retraining of racehorses

Britain: Aftercare Executive Lashes Out At Country’s Official OTTB Charity

In a letter published in the Racing Post this week, the chairman of one of Britain’s first aftercare groups criticized the funding model for Retraining of Racehorses (RoR), the industry-funded organization tasked with promoting off-track Thoroughbreds and providing a safety net to those which may be vulnerable. John Sexton, chairman of the British Thoroughbred Retraining […]

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IFAR Conference: We Need Better Traceability For OTTBs

The third International Forum for the Aftercare of Racehorses (IFAR), held in conjunction with the European & Mediterranean Horseracing Federation’s (EMHF) General Assembly at Øvrevoll Racetrack in Oslo, Norway, concluded May 16 with presentations on topics including the challenges regulators face when it comes to aftercare, the versatility of the Thoroughbred, an aftercare toolkit, and […]

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Tattersalls To Host Stallion Nomination Auction To Benefit Retraining Of Racehorses

A charity auction of stallion nominations, including recently retired stars Cracksman and Saxon Warrior, is to be hosted by Tattersalls on the eve of the 2018 December Mare Sale. The proceeds from the auction will go to British racing’s own charity for the welfare of retired racehorses, Retraining of Racehorses (RoR). The champagne reception and […]

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Retirement Ceremony Set For Queen Elizabeth’s OTTB

Queen Elizabeth II has long understood that Thoroughbred racehorses can accomplish a lot of things, both during their time on the racetrack and after; many of her horses have gone on to have dual careers. Her homebred Thoroughbred Barbers Shop was a top-notch National Hunt horse turned quality show horse, obtaining many championship titles. A […]

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Seasons To Kingman, Gleneagles Star In Charity Tattersalls Auction For Retraining Of Racehorses

A charity auction of stallion nominations, including Kingman and Gleneagles, is to be hosted by Tattersalls on the eve of the December Mares Sale. The proceeds from the auction will go to British racing’s own charity for the welfare of retired racehorses, Retraining of Racehorses (RoR). The champagne reception and auction will be held in […]

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Queen’s Ex-Racehorse Earns Top Honors At The Royal Windsor Horse Show

Barbers Shop, Queen Elizabeth II’s former racehorse, once again took home top honors at the Retraining of Racehorses Tattersalls Thoroughbred Ridden Show Series at the Royal Windsor Horse Show. Now 15, the bay horse was the last to be bred by the Queen’s mother, Queen Elizabeth. The third year for Barbers Shop to win this […]

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Aftercare Across The Pond: British Experts Turn Focus To Grassroots Efforts

As American sport horse riders prepare for their 2016 show seasons, it would seem that off-track Thoroughbreds are continuing their comeback into the show horse world. The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program recently announced that this year’s calendar holds TIP awards and recognized classes at 750 events in 43 states. The Retired Racehorse Project is […]

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