The next Exercise Rider Course is for 18 to 25 year olds with previous riding experience, a passion for horses and a strong ambition to pursue a career working with racehorses.
Applicants must have finished their education (school or 3rd level) and be prepared to start full-time employment working in a racing yard at the end of this course to be considered for this course.
Applicants need to be confident around horses and be physically active with a good level of personal fitness.
Applicants must attend RACE for a suitability test, which will include a riding assessment, before being offered a place on this course.
Previous riding experience to a reasonable level, such as being able to complete a sitting canter for 2 minutes, is a requirement, however previous experience with thoroughbred horses is not essential.