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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 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...

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Published 14th June, 2024

RoR joins forces with Agria

RoR and Agria are delighted to announce a new partnership to promote the versatility of former racehorses, celebrate the...

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Published 4th June, 2024

Lalor by Stephanie Jones

Lalor was trained by my sister Kayley and her team, to win a Grade 1 Novice Hurdle at Aintree, and a Grade 2 Novice Chas...

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Published 28th May, 2024

Inside an RoR Insight Day

Amy Bannister Bell, RoR Wales Regional Development Officer Back in 2023, I wanted to offer something new to RoR’s educat...

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 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...

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Published 12th December, 2023

RoR’s dedication to welfare: safeguarding the wellbeing of former racehorses

Behind the glamour of the RoR parades and the excitement of the competition series lies an essential pillar of the Retra...