TOP STORIES
Bloodstock Sales
SALES: Highest median in Orby history
Ryan McElligott
Topping the second session of the sale was a €575,000 Kodiac colt and investment from American buyers over the last two-days has been hugely positive
 
 
Sport horse news
NEWS: DAFM allocate €5.2 million to sport horse sector in Budget 2023
The allocation falls well short of Horse Sport Ireland's pre-Budget ask of €33 million, writes Isabel Hurley and Judith Faherty
Sport horse news
NEWS: Four new board members for Dressage Ireland
Margie McLoone reports from Dressage Ireland's annual general meeting which took place at the Maldron Hotel in Tallaght
Breeding and sales
SALES: Gray signs for €9,200 top lot
Tiernan Gray secured the top lot at the one-day September Connemara Pony Sales
Sport horse news
NEWS: Ben Connors voted Star of the Month
The multiple European eventing medallist was voted Star of the Month for August by readers of The Irish Field
Sport horse news
COMMENT: Olympic qualification in the bag
The Irish eventers and show jumpers can begin their planning for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games
TRAINING METHODS
HORSE SENSE: The small things can be the big things
In a two-part special, musculoskeletal therapist Laura Stephenson discusses biomechanics and performance
VETERINARY
HORSE SENSE: Mastitis and mares
Dr Karen Dunne takes a closer look at possible problems with mares and their udders
NUTRITION
HORSE SENSE: A pinch of salt
A reminder of the importance of salt to your horse's diet and how much he needs
BREEDING MANAGEMENT
Sales preparation is everything
The ITBA and TBA have partnered to share helpful guidelines for the preparation of thoroughbred breeding and youngstock at public auction, sale entry and for the demonstration of high health status