Welcome to Safeguarding, Integrity, Health and Welfare

This area of Racing2Learn will guide you to relevant training courses if you are interested in finding out more about safeguarding, integrity, health and welfare education in the racing industry.

Safeguarding is the action that is taken to promote the welfare of young people and adults at risk and protect them from harm. As the regulatory and governing body of the sport, the BHA has a particular duty to protect children, young people and adults at risk involved in racing activities from all forms of abuse and harm, and to ensure there are clear processes and channels for them to report confidently any abusive or discriminatory behaviour.

The BHA, working together with racing’s participants, is responsible for ensuring the highest levels of integrity in our sport by keeping racing fair and clean. We aim to support all participants to comply with the Rules of Racing (‘the Rules’), whilst dealing appropriately and effectively with all breaches of the Rules.

The BHA, working with Racing Welfare, is concerned  for the health, welfare and wellbeing of its current and former employees, and their dependents.

You may also be interested in seeing an overview of training in the Horseracing Industry Training Courses by clicking here.


Courses and Resources

LGBT+ Awareness and Inclusion for the British Horseracing Industry

British racing is for everyone. It is a diverse and inclusive sport in which people from all communities should feel welcome, able to be themselves and achieve their potential.
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Basic principles of health and wellbeing (Part 2) Social Factors

This course can be completed independently or as evidence towards one of three parts which make up the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) National Progression Award in Thoroughbred Preparation. To achieve the SQA award you must also complete an external assessment.
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Basic principles of health and wellbeing (Part 1) Diet and Exercise

This course can be completed independently or as evidence towards one of three parts which make up the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) National Progression Award in Thoroughbred Preparation.  To achieve the SQA award you must also complete an external assessment.
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COVID-19 INFORMATION FOR PARTICIPANTS OF THE RACING INDUSTRY

This course is about infection prevention and control advice for participants working in the racing industry during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
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Safeguarding Training

A knowledge-based online learning programme with five modules and a multiple choice question assessment at the end for you to complete. The programme aims to increase your awareness about safeguarding and child protection, to recognise the signs of abuse and poor practice, and subsequentl…
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Integrity Education

Whether you work in British racing and have to comply with its Rules or are someone who follows or bets on the sport and is interested in finding out more, the Integrity Education programme could help you.
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Racing Welfare Mental Health Courses

Racing Welfare currently provides two types of of mental health courses. Click here to find out more information below to help you decide which course is best for you.
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Basic Principles of Racehorse Welfare

This course is about the basic principles of racehorse welfare. The BHA has established a comprehensive strategy to safeguard the welfare of racehorses before, during and after they leave the sport and to ensure all those who are involved with racehorse care and management fully understand their res…
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Safeguarding and Integrity Resources

Along side the eLearning and face to face courses, you can also view and download further industry information to develop and widen your knowledge. This includes workbooks, PDF's, fact sheets and other additional resources to support your learning.
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