Amateur Schooling Preparation

We are delighted to announced a new 1-day Amateur Riders Schooling Preparation Course for current A1 Category Licence holders fully-funded by EQUUIP ( If you currently hold an A1 (bumper) licence and are upgrading to A3 (P2P) OR if you are awaiting a reassessment for to get your A3 Licence, then this is the course for you.

Places are allocated on a first-come-first-served basis and each course is limited to 6 riders.

Download application form here Application Form

Queries to: or contact Lisa on 045 522468

This is new 1-day course for 2017 for Amateur Riders who currently hold an A1 category licence. The course has been designed to provide intensive training on schooling over obstacles, simulator coaching and an introduction to fitness levels and training required for race-riding. The course will include video analysis of your riding using Dartfish software.

This course offers professional training of the highest standard for riders who plan to apply for a category A3 Qualified Riders licence or those who plan to apply for a conditional rider’s licence in the future. This is a FULLY-FUNDED training course supported by EQUUIP ( and is a training opportunity not to be missed. Training is delivered by RACE staff and includes video analysis of your riding over obstacles.

Places on this course are restricted to 6 riders per day and places are offered on a first-come-first-served basis. To register your interest for this course, complete the application form and  email or call 045-522468 to speak to Lisa O’Brien.

The training is fully funded, however there will be a €25 deposit required at the time of booking (refundable once the training is completed)

Next available dates:

  • 14th October 2021

9am: Registration & Briefing at RACE barn – report ready to ride

9.15am: Tack Up 1st Lot – onto walker

9.35am: Information & Practical session on fitness, stretching & warm-up before riding

10.05am: 1st Lot – RACE Indoor School – video recording (poles & hurdles)

11.15am: 2nd Lot – RACE Indoor School & Gallops (hurdles & fences)

12.45pm: Lunch

1.45pm: video review of morning training

2.30pm: Simulator training

3.45pm: Finish

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