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Work Rider Programme

Improving your competency, you can apply to work abroad as a stable rider, exercise rider in stable yards or at Quarantine stations. Opportunities are endless depending on your passport, ability, and overseas demands.

On successful completion of your Advanced course, you will be awarded certification from the South African Jockey Academy, which will enable the successful candidate to ride in Work Rider Races.

 

Our current course programme is tailored to suit riders who are in full time employment.

BEGINNERS  course: 15 days over 5 weeks & course structure.

Next course begins April 2022

INTERMEDIATE course: 30 days over 10 weeks & course structure.

Next course begins July 2022

ADVANCED course: 24 days over 8 weeks & course structure.

Next course begins October 2021

 

Please contact us for fees

Minimum entry requirements: weight not above 65kg; age 18+ years old 

CREATING FUTURES

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Course Requirements & Learning Outcomes

BEGINNERS WORK RIDER COURSE: 

Course requirement: Have previously ridden in walk or trot

Learning outcome: To be sufficiently competent in basic riding skills

 

INTERMEDIATE WORK RIDER COURSE: 

Course requirement: Completion of Beginner Work Riders Course OR Assessment day prior to commencement of course 

Learning outcome: Readiness to ride work at main Track

 

ADVANCED WORK RIDER COURSE: 

Course requirement: Completion of Intermediate Work Riders Course   OR Assessment day prior to commencement of course 

Learning outcome: To be sufficiently competent to ride in Work Riders races

Sponsorship

We believe strongly that a career in the industry should bring opportunities to young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and show true transformation. With that in mind, we have developed this comprehensive WORK RIDERS course.   We have a large pool of work riders at Summerveld who would benefit. To create these meaningful opportunities we need your help.

 

TRAINING CAN CHANGE LIVES AND CREATE LIVELIHOODS

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