Here is the list of top 20 horse trainers in South Australia.
Leon has always been a patient trainer, giving horses a good chance, prepared not to push them too hard, rather give them a proper lead up time. His patience and resilience are part of his key ingredients to training successfully. In the 2009 and 2010 season Leon took on a partnership with son-in-law Andrew Gluyas who trains with him at French Cotton Lodge stables. Together Andrew and Leon have the combined experience and attention to detail that allows them to work efficiently and effectively, both in producing results with their horses and servicing their clients.
Phone: (08) 8376 5008
2. Richard Jolly Racing
Richard and Chantelle have experienced multiple wins at Group and Stakes level. They know what it takes to achieve success at the highest level and to ensure an enjoyable experience for their owners. Richard Jolly Racing stables are located adjacent to the Morphettville Racecourse, which is the centre of thoroughbred racing in Adelaide.
Phone: 0499 997 889
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3. David Jolly Racing
David Jolly lives for racing and the satisfaction and reward that comes with perseverance and dedication. Located on the undulating coastline and rolling sands of Goolwa in South Australia. David and his team, both staff and horse, wouldn't want to be anywhere else when it comes to training horses. David believes the relaxed environment where nothing needs to be rushed is an ideal way to train his horses and the results have backed up his thoughts.
Phone: 0418 853 602
4. John Hyam Racing
Adelaide based trainer John Hyam is one of the most enterprising and successful racehorse trainers in South Australia. Based right on the track and using the excellent and extensive facilities at Morphettville, John has averaged city winning strike rate of 25% and recently finished fourth on the SA Metropolitan Training Premiership.
Phone: 0438 320 211
Located in Murray Bridge, South Australia, Jordan Frew Racing is a successful operation that combine key ingredients such as the availability to ride own track work and races as well as having the ability to keep horses fresh and happy. With Jordan's knowledge as a jockey and his work with a number of other trainers, it makes it the perfect place for your horse.
Phone: 0422 046 631
6. Drifting Sands Horsemanship
They are offering progressive systematic horsemanship classes, clinics and multi session courses. This style of horsemanship becomes a way of thinking as well as riding your horse. They don’t just get you doing exercises, they want you to understand the purpose and reason for the exercise. Drifting Sands Horsemanship is based at Inman Valley on the Fleurieu Peninsula, an hour south of Adelaide in South Australia.
Phone: 0427 792 078
Equine Auto have long been regarded as setting the benchmark in the design and production of horse walkers. From its humble beginnings in the 1980’s, it has grown to be one of the largest producers of horse walkers in the world, with its walkers being used extensively throughout Australia, Malaysia, Indochina, the Middle East and USA.
Phone: +61 8 8352 5754
8. Travis Doudle Racing
Doudle, one of a wave of young Adelaide trainers trying to forge a career in the cutthroat sport of kings, said he owed a lot of his father who helped him kickstart his training career at North Shields, 11km north of Port Lincoln, before moving to Adelaide. Hard work with inexpensive horses is starting to pay a dividend for South Australian trainer Travis Doudle. With a team of between six and 10 in work, Doudle says the results have been fantastic.
Phone: 0477 411 785
9. Seyers Racing
Seyers Racing is ideally situated on the Murray River at Murray Bridge, South Australia. They are using the Murray River for swimming, the Woods and Forest trail riding tracks, a galloping treadmill and an eight horse walker, which allows for variance in our horse training regime. Seyers Racing is a boutique training facility which allows us to give individual attention to our horses and provide our owners with up to date information.
Phone: +61 414 609 873
10. Lloyd Kennewell Racing
In late 2003 Lloyd applied for his training licence and made history as the youngest recipient of a licence in South Australia at age 21. He trained his first winner soon after when Treasure Time scored at Cheltenham in February 2004. After enjoying great success training out of Adelaide, including noteworthy wins in the 2017 Group One Winterbottom Stakes in Perth and the 2012 Group Two Adelaide Cup, Lloyd made the bold move to Melbourne in 2018 and set up his new full time base at Caulfield and just weeks after arriving the stable cemented their spot in the state with a Group One win in the 2018 Moir Stakes with Viddora.
Phone: 0438 885 467
11. Birdwood Horse Works
Established in 2000, Birdwood Horse Works is the result of 23 years experience of working in the horse industry by Bronya Kennedy, now in partnership with Coral Green. Set on 26 acres, with well fenced paddocks, yards and a huge 20 metre undercover round yard, Birdwood Horse Works is located approximately 8 kilometers from the main town of Birdwood, South Australia.
12. Susan Castel
Susan have owned horses for 35 years, and been working professionally in the horse industry since the age of 16 yrs old. From 2005 to 2009. She competed successfully in Eventing with Oh Ryan! my thoroughbred. It was during this time she developed an interest in equine bodywork and massage. From 1996 to 2001 She worked with Bevan Roberts at Victor Harbour SA, colt starting and retraining horses. From 1998 to 2004 She owned and operated a Natural Horsemanship Riding School at Button Rd, Sellicks Beach.
Phone: 0427 805 103
13. Nyroca Riding Centre
Established over 70 years ago, the Nyroca property is an iconic South Australian property designed for horses, their owners and riders. In fact, two Melbourne Cup winners were bred on Nyroca, Galilee and Rain Lover! Having been in the equine industry for so long, it’s no wonder the Nyroca name is known across Adelaide. More than 12,000 people have learned to ride horses at Nyroca in the last 26 years alone, and another 13,000+ people have pleasure ridden along the countless riding trails.
Phone: 0425 861 169
14. Daniel-Tessari Horse Reflections
Tessari Horse Reflections is a boutique equine training facility located near Mount Barker in the Adelaide Hills. they specialise in breaking-in, foundation and advanced training for all disciplines, producing confident, responsive and willing horses, using an adaptable approach in a safe and nurturing environment.
Phone: 0427 436 502
Kersbrook Equestrian Centre offers training based on the principles of equitation science, riding tuition, full-care agistment and outstanding, user-friendly facilities. We are recognised for our commitment to keeping horses in a safe and sustainable natural environment. Established in 1992 Kersbrook Equestrian Centre is the premier multi-purpose facility in Adelaide’s northern hills. Nestled into its own valley near the town of Kersbrook and adjacent to the Mt Crawford Forest, the property is a scenic and comfortable haven for riders and horses.
Phone: 0407 559 690
16. Will Clarken Racing
Clarken Racing is a progressive training establishment based at Morphettville, South Australia, which consistently delivers a high strike rate of runners to winners through embracing technology and innovation.
Phone: 0408 836 674
17. Chris Bieg Racing
Since 2011, after being granted his trainers licence in South Australia, Chris Bieg and his team of devoted and knowledgeable stable staff have gone from strength to strength, punching above their weight and producing remarkable results. With astute, handpicked yearling purchases, Chris Bieg has developed into a nationally representative stable.
Phone: 0406 992 766
18. Murray Bridge Trainers Village
The Murray Bridge Trainers Village precinct is located at the entrance to the new $35million Murray Bridge Racing Club facility in Gifford Hill, a semi-rural locale situated 9 kilometres from Murray Bridge and 3km from MBRC’s former racecourse on Maurice Road. It will offer trainers state of the art training facilities alongside the newest and one of the best tracks in Australia and pose an opportunity to enhance the face of racing in South Australia.
Phone: 0413 519 954
With a first class training facility located at the Gawler Racecourse we have the environment that will bring out the best in your investment. But what really gives us the edge is Darren's ability to work hands on with your horse. Darren is a true horseman with over 30 years experience in the industry with riding, training, breaking and travelling interstate with horses. Darren will personally work with your horse to bring out it's true potential.
Phone: 0401 339 990
20. Academy of Dressage Pty Ltd
Home of World Class Classical & Modern Dressage, Working Equitation & Trick Horse Training. Take advantage of their extensive knowledge gained over the past 40 years training in Europe, teaching, coaching, competing, breeding, starting and breaking young horses, re-educating and training horses from unbroken to Grand Prix, Judging, mentoring Judges and Instructors, years of Government course development, co-ordination and lecturing plus teaching riders and horses all about Working Equitation and Trick Horse Training.
Phone: 0400 639 909