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About us Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) is British Horseracing's official charity for the welfare of horses who have retired from racing. Our mission is to safeguard the wellbeing of all former racehorses.

We help retired racehorses find new purpose and loving homes. We offer retraining and rehoming support, and welfare programmes for former racehorses to ensure they have a dignified and fulfilling life after they stop racing.

Latest news Keep up to date with RoR news and upcoming events here

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Published 28th May, 2024

Inside an RoR Insight Day

Amy Bannister Bell, RoR Wales Regional Development Officer Back in 2023, I wanted to offer something new to RoR’s educat...

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Published 26th April, 2024

Retraining of Racehorses partner with BEDE Events

Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) is pleased to confirm a new partnership with BEDE Events that will run alongside the prev...

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Published 8th April, 2024

From Horseball to Dressage: Former racehorses showcase their second careers in Aintree RoR Parade

The second day of the Randox Grand National Festival on Friday 12 April sees the return of the annual Retraining of Race...

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Published 20th March, 2024

RoR Horses For Courses gains momentum in 2024

The Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) Horses for Courses programme, supported by Godolphin, has kicked off with excitement ...

Success stories RoR is always interested to hear of other success stories so please email us and send a photograph of your own story.

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Published 10th May, 2024

Basil's leap: from the racetrack to jumping triumph

Written by Sarah Smith Bombay Basil, known at home as Basil, started his racing career in Ireland before joining Tracey ...

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Published 28th February, 2024

A lifelong journey with Saint Arch

Written by Emma Link Since the age of nine, my journey with horses has been a lifelong passion. It all began when my pa...

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Published 9th February, 2024

"The Flying Sofa"

Written by Lucy Giles In the tale of this extraordinary horse, where do I even begin? Picture a striking horse, dark ba...

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Published 12th December, 2023

RoR’s dedication to welfare: safeguarding the wellbeing of former racehorses

Behind the glamour of the RoR parades and the excitement of the competition series lies an essential pillar of the Retra...