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news Save the Date – 23rd April for RoR Showcase Day at Hartpury

19th March 2022
  • An unmissable day to showcase former racehorses in their new careers
  • Live demos and displays featuring top professionals ‘all under one roof’
  • Advance ticket offers now online

Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) is delighted to announce the return of the RoR Showcase Day on Saturday 23rd April at Hartpury University in Gloucestershire from 10am to 5pm. This inspirational Day, which is supported by The Horserace Betting Levy Board, will include a range of live demonstrations and clinics, expert advice and the chance to see first-hand the versatility and adaptability of former racehorses now excelling in their new careers.

This year’s impressive line-up of renowned trainers and experts includes top show producers Katie and Chris Jerram-Hunnable, dressage coach Cara Hayward and event rider and instructor Diana Burgess. There will be demonstrations from Western Rider Emma Lonie, polo with David Morley and side-saddle with Lucinda Simms. The event will feature a range of equine disciplines including showing, dressage, eventing, polo, horseball and western riding.

The day also feature talks with racing industry and other equine experts covering the transition of the racehorse from athlete straight from the track to retraining for its second career. There will be an Ask The Experts Lounge where visitors will have the opportunity to ask one-to-one questions and gather more tips and advice. In addition, the RoR Showcase provides visitors with information about the care of former racehorses with master classes in saddlery, feeding, dentistry and physiotherapy.

Di Arbuthnot, RoR Chief Executive explains: “Education forms such an integral part of the charity’s work and we are very grateful to Horserace Betting Levy Board for their financial support of the showcase. The entire day will be a showcase for the work of the charity all under one roof with a host of experts and industry professionals from the racing and equine worlds.’

Tickets on the day are £20.00 each. To secure the best ticket price, advance booking online is advised. Advance booking offers includes the ‘car share offer’ with 3 tickets for £30 or single tickets priced at £15.00. To book tickets for the RoR Showcase day visit

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