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Equine Cushing’s Syndrome

This is a 20-year-old pony that was presented at Greenmount Equine Hospital with a history of weight loss but no decrease in appetite, abnormal hair growth and a few episodes of laminitis. Could you guess what condition this pony suffers from? Could you l...

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New Year Resolutions we...

1. I CAN walk and poop at the same time. I can, I can, I can. 2. I will NOT stop and poop or urinate every time I pass the same spot in the arena. 3. I will NOT leave when my rider falls off. 4. My stable is NOT my litter box. When I have free access to m...

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On Target – training...

Joseph Murphy is one of Ireland’s most successful event riders and has trained many young horses to the highest level in this demanding sport. With cross country courses becoming ever more technical, ‘arrow heads’ and ‘skinnies’ now feature at a...

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Record breaker on track...

Alice Dunsdon is a happy girl. Fresh from her incredible trip to the Adelaide International 4* with her horse Fernhill Present (aka Hilly), she is on the brink of making history. Thirty-year-old Alice, from Guildford in Surrey, runs a small but select str...

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Get the basics right

They say in the world of sport “get the basics right “. This, I believe, is also very true in the world of showjumping. With this in mind, I want to share with you a very simple but effective exercise. I use this exercise sometimes in the warm...

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Award Winning Tattersalls International...

Box Office for Tatts 2016 is Now Open 1st – 5th June 2016 The box office is now open for the 2016 Tattersalls International Horse Trials and Country Fair in Association with Horse Sport Ireland. With up to 20% off tickets booked online this is a great v...

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Training the Grand Prix...

Fabio is a 17.3hh, 9yr old dark bay gelding we are training towards Grand Prix Dressage. We purchased him as a 4yr old from a family friend. What I initially loved about Fabio was his super walk and canter. His trot, although not big and flashy, has a ver...

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Autumn/Winter League Finals at...

With competitors in mind Ravensdale Lodge took the decision to hold the scheduled league finals last week, bringing their 2015 show jumping calendar and a difficult year to a close. Thursday saw the finals of the Autumn/Winter indoor SJI registered league...

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Dream Big this Christmas…

It is almost impossible to believe that there are just 2 weeks to Christmas eve. If you haven’t already, now’s the time to start writing your list for Santa – after all, he might need to organise a bigger sleigh…… First things first...