‘Every single day I’m learning something different’

A couple of weeks ago we travelled to Warwickshire to the all-conquering stables of National Hunt trainer, Dan Skelton to meet with Level 2 Apprenticeship learner, Megan. Megan completed the 12-week, residential Foundation Course at the National Horseracing College a year ago and has worked for the leading jump trainer since graduating. In this short interview Megan shares with us …

Death of former student James Banks

It is with great sadness that we learn of the passing of retired Jockey, James Banks on Monday 3rd February.  The 36 year old who had rode 85 winners throughout his career, retired from racing in February 2018, after his success as a National Hunt Jockey.   Remembered as having a great sense of humour, James started his Level 1 …

Please support us at our 2020 Annual Show

We would like to invite your business to become a sponsor at the Doncaster Equine College Annual Show on 26th April 2020. NHC is the Centre of Excellence for the Horseracing Industry, providing 15,000 training hours each year that significantly change the lives of young people nationally, with over 5,000 visitors benefiting from training and the use of the facilities.  …

Pontefract Charity Raceday 2020

On Wednesday 29th April 2020 we will be celebrating our 31st Annual National Horseracing College Charity Race Day at Pontefract Racecourse and it would be fantastic to have your organisation on board as a sponsor for this momentous day. As you may be aware, National Horseracing College (NHC) is a Centre of Training Excellence for the horseracing industry. Significantly changing the …