Course Overview

A week long residential camp for children aged 11 - 15 years who want to learn more about pony racing

This is a one week residential course for you and your pony to experience the fun of pony racing whilst developing yourself as a young jockey. During the week you will:

Ride your pony on our gallops whilst being filmed then watch yourself back in the classroom

Perfect your jockey pose position on our racehorse simulators

See behind the scenes of a Newmarket Trainers’ yard and Newmarket Racecourse

Enjoy an evening of mounted games in teams led by a current jockey (Jockeys that have visited the camp include Frankie Dettori, Paul Hanagan, William Buick, Frankel’s jockey Tom Queally plus many more …)

Take part in a Best Turned Out competition judged by a racehorse Trainer

And finally …

Ride your pony up our straight gallop upsides a jockey!

Course Requirements

You will need to have attended at least a level 1 at The BRS or NRC equivalent to be eligible

This course is for jockeys aged 11 to 15 years who are at least assessed as ready for Level 2 (you will need to have attended at least a Level 1 at The BRS or NHC equivalent to be eligible, and be assessed by an instructor as ready to move to Level 2).

Course Costs


The fee covers the cost accommodation, tuition, meals, trips etc.

Course Dates

  • Apply 02/08/2022 - 06/08/2022
  • Apply 09/08/2022 - 13/08/2022


To find out more information or for an application to attend The Pony Racing Camp with The British Racing School please contact Jackie Gill at Jackie.Gill@brs.org.uk or telephone 01638 501829.