TRAINERS' RESPONSIBILITIES & COMPLIANCE
NZTA provide members with a comprehensive and easy to follow pack for ensuring you can comply with employment legislation. This includes templates for documents that must be used (all can be changed to suit your requirements) - just click on the link below:
- Guidelines for NZTA members when employing staff
- an employment agreement (only the text in red requires you to put in details)
- an offer of employment letter
- Job Descriptions for either Stablehands or Trackwork riders
- A spreadsheet for recording hours worked, leave taken...
- A flowchart to see if your staff could qualify as an independent contractor
- Information on PAYE filing from 1st April 2019.
- Kiwisaver information required to be distributed for first time employees
- For international staff we are also able to provide a letter to support for immigration purposes and direct you to a reputable immigration specialist (see in Links) to assist with necessary paperwork.
- See links page for Immigration and international Apprentice information
TO SEE WHICH TRAINERS ARE CURRENTLY LOOKING FOR STAFF: Please click here for a list of trainers
LATEST STAFF AVAILABLE LISTING
NZTA MEMBERS CAN CONTACT LISTINGS DIRECT and can click on CV available to view a candidate's CV.
If you don't see anyone suitable an advertisement can be placed on your behalf, free of charge on suitable equine employment sites. We can also list you as a trainer currently requiring staff on this website so that potential employees can contact you direct.
Please note the details are as provided so you can gauge their communication skills!
STAFF AVAILABLE & LOOKING FOR WORK
Bianca Bryant - Te Awamutu email@example.com
Looking for a horse job in the te awamutu area as will be traveling from otorohanga so keep in mind.
Have many years of experience with young breakers through to older race horses. Wanting from start of June ground and riding. Message Bianca on 02108372943. Has own transportation and full license.
HEAVELON VAN DER HOVEN - South Africa click here for CV
I’m looking for a job as a jockey. My training started at The South African Jockey Academy in 2011 and I qualified in August 2016. I’m a dedicated Jockey with extensive track work and racing experience. I visited Australia in July/August 2014 as guest at JSL Racing. I have experience in riding different paces such as canter or fast gallop/ racing pace. I have ridden 47 winners and about 130 places to date for top trainers in South Africa such as Evete Bremner, Grant Paddock, Riaan van Reenen, Gavin Smith, Mitch Wiese, Hekkie Strydom , Glen Puller, Justine Snaith and many more, Heavelon has also been recommended by Sheila Laxon as a good worker and rider.
firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Nyameko Dadamasi - South Africa firstname.lastname@example.org
Hi my name is Nyameko I'm South African Track work rider looking for a job in New Zealand. I have had 17 years full-time experience as a jockey, senior track work rider, stable hand and racehorse trainer. I love and respect the horses I work with and am keen to learn all I can about the equine athlete. I am a hard, honest worker and value the international experience I have gathered to date. I have worked in the horse racing industry in South Africa, Singapore, Dubai and Korea. I speak good English, a little Korean and Shona. Please consider my application kindly Click here for CV
Emma Rusbatch - Rodney
im studying vet nursing long distance so an fairly flexible with days/ hours. iv got experience sole charge at showing stable, riding school and iv done ground and ridden work of tbs at home base too. My email is. email@example.com And my phone number is. 0211555060 I live in west harbour and my horse is in kumeu so the rodney area would be where I'm looking
Ayla Peters - moving to Canterbury
Hi there looking for a job in Christchurch or surrounding have had 15 years ground work experience with racing horses including stud work looking to move down in bout 6 months
I have worked for Graeme rogerson Lisa latta moroneys I am currently working for Lee Somervell but am looking to move down south in next 6 months I have done 15 years in thoroughbred industry I have level 1,2&3 in equine studies. My phone number is 027 213 2046 firstname.lastname@example.org
Katie Waterson - Auckland
I'm looking for work anywhere in Auckland, I'm open to anything offered to me although I think I'd be perfect as a stablehand/groom. I'd love to develop as many skills as possible learning different disciplines and types of training. Honestly overall I'm open to anything and will learn anything given to me. Click here for CV. email@example.com
I am an experienced stable hand and I am looking for a ground staff position, part-time or casual on short notice at Awapuni Racecourse, Bulls, Marton or Whanganui.
I am someone who is deeply passionate about what I do, with excellent communications and organisational skills as well as good work ethic. I enjoy working as part of the team.
Tel 027 2040824 or Sandraleubasewell@me.com
An enthusiastic person with passion, determination and a proven ability to ensure that an equine farm operates efficiently and successfully. Belonging to the royal family is always a plus point for horse lovers, the love for horses kept on increasing with the age. Not just love, the passion, dedication and determination for the equine sport reflects with the achievements and awards. On the top of the the awards, being a graduate of Marcus Oldham College is more than a dream came true.
Marcus Oldham increased the knowledge and passion by providing the opportunities to work with various studs and people. Being a hard working female and having a track record of satisfying the employers and maintaining high standards also present a positive and fashionable image of the business. Now looking for a new and challenging position, one which will make best use of my existing skills and experience.
R.Vaibhav from India
I would like to know if any trainers are looking for professional riders and what are the facilities provided for Class A license since I'm applying for it. Click here for CV - Photos and videos available from Wendy or email Vaibhav direct: firstname.lastname@example.org
MARTIN HIN - HONG KONG email@example.com
I’m Martin, I come from Hong Kong, I ride the horses around 2 years, have basic riding skills. I’m seeking for the trainer can take me on to be a track rider or apprentice jockey, Hong Kong is not able to help me to chase my dream coz they need me have around five years of experience so I must get the experience in other place. I found Zac Purton to help me before but QLD do not have the opportunities for international students so I must try another place in AUS, hope u can help me at the moment, I really have much of the passion to be a track rider or apprentice jockey coz I love horses, my weight is around 46-48kg, hope to see your reply
RAVI KISSEN CHUTTUR - Mauritius
I am a Mauritian apprentice and qualified and spent one year and 3 months in Malaysia. I have been told by many people that if I want to learn and be a good rider And horseman, I must try get into New Zealand. I am writing to you to ask for the opportunity to come and be an apprentice in your Horse Racing Club . I am a hard worker and will do my best to succeed. Please see attached my curriculum vitae. Videos of rides available on request from Ravi or Wendy Cooper can forward.
Keenan Herbert - South Africa
Experienced trackwork rider. Click here for CV
Fareed Ali - firstname.lastname@example.org
Utilizing my strong grasp over riding procedures and have been working from 2005 as a rider.
2005-2011 in Lahore Race Club
2011-2014 in UAE and UK in Godolphin
2014-2016 in Lahore Race Club
10 month in Saudi Arabia
I always possess riding expertise, great enthesiam, commitment to excellence and a sense of responsibility. I am positive that, these skills and abilities make my candidancy stronger. I look forward for your response So, I can demonstrate my passion in becoming an integral member of your company.
Click here for CV
Nicolas Valsecchi from Argentina - email@example.com
I am a Veterinarian focus in Horse Breeding and Farm Clinic. I am also horse rider and breaker. My Facebook page is "Nicolas Valsecchi Horse Rider Breaker Vet Farrier". I have my Working Holiday Visa, and I am in NZ from 7 June.
I started riding jumpers when i was 10 years old. My highest level was when i was 18 years old, 130cm. After that i moved of my city for go to the University. I took courses for Breaking in horses and i started to breaking in when i was 16 years old, teaching to young jumpers. I am a horse breaker in the rational way and without violence, i like work in the way of Parelli, Clenton Anderson and the argentinian aboriginals.
My last breeding season was in Romania until July 2018, working like a vet in the breeding seasons with Arabian horses for show, and in charge for prepare a laboratory for freezing semen, embryo transfer and basic clinic.
I did 3 breeding seasons in Argentina with thoroughbred and polo horses, two seasons were in Abolengo one of the most renownd farm of Thoroughbred breeding in Argentina. More than 230 mares and 180 birth per year.
Then one breeding season (fresh, fozen semen and embryo transfer) in Abu Dhabi, also i was working like trainer, rider and breaker of Arabian Horses for Show.
After that i was living in Australia for 15 months. I worked like breaker and racing rider with thoroughbred in a small stable (i get license for Gallops in Rosehill Racecourse). And then i worked all the seasons in charge of the pretraining in Princes Farm, like breaker and rider of the pre treiners thoroughbred for the family Cummings, one of the most renowned family of racing in Australia and also i was helping in the breeding season.
After Australia i did an externship for 4 months in Kawell Hospital and Center of Rehabiliation, Argentina, the biggest Equine Horse Hospital in South America.
My last work was in Singureni, Romania in the breeding season until July 2018. I was in charge of prepare the lab for clinic, frozen semen and embryo transfer. I was doing the breeding season with Arabian horses for show, fresh and frozen semen; and also i was freezing the semen of Kais (Egypcian Stallion from Poland) and Ghazwan (Champion in France). Click here for CV
SADDAM HUSIN A qualified jockey from INDIA
Trying to come to NEWZ LAND for track work Riding job. It would be great if you can help me with whom i must contact or if you can please put me through few of the trainers thats looking for track worker rider for full time it will be great.
I have nearly 13 years till now as a riding boy 7 years experienced with horses, then in 2012 i got flat horse racing jockey licences from 2012 to till now I'm flat horse racing jockey in india...
Im Interested to newz land track work rider job. Can you offer me track work riding Job please.. I'm shareing my racing photos my bio data and my CV please give me this track work riding job....PLZ CONTACT me email firstname.lastname@example.org contact mobile number +918610768258 / +919148177274...
Kemnath Purrun - Mauritius - email@example.com
I am Khemnath Keshav Purrun. I have 18 years old. I am an apprentice jockey for Rameshwar Gujadhur stable at Poste Lafayette in Mauritius.I want to join your team and be a good jockey, make a good career and also fulfill my dream. Please do get me a chance to join your team. I will work hard and be a boy rider. Click here for reference