"The only accredited rehoming centre in the southwest of England"
Jo Massey - Trustee & Chief Executive
Jo Massey is the founder and driving force behind Racehorse Relief. Having worked with former racehorses in various stages of their rehabilitation for over ten years, Jo decided to start this charity dedicated to the retraining and rehoming of these animals. Jo has vast experience in this field and is responsible for the day-to-day running of the organisation.
Paul Massey - Trustee
Paul is the director and founder of Bluefruit Software, a specialist software business that employs over 80 people. Paul brings tech skills and business acumen to the organisation.
Emma Staton - Trustee
Emma grew up here in Cornwall & has ridden since she was 18 months old. In 2004 Emma graduated from the Welsh Institute of Chiropractic & continued postgraduate study with the International Academy of Veterinary Chiropractic qualifying in 2006. After qualifying, she set up a successful chiropractic clinic which has been expanding ever since. The majority of Emma's experience has been spent specialising in the treatment of animals, specifically horses. Emma has competed in a number of equestrian disciplines including dressage, eventing and showing.
Jenny Opie - Trustee
Jenny heads up the Cornwall office of Bickerstaff & Co Accountants. Jenny's accountancy specialisms include charitable and equine businesses. Jenny has three horses which she likes to compete in dressage and eventing.
located in rural Cornwall
3 blocks of 10 American-barn style stabling
60x25m indoor school
60x40m outdoor school
20-jump cross country course
Wind & solar power
for keeping the lights on
Retraining of Racehorses
The RoR support Racehorse Relief through their vulnerable horse scheme, providing crucial funding to help the horses most in need.
The Peter O'Sullevan Charitable Trust
Thank you to the Peter O'Sullevan Charitable Trust for supporting us through funding of capital investments, including the design of this website and building a stable block.
Animal Friends Pet Insurance
Thank you to Animal Friends Pet Insurance for awarding us with £5,000 towards the construction of our indoor school.
Racehorse Relief is very happy to have Sorbeo horse bedding as a supporter. With sustainability being close to our hearts, it makes sense for us to use the best quality wood pellets made by Sorbeo. For more information on this great product just click on the image to visit their website.
Thank you to Liz at Hoof Bootique for sourcing and donating 9 pairs of Hoof boots from Equine Fusion, Cavallo, Scoot boots, and Renegade
Thank you to Progressive Earth for supplying us with a generous discount on all products. We highly recommend this supplement!
Animal Rescue Foundation
Thankyou to Animal Rescue Foundation who have awarded us a grant to help towards the rehabilitation, retraining and rehoming of our former racehorses.