Many jockeys continue their career in racing after they've finished riding by working in a training yard. The roles they can do vary from travelling to yard based positions or they can continue riding or do a more managerial role. We look at some of those jockeys who are now enjoying their second careers in training yards.
There is a wide variety of roles working at Point-To-Points. Check out the key responsibilities for each one and find out how to get involved in the sport, a good stepping stone for those wishing to work in Raceday Operations.
For Jump jockeys enjoying some quieter periods during the summer, we've come up with some top tips to make the most of your 'down time'. By doing a few simple things, you can make sure you're preparing for you future, no matter what stage of your jockey career you're in.
The construction industry has proved to be a popular area for former jockeys to begin their second careers. Here we look at the different career opportunities available with tips on how to get started and we hear from former jockeys Mark Bradburne, Tony Evans, Simon Elliott and Matthew Roe who are all successfully employed or training in the construction sector.
We focus on the different career options available within the breeding industry, how to get started as well as helpful tips and insights from former jockeys such as Tom Malone, Mark Dwyer and Jamie Railton who all enjoy successful careers within the breeding industry.
We guide you through the different types of financial advisors and the qualities and qualifications you will need in order to make a successful career from giving financial advice to others.
We review the huge variety of careers that jockeys have gone on to enjoy after their race riding has finished.
Some really helpful pointers from a survey which the Professional Players Federation commissioned asking retired athletes from a range of sports what advice they would give to current professional sports people.
We now have a number of businesses across a range of sectors who have agreed to provide careers support to jockeys. This includes offering taster days to understand more about the business, interview practice, advice sessions and more.
This simple, easy to follow guide takes you through the step-by-step process of writing a business plan to show to potential investors in a new business ensuring you present your business proposal in the best way possible.
A useful article which identifies the key traits required to run your own business. Find out if you have the type of personality and skills that it takes to run your own business.