Every horse sold at the auction, which has the support of the Racehorse
Owners Association and National Trainers Federation, will have a 'non-racing agreement' clause added to its passport preventing it from racing again.
We have informed Retraining of Racehorses
and the BHA security department.
The mercifully short-lived pastime of banded racing ably demonstrated that some racehorses
should never have been racehorses
in the first place.
Surely, the perpetrators of the laughable theory of the 'speed gene', Dr Emmeline Hill and Dr Mim Bower, should devote their time to DNA testing of donkeys and zebras, not the more serious business of breeding thoroughbred racehorses
The partnership, the first of its kind in the region, will promote the versatility of racehorses
and their ability to adapt to alternative careers after racing.
It represents a significant move by those invested in the thoroughbred industry in Japan to promote the retraining of racehorses
and 'second careers' for thoroughbreds.
The plea came from Di Arbuthnot, chief executive of the BHA-backed Retraining of Racehorses
, in her role as chairman of the recently founded and Godolphin-inspired International Forum for the Aftercare of Racehorses
The International Forum for the Aftercare of Racehorses
(IFAR) will include representatives from Australia, France, Great Britain, Ireland, Japan and the United States.
Karen, who will be taking her former racehorse
Coverdale Lady, said: "The idea of riding from Racecourse to Racecourse is primarily to highlight the success and adaptability of some of the 10,500 former racehorses
now registered with RoR enjoying success with second careers and life after racing.
Retraining of Racehorses
is British horseracing's official charity for the welfare of horses who have retired from racing.
The findings come in a survey by the 7,000-strong Racehorse
Samantha Osborne earned a place in the South Essex Insurance Brokers (SEIB) Racehorse
to Riding Horse Championships at the Horse of the Year show (HOYS) 2013 by competing in a qualifying event at Badgworth Arena, Somerset.
Lynette Lewis Popieluch is the Owner of Rancho Lynette Racehorse
Ranch in Florida, a ranch which breeds and raises racehorses
and jumping champion horses.
Beyond the Homestretch: What I've Learned form Saving Racehorses
tells of the author's experiences when she decides to leave her Washington, D.
SIR - Ffos Las racecourse has been officially opened with a busy schedule of 28 fixtures for next year, but what thought has been given to the welfare of racehorses