Welcome to Racehorse Management and Welfare

The racing industry provides a wide range of training and development opportunities for everyone, including stable and stud staff, trainers and jockeys, racecourse personnel and ancillary staff. This area of Racing2Learn will guide you to training courses, assessment and support if you are involved with the care and welfare of Thoroughbreds and you will be able to follow the links to find out further information.

Click on the information tiles below to access relevant eLearning courses at each skill level, from novice (Level 1) to competent (Level 2) and on to advanced (Level 3). Horse welfare applies to all roles and skill levels.

You may also be interested in seeing an overview of training in the Horseracing Industry Training Courses by clicking here. 

Courses and Resources


This course is no longer available. The Covid-19 online education course has been updated to reflect current industry protocol. Please visit the main landing page or click on the Safeguarding, Integrity, Health and Welfare tile to access the new version.
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BHA Level 4 Learning Programmes

The BHA has introduced a suite of eight higher-level training programmes in the horseracing and Thoroughbred breeding industries.
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Racing Welfare Mental Health Courses

Racing Welfare currently provides two types of of mental health courses. Click here to find out more information below to help you decide which course is best for you.
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Horse Care Learning Resources

Along side the eLearning and face to face courses, you can also view and download further industry information to develop
and widen your knowledge. This includes workbooks, PDF's, fact sheets and other additional resources to support your learning.
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Racing2Learn Help Guide

You can refer to our user guidance documents at any time, to help support and navigate you through Racing2Learn.
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