Young Horse Educator

Hawkes Racing
September 25, 2018
Rosehill, Australia
Job Type


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/timed work and jump outs.)
  • Young Horse Educator - able to educate our young horses on the ground, plus swimming and barrier education.
  • Horse Trainer/Assistant 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 $55,000 per annum depending upon the 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 safe 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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