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About us Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) is British horseracing's official charity for the welfare of horses who have retired from racing. Our mission is to safeguard the wellbeing of all former racehorses.

We help retired racehorses find new purpose and loving homes. We offer retraining and rehoming support, and welfare programmes for former racehorses to ensure they have a dignified and fulfilling life after they stop racing.

Latest news Keep up to date with RoR news and upcoming events here

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Published 28th June, 2024

Lalor’s blog - We’re off to the RoR National Championships!

By Stephanie Jones Lalor is an absolute legend! When I last wrote, he was off for a three-week field break. He came back...

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Published 27th June, 2024

RoR launches monthly hacking challenge with Ridely: Kindly supported by Allen & Page

Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) is delighted to announce the launch of the RoR Ridely Hacking Challenge, in partnership w...

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Published 25th June, 2024

Minella Rebellion crowned Tattersalls Showing Series Champ

RoR’s showing stars came out for a fantastic day at the Al Shira'aa Hickstead Derby Meeting on Sunday 23 June as the fin...

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Published 14th June, 2024

BHA Board adopts the RoR Strategy 2024-2026

We are thrilled to share that the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) Board has adopted our three-year strategy, aimed a...

Success stories We are always interested to hear and share of stories of our members and their former racehorses. If you'd like to get involved, please email news@ror.org.uk, telling us about you and your horse, and how RoR membership has helped with your journey

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Published 4th July, 2024

Mr. Dib Dab: A different kind of success

by Vicky Rowson We all have hopes and dreams for our former racehorses. For some, it's about enjoying a peaceful hack, t...

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Published 10th May, 2024

Basil's leap: from the racetrack to jumping triumph

Written by Sarah Smith Bombay Basil, known at home as Basil, started his racing career in Ireland before joining Tracey ...

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Published 28th February, 2024

A lifelong journey with Saint Arch

Written by Emma Link Since the age of nine, my journey with horses has been a lifelong passion. It all began when my pa...

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Published 9th February, 2024

"The Flying Sofa"

Written by Lucy Giles In the tale of this extraordinary horse, where do I even begin? Picture a striking horse, dark ba...