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The Racing Foundation pledge £515,000 to fund three new horse welfare roles Image

The Racing Foundation pledge £515,000 to fund three new horse welfare roles

Monday, 22 March 2021

A programme director and two project leads will join the Horse Welfare Board to drive forward a new strategy and encourage lifetime responsibility of racehorses.

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The Racing Foundation supports rapid COVID-19 testing pilot by supporting self-isolating jockeys and valets Image

The Racing Foundation supports rapid COVID-19 testing pilot by supporting self-isolating jockeys and valets

Friday, 5 March 2021

Racecourse attendees including jockeys, valets and raceday officials will be offered routine COVID-19 testing from 8th March 2021 with the aim of reducing transmission.

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International Women's Day: Dena Merson explains how horse racing can be an industry for women to thrive Image

International Women's Day: Dena Merson explains how horse racing can be an industry for women to thrive

Thursday, 4 March 2021

With International Women’s Day on Monday 8th March, Dena Merson explains how the industry benefits from its female workforce and the importance of working together.

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Applications are now open for The Entry to Stud Employment Programme starting October 2021 Image

Applications are now open for The Entry to Stud Employment Programme starting October 2021

Wednesday, 3 March 2021

The Racing Foundation fully funds the programme to make a career in the thoroughbred breeding industry accessible to all.

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The Racing Foundation releases 2021-2023 strategy and accompanying performance review Image

The Racing Foundation releases 2021-2023 strategy and accompanying performance review

Tuesday, 2 March 2021

The Racing Foundation awarded £14 million in grants during the last three-year period and prepares to exceed that total between 2021 and 2023 as new strategy is announced.

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Equine research funding given a boost by the Hong Kong Jockey Club's new research foundation Image

Equine research funding given a boost by the Hong Kong Jockey Club's new research foundation

Monday, 8 February 2021

Find out more about the Equine Welfare Research Foundation's support of research studies aimed at enhancing equine health and welfare.

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