Horse Trainer

Gai Waterhouse Racing
May 11, 2022
Job Type
Base Salary (AUD)
New South Wales


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

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/Junior 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 $80,000 per annum depending upon your skill level and the level of responsibility.

Essential Skills:

All applicants must have a minimum of 3-year full time or equivalent part-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 Skills:

  • A Certificate III or equivalent international qualification


Please send detailed resume listing your horse training experience as well as two written references to

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