The Racing Groom is an integral part of the team in a racehorse yard.
Full-time or part-time*
Fully funded for most learners - contact us to discuss
SCQF Level 5 - Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulations (OFQUAL) Level 2 equivalent to meet regulations under the British Horseracing Authority
Specialist Racehorse Care
|NEWU 45||An introduction to horseracing Regulation and Controlled Substances||5||1|
|NEWU 45||An introduction to the principles of rehab and therapy||5||1|
|NEWU 45||Assisting with the care of the racehorse||5||1|
|FV73 11||Race horse Care: Horse Health: an introduction||5||1|
This course aims to develop the skills to work in the thoroughbred industry, either racing or stud, while at the same time developing learners’ personal, interpersonal and workplace skills.
The content includes core modules in work experience and communications as well as a range of practical units including stable and yard routine, racehorse care and exercise, horse conformation and preparation for ridden work.
Students will undertake early morning and weekend yard duties if not already gaining hands-on experience in the racing industry. An acceptable level of fitness is required to enable students to ride effectively (if riding route selected) and carry out yard duties.
To gain a place on the course learners should have:
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