Assistant Trainer/Foreperson

David Pfieffer Racing
Published
July 29, 2019
Location
Warwick Farm
Job Type
Skills
Experienced
Country
Australia
State
New South Wales

Description

David Pfieffer Racing at Warwick Farm is looking for an experienced hands on Assistant Trainer/ Foreman to join our growing team. We require a strong and motivated team leader to manage the day to day running of our small team of staff and stable of 40+ horses.
The successful applicant will be a competent horseman/woman and has a strong passion for the Racing Industry.
The position is full time with early morning starts and rostered afternoon & weekend work. You will also be required to attend race meetings.
Your salary will be above award – in the range of $60,000 to $80,000 per annum depending upon the level of responsibility.
Responsibilities include:
• Administering equine drugs & understanding of the rules of Australian racing
• Understanding of exercise regimens based on what horses are being trained for and oversee these exercises and evaluate the horse’s health and check for injuries.
• Ensuring the horse's are well-fed and groomed. Monitor each horse’s nutritional needs and diet, recording eating habits.
• Reporting to the trainer, office manager & owners.
• Mentoring staff.

Essential Skills:
• Minimum 3 years’ experience within the racing industry as a stablehand/track rider.
• Experience handling & educating young horses.
• Excellent communication & time management skills.
• Drivers licence.
Applicants that do not yet possess foreman experience, but have shown a willingness to learn and keen work ethic in previous roles, are also encouraged to apply.
This is a fantastic opportunity to work with an accomplished and respected trainer. Most suited for someone who is wanting to become a future trainer themselves.

Please send resume to racing@davidpfiefferracing.com.au or call David 0416 757 299 between 8am & 4pm

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