๐—–๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ฑ-๐Ÿญ๐Ÿต ๐—จ๐—ฝ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ | Opening of Equine Facilities

We feel we can operate an almost absolute social distance at the National Horseracing College thanks to being a large spacious outdoor venue.ย  Therefore on the 1st June 2020 and in light of Government advice, we will open our equine facilities for external bookings.   BOOKING CONDITIONS There will be a strict 30-minute gap between bookings. This will give clients …

Racing Welfare launches 2020 Mental Health Awareness Week campaign

Racing Welfare has today outlined plans for its 2020 Mental Health Awareness Week campaign, beginning on Monday 18th May.ย  The week is a national initiative run by the Mental Health Foundation which runs through until Sunday 24th May. ย Racing Welfare leads racingโ€™s response to the campaign, which this year has been taken fully digital by the charity due to Covid-19. …

Success for learners during Workplace Challenge Day

Our instructor team and yard supervisors work tirelessly each and everyday teaching, supporting, nurturing, and sharing with our learners their extensive knowledge and experience of the horseracing industry. They know what a racehorse trainer requires in a member of their stable staff team because they have dedicated many years of their own careers to working in hands-on positions in racing …

How to keep fit during lockdown… Danny Tudhope explains

How do you keep fit during lockdown? Keeping active is vital, not only for physical wellbeing but for mental wellbeing too. We caught up with NHC graduate and one of the best flat jockeys in the UK, Danny Tudhope, to see how he keeps fit during lockdown and how to keep in peak fitness ready for when racing returns. โ€œLockdown …

Equine Influenza Vaccination Policy changes for 2020

As of April 2020, we are followingย British Horseracing Authority (BHA) Equine Influenza Vaccination ruling. During the remainder of 2020, for a horse or pony to be eligible to compete/travel in Britain it will be necessary to have received an approved equine influenza vaccination within the last 12 months, instead of the existing 6-month requirement, due to the coronavirus outbreak. The …

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With immediate effect, our gallop and indoor arena will not be available to hire. The National Horseracing College is taking all sensible measures to limit the impact and reduce the significant strain our NHS are under during the Covid-19 pandemic. Weโ€™ll continue to keep you informed of when these facilities will be reopened. Thank you for your understanding

UPDATE | Upcoming Open Mornings

Update regarding upcoming Open Morningsย as of 20.03.2020 The National Horseracing College is taking all sensible measures to limit the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic while continuing to provide training and education for its residential courses.ย  One of the measures weโ€™re taking is to cancel planned Open Mornings until further notice in order to reduce the need for non-essential travel. However, …

UPDATE | For Foundation Course Learners

Foundation Course Learners: Thursday 19 March 2020 Dear Parent/Carer & learners, You will be aware that the Education Secretary announced yesterday afternoon that state schools and colleges across the country will close tomorrow until further notice as part of the Nationโ€™s efforts to limit the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.ย  This has been justified on the basis that it will …

UPDATE | For FLP Learners (14-16-year-olds)

UPDATE | For FLP Learners (14-16-year-olds) Dear Parent/Carer & learners, You will be aware that the Education Secretary announced yesterday afternoon that state schools and colleges across the country will close tomorrow until further notice as part of the Nationโ€™s efforts to limit the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. I regret that the National Horseracing Collegeโ€™s Flexible Learning Programme also …