Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Horse Trainer is $15.60
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Horse Trainers?
An early career Horse Trainer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.55 based on 39 salaries. A mid-career Horse Trainer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.26 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Horse Trainer with …Read more
What Do Horse Trainers Do?
Horse trainers work primarily in outdoor settings to feed, groom, and train horses. They are expected to perform training such as under-saddle or ground work and clean barn stalls, pastures, or/and round pens, and must also evaluate horses in terms of adaptability and behavioral/medical issues.
Horse trainers must report various behavioral and medical issues to owners or directly to veterinarians and must work well with farriers (craftsmen) who trim and shoe horses' hooves. They should also be …Read more