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Volunteer today for racing charities!


Charities working across the sport are frequently in need of valuable support from volunteers – on an ongoing basis or just to support a particular event.

Volunteering is a great way to help the causes you support, and can even boost your CV and help you make new friendships.

Volunteer bucket collector

Opportunities to volunteer with racing industry charities will be found through Careers in Racing and the Sport and Recreation Alliance.

A selection of charities that rely on volunteers:

  • Racing Welfare
  • Palace House
  • Racehorse Sanctuary & Rehoming Centre
  • The Racehorse Rescue Centre
  • The British Thoroughbred Rehoming Centre
  • Greatwood
  • and more…

Example roles include administrative or specialist business support, fundraising-specific tasks, or hands-on with horses.

Click the logos below to find volunteering opportunities…

Careers in Racing:

Sport and Recreation Alliance – Join In:

If you are a racing charity looking to recruit volunteers, simply contact lucy@racingtoschool.co.uk for further information on how we can help you.

The Cheltenham crowd Cheltenham 10.3.15Pic Dan Abraham - racingfotos.com 12 February 2020

Cheltenham Preview Raceday

As the Jump racing world has all eyes on The Cheltenham Festival, we enjoy a day of thrilling racing to get everyone excited for world class racing at Cheltenham Racecourse.

Join the preview ahead of The Cheltenham Festival where Mattie Batchelor will be hosting a panel with 11-times champion trainer Paul NichollsLuke Tarr from Star SportsDavid Pipe, and Philip Hobbs whose stable stars Defi Du Seuil and Sporting John have both raced at Exeter.

Entry solely for the Preview Evening Panel will be FREE after 5:00pm.

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