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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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Off the Track Clinic

Finding a Club or Coach

Find a coach or club to suit you and your off the track horse with the help of organisations like Equestrian Western Australia (EWA), Pony Club and Adult Riding Clubs. EWA Accredited Coaches. EWA accredited coaches  generally work on a freelance basis and charge for services and are available throughout Western Australia. wa.equestrian.org.au Pony Club […]

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Off the Track WA Clinic and Event attendee

How Do I Qualify for Off the Track WA Clinics & Events?

All thoroughbreds and standardbreds bred for the purpose of racing qualify for Off the Track WA Clinics and Events, and any of the classes we sponsor. You will be asked to provide your horse’s race name, microchip and/or brands when you enter. If you’re not sure of your horses’ details you can follow the steps […]

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Clancy Had The Perfect Touch

Clancy  who raced as Perfect Touch came straight off the track to his new life at the Claremont Therapeutic Riding Centre (CTRC).  After letting down and initial work it was soon obvious to M’Liss Henry and the CTRC team that Clancy’s fabulous grounded temperament was going to make him a very valuable asset to the […]

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Grand Fiero

Off the Track Horses Honouring Our Troops

The Australian 10th Light Horse Rockingham Troop is dedicated to preserving and honouring the military of the Australian Light Horsemen of World War 1. They attend community events, visit schools and nursing homes as well as commemorative events. The troop includes valued members, and off the track horses; Digger, Ned Kelly, Melody and in-training Elle. […]

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Made to Burn Standardbred

Sunny Lights Up The Show Ring

Registered as Made to Burn, but fondly known as sunny, the now 11-year-old, never made it to the racetrack, but with Paris Oliver-Tubner he now has several breed and show horse ribbons to his name. Paris has been riding Sunny for just over a year now and in this short time they have grown into […]

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Off the Track WA and Equestrian WA Clinics and Events Announced

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) is pleased to announce that it will be partnering with Equestrian Western Australia (EWA) through its Off the Track WA program, to present a series of events across the State in 2020. The series, which covers both regional and metropolitan areas, will provide an opportunity for owners of retired […]

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From The Track and Back; Cassius Grey Returns as Clerk of Course

Cassius Grey has two race track careers to his name; successful race horse and Clerk of the Course horse! The 2003 gelding won $110,915 across 44 starts across five wins, nine seconds and four thirds under trainer Warren Radford until he retired in 2010. At this time Cassius found his way into Trainer Jade Tangaroa’s […]

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Collie Horse Power

Off The Track Horses Bring Joy To Collie

HorsePower Collie has today officially accepted two Off The Track WA (OTTWA) racehorses to become part of their team as equine therapy horses. Sports Man, a standardbred, and Shilling a thoroughbred, were recognised early on in their careers as horses with superb temperaments and high trainability so when they retired from racing recently they were […]

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