Horse racing, in particular National Hunt racing, gets a lot of stick for not being safe and not putting the horses welfare and safety first. While racing is never going… Read More »Racing Is Changing Fence Colour To Improve Safety
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The thoroughbred is possibly the most popular breed across the world and is certainly one of the most influential. Having been selectively bred for centuries for speed and stamina, they have been used as an improver for many other horse breeds. Thousands are bred around the world each year for racing and each year thousands retire to have new lives as riding horses.
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