Paddy Walsh, chief executive of AIR, said: "To have the unanimous support of all the racecourses on this ticketing policy is a significant statement of the importance Irish racecourses place on the support of racehorse
The event highlights the many uses racehorses
have after they have finished their racing careers," she said.
Retraining of Racehorses
is British horseracing's official charity for the welfare of horses who have retired from racing.
Well over 10 years ago, Haydock pioneered providing racehorse
owners with complimentary refreshments.
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.
They will get to enjoy many of the exciting experiences of a racehorse
owner including picking the horse's colours and gaining access to the winner's enclosure each time the horse runs.
True, there was a difference between Barbaro and the average racehorse
that inspired the efforts to save him, but it's not that he would have been worth tens of millions of dollars at stud.
Winning a Triple Crown means fame and glory, so racehorse
owners invest lots of time and money searching for the country's fastest Thoroughbred, a breed of horses that are known for their speed and endurance.
Horses are bred, born and raised on farms, where most are trained, but only a select few become racehorses
The futuristic profile of a racehorse
in full flight, pushing forward against the wind as it races past a stylized version of the legendary Churchill Downs Twin Spires, comprises the official event logo for next year's 133rd renewal of the Kentucky Derby.
HORSE RACING IRELAND has launched a stand-alone website dedicated to the promotion of racehorse
Bedmax is the Uk's leading manufacturer of horse shavings and they have been working with the racehorse
industry at all levels.
FIFTY-FIVE former racehorses
participated in the PS1,000 Retrained Racehorse
Championship at the National Show at Aintree last weekend.
COEUR Du Lion added another win to her name when winning the Mark Johnston Racing sponsored Retrained Racehorse
Class at the North Yorkshire County Show near Northallerton.
It raises funds from within racing to provide and maintain facilities for the care, retraining and re-homing of former racehorses
and to promote awareness of the suitability of the retrained racehorse
for other equine careers.