Countess of Halifax – Patron

"As a breeder of thoroughbreds and an owner of racehorses I am proud to show my commitment and support by being a Patron of New Beginnings.

"As a horsewoman myself, I can fully endorse the care and empathy show to these magnificent horses, who deserve the chance of a secure and fulfilling life following racing. I acknowledge the dedication, passion and commitment shown by Pam and Kevin to the welfare of all the horses in their care and their support for the racing industry."

Graham Orange – Trustee

"As a proud Yorkshireman, I'm honoured to be a trustee of New Beginnings. I worked in a professional capacity for Yorkshire racecourses for over 32 years, so I know how important racing is to the county and how the county is important to its racing!

"As a trustee of New Beginnings, I'm continuing my association with racehorses, albeit in a different capacity. These are exciting times for New Beginnings, and I'm delighted to be part of a great team. It's a wonderful charity which represents a very important aspect of the racing industry, something that appeals to both racegoers and the public as a whole."

Michael Shinners – Trustee

"In my many years of working within the industry, most recently as Horse Racing PR Manager for Sky Bet I have become acutely aware of the need to make provisions for horses in their retirement. 

"I was fortunate to visit New Beginnings four years ago and was immediately impressed by the work they do.  They prepare horses for the next stages of their lives in a friendly and professional manner. I’m proud to be associated with them as a trustee of the charity as they continue their invaluable work and service to the sport."