Course Dates

View the upcoming Courses and Training dates at the various industry Training Providers

  • February, 2020

  • The Racing Industry Course

    The Racing Industry Course (TRIC) is a British Horseracing Authority programme, planned and delivered by the British Racing School. It is a week long course which covers all of the major aspects of the racing industry.

    The course would be suitable for a wide range of people, ranging from those new to racing through to middle managers or anyone who simply wants to broaden their knowledge of the British and International racing scene.

    The Course runs from 3rd February to 7th February 2020 at the British Racing School in Newmarket.

    For further details and to register your interest please email: Cath.Goff@brs.org.uk

  • Trainers Licence

    Trainer Module One – Racehorse Management
    Location: British Racing School
    Date: 10th  – 14th February 2020

    The course is made up of a series of seminars, which are delivered by specialist racing consultants, who each have extensive working knowledge of the horseracing industry. Visit our website for further information https://brs.org.uk/course/trainers-module-1-racehorse-management/

    Full details regarding the course criteria and licence application forms can be found at the British Horseracing Authority’s website or contact Annette Baker: T: 0207 152 0000 E: abaker@britishhorseracing.com

  • Jockey Training

    Amateur Rider Category A Seminar

    Location: National Horseracing College, Doncaster
    Date: 19th February 2020

    The NHC holds training seminars for new Amateur Riders wishing to ride under the Rules of Racing. The seminar is run over one day and is designed to provide future Amateur Riders with information about their role and responsibilities on the Racecourse. The Seminar day is theory based.

    For further information visit our website; or call Georgina Ridal on 01302 861000.

  • Jockey Training

    Amateur Rider Category A Assessment
    Location: National Horseracing College Doncaster
    Date: 20th February 2020

    The applicant must have already attended a Category A Seminar. As part of the assessment the applicant will be required to undertake a evaluation of their fitness.

    The applicant must be proficient and experienced in the following:

    • Control: Judgment will be made on the rider’s ability to control a racehorse at speed. The rider should be able to restrain the horse (whilst keeping the horse and him/her self in a balanced position) alongside another horse and rider on the gallop. The rider should be able to slow the horse down to a speed required when asked.
    • Jumping: For a Jumping only license the rider will need to be able to school over race type hurdles at speed, without unduly hindering the horse.
    • Stalls: For a Flat only license the rider should be capable of jumping a horse out of the stalls without unduly hindering their or other horse’s progress and direction. The BHA in conjunction with the NHC and the BRS have produced a short video outlining all the disciplines which you should have had previous experience in prior to your assessment. It also covers all the other elements of the assessment process. Please see video at top of the page.

    For further information visit our website; or call Georgina Ridal on 01302 861000.

  • Racing Secretary Course

    Racing Secretary Course

    25th – 27th February 2020 at The British Racing School

    Suitable for existing Racing Secretaries new to racing or anyone considering working as a Racing Secretary.

    To find out more information or for an application to attend the Racing Secretaries course with The British Racing School please contact Di Farrell-Thomas at Di.Farrell-Thomas@brs.org.uk or telephone 01638 675907.

  • Graduate Development Programme

    Applications for the British Horseracing Graduate Development Programme 2020 are now invited. This Programme, celebrates its 30th running in 2020, provides an invaluable source of talent to the sport and its supporting industry. Its starts at the end of June with a FREE 2 week residential course in Newmarket. Following this, paid industry placements usually start immediately and last for at least 8 weeks.

    Applications will close on 28th February 2020. For more information and details on how to apply, please click here.

  • March, 2020

  • Racing Secretary Course

    Racing Secretaries Course
    Location: National Horseracing College, Doncaster
    Date: 17th – 18th March 2020

    The Racing Secretaries Course is designed to provide aspiring secretaries and newly appointed secretaries with a comprehensive understanding of the role of the trainers secretary, the structure of the racing industry and racing administration.

    The two-day course provides a thorough grounding and allows candidates the opportunity to talk directly with key personnel from organisations such as Weatherbys, the National Trainers Federation, the British Horseracing Authority and the International Racing Bureau.

    For further information visit our website on the Racing Secretaries Course all Georgina Ridal on 01302 861000 or email g.ridal@theNHC.co.uk

  • Trainers Licence

    Trainers Licence – Module 3: Staff Management

    23rd – 26th March 2020 at The British Racing School in Newmarket

    The cost for each module is £895 (including 5 nights accommodation), £870 (including 4 nights accommodation) or £770 (with no accommodation)

    For more information and application forms, please contact Di Farrell-Thomas, The British Racing School, Snailwell Road, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 7NU. Tel 01638 665103 or email: courses@brs.org.uk

  • May, 2020

  • Trainers Licence

    Trainers Licence – Module 2 Business Skills

    March 2nd – 6th 2020 at The British Racing School in Newmarket

    The cost for each module is £945 (including 5 nights accommodation), £910 (including 4 nights accommodation) or £770 (with no accommodation)

    For more information and application forms, please contact Di Thomas, The British Racing School, Snailwell Road, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 7NU. Tel 01638 665103 or email: courses@brs.org.uk

  • Jockey Training

    Amateur Rider Category A Seminar

    Location: National Horseracing College, Doncaster
    Date: 6th May 2020 

    The NHC holds training seminars for new Amateur Riders wishing to ride under the Rules of Racing. The seminar is run over one day and is designed to provide future Amateur Riders with information about their role and responsibilities on the Racecourse. The Seminar day is theory based. For further information visit our website; or call Georgina Ridal on 01302 861000

  • Jockey Training

    Amateur Rider Category A Assessment
    Location: National Horseracing College, Doncaster
    Date: 7th May 2020

    The applicant must have already attended a Category A Seminar. As part of the assessment the applicant will be required to undertake a evaluation of their fitness.

    The applicant must be proficient and experienced in the following:

    • Control: Judgment will be made on the rider’s ability to control a racehorse at speed. The rider should be able to restrain the horse (whilst keeping the horse and him/her self in a balanced position) alongside another horse and rider on the gallop. The rider should be able to slow the horse down to a speed required when asked.
    • Jumping: For a Jumping only license the rider will need to be able to school over race type hurdles at speed, without unduly hindering the horse.
    • Stalls: For a Flat only license the rider should be capable of jumping a horse out of the stalls without unduly hindering their or other horse’s progress and direction. The BHA in conjunction with the NHC and the BRS have produced a short video outlining all the disciplines which you should have had previous experience in prior to your assessment. It also covers all the other elements of the assessment process. Please see video at top of the page.

    For further information visit our website; or call Georgina Ridal on 01302 861000.

  • Racing Secretary Course

    Racing Secretary Course

    19th – 21st May 2020 at the British Racing School in Newmarket.

    Suitable for existing Racing Secretaries new to racing or anyone considering working as a Racing Secretary. For further details and to book your place, please contact courses@brs.org.uk or call 01638 665103.

  • June, 2020

  • Jockey Training

    Amateur Rider Category A Seminar

    Location: National Horseracing College, Doncaster
    Date: 24th June 2020 

    The NHC holds training seminars for new Amateur Riders wishing to ride under the Rules of Racing. The seminar is run over one day and is designed to provide future Amateur Riders with information about their role and responsibilities on the Racecourse. The Seminar day is theory based.

    For further information visit our website; or call Georgina Ridal on 01302 861000

  • Jockey Training

    Amateur Rider Category A Assessment
    Location: National Horseracing College, Doncaster
    Date: 25th June 2020

    The applicant must have already attended a Category A Seminar. As part of the assessment the applicant will be required to undertake a evaluation of their fitness.

    The applicant must be proficient and experienced in the following:

    • Control: Judgment will be made on the rider’s ability to control a racehorse at speed. The rider should be able to restrain the horse (whilst keeping the horse and him/her self in a balanced position) alongside another horse and rider on the gallop. The rider should be able to slow the horse down to a speed required when asked.
    • Jumping: For a Jumping only license the rider will need to be able to school over race type hurdles at speed, without unduly hindering the horse.
    • Stalls: For a Flat only license the rider should be capable of jumping a horse out of the stalls without unduly hindering their or other horse’s progress and direction. The BHA in conjunction with the NHC and the BRS have produced a short video outlining all the disciplines which you should have had previous experience in prior to your assessment. It also covers all the other elements of the assessment process. Please see video at top of the page.

    For further information visit our website; or call Georgina Ridal on 01302 861000.

  • August, 2020

  • Racing Secretary Course

    Racing Secretary Course

    4th – 6th August at The British Racing School in Newmarket

    Suitable for existing Racing Secretaries new to racing or anyone considering working as a Racing Secretary. For further details and a reservation form please contact Di Farrell-Thomas at The British Racing School on 01638 675907 or email: Di.Farrell-Thomas@brs.org.uk 

  • Jockey Training

    Amateur Rider Category A Seminar

    Location: National Horseracing College, Doncaster
    Date: 26th August 2020

    The NHC holds training seminars for new Amateur Riders wishing to ride under the Rules of Racing. The seminar is run over one day and is designed to provide future Amateur Riders with information about their role and responsibilities on the Racecourse. The Seminar day is theory based.

    For further information visit our website; or call Georgina Ridal on 01302 861000

  • Jockey Training

    Amateur Rider Category A Assessment
    Location: National Horseracing College, Doncaster
    Date: 27th August 2020

    The applicant must have already attended a Category A Seminar. As part of the assessment the applicant will be required to undertake a evaluation of their fitness.

    The applicant must be proficient and experienced in the following:

    • Control: Judgment will be made on the rider’s ability to control a racehorse at speed. The rider should be able to restrain the horse (whilst keeping the horse and him/her self in a balanced position) alongside another horse and rider on the gallop. The rider should be able to slow the horse down to a speed required when asked.
    • Jumping: For a Jumping only license the rider will need to be able to school over race type hurdles at speed, without unduly hindering the horse.
    • Stalls: For a Flat only license the rider should be capable of jumping a horse out of the stalls without unduly hindering their or other horse’s progress and direction. The BHA in conjunction with the NHC and the BRS have produced a short video outlining all the disciplines which you should have had previous experience in prior to your assessment. It also covers all the other elements of the assessment process. Please see video at top of the page.

     

    For further information visit our website; or call Georgina Ridal on 01302 861000.

     

  • October, 2020

  • Racing Secretary Course

    Racing Secretary Course

    13th – 15th October 2020 at the British Racing School in Newmarket.

    Suitable for existing Racing Secretaries new to racing or anyone considering working as a Racing Secretary.

    To find out more information or for an application to attend the Racing Secretaries course with The British Racing School please contact Di Farrell-Thomas at Di.Farrell-Thomas@brs.org.uk or telephone 01638 675907.

  • Jockey Training

    Amateur Rider Category A Seminar

    Location: National Horseracing College, Doncaster
    Date: 26th October 2020

    The NHC holds training seminars for new Amateur Riders wishing to ride under the Rules of Racing. The seminar is run over one day and is designed to provide future Amateur Riders with information about their role and responsibilities on the Racecourse. The Seminar day is theory based.

    For further information visit our website; or call Georgina Ridal on 01302 861000

  • Jockey Training

    Amateur Rider Category A Assessment
    Location: National Horseracing College, Doncaster
    Date: 29th October 2020

    The applicant must have already attended a Category A Seminar. As part of the assessment the applicant will be required to undertake a evaluation of their fitness.

    The applicant must be proficient and experienced in the following:

    • Control: Judgment will be made on the rider’s ability to control a racehorse at speed. The rider should be able to restrain the horse (whilst keeping the horse and him/her self in a balanced position) alongside another horse and rider on the gallop. The rider should be able to slow the horse down to a speed required when asked.
    • Jumping: For a Jumping only license the rider will need to be able to school over race type hurdles at speed, without unduly hindering the horse.
    • Stalls: For a Flat only license the rider should be capable of jumping a horse out of the stalls without unduly hindering their or other horse’s progress and direction. The BHA in conjunction with the NHC and the BRS have produced a short video outlining all the disciplines which you should have had previous experience in prior to your assessment. It also covers all the other elements of the assessment process. Please see video at top of the page.

     

    For further information visit our website; or call Georgina Ridal on 01302 861000.

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