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Glorious RoR Parade at York Races


It was a glorious day for the RoR's Parade of ex-racehorses at York Racecourse on Saturday 12th July at the John Smith's Cup Meeting. Thanks to everyone who...

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Inishmor wins in a strong class at Barbury


Inishmor won the prestigious RoR/NTF Retrained Racehorse Championship at the Barbury International Horse Trials on Sunday 6th July 2014.  Ridden by Swindon-based Australian Paul Tapner, Inishmor held onto his...

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31st July - Behind the Scenes at the Races evening at Epsom Racecourse


RoR South East has been very lucky to recently secure a 'Behind the Scenes at the Races' evening at Epsom Racecourse on Thursday 31st July.   This tour will cover...

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Saturday 26th July RoR Dressage Clinic with Harry Payne in Northamptonshire


This will be a fantastic opportunity to have some high level feedback and advice from an experienced rider, an opportunity not to be missed!  RoR central region are lucky...

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Winner's Enclosure Winners Enclosure


Welcome to our winners enclosure, which features RoR Series winners and other great photos.  Visit our galleries to see more photographs.


Jack The Giant and Allister Hood - RoR/Tattersalls Show Series Championship winner (NH) at Hickstead in June 2014


Purple Moon and Chantel Wootten - RoR/Tattersalls Show Series Championship winner (Flat) at Hickstead in June 2014


Ringwood and Catherine Hobson - RoR Dressage qualifier for the Netex Trailblazers National Championship in July 2014


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The Importance of Hydration


Dehydration should not just be associated with hot weather, as a horse can become dehydrated in cold weather when they tend to have less access to grass, eat more dry feeds in the form of forage and often do not like drinking water cold water as the temperatures drop.

However, it is the hot weather we are concerned about here as when the temperature rises water has an increased and very vital role in thermoregulation.  The greatest risk of dehydration is when it is hot and humid, a horse will need at least four times his usual water intake.

We asked Equine Management and Training to provide some guidance on keeping your horse hydrated. Please click here to read the full article



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RoR Heart Award Winner Solo Volumes going strong


Solo Volumes aka Charlie, our overall RoR Heart Award winner back in 2011, is still going strong at the fantastic age of 25-years-old. 

See how great he still looks in our success stories section with a lovely update from his owner Mel Yarham who has owned him now for 17 years.

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