There are various categories of registration that apply in the three codes of racing. A person is required to be registered and must hold the appropriate licence for any activity that is governed by a licence. Information as to the type's of licences that apply can be found by viewing the RWWA Rules of Racing for the related code.
There are numerous categories of registration available amongst the three codes of racing. These include Trainer's, Owners, Driver's, Jockey's, Stablehands, Attendants, Studmasters, Track work riders to name a few. Differing levels of information and experience are required of applicants depending on category of licence being applied for.
Many licences in the equine codes have mandatory insurance components (such as Public Liability and Personal Accident) which are organized through RWWA on behalf of the industry. Further details are available for thoroughbreds and harness.