Equine Industry Job Postings Manitoba

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Overview:

The Manitoba Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association (“HBPA”), located at
3975 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3K 2E9, is looking for:

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Job Title: Horse Grooms

Term: The position is a full time temporary position for the 2019 season starting from March 1, 2019 to approximately September 9, 2019.

Horse Grooms Job Duties:
-Provide daily care of horses racing at Assiniboia Downs at 3975 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3K 2E9;
-Assist horse trainer with thoroughbred horse training duties
-Cleaning stalls, tacking horses, horse grooming, applying medications and bandaging;
-Mixing and preparing feed, detecting disease or ailments and reporting to horse owners

Hours: 35 hours per week

Experience Required
-Must have on track race horse experience;
-Must be able to provide a Criminal Record Check;

Language of Work: English

Wage: $13.50 / hour
-no formal education required
-accommodations available on grounds
-Workplace insurance and health coverage will be provided equivalent to Provincial Health Program.

Please email applications to the Attention of:
Shannon Dawley, Office Manager, Manitoba HBPA
Email: [email protected]

Download full Information Sheet here...

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Job Title: Racehorse Exercise Riders

Term: The position is a full time temporary position for the 2019 season
starting from March 1, 2019 to September 10, 2019.

Racehorse Exercise Rider Job Duties
-Train horses by riding racehorses daily to condition them at Assiniboia Downs Racetrack, 3975 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3K 2E9;
-adjust and apply specialized racing equipment, adhere to various start and stop points using exceptional riding skills required to control 1100 lb. equine athletes on a race track experiencing large volume traffic; and
-ride into and break horse out of metal starting gate for morning workouts, attaining instant high speed in a short distance.

Experience Required:
-Must have been licensed as an Exercise Rider on a recognized track for 3 years;
-Must be able to perform duties in stressful racetrack environment;
-Must be able to provide a Criminal Record Check; and
-Must weigh less than 160 lbs for safety, humane treatment of horse and ethics of industry

Hours: 30 hours per week

Language of Work: English

Wage: $23.08 / hour
-No formal education required
-Accommodations available on grounds
-Workplace insurance and health coverage will be provided equivalent to Provincial Health Program.

Please email applications to the Attention of:
Shannon Dawley, Office Manager, Manitoba HBPA
Email: [email protected]

Download full Information Sheet here...

Contact Us

Manitoba Horse Council Office
145 Pacific Avenue
Winnipeg, MB, R3B 2Z6
Fax: (204) 925-5703

Executive Director, John Savard
Phone: (204) 925-5719
Email: [email protected]

Business Manager, Linda Hazelwood
Phone: (204) 925-5718
Email: [email protected]