Skilled Horse Staff Required

Ciaron Maher Racing
January 24, 2022
336 Kennedys Road Miners Rest
Job Type


Ciaron Maher Racing is currently seeking highly experienced and capable staff to join our team. Positions are full-time and available in all locations in NSW and Victoria.

  • Young Horse Trainer/Rider - able to ride 8 -10 horses per morning with particular emphasis on riding pace/timed work and jump outs.
  • Young Horse Trainer/2nd Foreperson – able to educate our young horses on the ground, plus responsibility for a team and barn or horses.
  • Horse Educator/Rider/Conditional Jump Jockey – able to ride and educate our horses on the flat and over fences and from time-to-time ride in trials or jump races for the head trainer.

The salary will be above award – in the range of $54,000 to $80,000 per annum depending upon the level of responsibility.

Essential Skills:

All applicants must have a minimum of 3-years full time professional experience in the role, or 2 years full time experience and a relevant qualification.

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
  • Proven as reliable workers, with excellent horsemanship skills
  • 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 Qualification:

  • A relevant equine Certificate III or equivalent international qualification


Please send detailed resume listing your horse training experience and two written references

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