Members of the IJA have access to a full range of physiotherapy treatments including regular race day physiotherapy through John Butler. As members you are also entitled to access to the Santry Sports Clinic ( and any private physiotherapy which you receive is paid for through the Jockeys Accident Fund once it is approved by the Turf Club Medical Officer. If you feel that you need physiotherapy treatment this should be arranged through Dr. Adrian McGoldrick or by dealing directly with John Butler, our on-course Racing Physiotherapist.


Contact details:

John Butler and Therese Leahy
John Butler Sports Injury / Massage & Physiotherapy Galway
Unit 7 Kilkerrin Business Park
Liosbaun Industrial Estate
Tuam Road

Telephone:          091-767473/086-3015043


Racing Calendar 2019: Download here

Racing Calendar 2020

The racecourses where a physiotherapist will be visiting are texted to each member and are available on the IJA website. Physiotherapists arrive at least one and a half hours before racing starts and are available to treat jockeys until after the last race.