Join leading Victoria stable - Young Horse Trainer/Rider

O'Brien Thoroughbreds
August 4, 2020
Flemington/Geelong/Barwon Heads
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O'Brien Thoroughbreds is currently seeking highly experienced and capable staff to join our team on a full-time basis.

The salary will be above award – in the range of $55,000 to $58,000 per annum.  Our stables are located at Flemington, Geelong and Barwon Heads, Victoria.

The role:

  • Young Horse Trainer/Rider - able to ride 6 -10 horses per morning with ability to ride timed work as well as educate horses through barriers.

Essential Skills:

All applicants must have a minimum of 3 years’ 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
  • 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 Qualification:

  • A Certificate III or equivalent International qualification

Please send detailed resume and two written references to

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