Riding is important but so is handling and training/teaching horses from the ground, especially as this is the start of the process for all young horses embarking on their racing career.
This morning the Ground Based Yard Staff Course perfected their long reining skills ahead of their course graduation on Friday
It’s time, the time of the week when we say congratulations to our graduates who have achieved something significant to them this week…. Congratulations to 𝗞𝗮𝗰𝗶-𝗝𝗮𝘆 𝗢𝘀𝗯𝗼𝗿𝗻𝗲 (course 333) who led up her first winner when Mount Mogan won for Ed Walker Racing (📸credit) under fellow graduate 𝗛𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗼𝗿 𝗖𝗿𝗼𝘂𝗰𝗵 (course 264a). Congratulations to 𝗕𝗿𝗮𝗱𝗹𝗲𝘆 𝗥𝗼𝗯𝗲𝗿𝘁𝘀 (course 306) and 𝗝𝗼𝗲 𝗔𝗻𝗱𝗲𝗿𝘀𝗼𝗻 (course 290) who both rode their first winners under rules this week.
Congratulations to 𝗖𝗮𝗺𝗲𝗿𝗼𝗻 𝗛𝗶𝗹𝗹𝗵𝗼𝘂𝘀𝗲 (course 324a) who had his first ride on Saturday and made it a winning one!! But even jockeys have to study and on Monday he was back with us for his End Point Assessment as part of his Diploma qualification.
Congratulations to 𝗖𝗮𝗺𝗲𝗿𝗼𝗻 𝗡𝗼𝗯𝗹𝗲 (course 287a) kicked of his time in Australia with a winner on his first day riding there
The Ground Based Yard Staff (GBYS) course is open to anyone who wants to get into racing but doesnt want to ride.
Our latest cohort of trainees are nearing graduation so they took part in a Best Turned Out competition, which takes place near the end of every residential course, to emulate preparing a horse for the races.
Congratulations to Pat & Harry (1st photo) for winning with Purple Dragon
Sun’s out so there’s nothing better than a bit of sun bathing! Atleast that’s what some of our horse think
If you fancy finding out more about the courses on offer why not book onto our OPEN DAY on THURSDAY 20th FEBRUARY?
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We’re halfway through National Apprenticeship Week and it’s time!
Congratulations to 𝗕𝗿𝗲𝗰𝗰𝗮𝗻 𝗧𝗵𝗼𝗺𝗽𝘀𝗼𝗻 (course 336y) who lead up a winner at Kempton on Saturday night.
Congratulations to 𝗘𝗱𝗱𝗶𝗲 𝗘𝗱𝗴𝗲 (course 287) who has ridden his first winner today at Ludlow.
And for International congrats… Well done to 𝗢𝗶𝘀𝗶𝗻 𝗠𝘂𝗿𝗽𝗵𝘆 (course 271a) who rode 27 winners in Japan during January.
Well done to 𝗧𝗼𝗺 𝗠𝗮𝗿𝗾𝘂𝗮𝗻𝗱 (course 286a) who is in flying form in Australia at the moment including riding 2 Group 3 winners at the weekend! (He also had a fall that day but we’re pleased to report he’s recovered and back riding#horsesofinstagram
Feeling nosey?? begins tomorrow so we’re kick starting the week with a!
This is your opportunity to ask our current trainees a question about the course? It can be anything you’d like to know. We’ll get them to answer as many as they can between 11am & 12pm on Monday.
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It’s Friday afternoon so time for a little… On this day, 15 years ago, 𝗥𝗶𝗰𝗵𝗮𝗿𝗱 𝗣𝗲𝗿𝗵𝗮𝗺 stepped through our gates on his first day of employment with The British Racing School.
And 15 years later, he still loves his job as our Senior Jockey Coach
Welcome to KING’S FETE!
We’re delighted to have our first horse from Prince Khalid Abdulla and the team at Juddmonte.
Kings Fete is a 9 year old gelding who has won over £140,000 in prize money including winning 2 Group 3 races!
He joins our string of over 75 ex racehorses that teach our students ready for their careers in racing. If you’d like to find out more about the courses we offer follow the link in our bio
We’re shouting out to Amateurs for this week’s… Congratulations to 𝗠𝘂𝗿𝗿𝗮𝘆 𝗗𝗼𝗱𝗱 (course 324a) who ride his 1st Point to Point winner at Higham on Sunday.
Congratulations to 𝗠𝗲𝗴𝗮𝗻 𝗝𝗼𝗿𝗱𝗮𝗻 (course 307) who rode the winner of the Amateur race at Wolverhampton on Monday.
Also well done to 𝗧𝗶𝗮 𝗣𝗵𝗶𝗹𝗹𝗶𝗽𝘀 (course 323) who had her 1st ride as an Amateur in the same race at Wolverhampton
𝗙𝗥𝗘𝗘 𝗧𝗥𝗔𝗜𝗡𝗜𝗡𝗚 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗦𝗧𝗔𝗕𝗟𝗘 𝗦𝗧𝗔𝗙𝗙
As part of the Regional Staff Development Programme we have funds to offer FREE 𝗥𝗶𝗱𝗲𝗿 𝗜𝗺𝗽𝗿𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗧𝗿𝗮𝗶𝗻𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗦𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀, every Monday, Wednesday and Friday with our Senior Jockey Coach Richard Perham.
Currently sessions with space available are:
February 10th, 17th, 19th, 21st
April 1st, 3rd
To book please contact Richard Perham on firstname.lastname@example.org
A couple of FIRSTS for this weeks… Congratulations to 𝗛𝗮𝗻𝗻𝗮𝗵-𝗘𝘃𝗲 𝗕𝘂𝗻𝘁𝗼𝗻 (course 336x) who not only had her first lead up on Friday but made it a winning one! Well done to Curfewed and all connections.
Congratulations to 𝗝𝗮𝗺𝗶𝗲 𝗡𝗲𝗶𝗹𝗱 (course 295) who rode his first winner under rules when Townshend bolted up at Ascot on Saturday.
Double congratulations to 𝗘𝗹𝗹𝗲𝘀𝗲 𝗔𝗻𝗸𝗲𝗿𝘀 (course 336y) who had her first 2 lead ups yesterday and they were both winners!!
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🔗 In bio
… Did you know that the 1st Graduate of the BRS to ride a winner was Alison Harper!
Miss Harper, as she is known to our trainees, is now an instructor & was on course 1 in 1983