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 18th July, 2019

Former racehorses star at Polo in King Power Gold Cup semi-finals

Drastic Art wins Racing to Polo Challenge for second time Former Challenge runner-up wins semi-final best playing pony...

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Published 5th July, 2019

TV show on what it takes to retrain racehorses

Racing TV’s ‘This Racing Life’ focuses on the racehorse’s versatility The July edition of This Racing Life, Racing TV’s...

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Published 2nd July, 2019

Ri-Dry Racing to Hunting Challenge field narrowed down to ten

Prize pot of £3,500 Challenge Final takes place at Aintree’s Countryside Day The judging panel tasked with finding the...

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Published 28th June, 2019

Entries open for the RoR Goffs UK Championships

The countdown is on to the pinnacle of RoR’s Showing calendar Entries open on July 1st after record entries in 2018 ...

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...

A great insight into retraining racehorses for a second career & the options open to them courtesy of @AtTheRaces, filmed at the RoR showcase yard @palacehouse_nkt #VersatileRacehorses https://t.co/b6tCKMPRb6
@RoRlatest 22nd July, 2019