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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.

At RoR we believe every former racehorse deserves a life well lived throughout every stage of their life. RoR’s long term vision is ‘For all former racehorses to enjoy a good life’ and our Mission is to safeguard the wellbeing of all former racehorses.

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

Published 30th November, 2023

RoR Releases Film to Spotlight Equine Ambassador Scheme and Promote Equine Welfare

Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) has released a new promotional film to raise awareness of the Horses For Courses equine a...

Published 23rd November, 2023

Celtic Silver Triumphs in Ri-Dry RoR Racing to Hunting Challenge

In a compelling display of the vibrant second careers that await retired racehorses, Celtic Silver, a 14-year-old geldin...

Published 20th November, 2023

Retraining of Racehorses delighted to announce Zara Tindall MBE as its new Patron

Retraining of Racehorses (RoR), a leading charity dedicated to the welfare and retraining of retired racehorses, is deli...

Published 15th November, 2023

RoR Parade at Cheltenham Highlights the Second Careers of Former Racehorses

A spectacular showcase of former racehorses is set to take place at Cheltenham Racecourse as part of the highly anticipa...

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

Published 6th November, 2023

From Racetrack to Family Heart: The Tale of Suncloud the Gentleman

By Shannon Matthewson Introducing the wonderful Suncloud, affectionately known as Sunny. I've had the privilege of shari...

Published 16th October, 2023

Jumping into a New Life: Brian and Kate's Journey

Written by Kate Mieczkowska I acquired Restless Brian, also known as Brian, from his initial owner, who had taken him di...

Published 9th October, 2023

A Journey with Maverick: From the Racetrack to Triumph

By Derek Horsburgh In June 2019, a horse named Maverick, formerly known as "Read'em And Weep," entered my life after a ...

Published 4th August, 2023

Gemologist – The Gem

Written by Katie Coward My horse is an 8-year-old dark bay mare called Gemologist, known very aptly as Gem, as she is a ...