Michael Herrington

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Michael ‘Kipper’ Herrington does not come from a racing family, born in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire he grew up being a keen cricketer & sportsman representing Yorkshire at Cricket until the age of 15. When he left school at 16 weighing only 6 stone, he went to the British Racing School in Newmarket having never sat on a horse!

His first job was as an apprentice with Richard Whitaker, where he had a few rides on the flat. Followed by riding as a conditional for Mary Reveley, where he a good few rides & 5 winners.

Michael went on to gain his HGV licence and work as a travelling head lad for David Nicholls, which included travelling to Hong Kong & Sweden with Group horses. Michael’s last position before taking out his trainers’ licence was as Travelling Head Lad followed by Assistant Trainer for Kevin Ryan.



August House
Appleyard Drive
North Lincolnshire
DN18 5TD


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