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.

Getting started

Take a look at the wide range of courses and training opportunities available

What job could I do?

Discover the many different jobs that are available in racing

Discover the Industry

From community engagement to pay and prospects, you can find out more about the racing industry here.

What are my prospects?

No matter where you are in your career, we have a path for everyone.

Course Dates

Amateur Rider Category A Seminar & Assessment

Amateur Rider Category A Seminar & Assessment  Location: National Horseracing College, Doncaster Date: 26th – 27th May 2021 The NHC holds training seminars for new Amateur Riders wishing to ride under the Rules of Racing. The seminar … Read more

Amateur Rider Category A Assessment

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 … Read more