Did you know that there are over 500 licensed trainers in the UK who employ, mentor and train racing grooms? This is a fast paced industry, where every training yard experiences shifts in their staffing needs and working patterns, as they grow and evolve. This means that there are plenty of great opportunities waiting for someone just like you!
Running a racing yard, is not your average nine-to-five job, so not all trainers even get a chance to post their latest vacancies or upcoming placements. However, they welcome enquiries from enthusiastic and proactive team players. If you’re looking for work as a racing groom and have an area or trainer in mind, follow these simple steps below and you could be part of the #teamracing very soon.
Create an account on the Racing Groom Hub
Use our free CV & cover letter tools for easy job applications
Find any licensed trainer in the UK using our ’Trainer Locator’ who may offer you a job or work experience.
Access exclusive benefits for Racing Grooms
Top tip! If you can’t see your perfect job advertised, trainers welcome speculative applications too! Use the trainer locator to get started.
If you’re still undecided on which career path you’d like to explore in racing. Head to Careers in Racing. It is the go to site to get an overview of all the opportunities available in the horseracing industry.
The website features an A-Z of all the different careers available in horseracing, and an industry job board. Head to careersinracing.com/jobs to see the latest vacancies advertised.
Haddon Training are an award winning, Ofsted Grade 1 ‘Outstanding’ training provider, who deliver high quality apprenticeships and work-based vocational qualifications in both England and Wales.
Haddon offer a recruitment service and have details of many trainers’ yards that are looking for staff.
Level 2 and 3 Racehorse Care Apprenticeship and Traineeships available.