Case Studies

Whether you want an office job, to work with horses, or wish to explore other opportunities, we have just the job for you. Use the filter below or scroll through the opportunities for more information.


My Career Story – Alice Jenkins

Alice was part of the Virtual Development Programme of 2020. This unique year for the students on the programme saw them have their lectures and seminars done virtually. Although there was no …

My Career Story – Jo O’Neill

“I feel great pride in looking after ‘my’ horses and enjoy every minute “

Chrissie Sykes is a Racing Secretary at Ruth Carr Racing

Chrissie Sykes is a Racing Secretary at Ruth Carr Racing. She was also nominated for a Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Award last year. She talks about her role and how coming into your dream …

Philip Perryman Farrier Interview By Jo Stone

One of our content creators Jo who works with Michael Blake Racing as a Head Travelling Groom spent some time with Phil who is a Farrier. This is one of the most vital jobs in racing. Jo chatted …

My Career Story – Callum Helliwell

“The main bit of advice I would give to anyone considering a career in racing is to be a positive person”

My Career Story – Simone Martin

“Follow your passion and you’ll enjoy every day, not all day of every day but every day”

My Career Story – Robert Supple

“I feel it is important to have experience within this industry and you must be willing to accept that things will go wrong”

My Career Story – Sulekha Varma

“The best advice I would give someone looking to start their career in racing is get as much experience as you can and don’t be afraid to ask people for help”

My Career Story – Ed Chamberlin

“If I had to give just one piece of advice it would be to chase your dream”

My Career Story – Sally Taylor

“My advice to anyone considering applying to vet school is to read scientific journals, learn as much as you can.”

My Career Story – Tom Ryall

“The time working in a racing yard has been invaluable and has given me an unbelievable insight into what actually happens behind the scenes within the racing industry”

My Career Story – Louise

“The best advice I would give someone starting their career in racing is get as much work experience as possible”

My Career Story – Sophie Mellett

“The best advice I could give someone wanting to have a career in the breeding industry is to utilise the courses available.”

My Career Story – Tom Marquand

“It’s extremely satisfying coming back in and having a happy owner, a happy trainer and a happy horse”


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