Paid work with Horses in Australia

Company : Oyster Worldwide
Location : Queensland, Australia
Duration: 3 months to 1 year
Approx Costs: 2500 to 3000+ £ Pound (UK)

If you love horses and want to gain a unique experience living and working abroad - then this is the programme for you. Enjoy a supportive 13 day orientation with 12months job options follow. This is a bonus programme with professional rural horse work, as well as an 8 day welcome package and job set up in Sydney worth £995!

Receive instruction and clinics from leading horsemanship instructors in Australia with a fun-packed week of both theoretical and practical based learning to get you ahead of the game for working in a real job in the Australian horse industry.

Horse-breaking clinics, polo grooming and set riding, handling youngsters and foals, traditional cattle work skills… and much more. You’ll feel totally prepared to jump straight into a job thanks to the expert guidance from our instructors.

Spend the first week in the most famous city in Australia. Our Sydney team will get you all set up with work admin as well as showing you all the highlights of the city and an instant group of 15-30 friends to enjoy it with. 

Start Dates

Courses and jobs available all year round

Costs / Benefits

The national minimum wage is reviewed every year and may change. Please note that as an 18 year old it is legal for an employer to pay at 80% or the adult wage, the same is true for 19 year olds at 90%. You can calculate your correct pay and entitlements using the Pay Calculator. Most of our employers pay way above the minimum with accommodation and bills included. Usually the take home is around £600-800 AUD per week.


Intermediate - Advanced level of horse handling and riding. Assessment of eligibility on an individual basis upon application - so please don't automatically think you don't have enough experience!

Eligible for a working holiday visa 417 or 462 - many countries not eligible e.g All African countries including South Africa

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