Foundation course – Level 1 Racehorse care / Start dates from Sept

  • British Racing school
  • Newmarket, Cambridgeshire

Harness your potential with a career in horse racing. Are you 16-22 and have a passion for horses or the great sport of racing? Are you keen to get into employment in 18 weeks? Are you hardworking and enthusiastic? If the answer is yes this could be a great opportunity for you to start your career in horse racing!

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  • GMFJ Reference
    131850
  • Mentor provided?
    Yes
  • Reference given?
    Yes
  • Date Posted
    18/05/2021
  • Possible Date
    01/09/2021
  • Duration
    Not Specified

  • Location
    Newmarket
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Animal Care
  • Opportunity Type
    Work Placement
  • Employer
    British Racing school

Description

The foundation course starts with a residential period of 14-18 weeks (depending on whether you have any riding experience) in our residential centre where you will learn to ride racehorses and how to look after them.

Once you complete this course we find you a job in a racing yard where you will work towards achieving your Level 2 Diploma Apprenticeship.

No riding experience is needed, you just need to be physically fit and have a passion for horses or the great sport of racing and with prospects of career progression and world travel coupled with the thrill of riding a thoroughbred. Racing is a career like no other.

This residential course is open to young people from anywhere in the UK, there is a cost for accomodation and food but if your household income is low you may be eligible for a bursary to cover most of these costs, find out more by contacting our careers team Careers@brs.org.uk or call 01638 675905.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Movement to Work on 01912211440 (Ref ID: 131850)

Company website : brs.org.uk

The foundation course starts with a residential period of 14-18 weeks (depending on whether you have any riding experience) in our residential centre where you will learn to ride racehorses and how to look after them.

Once you complete this course we find you a job in a racing yard where you will work towards achieving your Level 2 Diploma Apprenticeship.

No riding experience is needed, you just need to be physically fit and have a passion for horses or the great sport of racing and with prospects of career progression and world travel coupled with the thrill of riding a thoroughbred. Racing is a career like no other.

This residential course is open to young people from anywhere in the UK, there is a cost for accomodation and food but if your household income is low you may be eligible for a bursary to cover most of these costs, find out more by contacting our careers team Careers@brs.org.uk or call 01638 675905.

We will teach you what you need to know to ride and care for racehorses. It’s an early start to the day at 5am to get the horses ready and physically demanding but if you are up for a challenge it could be the start of your new career.

· Level 1 Racehorse care

· Team work

· Communication skills

· Resilience

· Loads of life skills as you will be living independently away from home

You will mainly wear riding gear but we would advise that you bring casual clothes for the evenings and weekends. Also you may wish to bring smart clothing as you may get the opportunity to go racing while you are at the School. If you are accepted onto a course you will be sent joining instructions which gives a full kit list.
We will find you a job in a racing yard where you will work towards achieving your Level 2 Diploma Apprenticeship

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