Ready to register for a college open day?
If you’re thinking about your options after school or college, or have been thinking its time for a career change, or time to pursue a lifelong ambition to work with racehorses, get yourself signed up to one of the racing college open days.
The open days are designed for parents, guardians, potential learners, and career advisors to learn more about the colleges, facilities and the wide range of courses available.
The National Horseracing College (NHC) and British Racing School (BRS) hold open days every month, so there’s plenty of opportunity to find a slot that works for you.
Visit the NHC & BRS websites for more info and to sign up.
The NHC: thenhc.co.uk/courses/open-mornings/open-mornings
The BRS: brs.org.uk/course/foundation-course#open-days
Based in Scotland?
Head to the Scottish Racing Academy to find out more about the courses on offer, what events they’re attending this season and to book a visit: scottishracingacademy.co.uk
Rather train on the job?
If you’d rather get straight onto a racing yard and train on the job, Haddon Training offers field-based apprenticeships across England and Wales. Visit their website to find out more: haddontraining.co.uk/racing-apprenticeships.
Which route is best for me?
There’s routes for everyone into the racing industry, for riders and non-riders, experienced equestrians and complete newcomers. Talking to the racing colleges is a great way to understand which path is best for you, and check out our page: racinggroom.com/become/your-route-to-becoming-a-racing-groom, which gives a great overview of all the routes available to you.