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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.

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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.

20 November 2019

The Peter O’Sullevan Lambourn Open Day

The open day is a unique opportunity to see the horses in the training establishments throughout the Lambourn Valley.

More than 25 trainers will open their yards to the public and more than 10,000 people are expected to take the opportunity to meet the horses, the trainers and to really see first hand the Lambourn racing industry.

Many yards have special exhibits and some demonstrations including horses using hydrotherapy pools.

Entry is £15 per person (children under 12 FREE) payable at all car parks.
Or £10 from 1.00pm for entry to the Afternoon Events Arena.

A 124-page souvenir programme is available from all car parks. Cost £5.

Fundraising will benefit:

LAMBOURN VALLEY HOUSING TRUST

The Lambourn Valley Housing Trust is a Registered Charity working for the welfare of persons employed, or formerly employed or active in the horse racing industry, together with their wives, widows and dependent children, in particular by the provision of housing.

THAMES VALLEY AIR AMBULANCE

Thames Valley Air Ambulance is the local service for Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire. Thanks to support from the local community our experienced doctor and paramedic crews are able to reach people in need within minutes, ready to deliver advanced life-saving critical care that you would normally find only in a hospital A&E department.

…in addition to The Lambourn Church of England Primary School and other worthwhile Lambourn Valley causes.

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