A 1-day course delivered by leading Amateur Rider, Derek O’Connor in conjunction with RACE and funded by CARE. Riders are coached on schooling over jumps, race-riding skills and fitness. Click on this page for dates for this course and how to apply for a place.
An 8-week non-residential course (Mon to Sat lunchtime) for those who wish to train to become an exercise rider in a racing yard. Previous riding experience is necessary. This course is funded by Horse Racing Ireland.
The overall aim of the programme is to provide the learner with the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence needed to work in a range of roles in the equine sector and /or to progress to further or higher education and training.