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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.

30 May 2019

Racing To Recovery & A Brighter Future Charity Raceday

Racing to Recovery and a Brighter Future is a Charity race day in aid of Injured Jockeys Fund’s three Rehabilitation Centres. Further donations will go to: Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) and The Retraining of Racehorses (RoR).

The day is held in memory of John Drew & organised by Dr Bridget Drew OBE.

Just some of the activites to look forward to:

  • Silent auctions – holidays, sporting days, mornings on the gallops and so much more
  • Sponsored walk the course with a famous jockey
  • Lectures on racehorse care & welfare
  • Pony racing
  • Auction of racehorse
  • Champagne reception & lunch
  • 7 race card, flat racing, first race 1.45pm
  • ABBA Re-Björn – after racing, here we go again, my my!

Visit the raceday website to see details, silent auction items.

Visit the Newbury Racecourse website here.

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