Arctic Soul had a short and undistinguished career as a racehorse
, competing four times without success, but he has fared considerably better since having his attentions switched to eventing and has been described as "definitely in the running" for a spot on the Great Britain team at this summer's Olympics.
RoR chief executive Di Arbuthnot said: "In recent years RoR has focused on increasing the demand for former racehorses
within the sport horse and leisure market.
Gail Ritter with former top-class racehorse
Originally based at Bridge Hill, Horsham, the new home of the Racehorse
Sanctuary features state-of-the-art facilities, including 30 brick-built stables and a sand school, all set within 140 acres of natural beauty.
The notice reads: "Please be extra cautious about responding to unsolicited emails from people asking for racehorses
Nowadays, of course, the choice for ex-racers is far wider, thanks in the main to the Retraining of Racehorses
initiative - 'trained to run, retrained for fun' - backed by the BHA, which provides a 'jobseeker's charter' for the laid-off racehorse
and enables him to turn his hand to every equine discipline imaginable.
So do all racehorses
have the remarkable speed gene?
Summary: The partnership, the first of its kind in the region, will promote the versatility of racehorses
The partnership, which is the first if its kind in the region, will promote the versatility of racehorses
and their ability to adapt to alternative careers after racing.
ALL international horseracing jurisdictions have been urged to put their weight behind organisations that care for racehorses
when they leave active service on the racecourse.
2 (BNA): A new international forum that will bring together the official and national operations based around the world that facilitate and promote the retraining of racehorses
has been formally unveiled at the 'Lifetime Care for Thoroughbreds: Godolphin Forum' in Newmarket, United Kingdom.
The ride from Stratford to Warwick on Sunday August 23 is intended to highlight the work of the Retraining Of Racehorses
And last week the pair were crowned national champions in the Intro section of the Retraining of Racehorses
Dressage Horse Series 2014 final at Vale View Equestrian Centre, near Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire.
OWNERS of jumps racehorses
have voted Haydock Park at their favourite large racecourse in Britain.
to Riding Horse Show Championship, which is supported by the charity, Retraining of Racehorses
, was initiated by SEIB to help ex-racehorses
when they come out of training and help to recognise their abilities in the show ring.