Horse Trainer Licence - Victoria

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to train horses for official trials and / or races.

There are four different categories of licence:

  • pre-trainer: provides the initial preparation of horses for further training by another person
  • restricted trainer: provides training of a limited number of horses for official trials and / or races. This is well-suited for owner-operators
  • general trainer: provides training to any number of horses for official trials and / or races. This is well-suited for experienced professional trainers
  • general A trainer: provides training to any number of horses for official trials and / or races. This is well-suited for senior professional trainers.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible, you must:

  • have evidence of relevant experience
  • be at least eighteen years of age
  • have proper stable facilities for the housing and training of horses
  • have evidence of adequate finances to provide training services
  • be of good character
  • pass a written examination
  • submit the required forms
  • pay any prescribed fees.

Expiry

As specified on the registration

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Trainer Licence Application Form (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Racing Act 1958 Victoria

Administering agency

Racing Victoria

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Licensing Officer

Racing Victoria

Victoria
Operating address: 400 Epsom Road
Flemington, Victoria 3031
Phone: 03 9258 4258
Phone: 1300 139 401
Fax: 03 9258 4326
Email: Licensing@racingaustralia.horse
Website: Racing Victoria (Opens in new window)