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Want to get involved in Pony Racing but don't own your own Pony?
Pony Racing is a fantastic initiative which allows 8 - 15 year olds to race their ponies at Point to Points and on Racecourses. It provides the breeding ground for the stars of the future and we are already seeing some great jockeys coming through.
The one drawback of this sport is that you need to own your own pony to take part. Not any more! The British Racing School have set up a scheme, generously supported by donors, to allow those who are unable to own their own pony, an opportunity to take part for free. The BRS Pony Racing Academy will start at the end of June and will see 3 lucky children attending the School every Saturday for 12 weeks to learn how to ride Pony Racing Style. They will also learn how to care for a pony, the rules of racing and how to ride in a race. They will do this using our 3 new Pony Racing Academy ponies, our racehorse simulators and video reviews. We hope that towards the end of the 12 weeks we will be able to find a Pony Race for them to actually take part in! We are really excited about the Pony Racing Academy and this will allow us to open up Pony Racing to more young people. If you are interested in applying for a place on the academy you need to be between 11 and 15 years old; already be able to walk, trot and canter unaided and be physically fit. If you are eligible and wish to apply please email firstname.lastname@example.org for an application form.