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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

The Official Cheltenham Festival Preview Evening

Located in The Centaur, at Cheltenham Racecourse, join the official preview evening ahead of The Cheltenham Festival. Racing legends will all take to the stage to share their tips ahead of four extraordinary days of racing at Cheltenham.

Who will be on the panel?

  • 20 time Champion Jockey Sir Anthony McCoy
  • Cheltenham legend Ruby Walsh
  • Festival winning trainer Emma Lavelle
  • Paddy Power, the one and only!

Our Preview Evening will be hosted by BBC Radio 5 Live presenter Cornelius Lysaght.

Gates open: 6.15pm
Finishes: approx. 10pm

Click here for further information and tickets

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