British racing is served by the British Racing School, National Horseracing College and Scottish Racing Academy who fill immediate gaps in the workforce by attracting and training recruits to a range of roles.
Founded in 1990, Greatwood provides fulfilling futures for former racehorses and children and young people with special educational needs, through Animal Assisted Intervention (AAI) educational programmes.
The British Horseracing Graduate Development Programme, which has been running for over 25 years, provides an invaluable source of talent to the sport and its supporting industries. Over 400 graduates have completed the programme and the majority have established careers in British horseracing.
A British Horseracing Authority-backed free, online learning tool designed to upskill racing’s workforce to support long-term careers.
The Diversity in Racing Steering Group launched Racing With Pride, the official LGBT+ network for British racing. The network is designed for British racing’s participants, workforce and fans who identify LGBT+, as well as allies of the LGBT+ community who want to demonstrate their support, regardless of their own identity.
Racing open days – Newmarket, Lambourn, Yorkshire and Epsom
The open days that take place across British racing serve to celebrate the horse and the sport, welcome visitors behind the scenes, showcase local businesses and raise funds for important charities. Open days take place each year in Epsom, Lambourn, Malton, Middleham and Newmarket.