Your route to becoming a
Over 19 years old
returning to racing after a break
Your route back into racing will depend on the qualifications and experience you had before you left the racing industry. In most cases we would suggest applying direct to a trainer for a new position.
If it has been some time since you worked with horses and particularly some time since you last rode for work, then you may want to consider a short course in work riding at the British Racing School or Northern Racing College, or your employer could invite the British Racing School or Northern Racing College into your yard to train a group of staff in work riding.
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