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Are you interested in horse racing?

Our Get Started with Horse Racing course, delivered in partnership with The British Racing School, is an exciting one week residential where you will gain confidence and skills to work with race horses.

NEWMARKET, Suffolk
19-23 March 2018

Are you 16-25 and want to discover your talents?

  • MATCHES YOUR INTERESTS
  • MEET NEW PEOPLE
  • GAIN SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
  • PAID TRAVEL EXPENSES
  • DOESN'T AFFECT YOUR BENEFITS
  • UP TO THREE MONTHS SUPPORT

How the course works

Meet new people and improve your skills by working on group challenge like competing in a ‘best in show’ event.

Not only will it help you discover new talents and develop new skills,  but you could gain a Basic Horse Care entry level qualification and benefit from support from our staff or one of our mentors to help you uncover your next steps.

Don't forget!

  • The course includes a 1 week Residential Experience with The British Racing School 

  • You'll get the chance to learn about Horse Behaviour, Horse Handling & Practical Horse Care and Riding (please note that for the riding element of the course, you must be no more than 11 stone in weight, however all other elements of the course will be available)

  • You'll also get a tour of a professional Racing Yard, experience Yard Work and Best Turned Out training as well as the chance to enjoy an evening at the Races
  • You'll also be presented with possible progression opportunities into the Horse Racing Industry, upon completing the course

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The course kicks off with a Taster Day which is an opportunity for you to visit The British Racing School, find out more about the programme and to see whether it is the right course for you. You'll get to meet the horses, see where you will stay as well as meet other people who may be on the course with you.

Course location

NEWMARKET, Suffolk
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Course delivered in partnership with:
The British Racing School, Boden, Godolphin
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