National Apprenticeship Week | Apprenticeships in Horseracing

What is an apprenticeship in the horseracing industry and how can you get involved? This week (8th – 12th February 2021) we are celebrating National Apprenticeship Week and throughout the week we will be guiding you through the process on our social media channels of how to gain an apprenticeship in the horseracing industry. At the National Horseracing College (NHC) we …

FREE webinar with Regional Staff Development Programme

Knowing your horses mouth Join us for this short and informative webinar at 7pm on Monday 18 January 2021 via zoom. Part 1 Knowing your horses mouth, will be followed by part 2 common dental abnormalities later in the year. To enrol click on the link below or contact S.Trainor@theNHC.co.uk to book your place. https://thenhc.picsweb.co.uk/app/Guest/SignUp/Applicant/8780b8d26dbe467e82492fedb3e9884b  Free to all racing staff …

GODOLPHIN STUD & STABLE STAFF AWARDS FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

We were absolutely thrilled to open the Racing Post this morning to see our Roving Tutor and Regional Staff Development Programme Lead Training Co-Ordinator, Samantha Trainor, announced as a finalist in the Godolphin  Stud and Stable Staff Awards 2021 which take place remotely on 22 February 2021. With over £128,000 in prize money, the awards recognise and celebrate the remarkable …

Foundation Course training continues at the NHC as planned

Update 05.01.2021 Foundation Course training continues at the NHC as planned. Current students are residents at the College already and all necessary measures are well established to make the environment COVID-safe for learners and staff. The next course is due to start on 7 February. We aim to continue as planned with that and subsequent courses if at all possible. …

TRIPLE CELEBRATIONS FOR NHC GRADUATE HOLLIE DOYLE

Original Source Professional Jockeys Association (PJA) TRIPLE CELEBRATIONS FOR HOLLIE DOYLE AS SHE BECOMES FIRST FEMALE “FLAT JOCKEY OF THE YEAR” DR JERRY HILL, BHA CHIEF MEDICAL ADVISOR, RECEIVES HONORARY LESTER Nine accolades were presented to the winners of the Professional Jockeys Association’s Lesters Awards 2020 tonight on Sky Sports Racing, as the PJA and Sky Sports Racing joined forces …

NHC GRADUATE HOLLIE DOYLE: RACING THROUGH THE YEARS

Original Source Great British Racing  Ahead of BBC Sports Personality of the Year, this Sunday 20th December, Great British Racing has taken a look back on the remarkable rise of Hollie Doyle who has gone from first sitting on a horse at 18 months old, to a record-breaking year, which has earnt her a place as the only woman among …

DEATH OF CHRIS MALLINSON

Long-time National Horseracing College trustee Chris Mallinson has died at his home at Blyth, near Bawtry, aged 73, after a brave battle against cancer. Chris, who founded Doncaster Cables, the largest British-owned general wiring manufacturer in the UK, in 1984, was first appointed to the board in 2004. He had a short break from 2007-2011 but returned and remained a …

Win BIG prizes in the NHC 12 Days of Christmas Raffle

Purchase your raffle tickets here We’re excited to announce our ’12 Days of Christmas Raffle that will run from Sunday 13th December until Thursday 24th December 2020, via our social media pages. All monies raised will go towards the purchase of a new racing simulator at the National Horseracing College.   We have 12 incredible prizes up for grabs in …

Knowing Your Horse’s Mouth Webinar | January Date Announced

The Regional Staff Development Programme (RSDP) is delighted to announce a date for the Knowing Your Horse’s Mouth Interactive Webinar, in January 2021. Join us for this short and informative webinar, Knowing Your Horses’ Mouth. The event will be led by James Roxburgh Equine Veterinary Dentist MRCVS BVM&S Cert AVP(ED) who is also a qualified vet. He provides a complete …