How to become a Racing Trainee - Career Path

Students who have completed the Foundation Course, and who are assessed to be competent on all given topics and of good character, will be considered either for employment as Trainee Work Riders, Equestrian Assistants, or for further training as Trainee Apprentice Jockeys.

 

 

 

Racing Management Trainee

Attach to different racing departments to learn its operations and take up special projects through on and off the job training

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Lead Horse Trainee

Accompany racehorses to the starting gate before the race begins
Accompany horses that are difficult to control
If a horse goes out of control, the lead horse will be sent out to bring it back

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Trainee Apprentice Jockey

Allocate to trainer and gain knowledge and skills in riding and stables management
Attend both academic & riding lessons
Strengthen race-riding skills & stables management through overseas training and to learn about other racing cultures.

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Work Rider Trainee

Attach to different stables to gain more hands-on experience in riding horses
help in the vet checks of racehorses and perform race-day duties

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Equestrian Assistant

Take care of equestrian horses
Maintain stables hygiene and all equipments in good condition
Assist in horse shows and other ad hoc projects at Riding Schools

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Apprentice Farrier

To be coached by senior farrier to enhance farriery knowledge and technical skills and attain professional qualification of being a competent Farrier

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Lead Horse Rider

Accompany racehorses to the starting gate before the race begins
Accompany horses that are difficult to control
If a horse goes out of control, the lead horse will be sent out to bring it back

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Apprentice Jockey

Allocate to trainer to gain expertise in riding and stables management
Gain hands on experience through riding track work, barrier trials and races

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Work Rider

Ride track work (slow and fast work) and give horses a variety of exercise according to the trainer's instructions
Jump horses out of the starting stalls
Clean & groom horses

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Stables Assistant

Horses cleaning & grooming; stables cleaning; cleanliness of all grooming kits, stables fittings and saddlery; and other duties as assigned by the superior

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Head Lad

Assist the Assistant Trainer to ensure an efficient stables operations by performing stables management, horses care, stables routine and racedays operations

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Equestrian Riding Instructor

Instruct group, semi-private and private lessons of equestrian activities for all ages
Exercise and re-train horses

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Farrier

Inspect four feet of all horses assigned daily, take remedial action on any significant findings
Perform daily forge work; and provide farriery services in race days

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Assistant Trainer

Organise track work activities in accordance with the trainer's instructions
Keep horses fitness in the best possible condition and prepare horses to win race
Manage stables operations and staff

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Equestrian Supervisor

Supervise stables operations and ensure the well being of horses
Provide training to new and existing stables staff; and maintain all arenas, cross country fences, show jumps, dressage arenas and plant in good condition.

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Training Stable Assistant

Horses cleaning & grooming at training stable; stables cleaning; cleanliness of all grooming kits, stables fitting and saddlery; and other duties as assigned by the superior
Assist in training lesson

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Veterinary Clinical Technician

Assist Veterinary Surgeons while performing routine diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, including anesthetic procedure
Maintain the normal operations of clinical equipment at Equine Hospital as well as prepare and sterilize surgical tools

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Trainee Apprentice Jockey

Allocate to trainer and gain knowledge and skills in riding and stables management
Attend both academic & riding lessons
Strengthen race-riding skills & stables management through overseas training and to learn about other racing cultures.

Close




Apprentice Jockey

Allocate to trainer to gain expertise in riding and stables management
Gain hands on experience through riding track work, barrier trials and races

Close




Work Rider (Trainee)

Attach to different stables to gain more hands-on experience in riding horses
help in the vet checks of racehorses and perform race-day duties

Close


Head Lad

Assist the Assistant Trainer to ensure an efficient stables operations by performing stables management, horses care, stables routine and racedays operations

Close




Stables Assistant

Horses cleaning & grooming; stables cleaning; cleanliness of all grooming kits, stables fittings and saddlery; and other duties as assigned by the superior

Close




Equestrian Assistant

Take care of equestrian horses
Maintain stables hygiene and all equipments in good condition
Assist in horse shows and other ad hoc projects at Riding Schools

Close




Equestrian Riding Instructor

Instruct group, semi-private and private lessons of equestrian activities for all ages
Exercise and re-train horses

Close




Equestrian Supervisor

Supervise stables operations and ensure the well being of horses
Provide training to new and existing stables staff; and maintain all arenas, cross country fences, show jumps, dressage arenas and plant in good condition.

Close


Racing Management Trainee

Attach to different racing departments to learn its operations and take up special projects through on and off the job training

Close




Lead Horse Trainee

Accompany racehorses to the starting gate before the race begins
Accompany horses that are difficult to control
If a horse goes out of control, the lead horse will be sent out to bring it back

Close




Lead Horse Rider

Accompany racehorses to the starting gate before the race begins
Accompany horses that are difficult to control
If a horse goes out of control, the lead horse will be sent out to bring it back

Close




Apprentice Farrier

To be coached by senior farrier to enhance farriery knowledge and technical skills and attain professional qualification of being a competent Farrier

Close


Farrier

Inspect four feet of all horses assigned daily, take remedial action on any significant findings
Perform daily forge work; and provide farriery services in race days

Close




Work Rider

Ride track work (slow and fast work) and give horses a variety of exercise according to the trainer's instructions
Jump horses out of the starting stalls
Clean & groom horses

Close




Assistant Trainer

Organise track work activities in accordance with the trainer's instructions
Keep horses fitness in the best possible condition and prepare horses to win race
Manage stables operations and staff

Close



Training Stable Assistant

Horses cleaning & grooming at training stable; stables cleaning; cleanliness of all grooming kits, stables fitting and saddlery; and other duties as assigned by the superior
Assist in training lesson

Close




Veterinary Clinical Technician

Assist Veterinary Surgeons while performing routine diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, including anesthetic procedure
Maintain the normal operations of clinical equipment at Equine Hospital as well as prepare and sterilize surgical tools

Close