Press and Archive News

Ethical Ownership in Horse Racing

Mills Racing Website – October 2023

National Racehorse Week Q&A: Lauren Vickerson, The British Thoroughbred Retraining Centre

Racing Together Website – October 2023

How a Grand National winner triggered a dispute about the wellbeing of racehorses

Pet News – August 2023

How a Grand National winner prompted a debate about welfare of racehorses

The Yorkshire Post – July 2023

Shetland pony set to steal the show at Cartmel Races

Westmorland Gazette – July 2023


Retired racehorses given a new lease of life

CLA Land & Business Magazine – April 2023

Nine Cumbrian Charities To benefit From Fundraising At Cartmel Races This Season

The Herdwick – 29 March 2023

Inside Love Island star Gemma Owen’s dressage career and love of horses

Metro – 02 August 2022

Retired race horse from Lancaster thoroughbred welfare centre brings smiles to care home residents

Lancaster Guardian – 14 July 2022

Milnthorpe’s Hartland House Care Home enjoys visit from retired racehorses from BTRC

The Mail – 14 July 2022

Giving New Hope

Lancashire Life – March 2022

Equestrian community shows incredible support following break-in at BTRC – 24 September 2020

BTRC CEO Gillian Carlisle on how she and her team are keeping the Centre on course and ready to meet the challenges ahead – 08 July 2020

Life after the track…

Lister Global – 07 March 2020

Three vital stages to transforming a racehorse into the perfect riding horse

Horse & Hound – 05 February 2020

Stable Talk Podcast: Giving ex-racehorses a second chance in life – 01 February 2020

Welfare centre: disaster awaits if RoR funding for ex-racehorses does not change

Racing Post – 03 September 2019

Carrie Humble: a scrapper whose rock ‘n’ roll attitude held us up to the light

Racing Post – 08 June 2018

Ride round Chatsworth Estate raises funds for racehorse charity

Horse & Countryside – 14 July 2016

British Thoroughbred Retraining Centre Launches Challenge Ride Round The Uk

Eclipse Magazine – 27 April 2016

Ride for Retraining Success Calls for More Charity Rides

Everything Horse – 27 April 2016

British Thoroughbred Retraining Centre encourages riders to ‘ride round UK’

Horse & Countryside – 27 April 2016

South Lakes Ride Promotes Retraining of Retired Racehorses

North West Evening Mail – 26 April 2016

Challenge to Ride Round UK

The Equestrian Index – 26 April 2016

Judi Dench to help ex-racehorses find new careers

Horse & Hound – 20 April 2016

UK Equestrian Sponsorship Round-Up

Horse & Hound – 16 April 2016

Queen of the silver screen joins cast for charity celebrations

Racing Post – 10 April 2016

New Patron of The British Thoroughbred Retraining Centre Dame Judi Dench

Eclipse Magazine – 24 march 2016

9 Reasons to Rehome a Racehorse

Horse & Hound – 22 January 2016

New Name for Retraining Charity

Racing Post – 22 October 2015