OFF THE TRACK WA RETRAINING PROGRAM EXPANDS

Racing and Wagering Western Australia’s (RWWA) Off the Track WA (OTTWA) Retraining Program is set to increase its capacity for the retraining and rehoming of the State’s retired racehorses by 50 per cent. The OTTWA Retraining Program was first launched as a pilot in September 2020 and following its success RWWA has expanded the program […]

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Off the Track WA Esperance Clinic Postponed 

Off the Track WA (OTTWA) advises that due to the WA Government restrictions in response to COVID-19 and the current uncertainty surrounding changes to these restrictions, the OTTWA Clinic scheduled for May 1 and 2 at the Esperance Equestrian Centre has been postponed.  OTTWA acknowledges the significant support of the planned clinic shown by both the off the track and racing communities of Esperance. We are committed to […]

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OTTWA SPONSORED EVENT WRAP UP | March 2021

Off the Track WA was proud to sponsor 20 equestrian events across March 2021. These sponsored events saw nearly 400 entries from 337 individual retired racehorses who competed disciplines including Harness Driving, Pentathlons and Show Horse. Local clubs and organisations from Albany to Geraldton and everywhere in between welcomed retired racehorses to their events. Six […]

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OTTWA Twilight Metro Clinic Cancelled

Equestrian Western Australia (EWA) and Off the Track WA (OTTWA) have made the decision to cancel the first OTTWA metropolitan educational clinic of 2021. The multi-disciplinary clinic, originally planned for 6 and 7 February, was rescheduled to 14 February. However, given the uncertainty around the COVID-19 restrictions and the impacts of the Wooroloo bushfire, the […]

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OTTWA Metro Twilight Clinic Postponed

Off the Track WA (OTTWA) advises that due to the restrictions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and the current bushfire emergency, the OTTWA Clinic scheduled for 6 and 7 February at the State Equestrian Centre has been postponed. Participants who have signed up to this clinic may either elect to maintain their registration and participate in […]

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RWWA PRESENTS MULTI-PURPOSE RACEHORSE WELFARE FACILITY

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) today unveiled its multi-purpose racehorse welfare facility, the Off the Track WA (OTTWA) Estate, with the announcement that two of the first horses transitioning through its retraining program will be donated to HorsePower Australia. The Estate will be used to facilitate the retraining of retired racehorses through RWWA’s OTTWA […]

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RWWA LAUNCHES WA HORSE PASSPORT

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) has today launched the Off the Track WA (OTTWA) Passport, an initiative designed to assist in the tracking of retired thoroughbreds and standardbreds in the State. The passport, part of the commitments outlined in the WA Racehorse Welfare Plan announced in November 2019, will work to ascertain details of […]

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RWWA Seeking Re-Trainers for Off the Track WA Program

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) has today released a tender for the provision of re-trainers to assist its Off the Track WA Retraining Program, supporting with the assessment, education and training of retired racehorses. The Off the Track WA Retraining Program forms part of RWWA’s WA Racehorse Welfare Plan to further safeguard the wellbeing […]

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Off the Track WA Clinics & Events – COVID-19 Statement

In response to the Federal Government and health authorities’ advice regarding coronavirus (COVID-19), Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) advises that its Off the Track WA clinics and events in partnership with Equestrian Western Australia, are postponed until further notice. This decision has been made in alignment with the announcement by the Federal Government advising […]

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RWWA LAUNCHES WEBSITE DEDICATED TO RETIRED RACEHORSES

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) is pleased to announce the launch of its dedicated Off the Track WA website to assist in the transition of retired racehorses to equestrian and pleasure pursuits. The website, www.offthetrackwa.com.au, forms part of a series of commitments presented in RWWA’s WA Racehorse Welfare Plan to further safeguard the welfare of […]

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