You will require this licence if you intend to train thoroughbreds as racing horses, or operate a licensed business that trains horses for the purpose of competing in industry-regulated events. There are different classes of licences available.
To ensure that new applicants are fully aware of the requirements of any category of licence, applications forms will be forwarded to interested persons upon enquiry.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this licence, you must:
- Apply in writing;
- Have attained the age of 18 years;
- Have a current First Aid Certificate;
- Comply with any conditions, insurance requirements, Codes of Practice, guidelines, and registrations of the racing industry;
- Have completed, or be prepared to undertake, a Certificate IV in Racing (Thoroughbred Owner Trainer); and
- Pay any required fees.
Inspection of stables and interviews are conducted by stewards as part of the licensing process.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Expires on 31 July.
Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.
Application for Trainer's Licence (Thoroughbreds) - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Office of Racing Integrity
Racing Regulation Act 2004 (Tasmania)
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