Horse Trainer/Foreman

John O'Shea Racing
April 23, 2020
Job Type
3 years relevant experience in horse training
Base Salary (AUD)
Street Address
7A High Street
New South Wales


John O’Shea Racing is seeking an experienced horse trainer/foreman to manage its thoroughbred racing stable.

The position is full time - 38 hours per week, located at Randwick racecourse.

The salary will be above the award, in the range of $54,000 to $60,000 per annum, depending upon skill level.

Essential Skills:

All applicants must have a minimum of 3 years full time professional experience in the role and be able to demonstrate that you are a reliable worker with excellent leadership and horsemanship skills.

In addition, the following will be required:

  • Supervising all associated activities in the horse training regime.
  • Proven ability to train and educate young horses
  • Discussing with Mr O’Shea factors affecting horses progression and education
  • Develop horse training programs
  • Oral and written communication skills of a level to take instruction and provide information
  • Ability to work with and to lead a team independently
  • Knowledge of safe operation of all equipment and use of personal protective equipment.
  • Sound knowledge of health and safely obligations and demonstrated skills in safe operation of equipment relevant to the training and preparation of racehorses.
  • Attending race days and trials as required
  • Communicating with owners and jockey both at home and at the racecourse as required


  • Formal qualifications not essential.

Please apply with a detailed resume and two written references



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