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Racing is everyone’s sport: Our vision is for racing to be a diverse and inclusive sport in which everyone has the opportunity to achieve their potential and where fans from all communities feel welcome. … More

Diversity in Racing

28 Nov 2019

As with all elite sports and all activities involving horses, there is an element of risk. It is the responsibility of the BHA and everyone involved in the sport to ensure that we do everything possible … More

Making horseracing safer

11 Oct 2018

In British racing the use of a foam padded, air cushioned whip is permitted, with strict controls on its use.   What sort of whip is used in British racing? The current design of the whip was developed … More

The whip

11 Oct 2018