18 Jun 2018 - News
The Horse Comes First: Behind the scenes of a top yardBack to all news
The Royal Treatment: Life in a racing yard
As the country gears up for Royal Ascot, a newly released film by British racing’s The Horse Comes First campaign goes behind the scenes of a top yard.
On the eve of Royal Ascot, the racing industry’s Horse Comes First campaign has unveiled a new film that provides a look behind the scenes of a horseracing yard. Filmed in late May at Somerville Lodge – home to William Haggas, who trains racehorses for Her Majesty the Queen – the film shows the incredible facilities available to racehorses and the attentiveness and dedication of those that look after them.
About the Horse Comes First campaign
Leading organisations in British Horseracing have come together to increase awareness of the high standards of equine welfare in the sport. The initiative aims to improve understanding of the care given to our horses throughout and after their careers in racing.
The campaign is supported by the British Horseracing Authority, the Racecourse Association, Racehorse Owners Association, the Professional Jockeys Association, the National Trainers Federation, The Jockey Club, the National Association of Stable Staff, Retraining of Racehorses and Arena Racing Company.
More information: https://www.britishhorseracing.com/welfare.
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Notice of NARS AGM on 26 August 2021
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