Becoming a stablehand

The holder of a Stablehand licence is licensed to perform stable duties under the supervision or instructions of a licensed trainer as follows:

  • Carry out track work, assist with the training, management, care   and control of horses, assist with the pre-race preparation and post- race procedures affecting a horse.
  • Each licence type may require different documentation. Please view the licence application form and include all documentation to ensure your application is not delayed.
  • All new applications or applicants who have not been licensed for more than six (6) months must submit a current National Police Check with their application for licence.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for a stablehand licence you must:

  • Be at least 14 years of age
  • Submit a completed application form
  • Signed letter of reference from the licensed training you will be assisting
  • Current National Police Check
  • Certified copy of your driver’s licence or birth certificate
  • Passport photograph


Click here for application form