A-Z of Careers
A brief overview of the many jobs in the industry. Some of these jobs are very specialised like being a Betting Analyst. Other jobs, such as Racing Grooms, Work Riders and Stud Hands are readily available.
A Trainer is responsible for running the entire yard as a business …
A Trainer is responsible for running the entire yard as a business enterprise responsible for the staff, training the horses and all aspects of management. It takes many years of experience to become a trainer and you will need to apply for a Licence to Train under the British Horseracing Authority.
Travelling Head Racing Groom
A Travelling Head Groom is responsible for taking horses to the races in …
A Travelling Head Groom is responsible for taking horses to the races in the UK and often abroad. A bad experience in a lorry, can easily make the difference between winning and losing. High standards and a good work ethic are absolutely essential.
Travelling Racing Groom
You will have responsibility for taking horses to race meetings. You will …
You will have responsibility for taking horses to race meetings. You will ensure that all the horses equipment is transported to the racecourse and on arrival you will help with various tasks such as saddling up and leading into the paddock before the race starts.
Most Travelling Racing Grooms, would have started their careers as a Racing Groom, having completed an Apprenticeship in Racehorse Care. To find out more about the work of a Travelling Racing Groom, read the Case Study.
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