John Thompson Racing – Stable Staff

John Thompson Racing
May 24, 2018
Randwick, Australia
Job Type


John Thompson Racing is currently seeking to recruit highly skilled and experienced stable staff to be based at our Randwick stables in Sydney, NSW.

The positions available are for Horse Trainers / Educators, Foremans and Riders.

The position is full time - 38 hours per week.

Essential Skills
All applicants must have a minimum of 3 years full time experience in the position and be able to prove you are reliable workers. 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
• on riding pace/timed work and jump outs
• able to educate our young horses on the ground, plus swimming and barrier education
• 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.

Qualifications at the CERT III or IV are an advantage but not essential as three plus years of horsemanship experience will substitute for Australian or overseas qualifications.

The salary will be $54,000 per annum for full time employment.

Please send detailed resume and two written references to

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