinary practice, with general medicine, reproduction and dentistry being at the forefront.  We encourage support where needed and we are happy to impart our knowledge to less experienced veterinarians. Recent graduates are welcome to apply, as are more experienced vets. 

After hours on call is quiet and is shared equally, either 1 in 2, or 1 in 3, leaving plenty of time to enjoy a work life balance that we believe to be important. 

About you

On offer

Applications including resume to Dr Miesja Reynolds, office.LEC@bigpond.com

Lancefield Equine Clinic, 3422 Melbourne Lancefield Road, Lancefield 3435 VIC


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Sydney’s largest equine veterinary practice is currently accepting applications for an Equine Associate Veterinarian with experience and a keen interest in racetrack and sport horse practice.

The position will involve a mix of TB racetrack, sport and pleasure horse ambulatory and hospital based work. The caseload is varied though has a strong lameness and diagnostic imaging emphasis and also includes yearling survey radiography. The successful applicant will be provided with excellent portable radiography, ultrasonography and video-endoscopy equipment. Randwick Equine Centre has a strong mentoring and professional support program as well as encouraging ambulatory associates to integrate with our fully equipped hospital and support from a very experienced team of veterinarians, including specialists in the fields of sports medicine, surgery, internal medicine and anaesthesia. 

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The remuneration package will be commensurate with the applicants qualifications and experience and will include a fully maintained motor vehicle, mobile phone, 4 weeks annual leave, 1 weeks study leave and percentage of afterhours fees.

Apply to: applications@randwickequine.com.au

For more information, see www.randwickequine.com.au and

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LOCKYER VALLEY - 100% EQUINE PRACTICE New Graduates welcome New Position

Seeking a full time vet to join our 3 vet 100% equine practice. We service the Lockyer Valley, Brisbane Valley and southern suburbs of Brisbane.

Who are we looking for?

The ideal person graduated a couple of years ago and might have been working as a mixed-animal Vet but now wants to just work with horses or, maybe you have been just working with horses but you want to move to sunny Qld.

New grads are highly encouraged to apply. We would love for you to speak with our previous vets to seek their opinion on working for Exclusively Equine.

Ideally the successful candidate either lives in serviced area or is happy to move to the area. If moving, we are happy to assist with your relocation.  We will also co0ntribute to your costs if you'd like to visit.  For more information on this lovely area, see https://www.luvyalockyer.com.au/lockyer-valley-cultural-centre

You MUST have AMAZING communication skills and LOVE horses!!

We have a big focus on client education and regularly hold information seminars at our facility plus at local produce stores within our serviced area. We pride ourselves on being the leaders on client education.

We appreciate work/life balance and AH is 1 in 3 week-ends and one night per week on call along with every 3rd Monday on call. AH bonuses are fantastic so you will want to be on call.

We have all the toys an ambulatory business has, along with a reproduction centre as our base.

Our breeding centre is situated in Hatton Vale, the heart of the Lockyer Valley on a gorgeous 26 acres.

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Go to our website to check us out at www.eevs.com.au to see the pretty pictures and facilities.

Salary above award with all of the usuals ie car, phone etc.

If interested email CV to louise@eevs.com.au  or call me on 0488 98 98 12 to discuss the position -  start date is ASAP.

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Stud Veterinarian/Manager Vet Services – Rosemont Stud

Rosemont Stud is one of Victoria’s most progressive stud farms, emerging as a leading provider of thoroughbred services covering breeding, spelling and pre-training across three farms near the major regional centre of Geelong. Based just 15 minutes west of Geelong at Gnarwarre, Rosemont’s breeding operation is active at all of Australia’s major yearling sales and was a top 10 vendor at this year’s Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale in January.

As an expanding company we require a Full-Time Vet to join our company.  The successful candidate will be a fully qualified practising vet with a minimum of three years as a Stud Veterinarian. He/she will be a senior member of the Rosemont Stud team and will have a broad skill set to suit the varying requirements of the role. 

The role will include but not be restricted to:

The successful candidate will benefit from an attractive package salary which will include on-site accommodation and a vehicle.

Please forward resumes to justin@rosemontstud.com.au

For more information, see www.rosemontstud.com.au and

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POSITION – Full time veterinarian
TYPE OF PRACTICE – 100% Equine
LOCATION – Outer metro area Southern suburbs 25mins from the CBD

Oakford Equine Hospital requires a full time veterinarian, preferably with a minimum of 2 years mixed or equine experience, to join our busy 3 vet practice. Exceptional new graduates should apply, and will be well supported. We are an established business based predominantly on pleasure and performance sport horses, seeing a wide range of medical and surgical cases.

The practice is well equipped with wireless digital radiography, ultrasound (straight and curvilinear probes), surgical facilities, video endoscope (including 3m gastroscope), powerfloat, etc. Cases are predominantly seen in hospital, with an ambulatory service provided for basic procedures only.

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In recent years we have also become one of WA’s leading reproductive clinics, with a purpose built breeding barn with laboratory and indoor jump dummy. We cater for all aspects of equine reproduction including chilled and frozen AI, collecting and freezing semen, embryo transfer etc, once again predominantly pleasure and sport horses. For this reason, applicants with equine reproductive experience will be favourably considered.

The working environment is friendly and relaxed, with plenty of support available from other veterinarians and veterinary nurses. After hours is 1 in 3, with a flexible roster. Remuneration is above award, commensurate with experience.

Please contact:
Michael Procter
Oakford Equine Hospital
138 Blair Rd
Oakford WA 6121
08 9397 1114

For more information, see www.oakfordequinehospital.com.au and

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There will be a position this stud breeding season for a veterinarian to join a predominantly equine reproduction and equine ambulatory with some small animal practice in the Hunter Valley, NSW.

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The position offers permanency and ownership to a suitable applicant as the present owner approaches semi retirement/retirement.

For further details or discussion please email jimvet@ozemail.com.au or call 0412 521 848.

For more information, see www.rodgerandassociates.com

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WestVETS Animal Hospital, Anstead and Marburg, QLD

WestVETS Animal Hospital is offering two (2) positions for a rotating internship focusing 75% equine, 25% mixed animal practice. The internship will rotate in two week blocks between the two facilities located 30 km apart. One two week block will be at WestVETS Equine Hospital (Anstead) performing anaesthesia, assisting in equine surgery, participating in the care and management of hospitalized patients, and working with specialists and senior veterinarians with referral lameness and medicine cases. The other two week block will be based between the Marburg and Anstead facility supporting the senior veterinarians with equine and ruminant ambulatory cases as well as small animal medicine and surgery. During the breeding season, time at the Marburg facility will also be spent aiding the reproductive specialist by scanning recipient mares for embryo transfers and assisting with artificial insemination, stallion collection and other assisted reproductive techniques.

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This is a unique position that we are excited to offer the new graduate or motivated individual wanting more mentorship and support.

Please contact us for a more detailed description of the internship. Expected start dates are between September 1st, 2019 and February 1st, 2020. The start dates are flexible with individual circumstances.

Remuneration and Work Conditions
Salary is in line with the Veterinary Services Award and is inclusive of shared afterhour’s emergency duty. Rostered days off will be allocated in accordance with the award. A three day weekend off-duty will be provided as well as three days rostered off during the regular work week once a month. The internship includes 1 week of conference/study leaves well as 4 weeks of holiday leave. Holiday leave is accrued and can be taken after 6 months of employment between March and August.

Additional Requirements
The intern is encouraged to produce a poster or case report to be submitted to the Bain Fallon Memorial Lectures and the AVA Annual Conference. The intern is expected to participate in journal club and monthly morbidity and mortality rounds.

Applicants must be eligible for registration with the Veterinary Surgeons Board of Queensland, Australia. Overseas applicants are will be reviewed on an individual basis.

Visitation is recommended. Applicants are requested to provide a current curriculum vitae, 2 letters of reference, and a cover letter addressed to Dr. Nathan Anthony.

Applications should be emailed with the subject ‘Internship Application’ to the following:
nathan@westvets.com.au. Any enquiries can be directed to Dr. Nathan Anthony.
Dr. Nathan Anthony
WestVETS Animal Hospitals
540 Mt. Crosby Rd
Anstead, QLD 4070
Ph 61 7 3202 7300 / Mob 61 407 00 11 55

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Hunter Equine Centre
Scone, NSW

We are looking for an equine veterinarian to join our team with a strong interest in stud work. We are a small practice that concentrates on providing a high level of care to a small number of large thoroughbred studs and horse trainers. We have just built a facility on the racetrack and both the stud work and track work aspects of the practice are expanding with some very nice and successful clients.

Ideally, we are seeking long-term applicants and offer generous packages relating to experience, with investment opportunities. We could potentially also have a seasonal position for someone with a strong interest and experience in foal medicine. There would be the opportunity to gain really good experience to a large case load during the foaling season on very well managed studs.

The practice will provide a pleasant working environment with good equipment, nice clients and good hours. There is an interesting caseload and good atmosphere in the practice and on the farms. Equipment includes digital radiography, Sonosite ultrasound units, videoendoscope with a 3m scope, shockwave and laser units.

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We are looking for veterinarians with good experience from a hospital or stud farm caseload that is able to take sole care of a busy thoroughbred stud farm, but more importantly with a good attitude and work ethic. Our clients require a high level of service and consideration to both the horses and staff. In return they are similarly considerate and appreciative and provide excellent horse care and environments.

We are flexible regarding start dates and job specifics and would be delighted to discuss options further. Please contact Bridget Bester for more information.

+61-(0)-458 204 086
P.O. Box 135, Scone, NSW 2337


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Permanent Full-time or Part-time

Lismore Central Veterinary Hospital provides a comprehensive range of medical and surgical services for small and large animals in the beautiful northern rivers region of NSW. Our mixed practice is only 40 minutes from Byron Bay, and about an hour from the Gold Coast.

We are a 3 to 4 vet practice and our clientele is predominantly small animal (60%) and equine (40%).

We have a well equipped small animal hospital. Our facilities include: a new state of the art diagnostic ultrasound machine, an in house Idexx blood machine, digital X-Ray, IM3 dental suite, and multi-parameter anaesthetic monitoring equipment. Our clinic is fully computerised and runs VisionVPM.

At Lismore Central Veterinary Hospital, we pride ourselves on going the extra mile whilst providing a fun and vibrant working environment where patient care is paramount.

What we can offer:

What kind of person we would like to employ:

For more information or to apply, please contact Jodie Wakeman on 02 6622 0044 or admin@lismorecentralvet.com.au

See https://lismorecentralvet.wixsite.com/lismorecentralvet and

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Sydney Equine Practice is searching for a racetrack veterinarian to fill a full time role.

Veterinarians with suitable equine experience are encouraged to apply. An interest in racing and equine performance is essential. The applicant best suited will be well-rounded and eager to hit the ground running. State of the art equipment is provided within the practice and on the job training in their use is provided.

An above award package will be on offer to the successful applicant including motor vehicle and phone. After hours work is required, as per roster, however additional remuneration is provided.

All applicants are required to be eligible to be registered by the Veterinary Practitioners Board of NSW. International applicants should ensure that this is the case prior to lodging an application.

Please forward a cover letter, resume and references to Dr David Garth via email to david@sydneyequine.com.au

See our website www.sydneyequine.com.au


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Equine Veterinarian – Canberra Equine Hospital

Come and join a team with well established and long standing relationships in the Capital’s equine community.

We are looking for a 4th equine veterinarian to expand our team. Currently the Canberra Equine Hospital is a stable team of three equine veterinarians and support staff, treating a high case load of ambulatory patients. Our hospital facility also gives us the opportunity to treat horses in-hospital, is purpose built and equipped for further diagnostics and treatment.

Canberra and the surrounding region has a large equine population with great diversity; from a well cared for aging population to high level performance horses in all disciplines. Our services include but are not limited to general care for all types of horses, dentistry, lameness, reproduction, emergency and after-hours services. We also have a surgery and anaesthetic set up to facilitate all types of surgeries for our patients. Our veterinarians all have special interests and we actively encourage continuous education that allows for great medicine and patient care.

The position would suit an enthusiastic equine veterinarian with a minimum of two years’ experience who is able to work independently in the field and hospital. A full time position is available including a share of the after hours. Part time applications will also be considered.

To be considered for the role apply to Derek.delsimone@vetpartners.com.au or call 0417 202 998

Feel free to check out our Facebook to meet the team: www.facebook.com/CanberraEquineHospital

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Equine Veterinarian - Full Time or Seasonal

Are you interested in equine practice and want to work with a great team? Our practice is located in Beaudesert, South East Qld. The practice is well equipped and supports approx 5-7 vets from a purpose built facility.

We have a well-established and high quality clientele including large thoroughbred farms. We also service the AI/ET requirements of our current clients.

The current practice staff is a highly motivated team that maintain a relaxed and fun atmosphere. We would like to employ a vet who has the necessary skills to do the job and the character to enjoy the work with us. Duties will involve the full range of practice responsibilities, including medicine, lameness, minor surgeries, and focus on reproduction during the breeding season. Salary would be above award rates, and annual leave and other conditions are negotiable.

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Beaudesert is a beautiful country area with a great climate and there is simply no better place in the country to work with animals than this part of SE Queensland, an hour from Brisbane and the surf of the Gold Coast.

We are looking for one Veterinarian to commence immediately.

Direct enquiries to:
Dr David Ahern
Email: dhahern1@gmail.com
Scenic Rim Veterinary Service
PO Box 384
Qld 4285

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Ballarat Veterinary Practice Equine Clinic

Racetrack/Ambulatory Veterinary Associate

POSITION AVAILABLE: 1st September, 2019

The Ballarat Veterinary Practice Equine Clinic is a 12-vet practice that has a broad equine-based caseload.  The practice is located on the edge of the Ballarat Turf Club, a world-class thoroughbred training facility where approximately 450 horses are trained, and 30 race meetings are held each year.  The clinic has a surgical referral hospital, racetrack practice component and provides a general equine ambulatory service to the surrounding district.  The hospital also runs an internship program.

There is currently a vacancy within the racetrack/ambulatory team. The ambulatory veterinarians provide service to all breeds of horses from thoroughbred and standardbred horses, through to all types of pleasure horses and ponies in the district.  Typical general practice equine work is undertaken including lameness assessment, dentistry, lacerations, reproductive work including ultrasound scanning, in field colic assessment and all other general veterinary equine work.  While the ambulatory service is primarily field based, clinicians are encouraged, where appropriate, to bring cases to the hospital where extra staff and facilities can assist them to undertake further examinations.  Due to the size of the practice and level of experience there is strong support for our ambulatory veterinarians at all times.

Of the three in-house surgeons, two are specialists and one is an ACVS Board Qualified surgeon.  The surgical team are available for consultation and assistance or referral of cases.  The clinic has complete surgical facilities, ultrasound, digital radiography, endoscopy, scintigraphy, standing MRI facilities and the ability to house up to 28 horses. 

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The successful applicant should be a graduate Veterinarian with qualifications able to satisfy the requirements of the Veterinary Practitioners Board of Victoria and have at least 2 years veterinary experience.  After-hours responsibility is shared equally with the norm being one night per week and one weekend every four weeks.  Duties will involve all ambulatory services as outlined above as well as attendance at both thoroughbred and harness race meetings as the official race veterinarian.  

Remuneration is dependent on experience, but all award benefits are available and provided for.  Continuing education is encouraged and assisted by the practice.  A vehicle and a mobile phone are provided with this position.

Interested applicants can contact Dr. Andrew Cust on +61 408 300 816 for further information.  Veterinarians wishing to directly apply should forward a resume along with the names of three referees to jobs@bvp.com.au

See our website https://www.bvp.com.au/equine.php


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Equine Veterinarian

Marks Ewen & Associates
New Zealand

A position has become available in New Zealand for an Equine Veterinarian with a strong interest and passion for track practice and performance horse medicine. Experience in lameness diagnosis, performance and sports medicine would be a strong advantage

Marks Ewen Equine Veterinary Hospital was established in 1961 and has been offering quality equine veterinary services in the Waikato ever since. At present it has developed to a fully equipped equine referral hospital and first opinion practice located on 5 acres on the outskirts of Matamata. It is a growing practice with 9 veterinarians, 7 support staff including qualified nurses and experienced administration staff. The practice has an internship program with interns rotating through the hospital and ambulatory services. The client base is almost exclusively thoroughbred stud, racing stables and sales work client base but there is also a significant and growing sport horse sector.

The hospital offers full surgical services and seasonal neonatal intensive care services using state of art diagnostic equipment that include in and out house laboratory services, digital radiography, ultrasound, video and dynamic endoscopy, arthroscopy and shared gamma scintigraphy.

Matamata is centrally located in the heart of the Waikato on the North Island of New Zealand. It is the picturesque thoroughbred and dairy centre of New Zealand. Matamata is an extremely pleasant town with all amenities. However Mountain skiing, Lake Taupo, Rotorua and East Coast beaches are only a short drive away and close to larger urban centres such as Tauranga, Hamilton and Auckland.

To submit an application including three referees or to discuss the position in more detail, please contact:

The Practice Manager
P O Box 183
New Zealand

For more information, see www.marksewen.co.nz or facebook

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Murray Veterinary Services
Equine stud veterinarian required for the 2019-20 season

We are looking for an experienced Equine reproduction veterinarian to join our 5-6 vet team for the 2019-20 stud season.

We are a busy hard-working team based in the Peel Region of western Australia 30 minutes’ drive from Mandurah and 55 minutes’ drive from Perth. We are a fully equipped Equine Hospital and provide full hospital and in field equine veterinary services. The reproduction position involves on farm Thoroughbred stud management, artificial breeding management, Embryo transfer, stallion collection, semen freezing and stallion management.

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Our hospital runs a fully equipped reproduction laboratory with everything needed for semen analysis, Artificial insemination and embryo transfer procedures.

This position offers a wide and varied case load in every aspect of equine reproduction from semen collection to obstetrics and neonatal care with everything in between. The roll would suit a highly motivated person who is happy to work independently and oversee the running of our reproduction department.

The position runs form August 2019 to February 2020 and the applicant must be eligible for registration with the Veterinary Surgeons Board of Western Australia.

To find out more about who we are visit www.murrayvets.com.au


Remuneration above award, accommodation assistance, car and phone provided. Sponsorship available for overseas applicants

Contact Ross and Philippa Wallace
Murray Veterinary Services
92 Fishermans Rd, West Coolup WA
Phone 08 9530 3751

Email admin@murrayvets.com.au

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Do you love mixed practice? If so, we’re looking for you– apply now!

Warby Street Veterinary Hospital and Wangaratta Equine Services provide veterinary services to North East Victoria. Our small animal hospital offers all the equipment - digital radiography, ultrasound, endoscope, dental base and dental radiography, in house IDEXX laboratory - and facilities to practice high quality veterinary medicine and surgery.
Our opening hours are 8.30am to 6.00pm Monday to Friday and 9.00am to 12.00pm on Saturdays. We currently employ 5 Veterinarians (4FT and 1PT) and are a truly mixed practice servicing all species with a busy medical and surgical caseload. The majority of our case load comprises dog, cat, horse and beef cattle work.

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The position – our ideal candidate
We are looking for a veterinarian who wants to work with a team of vets and nurses who love their jobs and have a passion for delivering quality patient care. Our ideal candidate is fun, organised, communicates well with the team and enjoys building relationships with clients. Experienced colleagues and enthusiastic new graduates are encouraged to apply.
In return, we are offering:

Our team – more like a family
Join our team and become part of our vibrant family. Working with us you will enjoy lunch provided daily, morning teas, ongoing professional support and enjoyable conversations and laughs to get you through the day.

Our location – the ultimate in liveability!
Wangaratta is a beautiful place to live and work. With an abundance of great restaurants, cafes and shops and there is a vibrant social life plus beautiful parks and gardens to spend your free time in, you will really enjoy all this beautiful regional city has to offer. Wangaratta is a town of 22,000 people located in North East Victoria, approximately 2.5 hours drive north of Melbourne and one hour from the Murray River and the NSW border. Not only does Wangaratta have great facilities it is also the gateway to the Victorian high country, the snow fields and lots of great wineries and breweries to enjoy in your time off.

Why not check out our website www.warbyvet.com.au and our Facebook page www.facebook.com/Warby-Street-Veterinary-Hospital

This is the chance you have been waiting for. Chat to any of our friendly staff or contact me, Andrew Bett (aka Bettsy as I’m better known) at bettsy@warbyvet.com.au or call 0428 141 359. We look forward to hearing from you.

Warby Street Veterinary Hospital and
Wangaratta Equine Services                       
32 Warby Street                                                             
Wangaratta VIC 3677                                                   
Ph: (03) 5721 7177

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Equine Surgeon
Marks Ewen & Associates
New Zealand

An Equine Surgeon position has become available at our busy and well established equine practice based in Matamata, Waikato, New Zealand.

Marks Ewen & Associates is a fully equipped equine referral hospital and first-opinion practice located within 5 acres on the outskirts of Matamata. It is a growing practice with 8 veterinarians and 7 support personnel including qualified nurses and experienced administration staff. It has a predominantly thoroughbred stud & stable client base but also a significant and growing sport horse sector, providing a diverse and interesting caseload. Diagnostic services include: Equinosis® Lameness Locator gait analysis system, digital radiography, ultrasound, video and dynamic endoscopy, arthroscopy and shared gamma scintigraphy.  Surgical equipment includes modern arthroscopic equipment with shaver and RF unit, battery powered drill system, ready access to locking plate technology, and regenerative medicine therapeutics (IRAP, PRP and access to stem cell laboratories). The practice has a strong team ethos and active support and mentoring of colleagues is encouraged. After hours practice on call is shared equally amongst associates; the after-hours surgical roster is shared amongst equine clinics and is not onerous, leaving plenty of time to enjoy the picturesque surrounds.

Matamata is located in the heart of the Waikato, the picturesque thoroughbred and dairy centre of New Zealand. It is an extremely pleasant town with all amenities and is conveniently placed with mountain skiing, Lake Taupo, Rotorua and East Coast beaches only a short drive away.

We are looking for an enthusiastic team player who will share our goal of providing top level veterinary care. If this sounds like you, please apply with a current CV and letter of interest to:                

The Practice Manager
P O Box 183
New Zealand



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Experienced Equine Vet

Southern Highlands Equine Centre (SHEC) requires an experienced equine veterinarian for their predominantly ambulatory practice, in the beautiful Southern Highlands, NSW, approximately 1.5 hours south of Sydney.

SHEC is a small practice that concentrates on providing a high level of care to a number of boutique thoroughbred broodmare studs, horse trainers, warmblood studs and performance/sports horse clients in the area.

The role will involve a mix of thoroughbred reproduction practice and medicine, artificial breeding, and sports horse medicine.  It will include but not be limited to - stud medicine, routine breeding work, routine treatments, preventative care, digital radiography, ultrasonography, endoscopy and general horse ambulatory services.

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The successful applicant must be experienced and have a strong interest in equine stud practice. A keen interest in sport/performance horse medicine is desirable.  The successful applicant will be capable of working independently, with ongoing support from our small team, as well as our partner practices Randwick Equine Centre & Illawarra Equine Centre.

Ideally, we are seeking long-term applicants but can potentially offer a seasonal position to an applicant with the right work ethic and skill set.

Remuneration package will be dependent on qualifications and level of experience, and includes a fully maintained motor vehicle, mobile phone, four weeks annual leave, one week study leave and percentage of afterhours fees.  After hours will be on a shared basis.

The Southern Highlands offers many leisure time opportunities including wineries, restaurants, sporting facilities, golf courses, as well as several well regarded private and public schools.

The Southern Highlands Equine Centre (SHEC) is highly respected in the area and is in growth phase. 

If you enjoy a country lifestyle and equine reproduction practice, apply to;

Dr James Whitfeld:
Email: accounts@shec.com.au

Southern Highlands Equine Centre
2 Songline Place
Burradoo, NSW, 2576


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A full time position is available for a veterinary surgeon to join our eight to nine vet mixed practice in Mildura. Experienced colleagues and enthusiastic new graduates are encouraged to apply. An interest in equine work is a benefit. Our new and large purpose built hospital offers all the equipment and facilities to practice excellent quality veterinary medicine and surgery with friendly and supportive nursing staff. Digital x-ray, ultrasound with colour doppler, pulse oximetry, in-house laboratory and cytology, infusion pumps, oxygen generators and orthopaedic instrumentation are components of our practice. The practice has a busy medical and surgical caseload, mainly small animal (85%) and equine (10%), but does include avian and wildlife work in addition to the expected other species of cattle, sheep and pigs. The building now includes six consulting rooms and three operating theatres.

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The equine facility consists of a large shed with undercover stabling, two horse crushes, equine scales, and a knock down and recovery room. Seven holding paddocks are available for equine work brought to the clinic. Equine specific x-ray, dental work with power float, artificial insemination during the stud season, and routine tendon ultrasounds are components of the practice. This is in addition to the expected colics, geldings, lameness work ups, stitch ups and laboratory blood work.

The clinic has nine full time and four part time nursing and support staff. The Practice is an Academic Associate Practice with the University of Melbourne, and in addition has veterinary students seeing practice from international veterinary schools as well as the other Universities in Australia.

So, if a rural mixed practice with a wonderfully varied caseload, and strong support staff appeals, then we would welcome your application. There is a strong emphasis on discussion of cases between colleagues at rounds each day, and we are a practice used to supporting new graduates as they embark on their careers. Bi-monthly webinars, practice membership of CVE, and each veterinarian provided with VIN membership gives all colleagues opportunities to continue to enhance their skills and knowledge. We expect veterinarians to embrace new challenges as experience dictates.

Plans of the building and discussion of our practice can be found at our website www.benetookvet.com.au.

Mildura, a vibrant inland city on the Murray River in north-west Victoria, is a terrific place to live, enjoying a pleasant climate, and with extensive sporting, recreational and educational facilities. It boasts a rich multicultural heritage, reflected in a large and diverse selection of restaurants, a strong arts community with writers and artists festivals, music festivals and both local and visiting live theatre. Mildura is the main city in a large irrigation district of the Murray-Darling Basin, with grapes and citrus as the main horticultural industries. Extensive dry land farming of wheat, sheep and cattle in outback NSW is on your doorstep. Mildura is well serviced by three airlines with a dozen flights each day to and from Melbourne. Flight time is just one hour.

Enthusiastic new graduates or experienced colleagues would be welcome to apply.

New graduate salary is $55,000 plus after hours and superannuation. The salary for experienced colleagues will be commensurate with experience. After hours duty is shared equally with all veterinary surgeons, with a 4 day rostered weekend off each duty cycle. Normal hours of work averages 38 hours per week.

Please feel welcome to contact me by email or phone at any time in regards the position we have available.
Contact: Dr Bill Sutherland
Benetook Veterinary Clinic
634 Benetook Avenue
Mildura VIC 3500
Phone: 03 5022 2455
Mobile: 0408 231 984
E-mail: w.j.sutherland@internode.on.net


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Experienced Equine Reproduction Veterinarian Queensland

A position exists for an Equine Veterinarian with experience in artificial insemination, embryo transfer and stallion semen services to join our team of reproduction veterinarians for the 2019/2020 breeding season.

Our purpose built WestVETS Reproduction Centre is located in Marburg, Queensland, approximately 50kms outside the Brisbane CBD. It is set on 65 acres with group and individual mare paddocks, a stallion barn, AIQS accredited facilities and a recipient mare herd. Our reproduction laboratory is well equipped and includes computer assisted semen analysis technology.

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Our Reproduction Centre is well staffed and is supported by an accredited Equine Hospital with a large team of experienced and energetic veterinarians and support staff. We enjoy a high standard of practice with a friendly and supportive environment and low staff turnover.

A contract position exists from September 2019 to January 2020 or full time permanent employment would be considered for a practitioner suitably experienced in general equine practice. Applicants must be able to be registerable with the Veterinary Surgeons Board of Queensland. See our website www.westvets.com.au for further information about our facilities and services offered.

If you would like to be part of our team of dynamic and progressive veterinarians who insist on high standards of care, please email Dr Nathan Anthony at nathan@westvets.com.au or contact 0407 001 155 for more information.

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Equine Reproduction Veterinarian

Matamata Veterinary Services is a 22 veterinarian, mixed-animal practice situated in the Waikato region of New Zealand.

We are currently seeking an experienced, enthusiastic colleague to join our 11 vet equine team in the heart of New Zealand horse country. We provide routine reproductive management on thoroughbred stud farms throughout the region and the successful applicant must be capable of managing on-farm mare and foal cases during the breeding season. Other equine reproduction caseload involves all aspects of assisted reproductive technologies (AI/ET, semen collection, freezing etc.) and referral services for infertility cases and reproductive surgery.

MVS has a culture of excellence and delivering a high quality service to the client. The equine hospital is purpose-built and well-equipped, including full surgical facilities, wireless digital radiography, digital ultrasonography, video-endoscopy and nuclear scintigraphy. We offer a very supportive working environment, including board-certified specialists in theriogenology and surgery, and 11 nurses/support-staff. To be successful in this role you must be able to function well in a team environment, be highly motivated, innovative and accepting of new ideas. Continuing education is both supported and encouraged.

If you are looking for an exciting career opportunity with a modern and progressive equine practice, then this is the position for you.

Please email your application (including CV and the names of 2 referees) to lisa@matavet.co.nz

For more information, see www.matamatavets.co.nz and

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Equine Veterinarian

Marks Ewen & Associates
New Zealand

A position has become available in the above practice for an experienced Equine Veterinarian with a strong interest and passion for stud work and medicine. 

Marks Ewen Equine Veterinary Hospital is a fully equipped equine referral hospital and first opinion practice located on 5 acres on the outskirts of Matamata.  It is a growing practice with 8 veterinarians, 7 support staff including qualified nurses and experienced administration staff.  It has a predominantly thoroughbred stud & stable client base but also a significant and growing sport horse sector. Diagnostic services include: digital radiography, ultrasound, video and dynamic endoscopy, arthroscopy and shared gamma scintigraphy.  After hours roster is shared amongst the veterinary team.

Matamata is centrally located in the heart of the Waikato, the picturesque thoroughbred and dairy centre of New Zealand. It is an extremely pleasant town with all amenities.   However Mountain skiing, Lake Taupo, Rotorua, Tauranga, Hamilton and East Coast beaches are only a small drive away

A competitive remuneration package based on ability and experience and will include a company vehicle and phone. Eligibility for licensure by the Veterinary Council of New Zealand is required

To submit an application including three referees or to discuss the position in more detail, please contact:

The Practice Manager
P O Box 183
New Zealand

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A PERMANENT PART TIME VETERINARIAN position has become available in a growing mixed practice in Peak Crossing, South East Queensland.

The clinic is based in Peak Crossing, a small country town in the beautiful Scenic Rim region of South East Queensland. Peak Crossing is just under an hour’s drive to the Brisbane CBD/Airport and 1 and a half hours’ drive to the Gold Coast. The close proximity to major cities gives you easy access to conferences, sporting events and concerts whilst still allowing you to enjoy the country lifestyle that the Scenic Rim has to offer. The Scenic Rim is a breathtaking part of Queensland, stretching from Tamborine Mountain & Canungra through The Lost World & Mt Barney, across to Boonah & Kalbar.

The clinic offers a country caring service with all the necessary toys and experience to offer patients and clients quality care. Peak Crossing Vet is a true mixed practice, the caseload is 50% equine, 30% small animals and 20% production animals. Currently our friendly team consists of the Director, another associate veterinarian and 3 nurses. The position has become available due to the partial retirement of the previous practice owner.

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We are seeking an experienced (min. 2 years) veterinarian to join our friendly team in a part-time capacity with the possibility to grow into a full time position should the right candidate apply. Equine experience essential. The applicant would be expected to work both independently and part of a team and have a keen interest in both large animals and small animals. You will work alongside a small, friendly team which services the Western Scenic Rim and the Ipswich region. We have a low staff turnover, a great team culture, and an approachable working environment.

Your day will consist of a variety of species ranging from ambulatory equine and production animal work to small animal medicine and surgery. We are a true mixed practice. We perform a large variety of work in all species. The equine work involves equine reproduction, stud medicine as well as routine healthcare. You will have the opportunity and freedom to perform small animal surgeries as well as work-up some complex medical cases in our purpose built facility. Production animal work includes reproduction, medicine cases as well as field surgery. Although we like to give everything a crack we are conveniently close to both small and large animal referral hospitals when we need to refer cases.

The practice is computerised and well equipped with Sonosite Ultrasound Machines, Digital X-ray, endoscope, in-house Idexx Blood Machines, IM3 dental machine, Powerfloat and PortaSafeStocks.

On call roster is 1 in 3 promoting a good work/life balance. Remuneration is well above award and commensurate with experience and includes study leave and professional development opportunities.

We are looking for a team member that is keen to take on new challenges and willing to have a go, someone that has excellent patient care and able to communicate well with others. If this sounds like you and you are after the opportunity of becoming part of a supportive team committed to excellence in veterinary care then please contact us.

Applications via e-mail
Dr Jaco Joubert

Please visit our website www.peakvet.com.au and our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/PeakCrossingVet to find out more about us.

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Sydney's premier thoroughbred racetrack practice is currently accepting applications for associate veterinarian.

The position will involve primarily ambulatory racetrack work and a small amount of pleasure horse work at Centennial Park Equestrian Centre. The associate will be well supported and under supervision from a very experienced team as skills are developed.

Our practice utilises state of the art diagnostics and treatments including four DR x-ray machines (three wireless), three ultrasound machines, portable and video endoscopy, PRP, IRAP etc.

This is an opportunity to work with the top trainers in Australia and some of the top racehorses in the world at Royal Randwick, Rosehill Gardens and Warwick Farm racecourses, as well as surrounding spelling and pre-training centres. Our practice also operates a branch in Melbourne which opens opportunities for travel to Flemington and Caulfield racetracks.

The associate will be provided with a fully equipped Toyota Hilux, laptop and mobile phone. All are maintained by the practice and accompany a generous, above award salary commensurate on experience.

For more information or to apply, please contact Dr Benjamin Graham on 0437 505 997 or ben.graham@equinevet.com.au

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