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The College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise have launched a new online course with both thoroughbred and sport horse options.
12 August 2022 Farm management
Humans and horses in the heatwave
Specialists have come together to share their essential heatwave advice
12 August 2022 Miscellaneous
Global response on equine ethics and wellbeing
First of its kind social license survey to be implemented by the new Equine Ethics and Wellbeing Commission
Should I transport my horse in these temperatures?
With soaring temperatures across Europe, Horse Sport Ireland have issued a travel warning
8 August 2022 Miscellaneous
NEWS: Big drop in number of British mares visiting Irish stallions
Brexit and rising transport costs are thought to be the main reasons behind the sharp decrease in the amount of movement of broodmares between jurisdictions
5 August 2022 Racing News
New horse handling and behaviour course at CAFRE
As equine assisted activities become increasingly popular CAFRE is offering a useful course for those hoping to work in the sector
5 August 2022 Careers & education
Is it time to delete your social media apps?
With Millstreet and Dublin Shows just around the corner, performance coach Poppy Blandford shares her thoughts on social media and its influence on the competative mindset for riders
5 August 2022 Miscellaneous
New technology to keep racehorses injury-free seeks racing yards for trials
Helen Sharp chats to biomedical engineer Stephen O'Dwyer about TrojanTrack which provides trainers with accurate daily biomechanical analysis on racehorses with minimal fuss
5 August 2022 Training methods
NEWS: €10 million investment for Equine MediRecord
The app which helps horse owners and keepers to record medicines administered to horses is set for a global push
5 August 2022 Bloodstock news
NEWS: Owners to get advice on retired racehorses
The Association of Irish Racehorse Owners and HRI Owner are staging a series of information evenings on the topic of post-racing aftercare
29 July 2022 Racing News
Get marketing savvy for only €7
Horse Sport Ireland are offering the opportunity to learn from an award-winning marketing expert
29 July 2022 Farm management
A strip-grazing surprise
Eating less by strip-grazing doesn’t mean moving less, shows new study
29 July 2022 Farm management