Horse Trainer / Rider / Young Horse Educator

John Thompson Racing
November 9, 2020
Job Type
Highly experienced and capable staff
New South Wales


John Thompson Racing is currently seeking a highly experienced Horse Trainer/Educator to join our team at Randwick.

The salary will be above award - $54,000 - $60,000 per annum depending upon the skill level.

All applicants must have a minimum of 3-year full time professional experience in the role and be able to prove they are reliable workers with excellent horsemanship skills. In addition the following will be required:

The Position is full time – 38 hours per week and some of the duties are:

  • Knowledge and experience of horse training and handling methods - thoroughbred racing
  • Proven ability to train and educate young and older horses
  • Oral and written communication skills of a level to take instruction and provide information to other staff and owners;
  • 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 vet; 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.

Please email resume and expression of interest to

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