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Find out more about the activities and news of HEROS Charity – many are covered in the regional and national press too.

Get Started! with HEROS Charity

We are delighted to offer an opportunity to six West Berkshire-based adult learners to gain experience working with horses. Read more...

 

 


NTF supports HEROS Charity education initiative

With support from the National Trainers Federation (NTF), The Racing Foundation and others HEROS Charity is extending its work in support of education and training to help tackle the racing industry staffing crisis. Read more...


 

Marcus TownendHEROS Patrons – Richard Hughes & Marcus Townend

Son of Dessie Hughes – one of Ireland's leading jump jockeys of the 1960s and 70s – Richard is a three-time Flat racing champion jockey in 2012, 2013 and 2014. The Daily Mail's Marcus Townend has been on an incredible journey from desk jockey to charity race jockey raising a huge amount for HEROS Charity. We're delighted to welcome them both as HEROS Patrons. Read more about Richard and Marcus...


Paying tribute to our campaigners...

It is with deep sadness that we find ourselves sharing the news that KNOW HOW has been PTS. Read more...

We are also very sad to report the passing of SILVER WEDGE. Read more...

 


HEROS Charity new Ambassador – Victoria Pendleton CBE

We are delighted to announce that Victoria Pendleton CBE has agreed to become an ambassador for HEROS Charity. Victoria, a British cycling gold medalist and now Category A licence jockey, visited HEROS in July to see how we work with ex-racehorses. We look forward to many exciting campaigns working together. Read more...

 

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