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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 for further information on how we can help you.

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Scottish Racing Mental Health and Wellbeing


Scottish Racing

area of interest


Dumfries House partnership with Scottish Racing

Scottish Racing Mental Health and Wellbeing

Supporting the Scottish Racing Academy

Alzheimer Scotland Partnership






In line with the BHA's commitment to recognise their responsibility, Scottish Racing and its stakeholders also recognise there responsibility to the workforce and the communities that it operates in and is committed to raising awareness around mental health, both internally and amongst stakeholders. Scottish Racing and its stakeholders aim to support its participants and enhance their health and well-being through a variety of welfare awareness activities and specialist training. We work closely with partners, including the BHA, SRA, MIND, SPARK, Racing Welfare, the RCA, to communicate the good work already going on in this area and support the development of new initiatives and take action across the 5 key areas of Mental Health in the Sport Charter. As part of this action, Scottish Racing and its stakeholders will work with SPARK to deliver training in this area. Further details can be found on the SAMH Mental Health Charter.

desired outcome


Getting people active

Improving mental health

Developing peoples' skills

Building stronger communities

Contributing to the economy

Building diversity and inclusion