The latest Horse Sense and Hands On articles for keeping horses healthy and stud farms in peak condition

Horse Care
Should I transport my horse in these temperatures?
Helen Sharp
With soaring temperatures across Europe, Horse Sport Ireland have issued a travel warning
5 August 2022 Racing News
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 Careers & education
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
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
The Green Horse: Fly rugs on a mission
Helen Sharp seeks out a fly rug that doesn't cost the earth
22 July 2022 Stable management
Equine-assisted services and rehabilitation both championed by royalty
In the past few weeks two of Northern Ireland’s most innovative equestrian facilities have been celebrated by the Royal Family
22 July 2022 Miscellaneous
Sales ring bling: Grooming tips from the top
Leading freelance show groom Alison McIvor, founder and owner of Show Grooms International, shares her sales preparation secrets
19 July 2022 Stable management