Experience level:

None required

The Racing Media Academy is part of the Non-Yard Based Career Pathway into horse racing; for those people who love the idea of working in racing but can’t necessarily, or don’t want to ride horses. The Racing Media Academy gives its students the opportunity for work experience and training within racing’s top media houses.

Experience level:

No experience needed

Understand what environmental sustainability is and how it impacts horse racing. Discover the risks, challenges and opportunities of environmental sustainability. Gain practical tips on how to make changes.

Experience level:

No experience required

The first step towards working in horseracing, this is an apprenticeship programme which opens the door to this multi-million pound industry. Your journey starts here!

Experience level:

Intermediate

An essential step towards working in the racing industry, the Level 2 Apprenticeship Equine Groom (Racing) gives you all the skills and experience you need to further your career.

Experience level:

Experienced

A qualified racing coach will visit your yard with a mobile training unit (racing yards only). Please get in touch with the RSDP team to check availability.

Experience level:

Moderate

This new and exciting Foundation Degree, with the option to progress to an Honours Degree, delivers a broad programme of learning and offers a fascinating insight into the horseracing industry.

Experience level:

Experienced

The Staff Management course is suitable for anyone who currently supervises staff in a racing yard or stud farm. It covers many aspects of administration, leadership and management needed in the day to day running of a racing yard. This course does not to teach practical horse care.

Experience level:

Intermediate

You can learn the useful art of clipping on this Bitesize course; improve your skillset and employability at the British Racing School.

Experience level:

Intermediate

As an alternative to riding as a professional jockey, individuals may apply for an Amateur Riders Permit. It can be a great way to kick start your race riding career and was the route chosen by Ryan Moore, Tom O’Brien and Richard Johnston to name a few.

Experience level:

Intermediate

Learn more about this important part of horse care. This course teaches you how to thin and shorten your horse’s mane.

Experience level:

Experienced

Whether you already work within horseracing or simply have a desire to learn about what goes into running and administering the multi-million pound industry then TRIC is the course for you. With an established reputation, TRIC attracts delegates from all over the world as well as a top-class line-up of speakers throughout the week.

Experience level:

Novice

Learn how to handle a horse with confidence on this one day practical course at The British Racing School. Perfect for anyone who wants to work with horses.

Experience level:

Intermediate

Take this Bitesize course and learn more about how to keep your horse healthy and well. Essential knowledge for anyone wanting to work in the equine industry.

Experience level:

Intermediate

Get expert tuition on this important skill – attendees on the course will work through the theory before applying their skills during practical sessions on our horses.

Experience level:

Intermediate

Improve your skills with expert tuition – this Bitesize course uses practical sessions to get delegates to a stage where they are competent in the correct techniques.

Experience level:

Intermediate

If you are aged 21 or over and are already an experienced rider but have never experienced the thrill of riding a racehorse, and are considering riding out in a racing yard, then this is the course for you!

Experience level:

Advanced

If a career in an exciting, high-profile and challenging industry sounds appealing, then the British Horseracing Development Programme is for you. It starts with a comprehensive two-week residential course at The British Racing School followed by a typically eight-week long paid placement with a leading industry organisation.

Experience level:

Intermediate

Use the excellent facilities of The British Racing School and take advantage of our expert tuition to help you get ahead in Pony Racing!

Experience level:

Intermediate

Come and use our excellent facilities and take advantage of our expert tuition to help you get ahead in Pony Racing!

Experience level:

Intermediate

The Level 3 Apprenticeship Senior Equine Groom (Racing) is a highly valued, industry recognised, advanced qualification, required for the top positions in the horseracing industry.

Experience level:

Intermediate

This is a programme for young people aged 13 to 15 years old who want to take part in Pony Racing but due to financial or other constraints, are unable to partake in the sport.

Experience level:

Intermediate

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

Experience level:

Advanced

The Advanced Pony Racing Training is an ‘invitation only’ course for Pony Racing Jockeys who have shown they have what it takes to be a licenced jockey in the near future.

Experience level:

Intermediate

As an alternative to riding as a professional jockey, individuals may apply for an Amateur Riders Permit.

Experience level:

Experienced

These courses are designed to improve the standard of riding in the workplace providing guidance and advice on how to develop work riding skills.

Experience level:

Intermediate

This certification is compulsory for those wishing to transport horses. The British Racing School is an accredited centre where candidates can take this exam

Experience level:

Beginner

This course has been created for secretaries new to racing and anyone considering working in this role. It provides knowledge of the role of a racing secretary.

Experience level:

Experienced

The Assistant Trainers Course is a residential course which illustrates the importance of an Assistant Trainer both in the yard and on the racecourse.

Experience level:

Experienced

The Trainers Course consists of three modules which you need to undertake in order to apply to the BHA for a Trainer’s Licence, you can take these Modules in any order.

Experience level:

Experienced

The Trainers Course consists of three modules which you need to undertake in order to apply to the BHA for a Trainer’s Licence, you can take the modules in any order.

Experience level:

Experienced

The Trainers Course consists of three modules which you need to undertake in order to apply to the BHA for a Trainer’s Licence, you can do them in any order.

Experience level:

Intermediate

Apprentice and Conditional Jockeys Licences allow riders aged between 16 and 26 years old, who are in full time paid employment with a UK based Licensed Racehorse Trainer, to ride in flat or jump races against professional jockeys.

Experience level:

Experienced

A full day’s intensive training for riders intending to ride in the upcoming Point to Point season. Gain the edge over your rivals with expert coaching and be assessed for your Rider Qualification Certificate. This day is also suitable for experienced Pony Racing riders.

The £30 charge will be refundable off the cost of the RQC.

Experience level:

Intermediate

The British Racing School is the main provider of jockey training in Great Britain. We deliver bespoke training to jockeys who come recommended by their industry authority.

Experience level:

Professional

The provision of a Jockey Coach to all Apprentice and Conditional Jockeys to support and develop young jockeys into professional sports people.

Experience level:

Beginner

The Flexible Learning Programme (FLP) is a two year course offered to 14-16 year olds as a one day release from school.

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