What is the cost of this course?

This course is funded by HRI/CARE (www.workinracing.ie), with only a registration fee of €150 per year (€300 in total) payable by the learner.

Posted in

How Long is the course?

This course will be run part-time over two years, delivered mostly at evenings and weekends for those working full-time.

Posted in

What is the course about?

The focus of the course is to develop the skills to work in the thoroughbred industry, either racing or stud, while at the same time developing learners’ personal, interpersonal and workplace skills. The content includes core modules in work experience

Posted in

Course Schedule

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 –

Posted in

How Do I Apply?

Places on this NEW course are restricted to 6 riders per day and places are offered on a first-come-first-served basis. To register your name for this course email training@racingacademy.ie or call 045-522468 to speak to Lisa O’Brien. We are now

Posted in

Why Apply?

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

Posted in

What’s Involved?

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

Posted in

How Can I Apply?

You MUST to attend an Open Day to become eligible to apply for the Trainee Jockey Course. Click on the link to discover Open Day dates and to download a booking form : 2019 Expression of interest Open Day Booking Form Explanation

Posted in


Excellence RACE is committed to excellence and delivering a training service of the highest standards. We are ambitious in our plans, always try to take the longer-term view and are willing to invest in areas which will enhance performance and

Posted in


To be a world-leading centre for training and education within the thoroughbred racing industry, offering training of the highest standard to meet the practical needs of the racing industry and the personal development of our learners.

Posted in



T: +353 (0)45 522 468
E: enquiries@racingacademy.ie

No: CHY 9242