Retraining of Racehorses

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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.

The charity promotes the versatility and adaptability of racehorses for other equestrian activities and provides the necessary infrastructure and funding to care for former racehorses that would otherwise be vulnerable.

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

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Published 16th May, 2019

Norway hosts Europe's first international aftercare conference

Third IFAR conference gets underway today in Oslo Three representatives from RoR selected as presenters The third co...

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Published 10th May, 2019

National hunt stars Un Temps Pour Tout & Moon Racer join team Clare Poole

Following their recent retirement from racing last month, Un Temps Pour Tout and Moon Racer who both ran in the colours ...

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Published 30th April, 2019

Sovereign Debt ready to show off new skills in Ascot parade

The recently retired and popular Sovereign Debt returns to Ascot on Wednesday in his new guise as a successful competito...

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Published 15th April, 2019

Gold Cup winner Big Orange joins RoR Yard at Palace House

Big Orange has joined the Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) charity flagship yard at Palace House, the National Heritage Ce...

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 5th June, 2019

Amroth Bay - a (nearly) perfect match from the start

(Written by Sophie Brown) As someone straight out of racing school and starting their first job in racing, my nerves on ...

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Published 17th September, 2018

Former racehorse, Carhue, on patrol in rural Wales

In May 2017, Dyfed-Powys Police Special Constables started patrolling on horseback. These Special Constables have full p...

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Published 17th June, 2018

Spanish Hidalgo – a truly rewarding gentleman

Both myself and my husband worked in racing for many years. Including his dad who looked after the famous Shirley Height...

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Published 1st June, 2018

Master Wickham – the gift horse that went to badminton

(Written by Claire Lewis) Master Wickham, known at home as Darsi, ran his last race in January 2015 after a short career...

Winner of the 2011 Queen's Vase, Namibian, is now excelling at Para-dressage. On the eve of Royal @Ascot week, RoR celebrates the 1000's of former racehorses in the UK enjoying fulfilling 2nd careers. #RoyalAscot #versatileracehorses #RoRTopTrumps https://t.co/5BBtVnakUg
@RoRlatest 14th June, 2019