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  • 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

    Juddmonte, Ferrans Stud, Kilcock, Co MeathJuddmonte is a leading international bloodstock and racing group with farms in the UK, Ireland and the USA. We are looking for exercise riders for the coming breaking season at Ferrans Stud, Kilcock, Co Meath. Riders must be lightweight with experience of riding yearlings. Juddmonte offers a competitive salary of €34,676.46 (depending on experience) and single accommodation available if needed. The position is fulltime 39hr week. Interested? Please call Ferrans Stud on +353 (01) 628 7421 between 9am and 5.30pm with your details. Alternatively email Kathleen Larkin at [email protected] [Posted 19/05/22]

    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.

    Ross O'Sullivan Racing, Kill, Co.Kildare is hiring an experienced and hardworking Head travelling Lad or Lass. [Posted on 14/2/22]

    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 are hiring a Raceday and Point-to-Point Department Administrative Assistant. The successful candidate will report to the Raceday and Point-to-Point Operations Manager. Their primary function will be to oversee the day to day registration of all Individuals and Horses competing in Point to Point racing in Ireland. If interested, submit a comprehensive CV and a covering letter clearly setting out why they feel they should be considered. Applications should be sent by post or email to H.R., Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board, The Curragh, Co. Kildare. or Email: [email protected] The closing date for applications is Friday 20th May. [Posted on 11/5/22]

    A leading Co. Kildare based stud farm are looking to recruit a Part-Time Bookkeeper (approx. 20 hours per week). Duties to include: Maintaining records of financial transactions (knowledge of Big Red Books and Quick Books an advantage), Processing invoices, receipts and payments, Preparing and issuing invoices, Preparing accounts for financial year end, Assisting with basic HR duties. A knowledge of the thoroughbred industry an advantage. Good remuneration package available. Please send CV’s to [email protected]com

    Kildaragh Stud requires an enthusiastic & competent person to join our yearling prep team. The successful candidate will be an accomplished horse person with previous experience with horses. Training specific to yearling prep will be provided. Email [email protected]. [Posted 4/5/22]

    Accommodation is available on site. Quality accommodation and a very competitive salary offered for a yard person at a Curragh based Stud Farm. They are looking for a positive team player with high attention to detail to complete duties such as: Mucking out, farm maintenance and general yard duties. Must have experience driving and using farm machinery and tractors. Experience with horses is a benefit but not a necessity. Excellent accommodation and a very competitive salary at a young, fast paced stud farm based on the Curragh, Co. Kildare. For more information email [email protected]

    Thoroughbred Stud Farm Co Meath/Near Maynooth  - Needs 2 capable people to join their team on a full time basis, must have experience with mares, foals and yearlings and all yard duties including mucking out, feeding, turning out, leading, helping with vets and farriers, Sales prep. Accommodation available. Contact [email protected]

    Rathasker Stud, Naas, Co.Kildare requires reliable Stud Hands for general stud farm duties, ie. mucking out, care of mares, foals and yearlings, working with vets and farriers etc. Experience with breeding stock preferred but training will be provided to a suitable candidates. Full time position and part time weekend position available. For further information please email [email protected] or call 045 876940

    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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