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ASICS London 10k

Heartfelt thanks go to our team of fundraisers who took part in the ASICS London 10K on Sunday 21st July. We are very grateful to our team of runners: Ruth, Lisa, Dorota, Rebecca, Claire, Magdalena, Iwona, Katie and Marie. They all took part in the ASICS London 10K to raise money for HEROS. You can…

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HEROS Charity Annual Show 2019 Results

#HEROSshow Thank you to all who attended the HEROS Charity Annual Show here at North Farm Stud on Sunday 30th June and to all our Volunteers, Judges and Stewards. Please see the results below (or download a results document here) and if you would like photographs please visit True To You Photography – Sunday 30th June. 2019 HEROS…

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West Berkshire Learner Achievement Awards 2019

Mark Hunt receives Outstanding Progression Award We were so delighted to be able to attend the West Berkshire Learner Achievement Awards ceremony on Friday 7th June when Mark Hunt received his Outstanding Progression Award. Mark joined us in 2017 after leaving school with minimal qualifications, low self esteem but a passion for horses. By July 2018 he had achieved his Level…

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South and Vale Business Awards 2019

The Bluestream Recruitment Social Responsibility Award North Farm Stud in association with HEROS Education was delighted to be shortlisted out of 13,500 as a finalist of the South and Vale Business Awards 2019. The awards ceremony was held at the Williams F1 Centre on Friday 15th March where we got to see some alternative horsepower! Sadly, we didn’t…

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Just Giving Charity of the Year Awards 2018

Voting’s open for Charity of the Year 2018. Voting’s now open for the Just Giving Charity of the Year Awards 2018. We’d love it if you would nominate HEROS using this link. Our valued supporters We could not continue our valuable work without the support of our many friends and donors, including corporate sponsors. Without their…

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HEROS Charity Horse Show 2018 results

#HEROSshow A huge thank you to all who braved the heat and attended the HEROS Charity Horse Show here at North Farm Stud on Saturday 30th June and Sunday 1st July and to all our Volunteers, Judges and Stewards. Please see the results below (or download a results document here) and if you would like photos…

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HEROS Education launch Functional Skills Courses…

Fully Funded by West Berkshire Council. HEROS Charity Education are launching Fully Funded Adult Education Courses in Functional Skills (ENGLISH) and Functional Skills (MATHS) LEVEL 1 AND LEVEL 2.   Who are these courses for? The courses are for anyone aged 19 or over who got a grade ‘D’ or below (3 or below in the new grading system) in…

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Amazon makes HEROS Smile

Shop at Amazon and support HEROS Charity…. HEROS Charity are always glad to find ways for you to show your support for the work HEROS does without costing you a penny….. HEROS Charity have enroled in a new program launched by Amazon – Amazon Smile! Simply select HEROS as your nominated charity and Amazon will donate 0.5% of…

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Tesco Bags Of Help

HEROS Charity Education is delighted to have been chosen as a Tesco Bags Of Help charity. VOTING OPENS from Tuesday 2nd January 2018 to Wednesday 28th February 2018 at the following stores: TESCO EXTRA Abingdon Tesco TESCO EXPRESS Fitzharris Tesco TESCO EXPRESS Oxford Road Abingdon Tesco TESCO EXPRESS Millbrook Square, Grove Tesco Please, please, please…

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A fundraising dash for cash

Education and Training Development Manager for HEROS Charity and North Farm Stud Eleanor Boden is joining her team mate Gerry Kennedy in running the Great Scottish Run Half Marathon on 1st October, 2017 to raise funds for HEROS Education. Eleanor has been extremely busy since joining the team and has set up a wide variety…

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HEROS Charity Horse Show 2017 results #HEROSshow

THANK YOU TO ALL WHO ATTENDED THE SHOW ON SUNDAY 2ND JULY – AND TO ALL OUR HELPERS, JUDGES AND STEWARDS. Please see results below (or download a results document here) and if you require photos please visit Spindletree Photography. 2017 HEROS Show results SUPREME CHAMPION: KERRY BLUNDELL & WILLIAMS WAY Supreme Show Championship – Best in…

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HEROS Charity is a Friend of JETS

For jockeys unsure what to do next, and who want to get a better understanding of different career options… Friends of JETS offer jockeys the practical opportunities to apply their skills in the workplace through work experience or placements. For jockeys unsure what to do next, and who want to get a better understanding of…

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Horsepowered vets on European fundraising tour

Vets with Horsepower is ‘getting together for good’ and preparing for its latest fundraising tour in June – Horsepower 2017. HEROS Charity is delighted to be one of the beneficiaries this year. HORSEPOWER 2017 (Charity Registration No. SCO46720) involves senior specialist vets lead by Professor Derek Knottenbelt setting off on an endurance motorcycle lecture tour…

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Riding and Road Safety Course

HEROS Charity Education announces dates for Riding and Road Safety Course… HEROS Education is holding a Riding and Road Safety Training Course to prepare you and your ex-racehorse for the BHS Riding and Road Safety Test. Held in our new indoor arena at North Farm Stud, Fawley (OX12 9NJ) the course is run by Qualified…

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Get Started! – education programme

Are you… Aged 19 years or above? Living in West Berkshire? interested in horses? HEROS Charity is offering a unique opportunity for six adults to take part in its new entry-level course, Get Started! – preparing people for the working world. The course is funded by West Berkshire Council’s Community Education Fund and is for…

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Your Horse Live 2016

HEROS Charity was chosen as Your Horse Magazine’s Charity of the Year in 2016… At the publication’s flagship YOUR HORSE LIVE event we benefitted from donations at Shop & Drop stations across the two days of pre-Christmas activity. HEROS Charity also had a stand at the event, which provided a great opportunity to meet many…

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#RidingForHEROS 2016 at Windsor Racecourse

Guests enjoyed a fun filled day with live auction hosted by racing’s favourite; Richard Phillips and a silent auction with spectacular opportunities to purchase a wide range of donated items and activities that in some instances money just couldn’t buy. Sponsors also generously supported races included Tori Global, Bathwick Tyres, Irish Thoroughbred Marketing, the National Trainers Federation and North Farm Stud. The NTF &…

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HEROS expands its education portfolio

To mark the launch of its support the NTF is to sponsor the HEROS Charity Race at Windsor Racecourse on Saturday 27th August 2016. The Windsor Ladies Day fixture is a major fundraiser for the HEROS Charity 10th anniversary #HEROS10 campaign. “I know that we can help learners to improve their skills across the board,”…

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Townend gets on board with training

All charities need profile-raising support and HEROS Charity is delighted to welcome the Daily Mail’s racing correspondent Marcus Townend as a HEROS Patron. Marcus and HEROS were introduced recently as he embarked on an incredible journey – not only learning to ride, but also reaching a suitable standard to ride in a charity race at Windsor…

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Victoria Pendleton HEROS Charity Ambassador

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. She has a unique understanding of what it takes to retire from one sport and retrain to be successful in another discipline. Now…

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Connections are on course for HEROS

The West Berkshire Golf Club delivered the friendly and relaxed welcome it is renowned for as 13 teams enjoyed stunning views over the Berkshire Downs and across to the Valley of the Racehorse. Views that a number of guests are very familiar with, including retired jockey-turned-trainer Richard Hughes. He joined fellow retired jockeys John Reid,…

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Our valued supporters

We could not continue our valuable work without the support of our many friends and donors, including corporate sponsors. Without their support many HEROS Charity fundraising events would not be possible; we are grateful to our sponsors for the opportunity their support provides in enabling us to take our fundraising activities to a wider audience.