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April 2024

Published 26th April, 2024

Retraining of Racehorses partner with BEDE Events

Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) is pleased to confirm a new partnership with BEDE Events that will run alongside the prev…

Published 8th April, 2024

From Horseball to Dressage: Former racehorses showcase their second careers in Aintree RoR Parade

The second day of the Randox Grand National Festival on Friday 12 April sees the return of the annual Retraining of Race…

March 2024

Published 20th March, 2024

RoR Horses For Courses gains momentum in 2024

The Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) Horses for Courses programme, supported by Godolphin, has kicked off with excitement …

Published 15th March, 2024

RoR member research shapes future direction

In a bid to better understand the needs and preferences of its members, Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) conducted its ina…

Published 6th March, 2024

Former racehorses set to shine on Cheltenham Festival’s opening day

On the opening day of the prestigious Cheltenham Festival, racegoers and horse racing enthusiasts will witness the annua…

February 2024

Published 15th February, 2024

RoR launches review to boost opportunities for former racehorses in sports

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

Published 14th February, 2024

RoR delighted to receive a significant legacy donation from Ella MacGregor for its welfare work

Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) is delighted to announce that it has received a generous legacy donation from the late El…

Published 1st February, 2024

RoR honours exceptional former racehorses at the 2024 Awards ceremony

On Wednesday 31 January, Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) hosted its annual RoR Awards ceremony at the historic Jockey Clu…

January 2024

Published 16th January, 2024

RoR sets out three-year strategy to safeguard the wellbeing of former racehorses

RoR unveils strategic roadmap: seeking full industry support to achieve targets Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) is launc…

Published 15th January, 2024

Only a week to vote for the prestigious RoR Awards 2024

Witness the extraordinary partnerships and career transformations in our new videos of the finalists Public vote open u…

Published 12th January, 2024

RoR’s 2023 in numbers

2023 was a busy year at RoR across all our teams. In order to highlight the breadth of our work, we’ve pulled together a…

December 2023

Published 18th December, 2023

RoR announces finalists for the RoR Community Impact Award and RoR Horse of the Year Award

Public Vote now open to determine the winners of each RoR Award Finalists’ stories show the varied and rewarding new rol…

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…