(Jockeys Education and Training Scheme)
The IJF is a significant contributor to the funding of JETS. This helps jockeys currently riding and those who have retired to formulate their career plans for a life after being a jockey.
(Professional Jockeys Association)
The IJF works with the PJA to part fund their team of nutritionists who spend time at Oaksey House and Jack Berry House. The IJF also supports the Cognacitymental health resource.
(British Racing School)
Located alongside Peter O’Sullevan House in Newmarket, the IJF works with the BRS through the Jockey Coaching Programme to rehabilitate and improve the fitness of jockeys. The IJF and BRS share some facilities and resources such as simulators and gym equipment.
The IJF works closely with their sister charity, Racing Welfare. Together they jointly fund a 24-hour helpline and Racing Welfare beneficiaries are referred to IJF centres for physio support.
(The Jockeys Injury Management Team)
The JIM team delivers therapeutic support on the racecourse. The team comprises 18 practitioners, 19 chartered physiotherapists and one Sports therapist/scientist working across the country. 100% of National Hunt meetings and approx 60% of flat meetings have a practitioner on site.
Changing Minds are clinical psychologists who have been working with the IJF since 2020. They provide a trained psychologist on site at all three centres one day a week, to offer both immediate help to individuals and to help the IJF team with advice on how best to support others.
(National Horseracing College)
The National Horseracing College provides a responsive centre of training excellence in the north, identifying, encouraging and nurturing talent, particularly within young people. They work with the IJF through the Jockey Coaching Programme to rehabilitate and improve the fitness of jockeys.
We are acutely aware that the Coronavirus continues to have a significant and negative impact upon many of our beneficiaries. We are well positioned to offer help and support to those affected and would encourage you to make contact with us.
Our Rehabilitation Centres are Open and from these hubs you can access general pastoral, clinical and financial support as necessary.