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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.

06 December 2018

The Horseracing Industry Conference 2019

Theme: Informing the debate
Tuesday 5 February 2019, 09:30-16:30
University of Liverpool in London, 33 Finsbury Square, London, EC2A 1AG

The University of Liverpool in partnership with the Racing Foundation.


Keynote speakers: Professor Ian McHale, University of Liverpool, and Dr Madeleine Campbell, Royal Veterinary College University of London


Bringing together expertise from sector leaders and researchers from higher education, join us for the second annual Horseracing Industry Conference to learn how the application of cutting-edge research can help the UK horseracing industry thrive:

– Inform decision-making
– Address key issues
– Identify and exploit opportunities
– Develop robust strategy


Discussion will cover Strategy, Staffing, and Equine and Human Welfare with contributions from educators and researchers from the University of Liverpool. Brand new research will be presented by students of the University’s Thoroughbred Horseracing Industries MBA (THIMBA) which prepares students for senior management and leadership roles.

Join us to network with colleagues from the sector and higher education. The conference is ideal if you work as a decision-maker and influencer in the horseracing industry.
Delivered by the University of Liverpool in partnership with the Racing Foundation.


Attendance to the conference is £50. All proceeds will be donated to The British Thoroughbred Retraining Centre. You can find out more and book your place here.

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