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Children and Vulnerable Adults Safeguarding Policy

Striding on together - the HKJC and equestrian sport share the same spirit of partnership and commitment to excellence.

Children and Vulnerable Adults Safeguarding Policy

A share responsibility of the Equestrian Community

The Equestrian Affairs Department (EAD) of the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) acknowledge the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and are committed to ensuring safeguarding practices that reflect international best practice.

Every equestrian rider at the HKJC is entitled to learn and train in a safe, motivating environment and be provided with the highest possible standard of care. The EAD of the HKJC are committed to implementing this Safeguarding Policy to safeguard children and vulnerable adults from harm and abuse.

The purpose of this policy is:

  • to protect children and vulnerable adults when receiving training or services from the EAD or when participating in equestrian or related activities overseen by the EAD;
  • to provide all staff with the overarching principles that guide our approach to safeguarding;
  • to promote best practice in providing riders with appropriate safety and protection under their coaching or training programmes and competitions;
  • to allow all staff to make informed and confident responses to specific child protection issues; and
  • to protect HKJC from the damage that can be caused by allegations of abuse.

The Safeguarding Committee (SC) :

  • Head of Equestrian Affairs
  • Executive Manager, Equestrian Affairs Projects
  • Manager, Human Resources (Business Facing)
  • Senior Manager, Equestrian (BREC)
  • Deputy Executive Manager, Security Policy and Risk
  • Manager, Equestrian Affairs Administration

The Safeguarding Officers (SO's):

  • Tracy Lung, Head of School Line - Beas River Riding School
  • Stephane Morai, Senior Manager, Equestrian (BREC)
  • Bee Chan, Senior Manager, Equestrian (PRS)
  • Kenny Wong, Senior Equestrian Coach

For further information, to report an incident or if you have any safeguarding concerns please email: safeguarding@hkjc.org.hk