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November 2023

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…

Published 8th November, 2023

RoR Launches Membership Research Survey to Enhance Member Experience and Engagement

Retraining of Racehorses (RoR), British Horseracing's official charity for the welfare of horses who have retired from r…

Published 1st November, 2023

RoR Invites Nominations for two prestigious Awards for former racehorses

Nominations now open for The Jockey Club RoR Horse of the Year and the new The Sir Peter O’Sullevan Charitable Trust Ro…

October 2023

Published 25th October, 2023

Expand Your Knowledge with RoR’s Winter Webinar Series

As part of Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) commitment to education of former racehorse owners we are launching our RoR Wi…

Published 19th October, 2023

Finalists announced for the Ri-Dry RoR Racing to Hunting Challenge

The Ri-Dry RoR Racing to Hunting Challenge, organised by Retraining of Racehorses (RoR), is set to name its 2023 champio…

Published 16th October, 2023

Aintree Hosts Thrilling Day of Racing and Retraining of Racehorses Demonstration

This event offers a day of family-friendly fun, heart-pounding horse racing action, and a captivating RoR demonstration…

Published 12th October, 2023

Eight former racehorses showcase their success after racing at the Dubai Future Champions Day RoR Parade

Eight former racehorses will showcase a racehorse’s life after racing at Dubai Future Champions Festival Including succe…

September 2023

Published 28th September, 2023

Racing Industry's Commitment to Former Racehorse Aftercare Spotlighted by Ambassadors

In recent months, a significant number of our Horses for Courses equine ambassadors have been actively engaged, either p…

Published 5th September, 2023

Jack Channon’s yard celebrates a win at RoR’s Racing to Cricket

Runners up in 2019 and 2022, Channon’s yard thrilled with their yard’s triumph to win 2023 title RoR fundraising day at…

August 2023

Published 28th August, 2023

Hazel Hill scores glory at RoR Championships

Title of Supreme Champion goes to Hazel Hill and Jane Williamson 287 former racehorses take part in The Jockey Club RoR …

Published 23rd August, 2023

Auction Lots Revealed for RoR Racing to Cricket Fundraising Event

Bid on money can’t buy sports experiences, racing events, stallion nominationsand holidays Advance bids to rorauction@ro…

Published 21st August, 2023

All set for The Jockey Club RoR National Championships at Aintree

287 horses entered for The Jockey Club RoR National Championships Four days of high-quality competition exclusively for…

Published 10th August, 2023

Musselburgh Racecourse joins Horses for Courses programme as four Ambassadors head to RoR National Championships

An exciting new initiative launched by Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) this year aims to show how former racehorses are c…

July 2023

Published 25th July, 2023

RoR's Biggest Fundraising Day! Racing to Cricket

Watch racehorse trainers’ teams from the yards of Nicky Henderson, Richard Hannon, Ben Pauling, Jack Channon, Charlie H…

Published 20th July, 2023

New research highlights the healing power of Former Racehorses

IFAR video focusses on the Thoroughbred’s suitability for Equine Assisted Therapy There is mounting evidence to show t…

Published 3rd July, 2023

The Sir Peter O’Sullevan Trust set to sponsor new RoR Community Award

Three-year sponsorship agreement to support a new community impact award The award will recognise former racehorses h…

Published 3rd July, 2023

Hexham Racecourse joins RoR Horses for Courses programme

Earlier this year Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) launched an exciting new initiative to showcase the care given and oppo…