What is the Backside Learning Center?

The Backside Learning Center is an independent, non-profit organization building community and enriching the lives of equine workers and their families at Churchill Downs racetrack. 

We strive to be the model organization, empowering equine workers and their families to thrive. We provide the educational opportunities and resources they need to empower themselves and their children. 

Get Involved

The Backside Learning Center empowers racetrack workers and their families to thrive with the support from volunteers and donors in and around Kentuckiana.

Volunteer

Become part of the backside community! The Backside Learning Center has a variety of volunteer opportunities to fit everyone's passion. We'll provide the training and know how, you bring your expertise and enthusiasm. 

Donate

Put your support behind the hidden heroes of horse racing. The Backside Learning Center has a proven track record of enriching the lives of equine workers and their families through education and social services.