The New York Racing Association, Inc. AM Outrider (Seasonal) in Elmont, New York
Reporting to the Head Outrider, the Morning Outrider opens and closes the racetrack to horse training at designated hours and catches horses that get free during workouts. The Outrider contacts appropriate personnel when injuries occur and enforces training and equipment regulations on the track.
Patrols the racetrack during training hours to look for debris and foreign objects.
Opens and closes the racetrack to horse training at designated hours. Must be on the track prior to any horses.
Chase after any horses that get free during workouts.
Contacts appropriate personnel when injuries occur.
Enforces training and equipment regulations on the track including:
Enforcing speed limit of the track.
Enforcing the direction horses should be going on the track.
Making sure exercise riders are wearing the correct safety gear including protective vests, helmets, and boots.
Ensures that mounts are properly maintained.
Experience: Experience as an exercise rider and handling horses.
Basic communication skills
Excellent horse riding skills
Training and track schedules
Proper positions on the track
This position is seasonal at Belmont Park through the end of October, 2021.
External Company Name: The New York Racing Association Inc.
External Company URL: https://www.nyra.com/aqueduct/