Working at BTRC

BTRC is dedicated to improving and promoting the welfare of retired race horses through education, rehabilitation, retraining and suitable rehoming in order to ensure that our Thoroughbreds have a rewarding and valuable life after their racing careers have ended. If you are interested in joining Team BTRC to help deliver world class Thoroughbred Aftercare please see our current vacancies below.

Work Rider

We are looking for a competent rider to assist in the retraining of retired Thoroughbreds to enable a timely transfer between racing and equestrian disciplines. The Work Rider will work alongside the Yard Manager, supporting her in retraining the horses to ensure they are produced to an appropriate standard that allows them to enter the rehoming programme.

The ideal candidate must be a competent rider with at least 5 years of previous experience of riding young/difficult horses and/or breaking in. You must be hard working, reliable and be comfortable working as part of a team yet have good initiative and be able to take the lead when required. You may also be asked to help out with yard duties from time to time.

  • 40 hours per week to include weekends (hours can be discussed with the right candidate)
  • 28 days annual leave
  • Opportunities for staff CPD and in house training
  • There may be the possibility of accommodation on site – when applying please indicate if you require accommodation or not

To apply, please complete the application form below and return along with a video of you riding to