Course Dates

All course dates are subject to postponement during the ongoing Covid-19 situation

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

  • December, 2021

  • Racing Secretary Course

    Racing Secretaries Course
    Location: National Horseracing College, Doncaster
    Date: 13th – 14th December 2021

    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

  • Jockey Training

    Amateur Rider Category A Seminar & Assessment

    Location: National Horseracing College, Doncaster
    Date: 15th – 16th December 2021

    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.

  • January, 2022

  • 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 31st January – 4th February at the British Racing School in Newmarket.

    For further details and to register your interest please email:

  • February, 2022

  • British Horseracing Development Programme

    Applications for the British Horseracing Development Programme 2022 (formerly known as the British Horseracing Graduate Development Programme) are now invited. This Programme, now in its 31st running, provides an invaluable source of talent to the sport and its supporting industry.

    Its starts in July with a FREE 2 week residential introduction course in Newmarket. Following this, paid industry placements usually start immediately and last for at least 8 weeks.

    Applications will close on 28th February 2022. For more information and details on how to apply, please click here.

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