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We work hard to deliver enabling and proactive support to racing’s workforce.
Here you can read more about our latest work and read the stories of racing staff
whose lives have been positively impacted by our work.

Events
1 August 2022

TICKETS ON SALE FOR POPULAR OPEN DAYS AT MALTON AND EPSOM

Popular open day events at Malton and Epsom are set to return on Sunday 11th September. The events, organised by racing’s h...

Fundraising
19 July 2022

24hr Cycling Challenge Raises More Than £100k For Racing Welfare

From 12 noon on 16th July – 12 noon on 17th July, some 81 cyclists took on a gruelling 24hr challenge in a bid to raise vit...

News
6 July 2022

Nominations for Lifetime in Racing Awards open following a week of celebration

Nominations are now open for Racing Welfare’s Lifetime in Racing Awards. The Awards recognise those that have dedicated the...

Events
4 July 2022

Bedmax support Newmarket Heath Ride for third year

Racing Welfare is now accepting entries for the 2022 Bedmax Newmarket Heath Ride. The popular event takes place on Sunday 4 S...

News
29 June 2022

Retired racing staff step back in time at Beamish

On Wednesday 22 June 60 retired racing staff from North Yorkshire enjoyed a day trip to Beamish, a world famous open air muse...

News
17 June 2022

Nine-year-old racing fan appointed Racing Welfare ambassador after raising more than £12,500 in a trio of challenges

Young racing fan, nine-year-old Freja Thackray from Ripon, North Yorkshire has been appointed an official ambassador for Raci...

Community Activities
8 June 2022

Retired racing staff welcomed on Derby day

Almost 100 retired racing staff enjoyed a dedicated trackside facility at Epsom for the 2022 Cazoo Derby on Saturday 4 June. ...

Fundraising
8 June 2022

Be part of The Clocktower Cup at Doncaster and sponsor a race

Be part of The Clocktower Cup at Doncaster and sponsor a race on Friday 1st July. The Clocktower Cup provides the opportunit...

Mental Health & Wellbeing
30 May 2022

How the horseracing industry is working to save lives through mental health support

This article comes fresh off the back of Racing Welfare’s Mental Health Awareness Week campaign, which gained support from ...

News
24 May 2022

Retired racing staff enjoy a week in Warwickshire

More than thirty members of racing’s retired community enjoyed a week in the Warwickshire countryside this spring for the f...

News
23 May 2022

The Worshipful Company of Loriners Continue Their Support for Racing Welfare’s Life Skills Programme

Racing Welfare is delighted to announce their continued partnership with The Worshipful Company of Loriners, who have kindly ...

Mental Health & Wellbeing
20 May 2022

Mental Health Awareness Week gets the horseracing industry talking

Mental Health Foundation’s Mental Health Awareness Week: 09 – 16 May 2022 Stakeholders across the industry engaged in con...

Community Activities
11 May 2022

Racing Welfare staff join the Racing Together Community Day

A record level of participation was achieved for the first Racing Together Community Day staged since 2019. The annual initia...

Mental Health & Wellbeing
9 May 2022

Racing’s workplaces encouraged to set aside time for #TeaAndTalk in tackling loneliness

Mental Health Foundation’s Mental Health Awareness Week: 09 – 16 May 2022 Racing Welfare has today announced plans for th...

News
22 April 2022

SBK Golf Day raises £28k for people working in racing

Racing Welfare’s fundraising efforts were boosted on Thursday 21 April as their SBK sponsored charity golf day raised in th...

Events
19 April 2022

Bumper crowds flock to North Yorkshire for the return of ARC Middleham Open Day

Bumper crowds flocked to North Yorkshire on Good Friday as ARC Middleham Open Day returned, with 12 local racehorse trainers ...

Events
14 April 2022

SBK Golf Day set to raise vital funds for Racing Welfare

Racing Welfare is set to hold a star-studded Charity Golf Day on Thursday 21 April 2022 on the Marquess Course at Woburn Golf...

Challenges
14 April 2022

Racing personalities out in force for Great Racing Welfare Cycle Challenge at Cheltenham Racecourse

The racing industry is set to come together at Cheltenham racecourse once more – this time with an epic 24hr team cycling c...

Events
14 April 2022

ARC Middleham Open Day set to welcome thousands on Good Friday

Middleham is preparing to welcome thousands of people to its hugely popular open day in less than three weeks time. The North...

Mental Health & Wellbeing
14 April 2022

Racing Welfare appoints team of experts to roll out industry wellbeing programme

Employers in British horseracing are being urged to sign up to Racing Welfare’s award-winning Workforce Wellbeing Programme...

Awards
14 April 2022

Racing Welfare Highly Commended for Mental Health and Wellbeing Work

British Horseracing’s people charity, Racing Welfare, has been highly commended at the Inside Out Awards in the Third Party...

News
12 April 2022

Racing Welfare and the Racehorse Owners Association join forces

Two of British horseracing’s notable organisations have joined forces, with the partnership set to provide further benefits...

Events
21 February 2022

ARC Middleham Open Day returns for 2022

After a two-year Covid-induced hiatus, Racing Welfare is delighted to bring to you the return of the hugely popular ARC Middl...

Housing
25 January 2022

Young people getting the right start to their careers in racing thanks to £100,000 donation

Racing Welfare has received three-year funding for a Housing Support Officer to provide direct, professional support to young...

News
15 December 2021

Donation to provide vital support to young people in Newmarket

Racing Welfare has received a pledged donation of £97,560, which will enable the charity to fund a Housing Support Officer f...

Industry News
14 December 2021

Racing Welfare adds its support to the industry’s commitment to diversity and inclusion

Racing Welfare – the leading provider of human welfare services for people working in racing – has added their support to...

Awards
2 December 2021

Racing Welfare staff acknowledged at industry awards

Two members of Racing Welfare staff have been shortlisted for the Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards 2022. Volunteer Coor...

Industry News
2 December 2021

Racing Is Everyone’s Sport 2021

Launched by Great British Racing last year and the sport’s Racing with Pride network, Racing Is Everyone’s Sport aims to ...

Awards
1 December 2021

Harriet Bethell steals the show at the Vertem Northern Racing Awards

Friday evening (26th November) saw the Northern racing community come together at the Vertem Northern Racing Awards held at N...

Awards
29 November 2021

David Jeffries scoops the dedication to Epsom award at a glittering ceremony

David Jeffries, was the star of the night on Saturday (27th November) as he collected his Dedication to Racing in Epsom troph...

Challenges
26 November 2021

Racing staff box clever for Racing Welfare

A stellar cast of racing staff hailing from the north went toe-to-toe on 20 November at York racecourse for the William Hill ...

Challenges
17 November 2021

Match-Ups Announced for William Hill Stable Staff Boxing!

Racing Welfare has announced the match-ups for its William Hill Racing Staff Boxing Night at a special event, held on Monday ...

Awards
16 November 2021

The ROA Epsom Owners’ & Trainers’ Awards are Back for 2021

Next Saturday, 27th November, will see the return of the Epsom Owners’ & Trainers’ Awards to the Racing Welfa...

Awards
15 November 2021

The Vertem Northern Racing Awards Return

Next Friday, 26th November, will see the return of the Northern Racing Awards (formerly Magic Moments) to the Racing Welfare ...

Industry News
11 November 2021

Call for progression on racial equality at British Racing’s first collective conversation about racism

Over 250 people from horseracing and associated industries engaged with the first ‘Let’s Talk About Race’ webinar on We...

Awards
1 November 2021

Racing’s Careers Advice & Training Service Recognises Outstanding Contribution to the Industry

Former trainer David Arbuthnot has won an award for his commitment to career development and support to the racing industry....

Events
28 October 2021

Presents Galore as East Anglia’s biggest Christmas Fair returns

After taking place virtually last year, East Anglia’s biggest Christmas Fair – Presents Galore – is set to make a glitt...

Events
28 October 2021

Racing Welfare Receives £150,000 Cash Boost Following Fitzdares Charity Raceday at Wincanton

Officials at Racing Welfare have been left overwhelmed after securing their biggest total from a single fundraising event aft...

News
16 October 2021

Racing Staff Week 2021 is Here

Today (Saturday 16th October) sees the launch of Racing Staff Week at Ascot’s Champions Day meeting.  Now in its fifth yea...

Awards
7 October 2021

Racing’s Workforce Wellbeing Programme Wins Prestigious Award

The Racing Welfare team were celebrating last night after its Workforce Wellbeing Programme (WWP) won the Wellbeing Initiativ...

Events
13 September 2021

Open Days are Back With a Bang!

The return of the ARC Malton Open Day and the Epsom Open Day yesterday, Sunday 12th September, saw the inaugural National Rac...

Challenges
23 August 2021

Challengers raise £100k for Racing Welfare in one weekend

A whole host of intrepid runners and riders undertook superhuman challenges over the last weekend, all with one common goal; ...

Awards
23 August 2021

Programme shortlisted for prestigious award

Racing Welfare has been shortlisted for Wellbeing Initiative of the Year at the Workplace Savings and Benefits Awards 2021. ...

Awards
30 July 2021

Congratulations to all those shortlisted for the 2021 Lycetts Leadership & Lycetts Team, Champion Awards

Shortlisted Finalists Announced for 2021 Lycetts Leadership & Lycetts Team Champions Awards The National Trainers Federat...

Industry News
21 June 2021

Mobile Vaccination Facility heading to Oaksey House in Lambourn

A ‘health on the move’ bus offering vaccinations will be stationed at Oaksey House in Lambourn next Tuesday 29th June, of...

News
21 June 2021

Racing Welfare is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of our former Chief Executive, Sir John Kemball

Racing Welfare is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of former Chief Executive Sir John Kemball, aged 82. Following an e...

Industry News
16 June 2021

Racing industry workers in Newmarket urged to get their Covid-19 jabs with two vaccination clinics to be staged next week

Newmarket residents associated with the Racing industry who are yet to receive their Covid-19 vaccination are being encourage...

Mental Health & Wellbeing
10 May 2021

Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

Racing Welfare has today announced plans for their 2021 Mental Health Awareness Week campaign, beginning on Monday 10th May....

News
30 April 2021

Racing Welfare to take part in a social media boycott

Racing Welfare will take part in a social media boycott this weekend driven by the wider sporting community, designed to take...

Mental Health & Wellbeing
21 April 2021

Exciting New Wellbeing Survey Launched

For the very first time, the horseracing industry is setting out to understand the wellbeing of its entire workforce.  The ...

News
23 March 2021

Are you a racing industry employer?

Could you help shape the future of Racing’s Occupational Health Service? We need to hear your views. Racing’s Occupationa...

Mental Health & Wellbeing
16 March 2021

Spring Family Support Grant Launched

We know that the last year has put a financial strain on many families. As such, we are pleased to announce the launch of ou...

News
19 January 2021

Racing Welfare Announce Exciting New Partnership with Care first

We are delighted to announce an exciting new partnership with the employee assistance programme (EAP) specialists Care first,...

News
10 November 2020

On Track, Off Course the new podcast from Racing Welfare

Lydia Hislop talks grief, bereavement and counselling on new Racing Welfare podcast, On Track, Off Course. On Track, Off Cour...

News
20 October 2020

The Wine Tipster Announced as Racing Welfare’s Newest Ambassador

Neil Phillips, aka The Wine Tipster, who has long combined his passion for wine and racing, is now giving something back to t...

Industry News
14 September 2020

Community United, West Berkshire’s leading ethnic communities advocate organisation, is holding a free online community forum on 16th September to launch the Belonging Project West Berkshire

Community United is a not-for-profit non-partisan community-based organisation supporting communities of diverse cultures, et...

Fundraising
9 July 2020

Racing Welfare Covid-19 Emergency Appeal hits the halfway mark

Thanks to the generosity of the racing community, we are thrilled to announce that our Covid-19 Emergency Appeal has reached ...

News
27 June 2020

Congratulations to Jess Burley and Judicial who scoop their second Racing Welfare Best Turned Out!

We received some brilliant videos for leg four of our Best Turned Out series but it was Jess Burley and Judicial who won the ...

News
20 June 2020

Hayley Irvine Wins Racing Welfare’s Royal Ascot Best Turned Out

There was a bumper entry for this week’s Racing Welfare Best Turned Out as 23 went to post in Saturday’s Wokingha...

News
15 June 2020

Weekend Round-up: Congratulations to the Lycetts Team Champions and thank you

It has been an action packed few days for Racing Welfare with our first virtual preview evening and the second leg of our Bes...

News
13 June 2020

Ella Jayne Smith Announced as Second Winner of Racing Welfare Best Turned Out Series

Ella Jayne Smith today (13th June) won the second leg of Racing Welfare’s Best Turned Out series with her charge Man Of The...

News
6 June 2020

Jess Burley is First Winner of Racing Welfare’s Best Turned Out

Jess Burley today (6th June) won the  first weekend of Racing Welfare’s Best Turned Out series with her charge Judicial, w...

Fundraising
9 April 2020

Racing Welfare Launch Covid-19 Emergency Appeal

These are exceptional times for British horseracing and breeding, times that could have a lasting effect on the industry.  F...

Housing
MacDonald Buchanan House
9 April 2020

First Tenants Move Into Racing Welfare’s Newly Renovated MacDonald Buchanan House

Wednesday 8th April saw the first 12 tenants move into the newly renovated MacDonald Buchanan House, on Howard De Walden Way ...

Mental Health & Wellbeing
1 April 2020

Racing Welfare Introduce Streamlined Application Process for Covid-19 Grants

Since the outbreak of the Coronavirus, Racing Welfare has seen an increase in people coming to the charity for financial advi...

Mental Health & Wellbeing
31 March 2020

Racing Welfare and GBR produce COVID-19 Wellbeing Toolkit

Racing Welfare and Great British Racing have come together to produce a Wellbeing Toolkit specifically designed to support th...

News
17 March 2020

Coronavirus Outbreak: Update

Our top priority at Racing Welfare is the wellbeing of all of racing’s people and we are closely monitoring the public heal...

News
6 March 2020

Coronavirus update

In light of the current public health situation, Racing Welfare is following Government advice regarding our planned fundrais...

Industry News
7 January 2020

Racing Welfare’s Director of Welfare named as finalist for Godolphin Award

Racing Welfare’s Director of Welfare, Simone Sear, has today been named as a finalist for this year’s Godolphin R...

Housing
13 November 2019

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal opens Summerhill House in Newmarket

Summerhill House, Racing Welfare’s newest housing development, received a royal seal of approval today, Tuesday 12th Novemb...

Blogs
13 July 2022

Volunteero of the week – Lesley

75 year-young Lesley lives on a farm with her husband, two dogs and 19-year-old pony Storm, near Alnwick Northumberland. Lesl...

Blogs
9 May 2022

Simon’s Blog – Chaplain to Horseracing

The theme of this years Mental Health Awareness Week is loneliness. The thought that loneliness is closely linked to poor men...

Blogs
3 May 2022

Why racing’s workforce needs to be sun aware

British Association of Dermatologists’ Sun Awareness Week – 02-08 May Most skin cancers are caused by skin damage from ex...

Blogs
19 February 2021

Management Support Service in Action – a huge benefit to our industry.

We have asked staff from across the racing industry to explore some of the services on offer through Racing’s Support Line ...

Blogs
4 February 2021

Need Some Practical Help? Our Telephone Information Specialists are Here to Help

We have asked staff from across the racing industry to explore some of the services on offer through Racing’s Support L...

Blogs
27 January 2021

In The Moment Support from Racing’s Support Line – First hand experience

We have asked staff from across the racing industry to explore some of the services on offer through Racing’s Support L...

Blogs
13 July 2022

Volunteero of the week – Lesley

75 year-young Lesley lives on a farm with her husband, two dogs and 19-year-old pony Storm, near Alnwick Northumberland. Lesl...

Case Study
26 May 2022

David Goodwin – Recovery from injury

David’s life changed when he was hit by a van 12 years ago, leaving him in a coma with serious injuries including a skull f...

Case Study
9 May 2022

Caitlin’s Story – Woebot

Caitlin turned to Racing Welfare for emotional support after starting her first full-time job in racing. She has been working...

Case Study
4 May 2022

Rebecca Elvin – Check-in & Chat Volunteer

The unprecedented curb on social interactions over the past year due to the Coronavirus pandemic has compounded feelings of l...

Blogs
3 May 2022

Why racing’s workforce needs to be sun aware

British Association of Dermatologists’ Sun Awareness Week – 02-08 May Most skin cancers are caused by skin damage from ex...

Case Study
15 March 2022

Racing Welfare Fundraiser – Hannah Benson

Racing Welfare beneficiary Hannah talks about how one day her life changed, the support she received from Racing Welfare and ...

Case Study
15 March 2022

Racing Welfare Fundraiser – Simon Jones

Seven marathon challenge to raise vital funds for Racing Welfare.  Industry wellbeing chair Simon Jones is taking on an epic...

Case Study
15 March 2022

Racing Welfare Fundraiser – Freja Thackray

Freja is 9 years old and loves sport, including racing. She has been lucky enough to be in and around racing all of her life ...

Case Study
4 March 2022

Jen Gates – Volunteer Coordinator

Jen Gates is Racing Welfare’s volunteer coordinator. She works closely with our welfare and fundraising teams to ensure we ...

Case Study
4 March 2022

Sam Cook – Racing’s Support Line

Sam Cook had grown up around racing. While at college, he undertook a horticulture course which gave him the opportunity to g...

Case Study
24 January 2022

Sarah Ashley, Housing Support Officer

Funded by Dr Johnny Hon and Global Group Racing, Macdonald Buchanan House, a modern accommodation located in Newmarket, is wh...

Case Study
14 October 2021

Leah’s Story – Racing SMART – self-harm, addiction and suicidal thoughts

Racing SMART helped Leah through times of despair when she attempted to take her own life and struggled with addiction issues...

Case Study
11 October 2021

Hilary’s Story – Volunteering

Hilary Lewis volunteers on a regular basis for Racing Welfare to help with loneliness and isolation....

Case Study
27 September 2021

Robbie’s Story – London Marathon

Robbie decided to take on the London Marathon following the support his family received from Racing Welfare....

Case Study
18 August 2021

Pavlo’s Story – Occupational Health

Pavlo, a work rider for Pat Phelan, thought he may never work with horses again when he sustained serious injuries. Through t...

Case Study
17 August 2021

Fiona’s Story – Financial Support

When Fiona found herself without a job through the global pandemic, she turned to Racing Welfare at a crucial time....

Case Study
12 August 2021

Laetitia’s Story – Occupational Health

Laetitia suffered from debilitating pain and sleepless nights after an injury left her in agony. Through physiotherapy she is...

Case Study
10 August 2021

Lianne’s Story – Return to School Grants

From school jumpers to PE kits and book bags, it\'s an expensive time for parents and Shelley tells her story....

Case Study
22 July 2021

Laura’s Story – Sleep Counselling

Following a family bereavement, Laura struggled with her sleep and turned to Sleepstation for help. Changing bad habits has h...

Case Study
11 May 2021

Anthony’s Story – mental, physical and financial support

Raceday Presenter Anthony Kemp talks openly to ITV Racing about the support he received through Racing Welfare....

Case Study
10 May 2021

Catrina’s Story – Mental Health and Counselling

Catrina Charman, who works at Chasemore Farm talks about her experience of counselling she received through Racing Welfare an...

Case Study
29 March 2021

Fran’s Story – welfare team provide support through depression

Owners and trainers liaison at Musselburgh Racecourse, Fran Marshall, tells her story of support through furlough....

Case Study
18 March 2021

Alex’s Story – Physical Health

Physical health support offered by Racing Welfare helped to get Alex Cairns, head person to James Fanshawe, back to work pain...

Case Study
8 March 2021

Beck’s Story – Mental Health Awareness Course

Beck Edmunds was crowned 2021 employee of the year at the Godolphin stud and stable staff awards. She details how the mental ...

Case Study
19 February 2021

Lucy’s Story – Part 3. My Experience of the Invaluable Management Support Service.

We have asked staff from across the racing industry to explore some of the services on offer through Racing’s Support Line ...

Case Study
4 February 2021

Lucy’s Story – Part Two. Finding out about practical support with many of the issues we all face in daily life

We have asked staff from across the racing industry to explore some of the services on offer through Racing’s Support L...

Case Study
27 January 2021

Lucy’s Story – First hand experience of Racing’s Support Line

We have asked staff from across the racing industry to explore some of the services on offer through Racing’s Support L...

Case Study
25 January 2021

John’s Story – Racing Homes

John\'s move to Newmarket through Racing Homes helped to combat his feelings of loneliness and isolation....

Case Study
8 October 2020

Shannon’s Story – Depression and Counselling

Shannon who works for trainer Andrew Balding was diagnosed with depression at the age of 16 and received counselling funded b...

Case Study
17 August 2020

Debra’s Story – Occupational Health

Debra, who works for trainer Roger Fell dislocated her shoulder when leading up at the races. Racing Welfare funded vital tre...

Case Study
4 August 2020

Georgie’s Story – Physical Health

Georgie Murgatroyd was faced with losing her career with horses following an accident and turned to Racing Welfare for help....

Case Study
18 June 2020

Sandeep’s Story – Occupational Health

Sandeep Guaravaram received support through Racing Welfare\'s occupational health service following a fall....

Case Study
21 May 2020

Olivia’s Case Study – Counselling

Olivia received counselling through Racing Welfare\'s Occupational Health service and tells her story....

Case Study
9 April 2020

Toni’s Story – occupational health and mental health

Toni received occupational health support from Racing Welfare following an accident and tells us her story of recovery....

Case Study
6 April 2020

Maureen’s Story – Befriending

Maureen receives regular befriending calls from Racing Welfare as well as check-in calls since the COVID-19 outbreak. She tel...

Case Study
16 October 2019

This is Darren

This is Darren. Darren received support from Racing Welfare to overcome his battle with alcoholism. We’d like to thank ...

Case Study
27 August 2019

Ann and John’s Story – Trips and Outings

Each year Racing Welfare provides a group holiday for 50 retired racing staff, their partners and carers, providing them with...

Case Study
27 August 2019

Paddy’s Story – Occupational Health

Paddy Trainor is a regular face at racecourses up and down the country, in his role as travelling head lad to Mark Johnston....

Careers Advice
6 March 2019

Racing Career Map – Sarah Ashley, Welfare Officer

The Career Map is an interactive tool launched by Careers in Racing last year. The racing industry is unique and diverse, and...

Case Study
5 November 2018

Terry’s Story – Befriending

I’d worked in racing all my life and always joked with my colleagues about how much I was looking forward to retirement; bu...

Case Study
27 September 2018

Duggie’s Story – Mental Health Support

Duggie is a Racing Welfare beneficiary who has battled with mental ill-health. He wanted to share his story in his own words....

Events
16 August 2019

Epsom Open Day: “She’s riding better now than ever”

Meet father and daughter combination Roger and Rhiain Ingram Amongst the trainers opening their yard gates to the public for ...

News
23 May 2022

The Worshipful Company of Loriners Continue Their Support for Racing Welfare’s Life Skills Programme

Racing Welfare is delighted to announce their continued partnership with The Worshipful Company of Loriners, who have kindly ...

News
12 April 2022

Racing Welfare and the Racehorse Owners Association join forces

Two of British horseracing’s notable organisations have joined forces, with the partnership set to provide further benefits...

News
15 December 2021

Donation to provide vital support to young people in Newmarket

Racing Welfare has received a pledged donation of £97,560, which will enable the charity to fund a Housing Support Officer f...

Partners/Trusts
7 July 2021

4Racing donate £5,000 to Racing Welfare

On 4th July, 4Racing Owners Club visited Rebecca Menzies’ yard to give members a chance to see their horse Snowy Burrows ...

Partners/Trusts
11 February 2021

Racegoers Club members raise £1,575 for Racing Welfare in 2020

We would like to say a huge thank you to the wonderful Racegoers Club members who raised £1,575 for Racing Welfare in 2020. ...

Partners/Trusts
5 February 2021

The Worshipful Company of Loriners Pledge Their Support for Racing Welfare’s Life Skills Programme

About The Worshipful Company of Loriners: A Loriner makes and sells bits, bridles, spurs, stirrups and the minor metal items ...

Partners/Trusts
4 December 2020

Inkerman launch Racing Collection in aid of Racing Welfare

If you are still struggling to come up with some great Christmas gift ideas, why not head over to inkerman.co.uk and take a l...

Partners/Trusts
3 December 2020

‘Off to a galloping start’ Yorkshire Brokerage CNG Switch dedicated to helping Racing Welfare

We are delighted to announce that CNG Switch has dedicated to supporting Racing Welfare. After working with us to find the be...

Partners/Trusts
16 November 2020

Hartpury announces partnership with national charity Racing Welfare

Hartpury has announced a new partnership with Racing Welfare to carry out industry-driven research into stable staff injuries...

News
20 October 2020

The Wine Tipster Announced as Racing Welfare’s Newest Ambassador

Neil Phillips, aka The Wine Tipster, who has long combined his passion for wine and racing, is now giving something back to t...

Partners/Trusts
15 September 2020

The Gold and Green Crowd Announce Support for Racing Welfare

We are delighted to announce that successful racing syndicate The Gold and Green Crowd has agreed to support Racing Welfare t...

Partners
2 July 2020

Betway Support Racing Welfare

We would like to say a big thank you to Betway for their generous donation to our Covid-19 Emergency Appeal. Leading online b...

Partners/Trusts
30 June 2020

Thank you to Hambleton Racing

We would like to say a big thank you to Hambleton Racing who have raised an incredible £1,800 for our Covid-19 Emergency App...

Partners/Trusts
9 June 2020

Hambleton Racing name Racing Welfare as Official Charity Partner

Hambleton Racing have made Racing Welfare their official charity partner and will generously be donating to the charity whene...

Partners
4 June 2020

Betway Show Support for Racing Welfare

Betway has announced today that they will donate all operational and logistical costs of a race sponsorship to Racing Welfare...

Partners
26 May 2020

A Big Thank You To All Our Supporters

Since the outbreak of Covid-19 put a temporary halt to our usual fundraising activities we have been overwhelmed by the gener...

Partners
13 February 2020

Racing Welfare joins forces with Racing Breaks for Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe

Racing Breaks and Racing Welfare have today announced a new partnership in the form of an incredible trip to this year’s Qa...

Partners
15 November 2019

Racing Welfare welcomes RaceTech as new corporate partner

Racing Welfare and RaceTech are delighted to have become official corporate partners following a long association of mutual s...

Fundraising
29 July 2019

Racegoers Club’s yard visits raises £500 for Racing Welfare

The money was raised entirely by Club members attending stable visits throughout the year. The first of these was a very popu...

Fundraising
12 July 2019

Racing Welfare to benefit from Go Racing in Yorkshire’s Summer Festival

The Go Racing in Yorkshire Summer Festival, sponsored by Sky Bet, has named Racing Welfare as its beneficiary charity for thi...

Community Activities
3 July 2019

Palace House Newmarket announces free entry for racing staff

Palace House, the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art yesterday announced that it will now be offering ...

Industry partners
22 March 2019

Racing Welfare Renews Sponsorship of Arabian Racing Organisation’s Best Turned Out Series for 2019

Racing Welfare is proud to announce that it has renewed its sponsorship of the Arabian Racing Organisation’s (ARO) Best Tur...

Partners
11 February 2019

Tuffa Racing For Charity presents cheque to Racing Welfare

Today, Michelle Girling, founder of Tuffa Footwear Ltd, presented Mark Loades, Head of Fundraising for Racing Welfare with a ...

Industry partners
8 January 2019

Landmark partnership secured between Racing Welfare and The Racing Foundation

A historic partnership has been agreed between Racing Welfare and The Racing Foundation, securing funding for some of the cha...

Fundraising
9 November 2018

Cue Card portrait goes up for auction in aid of Racing Welfare and the Countryside Alliance

A one-off portrait of Cue Card, by renowned equestrian artist Tania Still, will go up for sale as part of the Countryside All...

Industry partners
19 October 2018

Racing Welfare extends partnership with Tuffa Boots

Racing Welfare is delighted to announce an extension to their partnership with Tuffa Boots, who will support the charity thro...

Partners
18 October 2018

Racing Welfare selected as QIPCO British Champions Day official charity for a second year

The stars of flat racing will align this Saturday 20th October, gracing Ascot’s hallowed turf for this year’s renewal of ...

Partners
20 July 2018

Racing Welfare Welcomes Increased Support from York Racecourse

Racing Welfare has reinforced their partnership with York Racecourse, who have upped their support this year to increase the ...

Partners/Trusts
18 July 2018

Racing Welfare Official Charity Partner for Go Racing in Yorkshire’s Summer Festival

Racing Welfare is the official charity partner of Go Racing in Yorkshire’s Summer Festival 2018, which runs from 21st – 2...

Partners/Trusts
13 July 2018

European Bloodstock News’ Advertising Campaign Raises Thousands for Racing Welfare

European Bloodstock News presented the team from Racing Welfare with a cheque for over £5000 at their annual Clay Shoot even...

Partners
1 March 2018

Racegoers Club announce Racing Welfare as official charity partner

The Racegoers Club is delighted to announce Racing Welfare as its official charity partner which will see the Club support th...

Partners
22 February 2018

Betfair to Support Racing Staff Week for Third Year

Racing Welfare is delighted to announce that Betfair will support Racing Staff Week for the third year. Racing Welfare’s mo...

Partners
15 January 2018

Tuffa Boots and Racing Welfare for #everypaircounts

We are very excited to announce that Tuffa Boots have picked Racing Welfare as their chosen charity for 2018 #everypaircounts...

Partners
19 October 2017

RW charity partner of QIPCO British Champions Day

Racing Welfare has been announced as the Official Charity of QIPCO British Champions Day, following on from The British Thoro...

Partners
11 August 2017

C&P Insurance partner with Racing Welfare

Racing Welfare and C&P Insurance are announcing their new charity partnership which aims to support the work of Racing We...

Partners/Trusts
5 April 2017

Rewards4Racing announce partnership with RW

Collect points & support RW! Rewards4Racing, the rewards programme for racegoers, has formed an exciting new partnership ...

Events
1 August 2022

TICKETS ON SALE FOR POPULAR OPEN DAYS AT MALTON AND EPSOM

Popular open day events at Malton and Epsom are set to return on Sunday 11th September. The events, organised by racing’s h...

Fundraising
19 July 2022

24hr Cycling Challenge Raises More Than £100k For Racing Welfare

From 12 noon on 16th July – 12 noon on 17th July, some 81 cyclists took on a gruelling 24hr challenge in a bid to raise vit...

Blogs
13 July 2022

Volunteero of the week – Lesley

75 year-young Lesley lives on a farm with her husband, two dogs and 19-year-old pony Storm, near Alnwick Northumberland. Lesl...

News
6 July 2022

Nominations for Lifetime in Racing Awards open following a week of celebration

Nominations are now open for Racing Welfare’s Lifetime in Racing Awards. The Awards recognise those that have dedicated the...

Events
4 July 2022

Bedmax support Newmarket Heath Ride for third year

Racing Welfare is now accepting entries for the 2022 Bedmax Newmarket Heath Ride. The popular event takes place on Sunday 4 S...

News
29 June 2022

Retired racing staff step back in time at Beamish

On Wednesday 22 June 60 retired racing staff from North Yorkshire enjoyed a day trip to Beamish, a world famous open air muse...

News
17 June 2022

Nine-year-old racing fan appointed Racing Welfare ambassador after raising more than £12,500 in a trio of challenges

Young racing fan, nine-year-old Freja Thackray from Ripon, North Yorkshire has been appointed an official ambassador for Raci...

Community Activities
8 June 2022

Retired racing staff welcomed on Derby day

Almost 100 retired racing staff enjoyed a dedicated trackside facility at Epsom for the 2022 Cazoo Derby on Saturday 4 June. ...

Fundraising
8 June 2022

Be part of The Clocktower Cup at Doncaster and sponsor a race

Be part of The Clocktower Cup at Doncaster and sponsor a race on Friday 1st July. The Clocktower Cup provides the opportunit...

Mental Health & Wellbeing
30 May 2022

How the horseracing industry is working to save lives through mental health support

This article comes fresh off the back of Racing Welfare’s Mental Health Awareness Week campaign, which gained support from ...

Case Study
26 May 2022

David Goodwin – Recovery from injury

David’s life changed when he was hit by a van 12 years ago, leaving him in a coma with serious injuries including a skull f...

News
24 May 2022

Retired racing staff enjoy a week in Warwickshire

More than thirty members of racing’s retired community enjoyed a week in the Warwickshire countryside this spring for the f...

News
23 May 2022

The Worshipful Company of Loriners Continue Their Support for Racing Welfare’s Life Skills Programme

Racing Welfare is delighted to announce their continued partnership with The Worshipful Company of Loriners, who have kindly ...

Mental Health & Wellbeing
20 May 2022

Mental Health Awareness Week gets the horseracing industry talking

Mental Health Foundation’s Mental Health Awareness Week: 09 – 16 May 2022 Stakeholders across the industry engaged in con...

Community Activities
11 May 2022

Racing Welfare staff join the Racing Together Community Day

A record level of participation was achieved for the first Racing Together Community Day staged since 2019. The annual initia...

Blogs
9 May 2022

Simon’s Blog – Chaplain to Horseracing

The theme of this years Mental Health Awareness Week is loneliness. The thought that loneliness is closely linked to poor men...

Case Study
9 May 2022

Caitlin’s Story – Woebot

Caitlin turned to Racing Welfare for emotional support after starting her first full-time job in racing. She has been working...

Mental Health & Wellbeing
9 May 2022

Racing’s workplaces encouraged to set aside time for #TeaAndTalk in tackling loneliness

Mental Health Foundation’s Mental Health Awareness Week: 09 – 16 May 2022 Racing Welfare has today announced plans for th...

Case Study
4 May 2022

Rebecca Elvin – Check-in & Chat Volunteer

The unprecedented curb on social interactions over the past year due to the Coronavirus pandemic has compounded feelings of l...

Blogs
3 May 2022

Why racing’s workforce needs to be sun aware

British Association of Dermatologists’ Sun Awareness Week – 02-08 May Most skin cancers are caused by skin damage from ex...

News
22 April 2022

SBK Golf Day raises £28k for people working in racing

Racing Welfare’s fundraising efforts were boosted on Thursday 21 April as their SBK sponsored charity golf day raised in th...

Events
19 April 2022

Bumper crowds flock to North Yorkshire for the return of ARC Middleham Open Day

Bumper crowds flocked to North Yorkshire on Good Friday as ARC Middleham Open Day returned, with 12 local racehorse trainers ...

Events
14 April 2022

SBK Golf Day set to raise vital funds for Racing Welfare

Racing Welfare is set to hold a star-studded Charity Golf Day on Thursday 21 April 2022 on the Marquess Course at Woburn Golf...

Challenges
14 April 2022

Racing personalities out in force for Great Racing Welfare Cycle Challenge at Cheltenham Racecourse

The racing industry is set to come together at Cheltenham racecourse once more – this time with an epic 24hr team cycling c...

Events
14 April 2022

ARC Middleham Open Day set to welcome thousands on Good Friday

Middleham is preparing to welcome thousands of people to its hugely popular open day in less than three weeks time. The North...

Mental Health & Wellbeing
14 April 2022

Racing Welfare appoints team of experts to roll out industry wellbeing programme

Employers in British horseracing are being urged to sign up to Racing Welfare’s award-winning Workforce Wellbeing Programme...

Awards
14 April 2022

Racing Welfare Highly Commended for Mental Health and Wellbeing Work

British Horseracing’s people charity, Racing Welfare, has been highly commended at the Inside Out Awards in the Third Party...

News
12 April 2022

Racing Welfare and the Racehorse Owners Association join forces

Two of British horseracing’s notable organisations have joined forces, with the partnership set to provide further benefits...

Case Study
15 March 2022

Racing Welfare Fundraiser – Hannah Benson

Racing Welfare beneficiary Hannah talks about how one day her life changed, the support she received from Racing Welfare and ...

Case Study
15 March 2022

Racing Welfare Fundraiser – Simon Jones

Seven marathon challenge to raise vital funds for Racing Welfare.  Industry wellbeing chair Simon Jones is taking on an epic...

Case Study
15 March 2022

Racing Welfare Fundraiser – Freja Thackray

Freja is 9 years old and loves sport, including racing. She has been lucky enough to be in and around racing all of her life ...

Case Study
4 March 2022

Jen Gates – Volunteer Coordinator

Jen Gates is Racing Welfare’s volunteer coordinator. She works closely with our welfare and fundraising teams to ensure we ...

Case Study
4 March 2022

Sam Cook – Racing’s Support Line

Sam Cook had grown up around racing. While at college, he undertook a horticulture course which gave him the opportunity to g...

Events
21 February 2022

ARC Middleham Open Day returns for 2022

After a two-year Covid-induced hiatus, Racing Welfare is delighted to bring to you the return of the hugely popular ARC Middl...

Housing
25 January 2022

Young people getting the right start to their careers in racing thanks to £100,000 donation

Racing Welfare has received three-year funding for a Housing Support Officer to provide direct, professional support to young...

Case Study
24 January 2022

Sarah Ashley, Housing Support Officer

Funded by Dr Johnny Hon and Global Group Racing, Macdonald Buchanan House, a modern accommodation located in Newmarket, is wh...

News
15 December 2021

Donation to provide vital support to young people in Newmarket

Racing Welfare has received a pledged donation of £97,560, which will enable the charity to fund a Housing Support Officer f...

Industry News
14 December 2021

Racing Welfare adds its support to the industry’s commitment to diversity and inclusion

Racing Welfare – the leading provider of human welfare services for people working in racing – has added their support to...

Awards
2 December 2021

Racing Welfare staff acknowledged at industry awards

Two members of Racing Welfare staff have been shortlisted for the Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards 2022. Volunteer Coor...

Industry News
2 December 2021

Racing Is Everyone’s Sport 2021

Launched by Great British Racing last year and the sport’s Racing with Pride network, Racing Is Everyone’s Sport aims to ...

Awards
1 December 2021

Harriet Bethell steals the show at the Vertem Northern Racing Awards

Friday evening (26th November) saw the Northern racing community come together at the Vertem Northern Racing Awards held at N...

Awards
29 November 2021

David Jeffries scoops the dedication to Epsom award at a glittering ceremony

David Jeffries, was the star of the night on Saturday (27th November) as he collected his Dedication to Racing in Epsom troph...

Challenges
26 November 2021

Racing staff box clever for Racing Welfare

A stellar cast of racing staff hailing from the north went toe-to-toe on 20 November at York racecourse for the William Hill ...

Challenges
17 November 2021

Match-Ups Announced for William Hill Stable Staff Boxing!

Racing Welfare has announced the match-ups for its William Hill Racing Staff Boxing Night at a special event, held on Monday ...

Awards
16 November 2021

The ROA Epsom Owners’ & Trainers’ Awards are Back for 2021

Next Saturday, 27th November, will see the return of the Epsom Owners’ & Trainers’ Awards to the Racing Welfa...

Awards
15 November 2021

The Vertem Northern Racing Awards Return

Next Friday, 26th November, will see the return of the Northern Racing Awards (formerly Magic Moments) to the Racing Welfare ...

Industry News
11 November 2021

Call for progression on racial equality at British Racing’s first collective conversation about racism

Over 250 people from horseracing and associated industries engaged with the first ‘Let’s Talk About Race’ webinar on We...

Awards
1 November 2021

Racing’s Careers Advice & Training Service Recognises Outstanding Contribution to the Industry

Former trainer David Arbuthnot has won an award for his commitment to career development and support to the racing industry....

Events
28 October 2021

Presents Galore as East Anglia’s biggest Christmas Fair returns

After taking place virtually last year, East Anglia’s biggest Christmas Fair – Presents Galore – is set to make a glitt...

Events
28 October 2021

Racing Welfare Receives £150,000 Cash Boost Following Fitzdares Charity Raceday at Wincanton

Officials at Racing Welfare have been left overwhelmed after securing their biggest total from a single fundraising event aft...

Lifetime In Racing
27 October 2021

Four winners celebrated for their Lifetime in Racing

As part of Racing Staff Week, four members of the racing industry have been recognised for their huge contribution to the spo...

Partners
26 October 2021

New racing club raises vital funds for Racing Welfare

A new racing club has launched with the purpose of getting members up close to the action, while raising vital funds for Raci...

News
16 October 2021

Racing Staff Week 2021 is Here

Today (Saturday 16th October) sees the launch of Racing Staff Week at Ascot’s Champions Day meeting.  Now in its fifth yea...

Case Study
14 October 2021

Leah’s Story – Racing SMART – self-harm, addiction and suicidal thoughts

Racing SMART helped Leah through times of despair when she attempted to take her own life and struggled with addiction issues...

Events
13 October 2021

Wincanton Stages The Fitzdares Racing Welfare Charity Race Day on Sunday 24th October.

Preceding the regular seven-race card at 11.00am is the Racing Welfare Charity Race, where the 12 riders will all be competin...

Case Study
11 October 2021

Hilary’s Story – Volunteering

Hilary Lewis volunteers on a regular basis for Racing Welfare to help with loneliness and isolation....

Awards
7 October 2021

Racing’s Workforce Wellbeing Programme Wins Prestigious Award

The Racing Welfare team were celebrating last night after its Workforce Wellbeing Programme (WWP) won the Wellbeing Initiativ...

Case Study
27 September 2021

Robbie’s Story – London Marathon

Robbie decided to take on the London Marathon following the support his family received from Racing Welfare....

Events
13 September 2021

Open Days are Back With a Bang!

The return of the ARC Malton Open Day and the Epsom Open Day yesterday, Sunday 12th September, saw the inaugural National Rac...

Awards
26 August 2021

Entries Open for the Inaugral CATS Personal Development Awards

Racing Welfare’s Careers Advice and Training Service (CATS) have opened the entries for their inaugural CATS Personal Devel...

Challenges
23 August 2021

Challengers raise £100k for Racing Welfare in one weekend

A whole host of intrepid runners and riders undertook superhuman challenges over the last weekend, all with one common goal; ...

Awards
23 August 2021

Programme shortlisted for prestigious award

Racing Welfare has been shortlisted for Wellbeing Initiative of the Year at the Workplace Savings and Benefits Awards 2021. ...

Case Study
18 August 2021

Pavlo’s Story – Occupational Health

Pavlo, a work rider for Pat Phelan, thought he may never work with horses again when he sustained serious injuries. Through t...

Case Study
17 August 2021

Fiona’s Story – Financial Support

When Fiona found herself without a job through the global pandemic, she turned to Racing Welfare at a crucial time....

Case Study
12 August 2021

Laetitia’s Story – Occupational Health

Laetitia suffered from debilitating pain and sleepless nights after an injury left her in agony. Through physiotherapy she is...

Events
12 August 2021

Epsom Open Day returns to showcase Surrey’s historic racing centre

This year’s Epsom Open Day will see seven racing yards within this historic training centre throw their gates open to the p...

Case Study
10 August 2021

Lianne’s Story – Return to School Grants

From school jumpers to PE kits and book bags, it\'s an expensive time for parents and Shelley tells her story....

Events
5 August 2021

Bedmax returns as sponsor for 2021 Newmarket Heath Ride

Racing Welfare is once again delighted to be running this year’s Newmarket Heath Ride in association with Bedmax, which tak...

Awards
30 July 2021

Congratulations to all those shortlisted for the 2021 Lycetts Leadership & Lycetts Team, Champion Awards

Shortlisted Finalists Announced for 2021 Lycetts Leadership & Lycetts Team Champions Awards The National Trainers Federat...

Awards
23 July 2021

Racing Welfare Make the Shortlist at Prestigous Third Sector Awards

Yesterday, Thursday 22nd July, saw the announcement of the shortlists for the prestigious Third Sector Awards. Amongst those...

Events
22 July 2021

Celebrity Golf Day Raises Vital Funds for Racing Welfare and Injured Jockey’s Fund

27 teams of four took part in a star-studded Celebrity Golf Day at Woburn Golf Club on 21st July by kind permission of the Du...

Case Study
22 July 2021

Laura’s Story – Sleep Counselling

Following a family bereavement, Laura struggled with her sleep and turned to Sleepstation for help. Changing bad habits has h...

Events
15 July 2021

Equine Stars Will Take Centre Stage at ARC Malton Open Day

Malton Open Day, sponsored by Arena Racing Company (ARC) and organised by Racing Welfare, is set to make a spectacular return...

Partners/Trusts
7 July 2021

4Racing donate £5,000 to Racing Welfare

On 4th July, 4Racing Owners Club visited Rebecca Menzies’ yard to give members a chance to see their horse Snowy Burrows ...

Events
28 June 2021

Celebrity Golf Day to provide vital funds for Racing Welfare and the Injured Jockey’s Fund

Racing Welfare and the Injured Jockey’s Fund have teamed up to create a spectacular star-studded event which is set to prov...

Industry News
21 June 2021

Mobile Vaccination Facility heading to Oaksey House in Lambourn

A ‘health on the move’ bus offering vaccinations will be stationed at Oaksey House in Lambourn next Tuesday 29th June, of...

News
21 June 2021

Racing Welfare is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of our former Chief Executive, Sir John Kemball

Racing Welfare is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of former Chief Executive Sir John Kemball, aged 82. Following an e...

Industry News
16 June 2021

Racing industry workers in Newmarket urged to get their Covid-19 jabs with two vaccination clinics to be staged next week

Newmarket residents associated with the Racing industry who are yet to receive their Covid-19 vaccination are being encourage...

Events
27 May 2021

Horseracing Industry Plans for National Racehorse Week Confirmed

British Racing’s first ever National Racehorse Week will take place in September this year. The initiative will be a nation...

Case Study
11 May 2021

Anthony’s Story – mental, physical and financial support

Raceday Presenter Anthony Kemp talks openly to ITV Racing about the support he received through Racing Welfare....

Mental Health & Wellbeing
10 May 2021

Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

Racing Welfare has today announced plans for their 2021 Mental Health Awareness Week campaign, beginning on Monday 10th May....

Case Study
10 May 2021

Catrina’s Story – Mental Health and Counselling

Catrina Charman, who works at Chasemore Farm talks about her experience of counselling she received through Racing Welfare an...

News
30 April 2021

Racing Welfare to take part in a social media boycott

Racing Welfare will take part in a social media boycott this weekend driven by the wider sporting community, designed to take...

Mental Health & Wellbeing
21 April 2021

Exciting New Wellbeing Survey Launched

For the very first time, the horseracing industry is setting out to understand the wellbeing of its entire workforce.  The ...

Fundraising
8 April 2021

2021 Grand National Sweepstake Kit

It’s that time of year again. Excitement is in the air. The Randox Health Grand National, the World’s most famous race, i...

Case Study
29 March 2021

Fran’s Story – welfare team provide support through depression

Owners and trainers liaison at Musselburgh Racecourse, Fran Marshall, tells her story of support through furlough....

News
23 March 2021

Are you a racing industry employer?

Could you help shape the future of Racing’s Occupational Health Service? We need to hear your views. Racing’s Occupationa...

Case Study
18 March 2021

Alex’s Story – Physical Health

Physical health support offered by Racing Welfare helped to get Alex Cairns, head person to James Fanshawe, back to work pain...

Mental Health & Wellbeing
16 March 2021

Spring Family Support Grant Launched

We know that the last year has put a financial strain on many families. As such, we are pleased to announce the launch of ou...

Case Study
8 March 2021

Beck’s Story – Mental Health Awareness Course

Beck Edmunds was crowned 2021 employee of the year at the Godolphin stud and stable staff awards. She details how the mental ...

Awards
22 February 2021

Racing Welfare Awarded the SAFEcic Safe Award

Racing Welfare is extremely proud to announce that we have been awarded the SAFEcic Safe Award. The award recognises excellen...

Blogs
19 February 2021

Management Support Service in Action – a huge benefit to our industry.

We have asked staff from across the racing industry to explore some of the services on offer through Racing’s Support Line ...

Case Study
19 February 2021

Lucy’s Story – Part 3. My Experience of the Invaluable Management Support Service.

We have asked staff from across the racing industry to explore some of the services on offer through Racing’s Support Line ...

Partners/Trusts
11 February 2021

Racegoers Club members raise £1,575 for Racing Welfare in 2020

We would like to say a huge thank you to the wonderful Racegoers Club members who raised £1,575 for Racing Welfare in 2020. ...

Partners/Trusts
5 February 2021

The Worshipful Company of Loriners Pledge Their Support for Racing Welfare’s Life Skills Programme

About The Worshipful Company of Loriners: A Loriner makes and sells bits, bridles, spurs, stirrups and the minor metal items ...

Blogs
4 February 2021

Need Some Practical Help? Our Telephone Information Specialists are Here to Help

We have asked staff from across the racing industry to explore some of the services on offer through Racing’s Support L...

Case Study
4 February 2021

Lucy’s Story – Part Two. Finding out about practical support with many of the issues we all face in daily life

We have asked staff from across the racing industry to explore some of the services on offer through Racing’s Support L...

Blogs
27 January 2021

In The Moment Support from Racing’s Support Line – First hand experience

We have asked staff from across the racing industry to explore some of the services on offer through Racing’s Support L...

Case Study
27 January 2021

Lucy’s Story – First hand experience of Racing’s Support Line

We have asked staff from across the racing industry to explore some of the services on offer through Racing’s Support L...

Case Study
25 January 2021

John’s Story – Racing Homes

John\'s move to Newmarket through Racing Homes helped to combat his feelings of loneliness and isolation....

News
19 January 2021

Racing Welfare Announce Exciting New Partnership with Care first

We are delighted to announce an exciting new partnership with the employee assistance programme (EAP) specialists Care first,...

Events
15 January 2021

Racing LiveStyle – Eat Like A Champion!

If you are using the New Year as your inspiration to be more active, eat more healthily and take more care of your body, Raci...

Accidents
7 January 2021

Study will help develop injury prevention strategies for horseracing staff

Hartpury University is undertaking new research investigating occupational injuries to stud and racing staff working within U...

Fundraising
16 December 2020

A big thanks to you from Racing Welfare

Racing Welfare is saying thank you to the racing industry this week as we are delighted to announce that our Covid-19 Emergen...

Governance
8 December 2020

Statement on behalf of the Board of Trustees of Racing Welfare and Racing Homes

Racing Welfare and Racing Homes exist in close connection with two other charities within the Racing Welfare Family: The Rous...

Partners/Trusts
4 December 2020

Inkerman launch Racing Collection in aid of Racing Welfare

If you are still struggling to come up with some great Christmas gift ideas, why not head over to inkerman.co.uk and take a l...

Partners/Trusts
3 December 2020

‘Off to a galloping start’ Yorkshire Brokerage CNG Switch dedicated to helping Racing Welfare

We are delighted to announce that CNG Switch has dedicated to supporting Racing Welfare. After working with us to find the be...

Partners/Trusts
16 November 2020

Hartpury announces partnership with national charity Racing Welfare

Hartpury has announced a new partnership with Racing Welfare to carry out industry-driven research into stable staff injuries...

Industry News
12 November 2020

New Directory shows the power of the racing industry to support its communities and transform lives

British racing launches first comprehensive Directory of community activity and education A ground-breaking Directory has lau...

News
10 November 2020

On Track, Off Course the new podcast from Racing Welfare

Lydia Hislop talks grief, bereavement and counselling on new Racing Welfare podcast, On Track, Off Course. On Track, Off Cour...

Events
3 November 2020

Presents Galore is Going Online

In light of the most recent Government announcements, we are very sad to announce that Presents Galore will no longer be taki...

Ambassador
22 October 2020

Neil Phillips, The Wine Tipster Blogging For Racing Welfare

Having known about Racing Welfare for many years, I’m excited and honoured to be an Ambassador for this great charity. Duri...

Uncategorized
21 October 2020

We Want to Hear from You…

Racing Welfare has created a short Community Questionnaire for all staff working in the racing and breeding industries.  Re...

News
20 October 2020

The Wine Tipster Announced as Racing Welfare’s Newest Ambassador

Neil Phillips, aka The Wine Tipster, who has long combined his passion for wine and racing, is now giving something back to t...

Mental Health & Wellbeing
8 October 2020

World Mental Health Day 2020 – Mental Health for All

This Saturday is World Mental Health Day, a day recognised on the 10th October every year not only by The World Health Organi...

Case Study
8 October 2020

Shannon’s Story – Depression and Counselling

Shannon who works for trainer Andrew Balding was diagnosed with depression at the age of 16 and received counselling funded b...

Events
7 October 2020

QIPCO British Champions Day Virtual Preview Evening in Aid of Racing Welfare

To celebrate the 10th edition of QIPCO British Champions Day and to preview the world-class action set to take place on the t...

Events
1 October 2020

Racing LiveStyle is Going Live with The Breath Psych

Racing LiveStyle Episode 2 – The Breath Psych with Aodhagán Conlon In the lead up to World Mental Health Day, which takes ...

Fundraising
1 October 2020

Charity Album Raising Money for Racing Welfare Now Available to Download

“Reined In” the album released by Furlong Factor winner Lara Telfer is now available to download with all profits...

Events
25 September 2020

The Great Racing Welfare Auction Raises Over £53k!

The Great Racing Welfare Auction, that ran for four weeks and closed its bidding last night, has raised an incredible £53,19...

Partners/Trusts
15 September 2020

The Gold and Green Crowd Announce Support for Racing Welfare

We are delighted to announce that successful racing syndicate The Gold and Green Crowd has agreed to support Racing Welfare t...

Industry News
14 September 2020

Community United, West Berkshire’s leading ethnic communities advocate organisation, is holding a free online community forum on 16th September to launch the Belonging Project West Berkshire

Community United is a not-for-profit non-partisan community-based organisation supporting communities of diverse cultures, et...

Events
14 September 2020

Fantastic Response to Virtual Yorkshire Open Day

All of us here at Racing Welfare would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who took part in the Virtual Yorkshire Open D...

Events
13 September 2020

Virtual Dog Show Winners! The Votes are in..!

We received some fantastic entries for the Linton Pet Shop Virtual Dog Show and we hope you enjoyed watching and voting for y...

Mental Health & Wellbeing
10 September 2020

Jockeys’ Mental Health in Spotlight in New Short Film

The Fall, a powerful short film focusing on the mental health of jockeys is due to start filming in December.  The film has ...

Industry News
10 September 2020

Zero Suicide Alliance Launch New Awareness Training

Racing Welfare is proud to be a member of the Zero Suicide Alliance (ZSA). To mark World Suicide Prevention Day today, Thursd...

Events
8 September 2020

Fantastic fun had by all at Racing Welfare’s Newmarket Heath Ride

182 riders were greeted by glorious sunshine at Racing Welfare’s Sponsored Newmarket Heath Ride last Sunday, 6th September....

Events
3 September 2020

Ultimate Grand National Package amongst the lots to the Great Racing Welfare Auction

Some incredible new items and experiences have been added to The Great Racing Welfare Auction to take the total number of fan...

Events
27 August 2020

Incredible Lots on offer in the Great Racing Welfare Auction

Today, Thursday 27th August, sees bidding open in The Great Racing Welfare Auction.  With close to 100 amazing lots on offer...

Events
25 August 2020

ROA to sponsor virtual Epsom Open Day, now including live ‘Behind the Scenes’ features

The Racehorse Owners Association (ROA) has been confirmed as headline sponsor of Racing Welfare’s Virtual Epsom Open Day on...

Case Study
17 August 2020

Debra’s Story – Occupational Health

Debra, who works for trainer Roger Fell dislocated her shoulder when leading up at the races. Racing Welfare funded vital tre...

Events
7 August 2020

Furlong Factor winner Lara Telfer releases album in aid of Racing Welfare and Mind

Fresh from her win in Racing Welfare’s Furlong Factor in May 2020, Lara Telfer has released her debut album ‘Reined In’...

Case Study
4 August 2020

Georgie’s Story – Physical Health

Georgie Murgatroyd was faced with losing her career with horses following an accident and turned to Racing Welfare for help....