Strapper/Track Work Rider

Nick Ryan Racing Pty Ltd
January 29, 2020
Job Type


Nick Ryan Racing Pty Ltd is currently seeking an experienced and capable person to join our stable at Caulfield Victoria.  The position is full-time with early morning starts and require a person to work weekends on a roster

  • Young Horse Strapper/Track Work Rider – 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.

The salary will be above award – in the range of $52,000 to $55,000 per annum.

Essential Skills:

All applicants must have a minimum of 3-years full time professional experience in the role or a relevant qualification and 2 years full time professional experience.  The suitable applicant will be able to prove they are reliable workers with excellent horsemanship skills.

  • 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
  • Proven management experience
  • 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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