Horse Educator/Rider

Gai Waterhouse Racing
October 1, 2020
Job Type
Street Address
16 Bowral Street
New South Wales


Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott Racing is currently seeking highly experienced and capable staff to join our stable. Positions are available at Randwick and Flemington.

  • Young Horse Trainer / Rider - able to ride 8 -10 horses per morning (with particular emphasis on riding pace/timed work and jump outs).
  • Horse Trainer/Foreperson – able to educate our horses on the ground with ability to manage a small team of horses and staff and prepare horse training reports for the head trainer and owners.

The salary will be above award – in the range of $55,000 to $67,500 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 positon 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 Skills:

  • A Certificate III or equivalent International qualification
  • Proven experience in the use of Ardex software
  • Sound knowledge of the global industry with ability to communicate with owners when required


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