Skilled Horse Staff Required

Ciaron Maher Racing
October 13, 2020
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/Junior Foreperson – able to educate our young horses on the ground, plus responsibility for a team and barn or horses.
  • Horse Educator/Rider/Junior Foreperson – able to ride and educate our horses under saddle and on the ground with ability to manage a small team of horses and staff and prepare horse training reports for the head trainer and owners.

The salary will be above award – in the range of $54,000 to $65,000 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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