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

Stable Staff Foundation Course

Location – British Racing School in Newmarket Dates – 18th November 2019  – 20th January 2020  This pre-apprenticeship foundation course is fully residential and all tuition and learning materials are completely FREE.  The … Read more


Fancy being a jockey? Does your pony think he’s a racehorse? – then the five-day NRC Pony Racing Camp is a must for your both… We welcome riders who are aged 11 – 15 and have: Attended a Level 1 day at either Northern Racing College or British … Read more


A WEEK LONG RESIDENTIAL CAMP FOR CHILDREN AGED 11 – 15 YEARS WHO WANT TO LEARN MORE ABOUT PONY RACING 19th – 24th August 2019  This is a one week residential course for you and your pony to experience the fun of pony racing whilst … Read more