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GET STARTED with Race Horses

Residential Dates: Monday, 25th February 2019 until Friday, 1st March 2019

Interviews on: Friday, 8th February 2019 at Cambridge Job Centre    

This course will be based in Newmarket


Are you aged between 16 and 25 and not in employment, education or training?

This programme is a 5 day, all-inclusive residential package, for those who are interested in working with Race Horses.

The British Racing School is based in Newmarket, so young people attending this programme can be picked-up from Cambridge Station.

What will you gain from the course?

  • Be a part of a 1 week residential experience with The British Racing School
  • Learn about horse behaviour, horse handling, practical horse care and riding
  • Take a tour of a professional racing yard and assist in yard work
  • Engage in a best turned out masterclass and enjoy an evening at the Races
  • Possible progression options afterwards into the Horse Racing Industry
  • Riding element cannot exceed 11 stone, however all other horse care areas available
  • Improve your teamwork, communication skills and boost your confidence
  • Receive 3 months support after the programme 
  • Accommodation, Travel and all Meals provided for FREE

CALL 0800 842 842 to register your interest


Additional Information

You will undertake sessions in horse handling, horse behaviour and practical horse care, as well as horse riding lessons and daily yard work. All of this is within professional and training stables, in partnership with The British Racing School.

Beyond this programme, you will have the chance to move onto a formal accredited programme with The British Racing School in 2 key areas:

  • Ground Based Yard Work
  • Racing Jockey Riding Programme

Both of these courses are well respected within the racing industry and the British Racing School (BRS) kindly support young people through these if they are accepted. Further to this, anyone who completes either of these BRS accredited programmes will be guaranteed a job on a working racing yard.


Visit the Youthoria Facebook page to watch a short video about this programme.

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