Schooling Preparation Course

Schooling Preparation Course fully-funded by EQUUIP (

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

Click link to apply Application Form

Queries to: or contact Lisa O’Brien on 045 522468

This is a 1-day course designed to provide intensive training on schooling over obstacles, simulator coaching and training required for race-riding. The course will include video analysis of your riding using analysis software.

You are eligible if you:

  • Are applying for an A3 or Conditional Licence
  • Are awaiting a re-assessment
  • Hold an A1 licence and are upgrading to A3

Note: You must be 17 years to apply for an A3 Licence.

Applications for Jockey Licence should be directed to

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 via the link to Application Form

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:

  • Dates to be announced

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

9.15am: 1st Lot – RACE Indoor School – video recording (poles & hurdles)

10.350am: Break

10.45am: 2nd Lot – RACE Indoor School & Gallops (hurdles & fences)

12.30pm: Lunch

1pm: video review of morning training

1.45pm: Simulator training

3.30pm: Finish

*Times are approximate and are subject to change on the day

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