Racing to School Chief Executive John Blake, speaks to ITV about the charity and the Racing Together Community day on May 11th

It was the opening day of the historic May Festival at Britain’s oldest racecourse, Chester on May 9th and it was great that Racing to School were there with pupils from Helsby Hillside Primary. The school were attending an activity day for…

Jack Lander and friends will be Horsing Around on Kilimanjaro in support of Racing to School

Racing to School is absolutely delighted to be associated with the challenge being taken up by Jack Lander and friends, who in 2019 plan to climb Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for a number of racing charities. Jack, who cemented his love…

Racing to School brightens up performance of My Fair Lady

Leicester-based Ashbeian Musical Theatre Group approached Racing to School to help bring some authenticity to their recent production of the multi-award winning American musical film, My Fair Lady. The group were looking to dress the cast…

Maths teacher Denise Allen describes the experience of her group from the Harris Academy Beckenham on a Racing to School day at Epsom this week

Denise Allen, Head of Key Stage 3 Maths at Harris Academy Beckenham, had a job to juggle the requests from parents of her Year 7 pupils who were keen for their child to attend the charity’s day at Epsom on 25th March. The school attended…

QIPCO BRITISH CHAMPIONS SERIES SET TO ENGAGE MORE YOUNG PEOPLE THAN EVER

More youngsters than ever before will get the chance to discover Britain’s premier Flat race meetings in 2018, with QIPCO British Champions Series and The Pony Club further extending their commitment to engage the younger generation in the…
Carrie Ford (left) alongside Katie Walsh at a Racing to School Aintree Beacon event. Katie rides Baie Des Iles in the big race on Saturday. Source: liverpoolecho.co.uk

Grand National trailblazer Carrie Ford recalls the thrills of her first career

In March 2004, Racing to School’s Northern-based Regional Education Officer, Carrie Ford had recently retired from a highly successful race-riding career and just given birth to her daughter Hannah. Her husband, Richard, was due to run a horse…