You plan, manage and undertake the care, training and racing of thoroughbred horses. You manage staff and communicate with owners, racing officials, stablehands/strappers, track riders, jockeys, farriers and veterinary surgeons. You run your own business, your clients are the thoroughbred owners.
You have excellent practical horse skills and related theoretical knowledge. You keep up to date with racing industry related matters. You have a good knowledge of the racing industry and enjoy working with horses and a diverse range of people. You are capable of working with a number of different horses and supervising staff. You have excellent communication skills, are computer literate and have some business management skills.
Qualifications and Experience
A number of years of practical experience (as a stablehand/strapper/stable manager/track rider/jockey) in the racing industry are necessary to develop the skills to become a competent and successful trainer.
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- Trainers Application Form
- Dual Licence (Jockey/Trainer) Application Form
- Trainer In Care Application Form
- Visiting Trainer's Permit Application Form
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