Britain's got talons! Rider and his golden eagle bring 4,000-year-old sport from Mongolia to Dartmoor

Friday, 02 June 2017

The Daily Mail has highlighted a fascinating example of the adaptability of racehorses, in a story about Martin Whitely, 49, who has brought a 4,000 year old sport of horsemen using golden eagles to hunt food to Dartmoor. 

In 2016, over 12,500 horses were registered with Retraining of Racehorses (British Horseracing’s official charity for rehoming and retraining racehorses) as active in other equine disciplines outside of racing. 

To read the full story, click the link here

Aftercare Advocates Stress Owner Responsibility, Humane Treatment at First International Forum for the Aftercare of Racehorses

Monday, 22 May 2017

International advocates for equine aftercare emphasized owner responsibility and humane treatment in addition to sharing insights on retirement programs for horses whose racing or breeding careers have ended during the two day International Forum for the Aftercare of Racehorses (IFAR), which held its first conference in Washington, D.C., on May 17 and 18, 2017.