The TBA Level 1 Entry to Stud Employment Course

A 6-week residential training programme for individuals with no or very little horse handling experience. The course provides learners with an introduction to horse handling and husbandry, developing basic but relevant skills to enable progression to further work experience or a Level 2 course if suitable.


Level 1 Entry to Stud Employment


6 Weeks

Study type

Full-time, Newmarket

Course Overview

An 6-week residential training programme for individuals with little to no equine experience that wish to gain the knowledge and skill set which will enable them to be employed in the bloodstock industry. Completion of the residential programme will lead to a 6-9 month paid placement with a reputable stud, learning how to assist with foalings, handle breeding stock and relevant horse husbandry tasks. Successful completion leads to a 1st 4 sport Level 2 Diploma in Work Based Racehorse Care (Breeding Option).


  • Applicants must be 18 years or older by the course start date.
  • No equine experience required
  • No previous formal qualifications required.

Start Date: Flexible

Please email us on:

Application form- E2SE-Level-2-Application-2023_2023-05-15-132509_odxg.docx (

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