Already in the Industry
If you are already working in racing, we can help you with your next career move.
Are you ready to make your next career move?
If you have been working in the industry for a while or are ready for a step up the career ladder within a racing yard, you will find lots of information on this website. There are many senior positions available on our Job Board. You can register yourself and set job alerts for when new jobs are posted, matching your selected criteria. If you are looking to be a Head Groom or an Assistant Trainer, remember there are training courses available at the British Racing School in Newmarket and the National Horseracing College in Doncaster to help you make that transition.
Careers Advice & Training Service (CATS)
Run by Racing Welfare, CATS is open to anybody who works, or has worked in the British horseracing industry. The service offers career coaching for those who want to progress and develop within their current role or within the wider British horseracing industry. You can access this support at any time during your career – perhaps you need help in putting together a CV or want some tips on interviewing techniques. Find out more, click here.
You have probably gained many transferable skills during your career. Take a look at the training and education available in racing and breeding and some of the industry courses. Perhaps you could find a role in racing administration such as an Equine Welfare and Integrity Officer or work at a racecourse as an Operations Executive? Read our Case Studies to find out more about interesting jobs in racing.
Visit our Career Development for Racing’s Workforce page to find out more about becoming a Rider Coach or obtaining further training via the Regional Racing Staff Development Programme.
There are also plenty of courses available on the Racing2learn learning platform, click here.