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

The office remains closed to personal visitors until further notice.

Executive Director, John Savard
Phone: (204) 509-2369 (temporary)
Email: [email protected]

Business Manager, Linda Hazelwood
Phone: (204) 299-0118 (temporary)
Email: [email protected]