Young Horse Educator

Hawkes Racing
May 15, 2019
Job Type
New South Wales


Hawkes Racing is currently seeking highly experienced and capable staff to join our stable.

Positions are full-time and available at Rosehill and Flemington.

  • Young Horse Trainer/Rider – able to ride 8-10 horses per morning {with particular emphasis on riding pace work/timed work and jump outs}.
  • Young Horse Educator – able to educate our young horses on the ground, plus swimming and barrier education.
  • Horse Trainer/2nd Foreperson – 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 $54,000 to $75,000 per annum depending upon the level of responsibility.

Essential Skills:
All applicants must have a minimum of 3 year full time professional experience in the role and be able to prove you are reliable workers with excellent horsemanship skills. 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 (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 safely 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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