Equine Vacancies

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  1. NZ - Canterbury - Prebbleton - 4.5 vet small animal/equine practice, Equine position
  2. NT - Alice Springs - 6 vet mixed practice, small animal/equine position photos
  3. QLD - Rural Moreton Bay - Samford Village - 8 vet mixed practice, Equine vacancy photos
  4. QLD - Brisbane Outer W - Anstead - 20 vet mixed practice, Equine Internship with Mixed Animal Component New Graduates welcome photos New
  5. QLD - Toowoomba - Wellcamp - 8 vet mixed practice, Equine focused position
  6. QLD - Gold Coast - Bundall - 2 vet equine practice
  7. QLD - Scenic Rim - Beaudesert - 17 vet equine/mixed practice New Graduates welcome photos
  8. NSW - New England North West - Castle Doyle - 1.5 equine practice New Graduates welcome photos
  9. NSW - New England - Tamworth Equine Vet Centre - 3 vet New Graduates welcomephotos
  10. NSW - Hunter - Scone - 8 vet equine practice photos
  11. NSW - Central Coast - Wyong - 4 vet equine practice
  12. NSW - Sydney NW - Hawkesbury - Clarendon - 7 vet equine practice New Graduates welcome
  13. NSW/VIC Border - Albury - 2 vet equine practice New Graduates welcome photos New
  14. VIC - Goulburn Valley - Shepparton - 10 vet equine practice photos New
  15. VIC - SW Coast - Warrnambool - 5 vet equine practice New Graduates welcome photos
  16. VIC - Lethbridge - 8 vet equine practice New Graduates welcome New
  17. VIC - Melbourne - 6 vet racetrack practice - internship / junior associate New Graduates welcome
  18. VIC - SE Gippsland - Maffra - mixed/equine group practice, 6 Month Leave Cover, flexible photos
  19. TAS - Derwent Valley - 3 vet mixed animal practice, Equine Vet
  20. WA - Perth Outer S - Port Kennedy - 3.5 small animal/equine practice, Equine only position New Graduates welcome


Join us at Goulburn Valley Equine Hospital and be part of a team that’s passionate about making a difference in the lives of horses and their owners!


Exciting Opportunity for an Equine Surgeon at Goulburn Valley Equine Hospital!

Are you a passionate and skilled Equine Surgeon ready for a dynamic new challenge? Goulburn Valley Equine Hospital (GVEH), one of Australia’s leading equine veterinary practices, is seeking an exceptional professional to join our esteemed team. We are looking for a dedicated team player who is eager to contribute to our multidisciplinary approach and explore exciting future development opportunities!

Why GVEH is the Perfect Place for Your Next Career Move

🌟 Be Part of a Premier Equine Veterinary Team

At GVEH, located just outside the vibrant city of Shepparton, Victoria, you will be part of a distinguished practice renowned for its comprehensive equine care. We pride ourselves on being the only equine referral hospital in Victoria with a diverse team of specialists across surgery, reproduction, dentistry, internal medicine, and emergency and critical care (ECC), providing exceptional round-the-clock service for our clients.

🚀 Grow with Us

This position offers the flexibility of a seasonal role, but for the right candidate interested in a more permanent commitment, there is potential for a longer-term appointment. Here, you will have the chance to work on a wide range of cases, from routine to complex surgeries, and contribute to the growth of our practice.

📚 Engage in Teaching and Professional Development

Teaching is at the heart of GVEH’s mission. You will be actively involved in residency programs, internships, and visiting externships. The Melbourne Veterinary School, offers a practice experience for final-year Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) students at GVEH. The partnership with The University of Melbourne not only enriches the learning environment for students but also provides valuable development opportunities for our staff.

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🏞️ Enjoy a Great Lifestyle in Central Victoria

Shepparton, located in the beautiful Goulburn Valley region, offers a delightful blend of country charm and modern conveniences. Just a two-hour drive from Melbourne, you’ll experience a semi-rural setting with access to all the amenities you need, including health services, education, sports, shopping, dining, outdoor experiences and entertainment. The Goulburn Valley is a hub for dairy and mixed farming communities, with thriving fruit-growing industries and picturesque landscapes.

Shepparton is known for its friendly and welcoming community. You’ll find a supportive environment where local events and activities foster a strong sense of belonging and connection. The region is also home to a variety of educational institutions, healthcare facilities, and shopping centres, ensuring you have everything you need right at your doorstep.

Do you have or plan to have children? Shepparton boasts a range of educational facilities that cater to children of all ages, from early childhood to secondary school. Additionally, early learning centres and childcare facilities  offer excellent programs for younger children, ensuring that your little ones receive a great start to their education.

Beyond schools, Shepparton offers a wealth of family-friendly activities, sporting activities and community events, ensuring that there’s always something fun and engaging for children and families.

Living in Shepparton means enjoying a high quality of life with a perfect balance of professional opportunities and personal fulfillment. With its stunning landscapes, vibrant community, and abundance of recreational activities, Shepparton offers an incredible lifestyle that blends work and play seamlessly.

🌤️ Experience the Real Australian Lifestyle

The region offers a 4 season climate with crisp winter days and warm summer afternoons. Enjoy a variety of outdoor activities along the scenic Goulburn River, and immerse yourself in the vibrant, community-focused lifestyle that defines Central Victoria.

What We’re Looking For

We seek a talented equine surgeon who is not only skilled in equine care but also enthusiastic about working collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team. Whether you are interested in a seasonal opportunity or a permanent role, you will find a supportive environment where you can thrive professionally and personally.

What We Offer:

Ready to Join Us?

If you’re excited about this opportunity to contribute to a leading equine practice and live in a beautiful region of Victoria, we’d love to hear from you!

Apply now or contact us for more information about this opportunity:

Dr Denis Verwilghen Dipl ECVS – Clinical Director denis.verwilghen@gvequine.com.au Robert Ralston. Practice Manager robert.ralston@gvequine.com.au

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LETHBRIDGE, NEAR GEELONG, VIC - EQUINE New Graduates welcome New Position

Equine Veterinarian Opportunity at Golden Plains Equine (GPE)

Golden Plains Equine (GPE) in Lethbridge, Victoria, is expanding our team of dedicated professionals and seeking a 8th equine veterinarian to join our thriving practice. Our growth has created an exciting opportunity for both new graduates and experienced veterinarians to become part of our exceptional team.

About Us:
GPE is a leading equine veterinary practice known for its state-of-the-art surgery, medicine, and reproduction services. We cater to a diverse range of horses, from Clydesdales to miniature ponies, and serve the racing industry, sport, and pleasure horses.

Our modern facility is one of the largest in Victoria, featuring:

Surgical and Medical Services:
Our growing practice performs approximately 30 gas anaesthetics per month, including:

Additionally, we handle a substantial number of intravenous anaesthetics and standing procedures, such as:

We also conduct numerous field anaesthetics. Most surgeries are performed by our boarded surgeon, Dr. Simon Pearce, with support from visiting specialists.

Reproduction Services:
GPE has a busy reproduction caseload, offering:

We service a wide range of studs and handle numerous sick foals, dystocias, and associated medical and surgical cases. Our facility foals down 70 - 80 mares onsite per season.

Ambulatory Services:
Our practice includes a busy ambulatory component, serving clients across Southern Victoria, including Geelong, the Mornington Peninsula, Central Highlands, Goldfields, Werribee, and Melton. Our hospital staff provide robust support to vets in the field, ensuring our clients receive top-tier service on their farms.

About You:
We are seeking a passionate equine veterinarian who is interested in joining our team long-term. Ideal candidates will be dedicated to continuous education and professional development. Whether your interests lie in sports medicine, lameness, surgery, medicine, reproduction, anaesthesia, or imaging, GPE provides an excellent environment for growth.


How to Apply:
If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, we would love to hear from you. Please contact Dr. Stuart Brown at 0474 340 666 or drstuartbrown@me.com to discuss the position in more detail.

Join us at Golden Plains Equine and be a part of an exceptional team dedicated to providing top-notch equine care.

See www.goldenplainsequine.com.au and 

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Hunter Equine Centre is seeking a Senior Equine Associate Veterinarian to join our team prior to the 2024 breeding season in August. At least four-years’ experience is required with an internship and experience in thoroughbred reproduction desirable.

The successful applicant will have responsibility for independent veterinary care on thoroughbred stud farms as well as working within a team of ambulatory veterinarians. In addition to a minimum of three years reproductive stud-farm work, previous hospital experience such as an internship and a wide experience in equine veterinary practice would be viewed favourably to provide stud farms with a comprehensive service.

Our clients include some excellent and well managed stud farms in the Hunter Valley, with over 1000 mares under our care, and an important yearling sale component. We also service many of the local trainers and pre-trainers in the area and particularly and consider ourselves very fortunate to have such friendly and successful clients.

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Selection criteria would necessitate a Bachelor of Veterinary Science or equivalent that can be fully registered in New South Wales (www.vpb.gov.au). Hunter Equine Centre will assist with visa requirements to work in Australia.

Please email Dr. Bridget Bester, with a current C.V. on bridget@hunterequine.com to apply or discuss the position further.

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Tamworth Equine Veterinary Centre has an opportunity for a veterinarian interested in developing their skills and knowledge in general equine practice with the opportunity to work with and be trained by experienced veterinarians in the heart of the New South Wales north west Pleasure and Performance Horse region.

The practice offers Assisted Reproduction services; Surgery and Intensive Care for horses in our hospital and provides a comprehensive On Farm service and Sports Medicine service to our equine clients in the region.

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TEVC is part of Scone Equine Group (SEG), which is Australia’s largest provider of equine veterinary services with expertise in all areas of horse care across its specialist subsidiary practices in Scone, Avenel, and Muswellbrook.

To be part of a team in a practice dedicated to the highest level of patient care and with support for advancement, please contact David on:

P | +61 2 6545 1333
E | david.omeara@sconeequine.com.au

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Full-time EQUINE VETERINARIAN required for 7 person Equine hospital and ambulatory clinic in the beautiful Hawkesbury Valley, NSW.

Located just over an hour from Sydney, the area provides access to many educational, sporting and recreational facilities.

The practice is well established with a purpose-built equine hospital and surgery, with excellent up-to date facilities and equipment, and a fully automated in-house laboratory. The case load covers all aspects of equine work, including racing, breeding and the pleasure industry, as well as a small alpaca clientele. There is also access to several specialists through the practice.

A shared roster allows for excellent time off and the large, experienced team provides for plenty of backup and assistance. A veterinarian with an interest and experience in breeding would be advantageous, although a new graduate may be considered.

Remuneration package includes a late model 4-wheel drive and is commensurate with experience.

Interested veterinarians should email their applications to hevc@bigpond.com

For more information phone 02 4577 4611

See www.hevc.com.au and 

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Equine Veterinarian Required

Larkhill Vets are looking for a keen and genuine horse Veterinarian to work in our quality, purpose-built Equine hospital in Western Australia.

We provide the full complement of Equine services, including:

Our centre is 45 minutes south of Perth, close to amenities, and just minutes from fantastic beaches. We are directly opposite the Larkhill Thoroughbred Training Track.

We offer a shared workload within a team of 3 to 4 Veterinarians, involving a 4 1/2 day week. Afterhours is on an equal share roster, and incentives are paid. Renumeration is negotiable as per experience.

Performance horse, and reproduction experience will be viewed favourably.

Please email applications to: equinestaff@larkhillvets.com.au

Or telephone:
Dr Trevor Lindsay on 0418915361 or Dr Heather Stewart-Rowe on 0417917349

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Mixed Practice Veterinary Surgeon

If you have a passion for equine and mixed veterinary practice and want to work with an exceptional veterinary team then Darling Downs Vets has an opportunity for you!

We are a dynamic and forward thinking two centre practice that provides a wide range of first opinion and referral veterinary services to the Darling Downs and surrounding areas. Our referral equine hospital at Wellcamp offers the full suite of surgical, medical and reproductive services, while our mixed practice at Oakey has established small animal and cattle clientele.

We have a highly skilled team that is passionate about providing high quality care whilst maintaining a focus on work life balance and fun in the workplace. We are equipped with all the bells and whistles including gastroscopes, multiple digital xray machines and ultrasounds, powerfloats, bull testing equipment and in house haematology and biochemistry analysers.

The position on offer is a full time equine focused mixed practice role that will afford you the opportunity to broaden your skill set with support from senior clinicians and surgeons. Duties involve a range of responsibilities, including lameness, medicine, anaesthetics, minor surgeries and ambulatory call outs. Bovine and small animal work can be a large or small component of your role depending upon your interests. After hours services are one night a week and 1 in 4 weekends, covering large animals only.

Renumeration is well above award and commensurate with experience. We offer a 4 day work week, car and mobile phone. One week of study leave with CPD allowance is available for use each year.

We are seeking an enthusiastic team player with a love for mixed practice and a desire to provide high quality care. Experience is ideal but not essential, and new graduates are welcome to apply. Overseas applicants with a degree that is recognised in Australia are also encouraged to apply.

Toowoomba is a thriving city on the Great Dividing Range 125km west of Brisbane. Known as the Garden City it offers superb parks, elegant building and historical trails and a number of high quality schools.

For more information and to apply please contact Dr Glen Laws on 0417 642 641, or email your cover letter and CV to glaws@ddvh.com.au

Wellcamp Video: https://avrlabonline.egnyte.com/dl/WJUXdW74GP

See our webpage: www.ddvh.com.au and Facebook page.

Virtual Tour Oakey: Click Here

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Equine Veterinarian – Samford Valley Veterinary Hospital

Join Our Team at Samford Valley Veterinary Hospital!

Are you an Equine Vet looking for a practice that values work-life balance like no other?

Look no further!

Samford Valley Veterinary Hospital is seeking a dedicated and passionate equine vet full time or part time to join our dynamic team.

About Us:
We are looking for an equine vet to join our amazing team!

At Samford Valley Veterinary Hospital, we are passionate about providing high standards of care to our large animal and equine patients. Our super enthusiastic team is dedicated to delivering exceptional service and building lasting relationships with our clients.

If you're ready to join a team that prioritises work-life balance, offers access to cutting-edge equipment, and is situated in a stunning location, we want to hear from you!

We support each other. We work hard. We collaborate. We always hold the patients’ needs first and foremost. We have vets with many decades of experience to assist you. We problem solve together.

Samford feels like a small country town but is really on the outskirts of Brisbane - located just 40 minutes from Inner City Brisbane and an hour from the Sunshine Coast, our practice is nestled in the breathtaking Samford Valley. Experience the perfect work-life balance in an incredibly beautiful setting.

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About the position:

We are looking for an experienced equine vet but have the option for mixed role within this: Interested in working with companion and large animals? We're happy to consider a mixed role to suit your preferences and skills.

Flexible Hours: Say goodbye to the rigid schedules of traditional equine practice! Enjoy unheard-of flexibility in your work hours, allowing you to maintain a healthy work-life balance.

No After Hours or On-Call Work: Rest easy knowing that your evenings and weekends (except one in every 4 Saturdays) are yours to enjoy, with no after-hours or on-call responsibilities expected if you choose.

Weekends and Public Holidays: With just one in four Saturdays, and no work on public holidays, you'll have plenty of time to spend with family and pursue your passions outside of work.

State-of-the-Art Equipment:  Work with the latest tools of the trade, including a brand new Aohua Vet OR-1200 High-Definition Endoscope, PowerFloats, Equine Portable Stocks, a full suite of equine dental equipment, and a beautiful to use digital and portable X-ray with Slate system.

Experienced and Varied Team: Collaborate with a diverse team of professionals, including an internal medicine specialist vet and a memberships dental vet, providing you with ample opportunities for growth and learning. A team of 4 dedicated Equine and Large Animal Vets.

Remuneration and Apiam perks: 
Generous salary packages including a base salary of $90,000-$120,000 + super (depending on experience)

As well as bonuses of up to $20,000 to improve your work-life balance including:

As part of Apiam Animal Health, Australia’s largest rural and regional mixed and production animal veterinary group, we offer considerable opportunities for training, personal development and career progression. Opportunities to gain extra skills by spending time in other clinics within our Apiam network are encouraged, and we offer industry-leading internal training as well as genuine support for your career progression. 

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter here.

For more information or to chat about the position contact Corinne on 0458 387 478 or email corinne.warnick@apiam.com.au

We can't wait to welcome you to our team!

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Equine Veterinarian – Prebbleton Vet Hospital – New Zealand

Need a lifestyle adjustment?

Prebbleton Veterinary Hospital is looking for an equine vet with minimum of 3 years’ experience preferably with an interest in lameness/performance medicine and dentistry.

Prebbleton is halfway down the East Coast of the South Island, in a growing affluent satellite village on the western flank of Christchurch city, with a wide range of new housing for sale and rent.

Our clientele is varied - racing, sport, and pleasure horses, 90% within 25km of the clinic.

Ski slopes are 90 mins away, 30 mins to the beach or some lovely hill walks and 4-5 hrs from some amazing world class hiking. Christchurch, New Zealand’s 2nd largest city (about the size of Leicester) has good restaurants, theatres, and excellent schools in a compact area.

Our clinic is proudly privately owned, and you would be joining 2 experienced colleagues with a third to return in a year: a specialist equine surgeon visits monthly.

The small animal department has 3 vets and a dedicated nursing staff.
You will be mostly working independently but have backup from your experienced colleagues and vet techs. 85% of the work is ambulatory.

Our vets are an international collection and are all happy to have a chat about the practice and living/working in NZ. We pride ourselves on being part of the local community sponsoring horse events and projects within the village.

Whilst it is a full-time position, we are open to discussion on flexible hours.
4 weeks paid holiday.


If you think this opportunity may be right for you, contact Melissa to apply or discuss the position.
admin@prebbletonvet.co.nz +643 3499946

We look forward to hearing from you 😊

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Equine Contract- Gippsland Veterinary Clinic

Seeking an equine or mixed animal Veterinarian for a 6 month leave cover
August 2024- January 2025
Join an experienced and supportive team in our fantastic veterinary clinic

Our long-established practice includes our main hospital in Maffra as well as the Sale Vet Centre and purpose-built Gippsland Equine Hospital.

Our Maffra hospital is an impressive facility with 4 consult rooms, dedicated room for dentistry, imaging including CT, huge surgical theatre and treatment area, plus hydrotherapy and rehabilitation. The Sale clinic has recently relocated to new and bigger premises and can offer a wide range of services and the Gippsland Equine Hospital has purpose-built surgery facilities for both emergency and elective surgery.

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We have a great client base of progressive dairy and beef farmers and an ever-expanding population of dedicated equine and small animal owners that trust us with the care of their animals.

We provide a high standard of service and can diagnose and treat most things in-house due to the quality equipment and extensive experience amongst our vets. We have a fantastic, approachable and friendly team.

Gippsland is a fantastic spot to explore with a stunning coastline, lush forests and charming towns. Whether you are into outdoor adventures like hiking or surfing, or simply enjoy unwinding with delicious local food, Gippsland has something for everyone to enjoy.

We require a vet to assist during the equine repro season as a priority.
We require someone experienced or with a good understand of equine reproduction.
We have a high caseload of frozen and chilled AI.

We also require general GP equine skills and can offer dairy and small animal medicine as well.

Dates Needed: Any blocks of time between August 2024 and January 2025

Shift Details:

Additional Information:

If you are interested in this position, please apply here. Alternatively, if you have any questions, please reach out to recruitment@apiam.com.au

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Equine Vet

Unique Opportunity

This is a unique opportunity for a very lucky person!

We have a rapidly growing predominately ambulatory mixed animal practice, focusing on equine, preventative small animal medicine and herd health. We will absolutely upskill you while you are here because we want to encourage our staff to be their best and do their best. We have a crack at everything, and our clients support us. You’ll have to have a “can do” attitude.

We have plenty of toys, but if there is anything that we don’t have, and you want, and can justify, we will buy it. While the right attitude is a must, your chances of landing this job will be amplified if you have any of the following:

If you are looking for “just a job”, then this position won’t suit you. However, if you are a great vet, and want to be a part of something that will have impact for future generations then please call me on 0481 236 870 or email your CV to libby@vetinthevalley.com

See our website: https://vetinthevalley.com/

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Advantage Equine Veterinary Practice is seeking an intern and an associate in equine racetrack medicine and surgery. There is a high demand for trained, experienced and passionate racetrack veterinarians.  However, it is difficult for young veterinarians to achieve this experience in this specialized field that requires a unique skill set.  New or recent graduate veterinarians are strongly encouraged to apply.  A role can also be tailored for an experienced veterinarian.

Advantage Equine is a 7-veterinarian ambulatory racetrack practice based in Flemington and Cranbourne, Australia that has a large caseload of elite race and performance horses.  The practice includes a registered specialist in equine surgery, a member of the ANZCVSs in Equine Medicine, an internationally certified veterinary acupuncturist and over 80 years’ experience in racetrack practice. Advantage Equine services its clients with the latest advancements in veterinary care, provided ethically with the horse’s welfare in mind.

The successful applicant will receive extensive experience in the daily management of the equine athlete and in veterinary management of large racing stables. Applicants will be involved with supervised and first-opinion consultations, with the level of supervision dependent on the development of skills and confidence. Exposure to lameness examinations, pre-purchase examinations (including yearling sales), international quarantine, digital radiography, ultrasonography, telemetric ECG, overground endoscopy, resting endoscopy, and lower airway diagnostics are commonplace in this practice.  Exposure to referral imaging and surgical consultations at other sites, and their post-operative management will be a component of the internship.  These positions will suit an applicant who is enthusiastic and motivated to be a racetrack and performance horse veterinarian. Salary Package $70-150k.

Applications should include a cover letter, resume and be able to provide references. 

All enquiries should be directed to stuart@advantageequine.com.au or phone 0427 979 942.


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Southwest Equine Veterinary Group- Equine Veterinarian

Exciting opportunity to join the experienced team of equine vets at SWE!

100% equine role with a racehorse focus. Full time position.

New Graduates and Post Internship applicants welcome to apply.

About us:
Southwest Equine Veterinary Group is composed of an experienced team of equine vets offering dedicated equine veterinary services across the southwest and at our purpose-built clinic. We cater for horses across all disciplines from the racetrack to the family pony including pleasure horses, competition and pony club mounts.

SWE is one of the expanding Apiam Animal Health group of regional and rural clinics that are committed to enriching the lives of animals, people, and communities. We are looking for the right person to become part of our friendly and supportive team.

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About the position:

About you:
You are an experienced veterinarian with 5+ years of experience in the equine field. You are looking for a fantastic clinic culture where you can use your skills and experience to provide a high standard of equine veterinary care to the community. You are looking for a great place to work with a good work/life balance and great clients. We will also consider applications from confident post internship equine veterinarians with racehorse experience. Or you are an enthusiastic new graduate or post internship applicant who is looking to work in a fantastic equine clinic with the support and guidance of our experienced team.

What we can offer:

Southwest Equine Veterinary Group is in Warrnambool in Victoria. It is a fantastic place to live with its coastal location offering beautiful beaches and a perfect place for outdoor activities. The city has a vibrant community with a rich cultural scene. It also boasts excellent amenities such as schools, healthcare facilities and recreational areas, making it an ideal place for families. The regional nature makes it excellent for those seeking a balanced lifestyle. Find out more about the area here: https://visitwarrnambool.com.au/

Warrnambool has great opportunities for racehorse work and a strong country racing community with the May Racing Carnival and Jericho Cup as highlights and many other racing events throughout the year.

Next Steps:
Find out more about us here: https://www.facebook.com/swequine/

Please contact Corinne on 0458 387 478 or corinne.warnick@apiam.com.au to chat about the position.

Otherwise apply here with your cover letter and resume

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Exciting new opportunities

Advance Equine Vets is looking for an experienced equine vet to join our team full-time in July 2024. We will be moving into an equine clinic with full surgical facilities, crush and inpatient facilities, across the road from the Magic Millions Sales Complex and ever-expanding Gold Coast Racecourse.

We are well equipped with the latest portable DR machine, ultrasounds, power dental float, shockwave, video and portable endoscopes and Equinosis Lameness Locator. Plus, we will be adding in a brand new anaesthetic machine, monitoring and surgical equipment.

The role would involve a mixture of ambulatory and hospital cases for a wide range of horses, from racehorses through to miniatures, with the opportunity to pursue and develop your own interests.

We offer:

For more information or to apply please contact Dr Jon Lee at admin@aevets.com.au or 0488 984 422


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3 Positions starting in January 2025 at Anstead

We are currently recruiting new graduates for our 12-month internship position(s), commencing in January 2025. The internship is focused on developing new graduate veterinarians into confident mixed animal veterinarians. This is a rotating internship that is structured to give veterinarians a strong immersion in equine clinical practice whilst still enabling them to maintain their small animal and basic ruminant/camelid skills. 

Interns will gain a broad range of clinical skills to prepare them for whichever road they choose post internship. Our intern graduates have gone on to pursue further internships in preparation for residencies, worked as mixed or equine veterinarians both locally and within Australia, and gone abroad to work in the UK. We also offer opportunities for intern graduates to stay on as associates at WestVETS. Our internship is an ideal transition for recent and new graduates who would like further experience before committing to pursue sole equine vs mixed practice or small animal. 

A typical intern day starts at 7am with inpatient assessment and treatments. Hospital rounds occur at 8 AM with supervising clinicians, at which time daily patient plans are reassessed. Following rounds, interns will either assist with inpatient re-evaluation and procedures, outpatient, or ambulatory appointments (lameness evaluations, prepurchase evaluations, etc), emergencies, or general anaesthesia. Interns may also perform small animal consultations, with support as needed. The hospital sees an average of 1-2 primary opinion and referral emergencies per day in addition to scheduled appointments. WestVETS has a busy and varied caseload, including orthopaedic/sport medicine, lacerations, colics, pneumonias, diarrhoeas, neonates, and ophthalmology cases. The hospital also sees a number of small ruminant and camelid cases. 

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South East Queensland is a great place to live and work. Interns are based at Anstead which is 30 minutes from the CBD, and 1.5 hours to the Gold Coast or Sunshine Coast. Interns have long weekends and vacation time to explore Brisbane and surrounding area. Our interns have time to continue pursuing their hobbies such as triathlons, hiking, camping, cycling and equestrian pursuits should they want to.

Please contact us if you would like more details regarding the internship. Visiting is strongly encouraged therefore please contact us if you would like to visit. We strongly encourage candidates to speak to current and past interns. 

Renumeration and Work Conditions



Applicants are requested to provide a current curriculum vitae including references and a cover letter. Applications should be emailed with the subject ‘Internship Application’ to the following Margaux@westvets.com.au and nathan@westvets.com.au  and cc to info@westvets.com.au

WestVETS Animal Hospitals
540 Mt. Crosby Rd
Anstead, QLD 4070
Ph 61 7 3202 7303

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Equine GP Vet

A 100% equine GP position is available in the beautiful northern tablelands of NSW. Our practice is ambulatory and clinic based, including a repro centre and basic hospital.

On any given day you could be on the road tackling anything and everything that equine general practice throws up - routine procedures, dentistry, medicine, field surgery, reproduction, lameness, emergencies and everything else. Our patients are mostly thoroughbreds and performance horses, with a smattering of pleasure horses/paddock pets thrown in.

Our clinic offers a full suite of reproduction services, hospitalisation including for neonates, standing surgery. We have all the usual equipment - DR, portable ultrasound, portable crush, video endoscopy, IRAP, in house bloods, etc. We have a significant number of resident mares during the breeding season.

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We will provide as much or as little support as you require, and pursuit of any area of special interest is strongly encouraged.

We can offer you a fantastic lifestyle that isn’t possible in many other equine jobs- agistment for your personal horses can be provided, as well as use of the fully sanded arena and round yard. If riding horses isn’t your thing, the New England region has a lot to offer in terms of recreation, and Armidale has all the creature comforts you could need or want. We are within half an hour of several national parks, with world class hiking, camping, fishing etc. There are several wineries close by as well as many fantastic cafes and restaurants.

Flexible hours during the off season can be negotiated, including 4 day weeks in Winter and Autumn. On call is usually quiet, and you will not be expected to tackle it by yourself until you are comfortable. We have short term accommodation available while you find your feet.

Applicants must be eligible for full registration in NSW.

To apply, please send a resume to info@thunderboltequine.com.au or call Calum on 0428 319 015.


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Salary Package: up to $197,000 dependant on experience (Base Salary up to $160,000 + relocation expenses + bonuses and entitlements)

Experienced Small animal / Equine Practice Veterinarian for young, energetic and rapidly growing practice in one of the most vibrant townships in Australia – Alice Springs.

Northern Territory Veterinary Services’ Alice Veterinary Centre is rapidly growing and we are seeking a sixth veterinarian to join our friendly team. Ideally you will have small animal/equine practice experience or at least be competent with small animals and basic ambulatory pleasure horse practice and we’ll show you the rest.

The Practice: The practice is recently renovated, expanding into a large purpose build, fully air conditioned and includes two dedicated surgical theatres, large prep/treatment room, separate dog and cat wards, and horse stables. Equipment includes digital x-ray, 2 ultrasounds, endoscopes, in house Idexx lab machines, fluid pumps, pulse ox, ECG and BP monitors, digital dental xray, iM3 dental machine, orthopaedic equipment (TPLO and Stryker Drills), fully computerized with Rx works and 3 vehicles equipped for Equine ambulatory practice and remote community work. The clinic is rapidly expanding with the majority of the work being small animal and equine. We work also with the local wildlife centres and parks, treating a variety of native wildlife. We do a small amount of cattle station work, and this area can be focused on and grown if desired.

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Remote Indigenous Community Practice: In Alice Springs, we also operate Aboriginal Community Veterinary Services, providing services to remote indigenous communities throughout the whole NT. Community trips will be fully mentored and then accompanied with a nurse. Visits last for 1 to 14 days, averaging 5 days in duration and often travelling to spectacular and otherwise inaccessible areas including Uluru and the MacDonnell Ranges. Our remote work offers unique veterinary experiences in remote areas not normally seen by the general public. It is a great way to enhance animal welfare in remote communities.

The Position: We are seeking an experienced small animal or Small Animal/Equine veterinarian to help expand the practice which has grown rapidly. Applicants can be predominantly small animal or equine focused. Small animal work which is a large percentage of the practice includes routine small animal medicine and surgery with advanced surgical options if desired, and a small component of birds, natives and exotics. Equine work is routine ambulatory practice for pleasure and station horses and local racetrack attendance. Willingness to travel to remote Aboriginal Communities and overseas to take part in dog and cat health and control programs is also encouraged.

Continuing Education: At NTVS, we encourage further education and offer at least 1 week of continuing education per year to our veterinary staff. We will send staff to courses and conferences to help further their skills and knowledge in a variety of different areas. Special interests are encouraged and we strongly follow best practice and evidence based medicine.

The Town: Alice Springs is a bustling town and far from being in the middle of nowhere. It has an extremely well serviced airport to all major capital cities, loads of shops, café’s, restaurants, schools, sports and cultural activities. Just a 2 hour flight to Darwin and most places. It is surrounded by many national parks some of them internationally renown including Uluru (Ayers Rock), Kata Tjuta (The Olgas), Kings Canyon, Palm Valley and the Larrapinta Trail. Its magnificent landscapes lend themselves to an active outdoors lifestyle. Major festivals and events include the Finke Desert Race, Masters Games, Henley-on-Todd Regatta, Camel Cup, and Alice Desert Festival to name a few.

Salary: We are offering a generous salary package of up to $197k (commensurate with experience). Total annual leave and days off of up to 15 weeks per year (4 weeks annual leave, 1+ week study leave and accumulated RDO’s) leaves plenty of time for exploring the area, visits interstate or overseas holidays. Salary sacrifice options are also available for rent and other items which can help maximise your after tax income.

Contact Alex Burleigh at info@ntvet.com.au or 08 8972 3599 for more information.

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Wyong Equine Clinic is now looking for a full time experienced equine practitioner to join our team. A minimum of 3 years equine practice experience is preferable, ideally with reproductive experience.

Our clinic is an ambulatory equine centre, with a fairly even spread of racing & performance horses, as well as stud work & pleasure horses.

We are located on the beautiful Central Coast of NSW just 15 minutes from the beach. The Central Coast is located an hour between Sydney and Newcastle and is an hour drive from the Hunter Valley. Our clinic is equipped with digital x-ray units, video and portable endoscopic equipment, ultrasound and dental power floats etc.

Our team consists of 4 full-time equine veterinarians who work 4 days a week and share on call (current roster 1 in 4). Our veterinarians are experienced, work well as a team and are willing to provide advice and mentoring. A work car, fuel allowance and phone are included. Annual memberships and CPD provided.

For more information or to apply, please contact Dr Brett Jones or Lauren Gough on 0418 299 938 or office@wyongequineclinic.com.au

For more information, see www.wyongequineclinic.com and 

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ALBURY, NSW/VIC BORDER - EQUINE New Graduates welcome New Position

Equine Veterinarian Wanted!

Hume Equine Veterinary Clinic is a recently started 100% equine practice in Albury. We are seeking an enthusiastic veterinarian who wants to be part of a progressive and exciting team.

We are an ambulatory and hospital based clinic committed to delivering thorough and compassionate veterinary care to the regions horses.

Albury is a major regional city, home to the Murray River and Lake Hume, with the Snowy Mountains and Rutherglen wine region nearby. Ideally located 3.5 hours from Melbourne, 5.5 hours from Sydney, with a well serviced airport offering direct flights to Queensland and afar.

Albury-Wodonga is well supported for families, it is a major centre providing employment, education (primary, senior and tertiary), entertainment and recreational services to its residents.

What We Offer:
Our practice values team work, we are a highly skilled team that encourages continuing education and professional development. We are motivated and driven but maintain a fun and relaxed atmosphere.

Our practice services a varied clientele – racing, sport and pleasure horses. We boast a purpose built equine hospital ideally located directly across from the Albury racecourse. The hospital features 6 stables, crush, fully padded knock down box and an equipped surgical theatre.

We have all of the desired equipment to allow comprehensive work ups, including recently updated portable ultrasound (mindray) and radiography (miatech) machines, respiratory endoscopes, sleip lameness locator, in house haematology and biochemistry analysers and dental power float.

We are supported by two registered equine surgeons who regularly visit the clinic to undertake surgery on both our own cases and those referred from the region. The most commonly undertaken surgeries include arthroscopies, sequestrum removals, cryptorchid and upper airway surgeries.

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The Position:
The role is 100% equine and includes both ambulatory and hospital based cases. It includes all that we love – lameness, general surgery, medicine, farm calls, reproduction (natural, AI – chilled and frozen, ET) and racetrack work.

We are able to tailor the position and case load to suit your own professional interests. There is scope to grow and develop particular areas of the business. Someone who is proactive and progressive will be best suited to this position.

After hours is minimal, a 1-in-3 or 1-in-4 roster with generous remuneration, allows flexibility and time to enjoy life outside of work.

Salary is above award, VSB registration, AVA and EVA membership, CPD allowance, vehicle and phone allowance also included.

Ideally, we would like someone with 1+ years experience, however keen new graduates are encouraged to apply.

Partnership opportunities are available for the right candidate.

Please contact Megan to discuss further on 0458 512 627 or megan@humeequine.com

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Exciting Opportunity for an Equine/Mixed Practice Veterinarian

Do you have a passion for equine/mixed practice and envision yourself as part of an exceptional veterinary team? Our thriving practice is nestled in the picturesque Beaudesert region, located in the thoroughbred horse capital of Southeast Queensland. We operate from a state-of-the-art facility and boast a team of 13-16 dedicated veterinarians.

What Our Practice Offers:
At our practice, you'll find a well-established and diverse clientele, encompassing everything from prestigious thoroughbred studs to pleasure horses, high-performance horses, dairy and beef farms, and even companion animals if it aligns with your interests.

Our surgical team handles a substantial caseload (averaging approx. 800 anaesthetic surgeries per annum) and is supported by two registered equine surgeons skilled in orthopaedics, ophthalmology, colic, reproduction, respiratory, gastrointestinal issues, and more. We also receive referrals for surgical and other complicated cases.

Our equipment includes cutting-edge digital x-ray and ultrasound machines to respiratory endoscope, gastroscope, arthroscope, laparoscope, ligasure, laser, dental powerfloat, in-house haematology and biochemistry analysers. We ensure that you have the tools you need to excel in your role.

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Our practice staff are a highly skilled and 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.

The Position:
The role we offer is predominantly equine, but also affording you the opportunity to broaden your skill set with unwavering support from our highly experienced veterinarians.

Duties will involve a full range of practice responsibilities, including ambulatory callouts, medicine, lameness, minor surgeries, and focus on equine reproduction (natural, AI, ET) during the breeding season.

We require a full-time veterinarian (85% equine,10% production animal and 5% companion animal).

We offer a salary above award, cover VSB registration and AVA membership fees, and a range of other valuable benefits. Work vehicle and mobile phone.

Key Criteria:

Discover the Scenic Rim Region:
Lonely Planet named Southeast Queensland’s Scenic Rim among the world’s top 10 regions to visit in 2022.

Beaudesert is conveniently located only one-hour drive to both the vibrant Gold Coast and cosmopolitan Brisbane. With spectacular natural beauty, sweeping valleys and mountain ranges, the Scenic Rim is a year-round destination brimming with foodie experiences, outdoor adventure, cultural pursuits, eco escapes and visitor attractions. The region is home to Australia’s most accessible World Heritage-listed rainforests, six national parks and three lakes as well as fertile farmland and welcoming country towns.

There is an active community in all equine disciplines – dressage, eventing, campdrafting, reining, polocrosse, western pleasure, cutting, showjumping, adult riding, etc.

Please contact Corinne to chat about the position on 0458 387 478 or corinne.warnick@apiam.com.au. Otherwise apply here with your cover letter and resume.

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