Majestic Horse Floats


Majestic Horse Floats has been established since 1938 and is New Zealand’s leading provider of transport to the equine industry. To ensure our national market leading presence our South Island operation based in Christchurch has a development role in Transport Administration/Operations available. This role working closely with our transport managers will be judged on enhancing our relationships with our customer base, suppliers, drivers and our stable personnel.

Key responsibilities include: Bookings, data entry, dispatch, accounts, staff rosters, monitoring driver compliance and fleet maintenance/compliance.

This is an entry-level opportunity for a bright, enthusiastic person to learn all facets of the horse transport industry.  As a development role, we believe it would be ideal for a recent graduate or school leaver.

You must have a flexible can do attitude with a strong customer service focus.  We operate 7 days per week and no two days are the same. This position is rostered on one weekend in three.

To express interest please forward your CV to Ward (contact details below)

Ward Austin on 0275409259 or email [email protected]

Majestic Horse Floats
South Island Allocation

We have a vacancy for a passionate horse person to join our office based team in Yaldhurst. This is a varied role that would suit a person who responds well under pressure and can form solid professional working relationships with our varied customer base. As you will be allocating work flow to our driving team a sound geographical knowledge of the South Island is a prerequisite. Computer knowledge at a basic level is required. As part of a small team there is one weekend on in 3. We are a nationwide 24/7 based business.

Ward Austin on 0275409259 or email [email protected]
Baker / Forsman Racing Stables
Cambridge Foreperson

A vacancy exists for a Foreperson in the leading racing stable in NZ, situated in Cambridge.  It would suit a person with knowledge of the horse industry.  The applicant would need great organisational skill and experience in supervising staff.

The salary would reflect the importance of the position.

If you want a glimpse into working for the Baker / Forsman Racing Stable, see LOVERACING.NZ's video with their Strappers Aleisha Legg and Emilia Putkinen here.

To apply or for more information contact [email protected], or Andrew Forsman 027 553 3773 or Murray Baker 027 446 3381
Baker / Forsman Racing Stables
Cambridge Stablehand

A vacancy exists for Stablehand personnel.  It is a full-time position with 5.5 days working per week.  It would suit a person with knowledge of the horse industry and could lead to further roles and a career in the horse industry.

The salary would reflect the importance of the position.


Contact: To apply or for more information contact [email protected], or Andrew Forsman 027 553 3773
Wanganui Jockey Club
Wanganui Track Manager

The Wanganui Jockey Club is looking for an experienced turf management specialist and dedicated professional for the role as Racecourse Manager.

The role is a permanent full-time position and will be available from September 2019 when our current manager retires. The candidate will need to be dedicated, loyal, a hard worker that is able to lead a small team and preferably already work in the racing industry. The successful candidate will have many responsibilities and will interact with a wide range of stakeholders so will require good communication, administration & budgeting skills, be able to plan ahead, and also meet deadlines and compliance requirements.

See the job description for more information. Accommodation may be included in the agreement.


Applications Close:
31 May 2019
Application & job description can be found at
Please complete the application and provide a CV to: [email protected] or WJC, PO Box 15, Wanganui.
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