AMATEUR RIDER CATEGORY B PERMIT
Category B Permit holders may ride in Flat Races confined to Amateur Riders, Steeplechase or Hurdle Races, except those confined to Licensed Conditional Jockeys, and in all National Hunt Flat Races.
The applicant must attend a five day training course. To be eligible for this training the rider must have had at least 15 completed rides under the Rules of Racing, the majority of which must be over obstacles or at least 20 completed rides in Point to Points and/or under the Rules of Racing. Generally, applications for Category B Permits are made by those who have already held a Category A Permit.
COST OF COURSE
For amateur riders there are a limited number of places funded by the British Horseracing Authority and once these places have been offered the cost is £757.00 (inc VAT).
2021 course dates to be announced shortly
- Galloping a racehorse at speed
- Riding work on a racehorse
- Schooling a racehorse over race hurdles at speed
On completion of this course a report will be written and forwarded to the British Horseracing Authority (BHA).
HOW TO APPLY
For a place this course please apply to The British Horseracing Authority on:
The Licensing Team, The British Horseracing Authority, 75 High Holborn, London, WC1V 6LS
: 020 7152 0145
Fax: 020 7152 0141