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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.

14 February 2020

Plenty of Half-Term racing action for all the family

It’s school Half-Term next week and we’ve listed some fixtures with entertainment for all the family at different racecourses across the country. Under 18s go free at most fixtures – find out more about #u18sracefree here.

Look below to find out more:

With the recent bad weather, please do check racecourse websites and social media regularly ahead of attending fixtures.

Introducing young people to racing this Half Term

Education charity Racing to School will be hosting 190 young people across four groups at Doncaster, Exeter, Lingfield and Sedgefield next week, as well as taking in a visit to the Royal Agricultural University. The Riders’ Programme focusses on young people that already have an interest in horses and equestrian sport, by giving them an opportunity to experience racing and its training and career paths – this is very often their first taste of the sport. The Careers in Racing team support these events by providing links to future careers days and information for those interested in learning more about the many opportunities available.

Riding A Finish – a Riders’ Programme event – Summer 2019

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