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News RoR’s 2023 in numbers

12th January 2024

2023 was a busy year at RoR across all our teams. In order to highlight the breadth of our work, we’ve pulled together an infographic with some of our key statistics.

Download RoR’s 2023 in Numbers infographic now.

Here are some of the highlights:


In 2023, the number of registered horses expanded by 1744, reaching a total of 12,721 actively registered with RoR. These figures play a crucial role in advancing the traceability of our cherished former horses and are integral to the fulfilment of our mission to safeguard the wellbeing of all former racehorses

Welfare, Competitions and Education

Throughout the year, we aided 54 horses through our welfare safety net and spent over £1.3m on our welfare and education initiatives.

In the competitive arena, we ran 39 series across 14 disciplines and had over 1032 entries to our National Championships, alone.

We offered 731 RoR mounted and unmounted educational events, with 1879 participants taking part.

Reach and Promotion

Our social media channels grew, with a reach of over 700,000 on Facebook and over 66,000 on Instagram, and we launched a new initiative, Horses for Courses, to showcase the care given and opportunities available to racehorses once their racing days come to an end.

Our Three-Year Strategy

We would like to thank all our stakeholders for their contribution to our achievements last year and we look forward to sharing our new strategy with you on 19 January.

Download RoR’s 2023 in Numbers infographic now.

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