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Retired Racehorses Keeping Light Horse Legend Alive

Julieanne Horsman

The 7th Light Horse Gundagai Troop is choosing retired racehorses as mounts for its services, performances and battle re-enactments around New South Wales.

First Nations Youths Get Leg Up Into Horse Racing Industry

Julieanne Horsman

The Wanyuwa program, run in partnership with KARI Foundation, aims to give Indigenous youths an introduction to horses and the many career opportunities in the Thoroughbred racing industry.

Happy Clapper’s Homecoming

Julieanne Horsman

Almost a year to the day since his final race, Happy Clapper returned to the scene of his greatest triumphs to shine a light on Racing NSW’s work with retired racehorses.

Abbey Couldn’t Be Prouder Of Her Off-The-Track Trio

Julieanne Horsman

Southern Highlands equestrian, Abbey Knapp, is passionate about smashing stereotypes and showing off her retired racehorses.

OAR Propelling Retired Racehorses Into New Careers

Julieanne Horsman

The Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Own After Racing program is creating opportunities for racing fans to be involved with Thoroughbreds long after they have run their last race.

Happy Clapper On Show At Newcastle

Julieanne Horsman

Champion racehorse Happy Clapper delighted fans at Newcastle Show in his first public appearance since retiring from racing in April 2020.

Retired Racehorse Gives Kim Waugh A 5-Star Sunday

Julieanne Horsman

Trainer Kim Waugh is passionate about following her retired racehorses in their new careers and over the weekend she enjoyed a special reunion with a former stable favourite.

New NSW Mounted Police Horse Cleans His Own Stable

Janet Fife-Yeomans

This former Bart Cummings-trained racehorse didn’t even neighed to be trained to help out around the stables of the NSW Mounted Police Unit.

Waxworks Gives Retired Policeman A New Perspective

Julieanne Horsman

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder pushed former Police Officer Rob Plumb to the edge, but a sweet retired racehorse named Waxworks is helping him regain control of his life.

Cheeky Cisco Soars Off The Track

Julieanne Horsman

Since retiring from racing, former Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained stayer Cismontane has embarked on a new career as an eventer. It wasn’t love at first sight with his new owner though.

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