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 10th September, 2019

Rain doesn’t stop play in the RoR Racing to Polo Challenge

43 former racehorses compete at The Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club New award for best playing lady rider On Monda...

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Published 5th September, 2019

Jenny Hall appointed Head of Welfare for Retraining of Racehorses

Dr Jenny Hall, the current Chair of the FEI Veterinary Committee and former Chief Veterinary Officer for the British Hor...

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Published 2nd September, 2019

Thrilling finale to RoR Racing to Cricket day

There was a dramatic finish to the RoR Racing to Cricket Trophy at Wormsley Cricket Ground on Sunday evening with victor...

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Published 28th August, 2019

Eight racing teams pad up for RoR Racing to Cricket day

Great day of sport plus fantastic charity auction Hosted on the Getty Estate’s Wormsley Cricket Ground This Sunday Retr...

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...

RoR retweeted
#FlashbackFriday It's been just over 100 days since our @RoRlatest Indoor Show and what a fantastic day! 🎉🏆🐴 We'll be announcing next year's date so watch this space! 😀 https://t.co/vaUZG9bMUQ
@RoRlatest 13th September, 2019