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Vet receives award for...

Last week BEVA announced that their prestigious 2018 Sam Hignett award has been given for research into a novel treatment for equine Cushing’s disease, also known as Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction. The award, made for the best clinical research p...

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A Grand Day Out...

Record Crowds at Dowth Point to Point and Country Fair The 2018 Dowth Point to Point and Country Fair took place on Sunday 28th October, drawing record crowds of over 6,500 to County Meath for the annual day of racing, food and family fun. Organised and s...

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ISPCA tips to protect...

While most of us might enjoy the spooks and sweets to Halloween, for our pets and wildlife this time of year can be nothing less than frightful. The ISPCA reminds people as we approach Halloween to be aware of the dangers the holiday poses to their pets, ...

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Top chefs set to...

Michelin star chef Richard Corrigan, Eoin Gilchrist and Kris Kodric (Tankardstown House) confirmed for Meath event Guests are invited to tickle their taste buds at this year’s Dowth Point-to-Point and Country Fair on 28th October – with Michelin s...

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Don’t let them suffer...

Dental problems in horses tend to be hidden, often causing the horse to suffer in silence. This is why routine dental care is so important, advises the British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA). Now, thanks to BEVA’s new online dental resources, owne...

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Jamie saddles up for...

Top Irish amateur jockey Jamie Codd helped kick off the countdown to the Dowth Point-to-Point and Country Fair, set to take place on Sunday 28th October at Dowth, Brú na Bóinne, County Meath. Organised and sponsored by agri-technology company Devenish i...

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Identifying And Treating Common...

Horses are well-loved in Ireland with the country boasting a population of approximately 180,000 at present according to data compiled by World Horse Welfare. Despite our best efforts to keep our horses healthy and safe, they can still suffer from the o...

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Be Stronger and Safer...

Falling from a horse was the most common reason for visiting the emergency department at Midland Regional Hospital in Tullamore in 2013. It’s a reminder that horse riding requires a coordinated effort of all muscle groups, and for riders who are new t...

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How Horses Help with...

The Irish people have always had a great love for horses throughout history. It is widely recognised that connecting with animals can help to relieve anxiety and stress and induce a sense a calm, and the horse is particularly adept at this as a study by ...

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Guide To Tricast Bets

A tricast bet (also known as a trifecta in the USA), is a type of pari-mutuel wagering in which the punter predicts the order of horses to finish first, second, and third in a race. This type of bet offers the chance of great payouts and is often used on ...