YARD BASED TRAINING

Course Overview

Training held in the familiar surroundings of your Yard

We are able to offer yard based training to improve the riding ability of all yard staff and work riders. Richard Perham, our Senior Jockey Coach, can tailor the yard visit to suit your training requirements, please see below an outline of the training we offer. If Richard is not available another member of BRS staff will deliver the training requested.
Please note that you must inform us of the training you require in advance of our arrival.

Bespoke Training

We offer a range of different training, so you can choose the instruction that’s best for you and your yard. Use the list below to find out more:

Good body positioning is essential for smooth and efficient riding. This course focuses on this crucial skill and involves:

  1. Short recap on the balanced body position (using the TV within the Mobile Training facility MTF – allow 30 minutes).
  2. Filmed riding out session on the canter.
  3. Video review in the yard (using the TV within the MTF – allow 30 minutes).
  4. Remedial training on the simulator if required (allow 30 minutes).

This training focuses exclusively on riding work.

  1. Presentation/discussion on why, when and how we ride work (using the TV within the MTF – allow 30 minutes).
  2. Filmed riding out session with riders either riding work or galloping upsides.
  3. Video review in the yard (using the TV within the MTF – allow 30 minutes).
  4. Remedial training on the simulator if required (allow 30 minutes).

Training for riders who currently ride work but would be interested in learning about assessing the horse in its work and feeding this information back to the trainer.

  1. Recap on the basics of riding work and running through a good structure (using the TV within the MTF – allow 10 minutes).
  2. Presentation on the seven points of assessment (using the TV within the MTF – allow 30 minutes).
  3. Filmed riding out session riding work upsides.
  4. Video review in the yard (using the TV within the MTF – allow 30 minutes).
  5. Training on the simulator based on getting hold of a horse and getting it to stretch out in a gallop (allow 30 minutes).

Should you choose this instruction, we will arrange for a Jump Jockey coach to attend and deliver the training, including:

  1. Briefing on good practices and principles of jumping horses at speed (allow 30 minutes).
  2. Filmed riding session.
  3. Video review in the yard (using the TV within the MTF – allow 30 minutes).
  4. Remedial training on the simulator if required (allow 30 minutes).

Please note, for this training you will need to have access to starting stalls and suitable staff to load horses and close gates:

  1. Briefing on good practices and the principles of jumping horses out of the starting stalls (allow 30 minutes).
  2. Filmed riding session.
  3. Video review in the yard (using the TV within the MTF – allow 30 minutes).
  4. Remedial training on the simulator if required (allow 30 minutes).

Course Costs

Variable

As you can create your own bespoke training programme, costs will vary depending on what you require, and we will discuss this with you when booking the course.

Course Dates

 

 

Dates for Yard Based Training are arranged on an individual basis.

 

To find out more about Yard Based Training with The British Racing School please contact Di Farrell-Thomas.

Tel: 01638 675907

Email: Di.Farrell-Thomas@brs.org.uk