‘Overview of British Racing Days’ goes virtual

Due to Covid-19, we will not be holding these seminars at Doncaster and Newbury racecourses as planned in 2020 but we delighted to announce that we are going to provide them virtually through the Zoom platform. So if you want to develop a career in horseracing or perhaps you are new to the industry and would like to expand your …

Numerous NHC Graduates offered full-time employment

We’re delighted that many NHC Foundation Course graduates, who graduated just before or during Covid-19 lockdown, have now been secured full-time employment following their 6-week work placement. Congratulations to the following: Maria Crowe who has been offered full-time employment with Warren Greatrex as a rider (Group 20.06) Rebecca Yates who has also been offered full-time employment with Warren Greatrex as …

NHC Horses, where are they now… Rory (Mythical Son)

It’s always great to see previous National Horseracing College horses thriving in their retirement, and Rory is no exception! Racing career and life at the NHC for Rory Rory wasn’t a very talented horse on the track, as he only had 9 starts before he was retired, but his best performance was a 4th in a Novice Chase at Leicester. …

Four learners awarded for their hard work and progress

We’re delighted that four National Horseracing College (NHC) learners have today been awarded ‘On Track 4 Racing’ gilets and hat silks for showing hard work, dedication, and progress during the 12-week residential Foundation Course. Although many learners show fantastic progress and enthusiasm during their course, there are also a handful of learners who shine through. Our Senior Training Instructor, Claire …

From no riding experience to riding racehorses in New Zealand…

In 2016 Martin arrived at the National Horseracing College with absolutely no experience of riding or working with horses. Fast-forward to early 2020 and he returned from a year working with and riding racehorses in New Zealand. Since graduating from the 12-week residential Foundation Course, Martin worked for two years as a racing groom for Micky Hammond at his stables …