You will require this licence if you intend to ride a thoroughbred horse in a race in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). There are three variations of licence available:
- Jockey: ride horses in races.
- Apprentice jockey: learn to become a jockey with a licensed trainer.
- Approved rider: ride horses in races at a registered picnic meeting (amateur races).
If you hold a licence to ride issued by an interstate or overseas racing authority you may be permitted to ride in the ACT subject to conditions.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.