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Jockey Learning & Development 2017 – 2018

Photo Courtesy & Copyright Athwenna Irons Photography

Photo Courtesy & Copyright Athwenna Irons Photography

 

PPORA Learning & Development Opportunities 2017 – 2018

2016 - 2017 National Novice Champion Photo courtesy and copyright Phil Britt www.philbrittphotos.zenfolio.com

2016 – 2017 National Novice Champion Photo courtesy and copyright Phil Britt www.philbrittphotos.zenfolio.com

 

“I’d like to see more coaching opportunities for riders and better promotion of the benefits of them…… if I had realised how valuable Yogi’s (Breisner) coaching would be I would have definitely sought it out sooner”  

James Bowen, record breaking National Novice Champion  2016 -2017

 

 

 

Riders are at the heart of our sport and our PPORA Membership and as part of our commitment to supporting and strengthening Grassroots Pointing the PPORA provide a range of subsidised Learning and Development opportunities for our members.

Master Classes

Yogi Breisner

Yogi Breisner

During 2016 -2017 we organised 2 highly popular Master Classes with Yogi Breisner – we are planning to hold further Master Classes during the 2017 – 2018 season, all PPORA members will be entitled priority booking and discounted prices for these events.

2017 – 2018 Details to follow

                                                Coaching Sessions and Course Walks    

We’re once again partnering with the Point to Point Authority to offer riders across the country a range of coaching sessions and instructional course walks.

All coaching sessions and course walks are led by former jockeys who are  BHA Jockey Coaches

We have 8 simulator sessions planned over November, December and January – these are a great opportunity to polish your skills before the season gets into full swing

 

We are also offering 7   instructional course walks all with BHA Jockey Coaches and aligned with Dodson & Horrell PPORA Club Members Novice Riders Qualifiers and the Final

 

Jockey Coaching Simulator Sessions – £5

OAKSEY HOUSE, LAMBOURN, WITH MARK BRADBURNE

Tuesday 7th November @ 6pm – click here to book               Jockey Training 2017 1

Tuesday 5th December @ 6pm click here to book

Tuesday 2nd January @ 6pm click here to book

 

JACK BERRY HOUSE, MALTON, WITH PHIL KINSELLA

Monday 13 November  @ 6pm click here to book 

Monday 11 December  @ 6pm click here to book

Monday 8 January  @ 6pm click here to book 

 

THE BRITISH RACING SCHOOL, NEWMARKET, WITH DOMINIC ELSWORTHJockey Training 2017 2

Wednesday 22 November @ 6pm click here to book

Wednesday 20 December  @ 6pm click here to book

Interested?

Places at  each of these sessions are limited and must be booked in advance via the PPORA

Bookings for all of the above will open on Saturday October 21st – book on line by clicking the links above or call the PPORA Office for more information om 01267 262105

Please note where payment is required your place is not confirmed until payment has been received

 

 

COURSE WALKS – Free for All Novice Riders

… why join a novice riders’ course walk … it’s a great chance to get guidance and insight from an experienced jockey and qualified BHA Jockey Coach …

… it’s a great opportunity to walk the course you will ride under the guidance of an experienced jockey, and to deal with any last minute nerves or questions – they are  helpful and friendly and will make it easy for you to ask any questions you might have …

… we think you’ll find it helpful and fun and you might pick up a tip that give you the winning edge …

 

Barb 17 Race 1 Connor Brace PresentationBarb 17 Race 1 William Money and Connor Brace§

Connor Brace – winner of the first Dodson & Horrell PPORA Club Members Novice Riders Series Qualifier of 2017  – 2018

                                                                           photos courtesy and copyright Phil Britt Photography

… what should you expect … course walks are relaxed and informal – it’s not a lecture or a test, it is an opportunity to learn a to ask as many questions as you like – them more you put into this the bigger the benefit.  Plus it’s a chance to get to know some of your fellow novice riders for the season …

…  what’s covered on the walk … the course walk will typically include:

and there’s plenty of opportunity to ask any questions you might have

Barb 17 Course Walk 1… who can take part … the course walks are scheduled to coincide with Dodson & Horrell PPORA Club Members Qualifier and the Final … if you are riding on the day we strongly encourage you to join in – but you are equally welcome if you are not. You don’t have to be a member of the PPORA to join a course walk but please remember you must be a PPORA member to ride in a PPORA Race 

… how much does it cost … it’s FREE! thanks to financial support from the BHA the Point to Point Authority and Point to Point Owners and Riders Association are able to offer this opportunity at no cost to riders have teamed up to offer the Barbury Course Walk for FREE to ALL 2017 – 2018 Novice Riders

 

… how can you join in … more information on how to join in will be posted below in advance of each course walk

… questions … call or email Maria in the PPORA Office 01267 232105 / membership@ppora.co.uk… when and where …

26 November 10.30am with Mark Bradburne @ PPORC Point to Point @ Barbury Racecourse click here for more information and click here to book (booking opens on 21/10/17)- this is FREE for ALL @ 2017 – 2018 Novice Riders but to be sure of your place please book in advance click here to book

28 January @ Chipley Park with Rodi Greene – how to join in: <more details  soon>

4 February  @ Horseheath with Richard Killoran – how to join in: <more details  soon>

11 February @  Chaddesley Corbett with Carl Llewellyn – how to join in: <more details  soon>

18 March  @Brafield on the Green with Carl Llewellyn – how to join in: <more details  soon>

24 March @ Askham Bryan with Phil Kinsella – how to join in: <more details  soon>

29 April  @Garthorpe with Tim Reed – how to join in: <more details  soon>