We hope this event will not only increase the knowledge and skills of horse people in retraining racehorses
, but also build awareness within the general public of the suitability of thoroughbreds as riding horses."
"The event highlights the many uses racehorses
have after they have finished their racing careers," she said.
Well over 10 years ago, Haydock pioneered providing racehorse
owners with complimentary refreshments.
"The standard of the Racehorse
to Riding Horse classes is just getting better and better and it is wonderful to see how, with time and patience, these horses can be retrained to go on into another career after racing", said Nicolina MacKenzie, marketing manager at South Essex Insurance Brokers.
When the starting bell sounds, a winning racehorse
steeds to explode from the gate.
Funded initially out of Morse's own pocket before finding financial support from Retraining of Racehorses
and the Sir Peter O'Sullevan Charitable Trust, the centre gained charitable status four years ago and currently homes ten former racehorses
British Showjumping, in conjunction with Retraining of Racehorses
(RoR), is hosting a series of competitions at a wide variety of levels for thoroughbreds who have retired from the track.
Former Grand National-winning jockey Bob Champion, of Aldaniti fame in 1981, made a special guest appearance and judged some of the retrained racehorse
classes at the show.
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.
Mr Lloyd, chief executive of Mold-based property developers, Eatonfield Group, is investing pounds 4m in the first racehorse
breeding and training business in North Wales.
To celebrate the Cheltenham Festival we've teamed up with top bookmakers Ladbrokes to give YOU the chance to own your very own racehorse
NEW advances in genetics will allow racehorse
trainers to find out if thoroughbreds are more susceptible to inherited diseases and why some perform better than others, say scientists.
Manchester United's biggest shareholder will 'vigorously contest' legal action by Sir Alex Ferguson over the racehorse
Rock of Gibraltar, it emerged yesterday.
A PAINTING of a racehorse
by George Stubbs fetched pounds 2.7million at auction yesterday - after lying undiscovered for more than 200 years.
, bref for speed for almost 400 years?