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    We can't all
    be WINNERS...
    ...but we spend our lives trying.
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    Our Mission:
    To give neglected thoroughbreds and ex-racehorses
    a second chance.
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    We Put Our Values & Ethos
    At The Heart Of Everything We do
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    A Lifeline
    for those horses

By supporting The Racehorse Sanctuary you will be directly helping us provide a Life After Racing through our Rehabilitation, Retraining and Sanctuary Programmes.

Over 4000 horses leave the racing industry annually, but sadly, many of them face an uncertain future. The Racehorse Sanctuary provides a lifeline for such horses; as one of the leading organisations working in this field our work is vital to thoroughbred welfare, as we have rehomed hundreds of horses since being established.

About The Sanctuary

It was in 1996 when the great 'Moorcroft Boy' was gifted to Graham that the decision was made by him and Sue create 'The Moorcroft Racehorse Welfare Centre'.

This venture grew rapidly and under their guidance over 100 horses were successfully re-homed during the ten years that followed and a reputation was created that was second to none. On leaving, this charity was on a first class footing and capable of standing on its own two feet.

Introducing the Sanctuary Team: read more »

Here are some of the ways you can help us to help them

  • We aim to give every horse that comes into our care a second chance in life in a loving home. Unfortunately that is not always possible. Horses either a little too-spirited or who simply require specialist attention on a daily basis are unlikely to find a good home and are given Sanctuary. We would never give them up for the world. We don't give up on them - and neither should you. Click here for how you can help
The objectives of the Charity are:-
  • To provide a facility for those horses, who for whatever reason, have finished their racing career.
  • To relieve the suffering of injured, sick and neglected retired Racehorses by means of the provisions of facilities offering protection, care and rehabilitation.
  • To promote humane behaviour towards horses that are in need of care and attention by reason of age, maltreatment, sickness or poor circumstances and help educate the public in horse welfare and the prevention of cruelty and suffering.
  • All such things that will further the attainment of these objects subject to the provision that nothing will be done that will prevent the objects of the Sanctuary being deemed to be charitable.
  • The principle objective of the charity is to offer thoroughbred ex-racehorses whether they are fit or injured, young or old, abandoned or simply unable to race, a safe haven.
  • Once the Thoroughbred has been through a rehabilitation program the charity actively tries to re-home the majority of the horses in its care. Possible homes are carefully vetted and the horses are regularly inspected and remain the property of the charity.
  • To allow the charity to carry out its objective with no time constraints or pressures and to be able to offer a permanent home to those horses unable to be re-homed.

Minaxi Patel - Chartered Financial Planner of St James’s Place Wealth Management - is proud to sponsor The Racehorse Sanctuary Sandown Park Raceday.

Click HERE to read about Minaxi Patel, Chartered Financial Planner of St James’s Place Wealth Management.

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