Courses and Resources

A look at effective riding on the flat being covered by our Racing Coaches


If you're coaching riders it is important that you ensure that they understand the
basic principles of riding, from their position to the basic aids. This
could have been overlooked in the past or need reaffirming in order to make them a more effective rider.


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Coaching Mounting and Dismounting


When you're coaching a rider through the levels on mounting and dismounting not
only must we stretch the rider, but we must ensure we reaffirm the basic
principles and check their level
of understanding of the correct procedure.
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Coaching To Improve Rider Confidence

Welcome to this British Horseracing Authority eLearning course. This course was developed by the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) to help coaches understand how to help improve a rider’s confidence. It demonstrates how to work through progressive confidence-giving processes and use positive, en…
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Feedback Techniques for Coaching

This course was developed by the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) to help coaches understand how to help improve a rider’s confidence. It demonstrates how to work through progressive confidence-giving processes and use positive, encouraging language and delivery techniques.
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Jockey Coaching

The British Horseracing Authority’s jockey coaching programme is a coaching and mentoring initiative, designed to further improve levels of horsemanship and professionalism in the sport.
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Mental Health Awareness for Sport and Physical Activity

One in four people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year. Completing this course will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to better understand and support people living with mental health problems, and create a positive environment that ensures they enjoy the benefits…
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Rider Coaching

The British Horseracing Authority’s initiative to launch a coaching programme aimed at professional racing grooms and stud staff is a great step forward for racing in general and horsemanship in particular.
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Sharing Good Coaching Practice

Explore this resource to view demonstrations by BHA Jockey Coaches demonstrating a range of coaching techniques that improve fitness, balance, technical and tactical skills of riders and jockeys.
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Using Coaches Eye


Jockey
and Rider Coach Russell Kennemore looks at how the use of technology
such as Coaches’ Eye can assist in reviewing the riders performance and
provide visual feedback.
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