Stablehand Licence (Harness Racing) - New South Wales


All stablehands that assist trainers of harness racing horses must be registered. A registered stablehand is permitted to do the following activities:

  • carry out track work on registered tracks
  • drive at any meeting to prepare a horse to race at that meeting (other than during the horse's immediate pre-race preliminary)
  • assist with the training, management, care and control of horses
  • assist with the pre- and post-race procedures affecting the horse.

Please be aware that you must comply with the specified rules and your licence may be subject to conditions.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • be at least 14 years of age
  • provide a passport sized photo and medical report.


Up to 1 year


31 August


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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Fee information is in the attached fee resource.

Regulation(s) name

Australian Harness Racing Rules New South Wales

Approval time

7 days

Administering agency

Harness Racing New South Wales

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.