Careers and Training

Want to start a career in racing but not sure how? Take a look at the job options below and the training that is available

How can I start my career?

Most people will have a feel for whether they want to work directly with horses or in an office based role. Even the jobs that don't involve working with horses are likely to see you out and about from time to time - that is one of the benefits of working in racing! There are so many different types of jobs in the racing industry you will need to have a good think about what your skills are and where you might most enjoy working.

Course Dates

HEROS Racing Staff Academy

Operating with a strong employability theme the programmes have been developed in discussion with local trainers to ensure they meet the requirements of the industry. Learners will achieve transferable skills to maximise their chances of success … Read more

HEROS Racing Staff Academy

Working with Abingdon & Witney College the pair combines the proven expertise of a training provider with the knowledge and expertise of a thoroughbred retraining. The goal to provide the best training and education for those wishing to work … Read more

Ground Based Yard Staff Course

The Northern Racing College are holding a Ground Based Yard Staff Course on 10th May 2019 in Doncaster.  This 6 week course is ideal for those who are a complete beginner and want to learn how to look after racehorses. On successful completion … Read more