Get Into Horseracing

The racing and thoroughbred breeding industry is a diverse and thrilling world to work in. There are a vast range of training and development opportunities available to college graduates, all of which can exciting and challenging careers across the horseracing industry. If you are planning on working with horses, already working with horses, or even if you have no experience at all, we can help you find the best way to get started in horseracing.

Is a career in horseracing for you?

Explore the options…

Studying Equine?

If you are studying for an equine qualification and are considering what career path to take when you finish your studies – think now about horseracing!

Our Entry to Employment courses offers a route into the industry for those in their final year at an Equine College or who have recently finished college.

Working with horses?

Are you already working with horses but fancy a change? Looking for a career move full of opportunity? Don’t be afraid to switch to horseracing.

Trainers are keen to hear from skilled grooms and riders that are interested in developing their existing experience into horseracing.

Check out our Job Board to see what roles and training courses are currently available.

Don’t want to ride?

If you are interested in a career within a sporting industry but don’t want to ride horses, there are still plenty of options available to you in horseracing. There are many careers in the breeding industry.

The National Stud in Newmarket offers a variety of training courses including an Intermediate Apprenticeship and the Entry to Stud Employment Course.

The horseracing industry is always looking for skilled people and there are plenty of opportunities build a successful career in specialist disciplines, including horse care and training, racing administration, and racecourse-based jobs.

Join the Careers in Racing mailing list to hear more about the training and career opportunities available in the horseracing industry.

Alternatively you can visit the pages above for more information about how your existing skills and qualifications can help lead you into a successful career in horseracing.

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