Prior to establishing his own yard, Jamie was previously Assistant Trainer and Amateur Jockey to Nicky Henderson at Seven Barrows, one of the most successful National Hunt yards in the country. Jamie had been with the 'Guv'nor' since 2005 where he was honing his training skills, involved with many high profile winners such as Trabolgan, Fondmort, and more recently Jack The Giant. Before Jamie arrived at Seven Barrows he also spent a short period of time with Champion Trainer Paul Nicholls at Ditcheat.
Born in 1979, Jamie nurtured a passion for racing from an early age, through Pony Club, hunting, and Point to Pointing. Whilst at Radley College, Jamie rode out for Nigel Twiston-Davies, and during his gap year he worked as an Assistant Trainer for a flat yard in New Zealand.. He continued to work ride for many trainers while at Newcastle University including Sue Smith and Chris Grant. After University, Jamie commissioned from Sandhurst and embarked on a three year spell in The Kings Royal Hussars, rising to the rank of Captain. Jamie continues his Army links with the Wessex Yeomanry.
Since gaining his amateur jockey's licence, Jamie has ridden in the region of 100 winners for numerous owners, including First Love for Her Majesty the Queen. As of the end of June, Jamie decided to hang up his boots in order to concentrate on his training.
Quote from Jamie Snowden:
Becky started treating our horses about 6 months ago, and I couldn't recommend her more highly. She is efficient, effective, and her work is very tangible.
Some of Jamie's horses I have treated: