Retraining of Racehorses
|Di Arbuthnot (Chief Executive)|
Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) is a national animal welfare organization in the United Kingdom. It was established by the British Horseracing Authority in 2000 and is a registered charity under English and Scottish law. RoR is the official charity for the welfare of horses who have retired from racing through injury, old age or a lack of ability. It is based at Palace House in Newmarket.
RoR performs the following actions:
- Raises money to support the retraining and rehoming of former racehorses
- Provides facilities for the care, retraining and rehoming of former racehorses
- Raises the profile of racehorses to other equestrian activities
- Operates education programmes to ensure handlers are adequately trained to care for the horses
RoR facilitates revenue grants and funds centre improvements and property purchases for four retraining centres:
- Greatwood Caring for Retired Racehorses
- HEROS (Homing Ex-racehorses Organisation Scheme)
- Moorcroft Racehorse Welfare Centre
- Thoroughbred Rehabilitation Centre
- Darley Stud Management
- Charity Commission. RETRAINING OF RACE HORSES, registered charity no. 1084787.
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