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23/05/2018 10:49:17
On-line booking for The Racehorse Sanctuary Charity Lunch and Auction at Fontwell Park is now available >>>

If you have kept the date of Sunday 22 February 2015 free in your diary, but have not applied directly to The Racehorse Sanctuary for tickets for yourself, family and friends, you can now do so on-line through the Fontwell Park Racecourse website.

09/03/2018
A PLEA FROM THE HORSES TO SAVE THE RACEHORSE SANCTUARY FROM CLOSURE >>>

While all eyes are on Cheltenham please take a moment to consider the fate of those horses that do not make the headlines....

04/02/2018
Great news: we have reached £5,000 towards our Winter Campaign, but please keep the donations coming. >>>

Including the value of donations in kind, the great news is that we have reached a total of over £5,000 towards our target of £8,000 for our Winter Campaign 2017/2018: Please help us to feed these deserving horses through the Winter months.  Now though is not the time to rest on your laurels, to meet that target, please keep on donating.Including the value of donations in kind, the great news is that we have reached a total of over £5,000 towards our target of £8,000 for our Winter Campaign 2017/2018: Please help us to feed these deserving horses through the Winter months.  Now though is not the time to rest on your laurels, to meet that target, please keep on donating.

30/12/2017
Patron Jilly Cooper awarded CBE in New Year's Honours >>>

Everyone at The Racehorse Sanctuary was absolutely delighted to learn that our Patron Jilly Cooper has been made a Commander of the British Empire in the New Year's Honours: for literature and her work with animal charities.  Congratulations Jilly: like you we are thrilled with the news, which rounds off the year, the highlight of which was when you opened the new Peter O'Sullevan High Dependency Unit for us.

22/12/2017
From the Horse's Mouth Christmas 2017 Issue 29 of the E-newsletter of The Racehorse Sanctuary >>>

News of our horses at the centre and events we have planned for 2018

09/12/2017
Love thoroughbred horsepower and want to support the Racehorse Sanctuary this Christmas..? >>>

Profits from the sale of the book will be shared between the Thames Air Ambulance and the Racehorse Sanctuary - order now as a great Christmas Gift!

08/12/2017
From the Horse's Mouth SEPT/NOV 2017 Issue 28 of the E-newsletter of The Racehorse Sanctuary >>>

Help us feed the horses this winter! Newsletter explains how you can help and has news of our horses at the centre

15/09/2017
Our Christmas Card for 2017 is now available >>>

Sporting artist Daniel Crane has again allowed us to use one of his wonderful paintings for our 2017 Christmas Card, for which we owe his sincere thanks.  You can see Seasons Turn HERE.

05/09/2017
From the Horse's Mouth JULY/AUGUST 2017 Issue 27 of the E-newsletter of The Racehorse Sanctuary >>>

News of forthcoming events - and news of our horses at the centre

13/07/2017
Fantastic charity fundraising by GWR Oxford Station benefits The Racehorse Sanctuary >>>

Staff at GWR's Oxford Station have a fantastic scheme for raising funds for charity with a small bookshop on Platform 4; a Book Nook really.  Passengers waiting for trains are invited to donate to the charity of the month, when they chose any of the books to borrow or retain.  Charities to benefit are chosen by ballot from suggestions put forward by staff at the station.  With a high footfall, this scheme is a real money-spinner and a huge morale booster for staff, when they see what they have achieved for good causes, encouraged by a generous top-up by the operating company. 

22/06/2017
Eight weeks to the South Coast Challenge and an Ultrachallenge Special Offer >>>

With eight weeks to go until the South Coast Challenge on Saturday 26/Sunday27 August, there is still time to commit to partcipticipating in this Ultrachallenge to raise funds for The Racehorse Sanctuary.  We have secured a special summer offer for you, if you sign up before the end of July.  Simply use the special promotiopn code: SUMMERSALE to receive a £20 discount on your entry fee.

This is a challenge for YOU!  See what you can do to emulate Selina, who already has a fantastic 57 supporters signed up.

14/06/2017
Arrangements for Sandown Park Raceday on Wednesday 20 September 2017 well in hand >>>

Your organising committee is delighted to announce that arrangements for our exciting Sandown Park Raceday on Wednesday 20 September 2017 are well in hand, and that invitations will be being posted out to supporters shortly; please click here for more details.

If you have changed your address or have any concerns you have not been receiving mail from us, please e-mail info@racehorsesanctuary.org with your contact details and communication channel approvals.

26/05/2017
From the Horses Mouth Newsletter - March to May 2017 >>>

News of forthcoming events - and news of our horses at the centre

02/05/2017
Racehorse Sanctuary Establishes High Dependency Unit with support of Sir Peter O'Sullevan Trust >>>

New Facility To Be Named The Peter O'Sullevan High Dependency Unit

27/04/2017
Patron Jilly Cooper cuts the blue ribbon >>>

Yesterday our Patron Jilly Cooper formally opened our new Peter O'Sullevan High Dependency Unit.  The weather was remarkably kind to us and we have had some great press coverage.  To see some great pictures, please click on this Somerset Live LINK.

11/04/2017
Wincanton Raceday on hold but do not despair >>>

We have decided after all not to proceed with our summer evening at Wincanton Racecourse on Thursday 11 May.  We are sorry to disappoint those of you, who were looking forward to this event.  However your local organising committee is working on the details of a revised event in support of The Racehorse Sanctuary at a daytime meeting later in the year.  Please look out for details in due course.

31/03/2017
Early Bird Discount for all Ultra Challenges extended to end of April >>>

Great news: the Early Bird Discount of £20 on entry fees for all Ultra Challenges has been extended to the end of April.  Act now and register for the challenge of your choice, using the promotion code: April20.

14/03/2017
It's Cheltenham Festival Week - And They're Off >>>

They Can't All Be Winners But They Spend Their Lives Trying

11/03/2017
Special Early Bird discount for all Ultra Challenge entries until the end of March 2017 >>>

Ultra Challenge events require a great deal of effort to organise, so participants are asked to pay an entry fee to sign up.  For the rest of March 2017 the organisers are offering a £20 Early Bird discount.  To enjoy the benefit of this discount if you are raisng funds for The Racehorse Sanctuary, please use the code MARCH20, when you register online.

02/03/2017
Richard Hoiles named Patron of the Racehorse Sanctuary >>>

Racing commentator Richard Hoiles joins fellow Patrons Julie Routledge-Martin, Jilly Cooper and David Ray.