Horse Educator/Rider

Gai Waterhouse Racing
Published
January 23, 2019
Location
Randwick
Job Type
Country
Australia
State
New South Wales

Description

Gai Waterhouse Racing is currently seeking highly experienced and capable staff to join our stable on a full-time basis. Positions are available at Randwick and Flemington.

Roles:

  • Young Horse Trainer / Rider - able to ride 8 -10 horses per morning (with particular emphasis on riding pace/timed work and jump outs).
  • Young Horse Educator – able to educate our young horses on the ground, plus swimming and barrier education.
  • Horse Trainer/Junior Foreperson – able to educate our young horses on the ground with ability to manage a small team of horses and staff under the direction of the head foreperson.

The salary will be above award – in the range of $54,000 to $70,000 per annum depending upon the level of responsibility.

Essential Skills:

All applicants must have a minimum of 3 year full time professional experience in the role.   In addition, the following will be required:

  • Knowledge and experience of horse training and handling methods specific to thoroughbred racing
  • Proven ability to train and educate young horses
  • Oral and written communication skills of a level to take instruction and provide information
  • Ability to work in a team and independently (or proven management experience if the position is for a foreperson role)
  • Knowledge of safe operation of all equipment and use of personal protective equipment
  • Sound knowledge of health and safety obligations and demonstrated skills in safe operation of equipment relevant to the training and preparation of racehorses

Desirable Qualification:

  • A Certificate III or equivalent International qualification

How to Apply: 

Please send detailed resume, cover letter and two written references to accounts@gaiwaterhouse.com.au

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