Horse Trainer/Breeding

Newgate Operations Pty Ltd
January 6, 2022
Job Type
Street Address
586 Rouchel Road, Aberdeen
New South Wales


The Newgate Group operates a large thoroughbred horse stud that is based at Aberdeen in the Hunter Valley, NSW. Newgate Operations Pty Ltd is currently accepting applicants for the role of Horse Trainer/Breeding.  We are looking for motivated, determined, and experienced individuals.

The successful applicants must be able to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of industry best practice, with either international experience or a thorough understanding of the global trends of the thoroughbred industry.

Positions Available:

  • Horse Trainer/Breeding – Yearlings
  • Horse Trainer/Breeding – Stallions

Duties Will Include:

  • Able to train and educate bloodstock
  • Daily care and management of bloodstock
  • Able to re-educate young thoroughbreds
  • Maintain safe and hygienic conditions
  • Assist Veterinarian and provide the appropriate health care

Skills Required:

  • A minimum of three years’ experience handling and working with and educating thoroughbreds
  • Proven knowledge and experience of horse handling and training methods specific to the thoroughbred breeding industry, including working with broodmares and foals and preparing horses for sale
  • Oral and written communication skills of a level to take instruction; provide information and advice to others and prepare basic reports
  • Ability to work in a team and independently
  • Sound knowledge of health and safety obligations and demonstrated skills in safe operation of equipment relevant to the training and preparation of racehorses

A Certificate III or equivalent international qualification would also be desirable.

Terms of Employment:

This is a full-time position, with a minimum commitment of 2 to 4 years.

The salary package will be above award, reflect your skills and experience, and will be in the range of $55,000 to $80,000 per annum depending on experience. In addition, subsidised accommodation will be available.

Please forward your resume outlining your horse experience and references via email to

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