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Where will the Thoroughbred Industry take you?

Find out more about some of the career paths within the Thoroughbred Industry and check out any current vacancies.

The opportunities are endless...



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Recent Job Listings

Executive Officer
NZEET are looking for an Executive Officer - an exciting opportunity in the education and racing industries.
Grounds Person
The Waipa Racing Club is seeking a grounds person for a full-time position at Te Awamutu racecourse; with the ability to travel to Te Rapa racecourse on occasions to assist with preparation and repair of tracks and facilities.
Brand Manager
We're on the hunt for a Brand Manager to join us for a one year fixed-term contract to help deliver the thrill of premier thoroughbred racing & events to our audiences. Are you our next stable superstar?
Racing Steward
The Racing Integrity Board is looking to recruit an experienced Racing Steward in the Auckland or Waikato region. You will need to have either experience as a racing steward or significant experience with horses in a racing environment.
Starter - Canterbury Region
Thoroughbred Racing Clubs in the Canterbury Racing region seek a motivated and responsible person for the position of Raceday and Trials Starter. The position will report to the Racing Club Manager and be employed by the Club conducting the Raceday or Trials meeting.
Range of Roles Available
Racehorse trainers require staff to work at their thoroughbred stables. Positions are available on a part-time or full-time basis. Confidence with horses is a must but prior work experience is not always necessary. Stables are spread throughout the country with the major centres being in the Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Manawatu and Canterbury.
Senior Management Role
For more than 20 years, Westbury Stud has been known as one of NZ's leading Thoroughbred operations. We have a vacancy available in our Senior Management team at Karaka. We are offering the successful applicant the opportunity to join a progressive and motivated group of people at a world-class property.
Broodmare Manager
An exciting opportunity has arisen at Pencarrow Stud for a motivated and experienced individual to join our team as Broodmare Manager. The Broodmare Manager would oversee the breeding program of approximately 60 mares.
Stallion Handler
Westbury Stud is a renowned New Zealand thoroughbred stud farm with six commercial stallions, a significant breeding operation of over 300 mares and prepares the annual yearling crop for major sales throughout Australasia. Westbury Stud are currently seeking a Stallion Handler at the farm based in Karaka.

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