Explore the 'Working in Racing' section of our website for information on some of the different types of roles which make up the Irish racing and breeding industry.
If you are unsure about which area of the industry is of interest to you, why not have a look at our career map for some inspiration.
Little girls with dreams, become women with vision. Women work across all aspects of the horse racing & breeding industry in Ireland. Today on International Women’s Day we’re celebrating all of them. #WomenBehindTheMoment #IWD2023 #EmbraceEquity
A vital part of every flat racemeeting are the skilled and hardworking stall handlers who load horses and jockeys safely into the stalls. Watch to see what their role involves on a raceday.
I love going to the sales, it’s like going on holidays!” Eddie Linehan has experienced most areas of the throughbred industry & is now putting his experience to good use as a breeze up consignor & bloodstock agent. We caught up with him to hear about his journey & the work that goes into prepping ...
We followed Emma Connolly for a day to see what she gets up to on a typical day as Assistant Trainer & Head Travelling Lass for racehorse trainer Noel Meade in Castletown, Co.Meath. #equuip #peoplebehindthemoment #irishracing
Well talk to Peter's farrier David and his experience of being part of the journey to Punchestown.
Have you ever wondered what it takes to become a jockey? Leading riders Rachael Blackmore, Emmet McNamara, Gavin Ryan and up and coming apprentice Eamonn Fitzgerald talk to Leo Powell about their route into racing.
It takes a lot of effort from a lot of people to get a horse to pass the post in first place, hear some of the stories from the people behind the moment.
Up and coming jockey Eamonn Fitzgerald speaks to equuip about his experiences as an apprentice with Michael Halford
Mark Power started working with horses when he was thirteen, a graduate of Maynooth University and the Thoroughbred Breeding Course in the Irish National Stud, Mark now works with Joseph O'Brien as an Assistant Trainer.
Fate shined a light on Elaine O'Donovan when trainer Eoin Griffin moved in next door to her parents dairy farm in 1998, Elaine has been working with Eoin ever since.
Emma Dunning is a graduate of Maynooth University with a passion for horses, Emma now works with Joseph O'Brien as a racing secretary.
Growing up on the curragh plains meant that horses were always a part of Ross O'Sullivan's life, Ross started out riding as an amateur and now trains horses in Co. Kildare