Get Started with Horses programme with The Prince’s Trust

The Prince’s Trust is running a Get Started with Horses programme at the Northern Racing College in Doncaster.

The programme is available to 16 – 25 year olds currently not in employment, education or training who are keen to explore a career in the equine industry.

Please note that this is a residential course for the duration

Get Started with Horses!

The course is free and on this one week course all participants upon completion will have:

  • Worked with a professional horse racing college
  • Gained an introduction to horse riding, care and management
  • Gained an introduction to the horse racing industry
  • Gained an Entry Level 2 Award in Basic Horse Care
  • Met new people
  • Improved their confidence
  • Discover their next steps for a career in horse racing and animal management
  • Doesn’t affect their benefits

Up to three months optional mentoring support – young people are offered further support to move towards desired goals

The dates for the programme are:

Taster Day:                           Tuesday 23rd  April 2019                 

Programme Dates:               Monday 29th April   – Friday 3rd May 2019

Location: Northern Racing College, The Stables, Great North Road, Doncaster, DN11 0HN

Making a referral

Fill in our online referral form (Quickest & BEST way to refer): (please also include your own details so that we are able to feedback to you)

Or the young person can text ‘Call Me’ to 07983 385418 (Please note this is a Text Phone Only)

Alternatively you can contact us on:

FREE CALL – 0800 842 842

To check a young person’s suitability you can contact Allen on 07483 301655 or

If you are referring a young person with any current or previous offences, it is mandatory that the REFERRAL FORM is completed (preferably by their Offending Manager) and returned to Allen Marsh (please see contact details below). Unfortunately if we do not have a completed REFERRAL FORM then will not be able to engage the young person(s) on the programme. Please note: It’s important to note that a criminal record will not necessarily prevent them from taking part. 

Further information

To view the course flyer, please click here

Contact details

Ian Eccles, Prince’s Trust Executive (Yorkshire & The Humber)

Email: Office 0113 236 8399 Mobile 07484 507 524