Studmaster Licence (Harness Racing) - New South Wales


In order to breed horses intended for harness racing in NSW, each horse involved in the breeding must have a studmaster. You will require this licence if you intend to operate as a studmaster.

This licence allows you to:

  • take responsibility for the care and control of horses at a stud
  • take responsibility for breeding activities at a stud, other than those for which an artificial breeding technician is responsible.

Please be aware that:

  • all horses intended for breeding must be registered
  • you must comply with the specified rules and your licence may be subject to conditions.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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 18 years of age
  • submit the application form
  • pay the required fee
  • provide all relevant documentation required by the Agency.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Harness Racing Act 2009 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Australian Harness Racing Rules NSW

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.

Enquiries Officer

Harness Racing New South Wales

Operating address: 22 Meredith St
New South Wales 2200
Mailing address: PO BOX 1034
Bankstown, New South Wales 1885
Phone: 02 9722 6600
Fax: 02 9551 7501