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Tattersalls 2017 – the...

Ireland’s Premier Sporting and Country Event with Highest Concentration of Olympians and World Stars Kicks off at Tattersalls Bright sunshine fell upon Ireland’s premier sporting and country event with the highest concentration of Olympians and world ...

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Horsey Summer Camps for...

Lorna Keogh from Dunbyrne Equestrian Centre in Kildare gives us the low down on pony camps for kids. While the weather is still typically Irish, leaving us in short sleeves one minute and winter coats the next, summer is definitely in the air. Talk to an...

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Pay Special Attention To...

Zoetis Inc. today announced that whether breeding a Thoroughbred for a career on the track or a crossbreed leisure horse for a life as a hack, good worm control is essential to help produce healthy youngsters. Currently, information on best worming strate...

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Finding and breeding the...

What top riders are looking for in their top horses For such a small nation, the Irish punch way above their weight on the world stage. This is never more evident than when it comes to breeding event horses. Year on year, the Irish Sport Horse is at the t...

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One-eyed wonder horse to...

The one-eyed wonder horse Adventure De Kannan – one of the most prolific and consistent horses in Hickstead’s history – is to be retired at this year’s Al Shira’aa Hickstead Derby Meeting Adventure De Kannan, the ride of Irishman Trevor ...

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Small scale horse breeding…...

Ireland is full of small scale breeding enthusiasts. With a handful or mares, or perhaps even just one (like myself) such breeders are often driven by lofty dreams and a deep-seated love of their horses. We spoke to one such breeder – John Gavin of Holy...

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Cork man pleads guilty...

On 26th April 2017 in Mallow District Court, Cornelus Guiney with an address at Rockchapel, North Cork, pleaded guilty on two summons for causing unnecessary suffering to a mare caused by a rope embedded in her nose. The case related to a visit made by IS...

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Barry O’Connor on breeding...

Following on from our previous interview with renowned Showjumping producer Barry O’Connor where we discussed the state of the equestrian industry and what needs to be done to make it stronger, we went on to chat with Barry about his thoughts on breedin...

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Movin’ on!

Where did March go? I can’t believe that it’s nearly 6 weeks since I last blogged and a lot has happened…the eventing season is truly in full swing. Having navigated some dressage tests and rounds of jumping at Coilog in less than ideal weat...

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Barry O’Connor – a...

While the name Barry O’Connor would raise blank faces among the general public and may even ring few bells among the broad equestrian population, for those in the know in Showjumping in Ireland (and it would have to be said, globally), the name Barry O...