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  • Johnny C. Hurley Racing, Midleton, Co. Cork is seeking to hire a morning exercise rider required. Full or part time position available. Candidates must have previous experience in  a racing yard or experience to a high level in another equine discipline. Excellent pay and conditions provided. For more information please email [email protected] Or call 0862209844. [Posted 16th September 2022]

    Sycamore Lodge Equine Hospital, The Curragh, Co. Kildare are hiring Equine Veterinary Nurse/Technician - full-time. Excellent opportunity for a veterinary nurse/technician to join our surgical team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for excellent patient care, a commitment to the highest clinical standards and strong attention to detail. Duties include assisting in pre-op preparation of animals, cleaning and sterilization of instruments/equipment, maintenance of a clean hospital environment, knowledge of procedures, veterinary assistance, etc. Sycamore Lodge is a well established equine hospital offering a full suite of surgical, day-care and ambulatory services. Horse handling experience is essential. Immediate start. The role would include a share of weekend and on-call work (shared rota). [Posted on 15th September 2022]


    Horse Racing Ireland are hiring a Photo Finish Operator. This is a fixed term contract for 12 months. Strong IT skills with an electronic and/or technical background an advantage. Email your CV to [email protected] no later than close of business day, Friday 30th September 2022. View full job spec here

    Mull Enterprises Ltd t/a Yeomanstown Stud seek two full time work riders for breeze up yard located near Naas, Co Kildare. Must have a min. 3 years experience in a breeze up or racing yard and be prepared to work as part of a team. General yard duties are included with his position. 39 hours per week with salary of €35,000 per annum gross. Applications by email only to [email protected] [Posted on 18/7/22]

    Work riders required at Carriganog Racing Ltd, Owning Hill, Co Kilkenny. Duties include riding out in the morning and helping with general yard duties in the afternoon. Full time and part time positions available. Accommodation can be provided under request. Previous riding experience is essential. Minimum yearly salary €31,600 for an average of 41 hr week. Email: [email protected] with CV


    Gordon Elliott Racing have the following vacancies available for the upcoming season;


    To work a standard working week of 39 hours. Must have previous experience in a racing yard or have worked to a high level in another equine discipline. There are plenty of opportunities to go racing in Ireland and the UK.

    Wages will be starting at €580 Gross per week and reviewed based on experience. Bonuses paid every 3 months.


    Starting rate of €75 per morning which will be reviewed based on experience. Must have previous experience in a racing yard.


    Applicants must hold a HGV Licence and have previous experience in a similar role. There are plenty of opportunities to go racing in Ireland and the UK and this will be a full time position.

    TO APPLY: Please email all CV’s to [email protected]


    Sam Curling Racing is hiring. Busy national hunt yard based outside of Cashel Co. Tipperary are recruiting for the 2022/23 Season. Good salary with accommodation included. Candidates must have experience working with racehorses. Rides available for amateurs and conditionals.  Opportunities to go racing and bloodstock sales. For more info please email: [email protected] or call 0876844690

    Michael Halford Racing has vacancies for work riders, Monday – Saturday mornings.  Please contact 045 526119 or email [email protected] outlining riding experience.

    Richard O'Brien Racing is hiring a Work Rider, 6 mornings a week, 39hr week. Salary €30,000 per annum. Duties include exercising & care of racehorses, general yard maintenance as required. Experience riding racehorses or other equestrian disciplines to a high standard is a must. Please contact [email protected] [Posted on 4/05/22]

    Gavin Cromwell Racing is hiring full and part time work riders and ground staff. Many opportunities to go racing. Previous experience in a racing yard is desirable. Good rates of pay and pool money. Please email [email protected] [Posted on 22/04/22]


    Kildare based Stud Farm seeks a full-time work rider to join our team. Must have min. 2 years experience in a breeze up or racing yard and be prepared to work as part of a team. General yard duties are included with this position. Applications by email only to [email protected]

    Eoin McCarthy Racing is looking for riders and ground staff, for full and part time hours, to join his team in Co.Limerick. Good opportunities available for the right person in an expanding forward moving yard, also looking for weekend staff. Contact Eoin on 0876662539 or by email at [email protected].

    Tony Martin, Arodstown, Meath is hiring experienced riders and yard staff. Rides available for right candidates. Contact Tony on 0862760835.

    Aengus King Racing are looking for experienced riders Full /Part time. Accommodation is available. NH conditional jockey. Rides available for suitable candidate. Riding out 6 days a week and helping with stables and race day help. Call 0862580964 or email [email protected].

    Edward Lynam Racing, Dunshaughlin, Co. Meath are hiring work riders. Full and part-time positions available, with competitive pay. Must ride well, experience with racehorses is essential. Maximum weight 10 stone. For further information, please contact Edward on 086 255 8347 or email [email protected].

    Philip Dempsey Racing currently have a position available for full-time or part-time riders. Please email [email protected] or call 087 2930504 if interested. 

    Pat Downey Racing is look for work riders for their dual purpose yard in Slane Co.Meath. Call Pat on 0862668539 or email [email protected].



    The IHRB is now seeking to recruit for a panel of part-time Point-To-Point Officials who will form part of a team of Point to Point Raceday Officials, present at every Point to Point meeting to oversee all regulatory matters. These roles will also involve working closely with the Acting Stewards and IHRB Representative appointed to each meeting. Any potential candidate wishing to be considered for these positions should submit a Cover Letter highlighting why you are suitable for the role, together with details of their career to date and a comprehensive CV, by email to: [email protected]. The closing date for applications is 14thOctober 2022


    ARKequine is hiring a Territory Manager, Ireland. Due to rapid success and growth, ARKequine, is expanding and looking to recruit a results-driven Territory Manager. Experience in racing, breeding and/or sports horse industries is essential. Previous sales and business development experience an advantage. An excellent package awaits the successful candidate. Email [email protected] or call 0861025046. 

    Laytown Races are hiring a Secretary/Manager. Reporting to the Chairperson and committee of Laytown Races, The Laytown Races Secretary/Manager will lead the management and operations of the annual Laytown race meeting. This is a part-time role which the renumeration package will reflect. Please send your CV by close of business on Friday October 14 to [email protected] address, quoting LAYTOWN RACES.

    Provincial Security are hiring a Part-time Security Officer. Provincial are seeking applications for the role of part time night security officer in a large stud/tourist centre in Kildare. We are offering a minimum of 24 hours per week (2 x 12 hour shifts) and competitive rates. Should you wish to apply please send your CV to [email protected]

    Stride Paid Internship - Stride is an app that enables fans to buy fractional ownership in elite level racehorses, track their weekly development through the training process, share updates on social media and watch/bet on their races. Starting as soon as possible, THEY are looking for someone purpose-driven to join them as a paid intern/graduate. They want someone who will hit the ground running with the view to cementing themselves a permanent position with us. For a full job spec click here. Email your CV to [email protected]

    The Irish National Stud is hiring a Night Foaling Attendantwith extensive practical experience of attending to thoroughbred mares prior to, during, and after foaling. They should be confident, knowledgeable and skilled in their response to Dystocia and other health issues of mares and foals throughout the night. This is a seasonal fulltime position. Further information on the Job Description will be available at interview. Those interested should forward their CV to Orla Hennelly at [email protected]  before Friday 7th October 2022


    The Irish National Stud is hiring a Yard Foreman. Applicants must have at least 2 years full time experience, with availability over weekends. Experience  in handling stallions and or foaling would be an advantage. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to  maintain a yard to a high standard, and be confident in  communicating with clients and visitors. This is a seasonal fulltime position. Further information on the Job Description will be available at interview. Those interested should forward their CV to Orla Hennelly at [email protected]  before Friday 7th October 2022. 

    Ballylinch Stud are welcoming applications for the role of Stallion Handler.  The role will involve: All aspects of horse husbandry. General routine breeding procedures and daily duties required in the walk-in unit and covering shed. Preparing and presenting stallions to clients. Skills required: Experience in a similar role. Excellent horse handling skills, with sound knowledge and practical experience handling and caring for thoroughbreds. Preparation and handling of both mares and stallions in the walk-in unit and covering shed. Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work well both within a team and independently. A high level of professionalism, dedication and attention to detail. Ballylinch Stud is located in Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny.  An excellent package will be provided with onsite accommodation for the successful candidate. Please email a cover letter and resume to [email protected]For more information contact 056-7724217

    Noralla Stud Farm - Full time job located in Cashel, Co Tipperary Mixed farm requires someone with experience to work with yearlings and foals during prep for sales also during breeding season. Competitive pay. Email [email protected] [Posted 25/07/22]

    Yeomanstown Stud, Naas Co. Kildare requires an experienced Stallion Handler to join their team.Experience Essential, Positive Attitude, Highly Motivated & Strong Leadership. Applications in writing to [email protected] 




        Race and Stay are always on the look out for additional Guest Managers to look after their valued clients on race days and at racing festivals and events in Ireland. If you have ever wanted to work in the exciting customer management sector of the Hospitality industry but do not want, or need, a full time position. These will be casual employment roles, usually 20 days per year for the bigger racing festivals and occasional weekends and single days throughout the race seasons.  You will be tasked with meeting and greeting guests, providing information and guest tickets and also assisting with transport requirements to and from racecourse and events. These vacancies would ideally suit those with families not able to work full time or those that can spare the time who are working or are currently unemployed or who are retired. Most of the work is in the Leinster Region. To apply please email a brief CV or just tell us about yourself, and include a recent head and shoulders photo (can be scanned) to [email protected]

        Goffs are hiring Bid Spotters. Send your CV to [email protected] 

        The Curragh Racecoruse are hiring casual staff to work on racedays in a number of customer facing roles including turnstile operators, ticket sales, racecard sales. If interested please email [email protected].

        Leopardstown Racecourse are hiring casual staff to work on racedays. If interested please email [email protected]

        The TOTE are hiring part-time racecourse staff for racecourses across Ireland. Please send your CV to [email protected] Applicants must be aged 18 or over. Find out more at www.toteireland.com


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