Off The Track Showing

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The supermodels of the horse world are back as retired racehorses invited by Racing Victoria's 'Off The Track' program return for the coveted Showing Showcase. Get ready for the glitz and glamour to take over the Rowville Outdoor Arena on Thursday morning.

Off The Track

Come and see these magnificent horse and rider conbinations put themselves under the judges microscope to be crowned champion. This will be the most glamorous equine event at EQUITANA Melbourne and will leave audiences in awe at the grace and beauty of these beautiful horses.

 Watch as these primed and preened athletes strut their stuff as they are assessed on manners, paces, confirmation and general appearance by a panel of expert guest judges.

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Rowville Competition Arena
Sunday 12:45pm - 2:00pm

Off The Track Showing


The Off the Track program aims to facilitate the placement of retired thoroughbred racehorses in second careers by promoting the network of Racing Victoria Acknowledged Retrainers across the state, driving demand for the breed as performance and pleasure horses and educating the community about the various life after racing options, versatility of use, and the appropriate care and retraining of the thoroughbred.

One element of the program drives demand for retired thoroughbred racehorses as pleasure and performance horses through an extensive event sponsorship structure. Racing Victoria has formed strong partnerships with Equestrian Victoria (EV), Pony Club Association of Victoria (PCAV), the Horse Riding Clubs Association of Victoria (HRCAV) and others to ensure suitable incentives exist for re-educating and riding Off the Track horses. In doing so, the program also shares success stories and promotes the attributes of the thoroughbred.

Racing Victoria is the peak body for thoroughbred racing in Victoria and is committed to the welfare of the Australian thoroughbred racehorse. Horses are the centre piece of our industry, Racing Victoria is dedicated to ensuring they’re afforded appropriate care and attention before, during and after their racing life.