There are so many interesting layers to careers and industries in the primary sector like equine and the vital support industries such as hydrology, rural servicing and energy and chemical plant operations.
Kiwis are natural innovators and serious enthusiasts, so we’ll always have new and diverse primary services evolving across the country with plenty of exciting career opportunities in specialist fields.
The horse industry is a significant business in New Zealand, contributing over $1.4 billion to our economy, employing over 47,000 people. We have strong and energised sectors in harness and thoroughbred racing, with a world-class reputation in breeding with our exceptional diversity and depth. From the care, breeding and training of horses through to learning the skills to drive and ride, the equine industry offers many opportunities at a number of levels.