Some owners and trainers send their horses to a racehorse retrainer to rest and spend time away from the racing environment. These retrainers start the retraining process, evaluating and assessing each horse for its temperament and suitability for a new life outside of racing.
This is a good option for someone inexperienced with a thoroughbred as the horse has been assessed and given time away from racing. In most cases these yards have facilities where the horse can be ridden to see if it is suitable for your needs and the retrainers will provide assistance once you have the horse at home.
There are many people around the country who retrain racehorses and RoR has compiled a list of professional retrainers recommended by racehorse trainers. Please be advised that RoR does not endorse or recommend any retrainer over and above another.
Click here to visit the retrainers directory.