Horse Care
HORSE SENSE: Mastitis and mares
Irish Field Contributor
Dr Karen Dunne takes a closer look at possible problems with mares and their udders
16 September 2022 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
16 September 2022 Breeding and sales
BREEDING: The history of World Championship breeding
Susan Finnerty analyses the breeding patterns of the previous eventing World Championships
BREEDING: Irish-breds do the business
Susan Finnerty looks at how Irish-bred horses have performed in the 2022's five-star events so far this year
9 September 2022 Breeding and sales
Increasing costs for Irish breeders
Report highlights the issues facing Irish breeders in the face of rising costs
26 August 2022 Breeding management
BREEDERS' 10 - Angela McGahern: 'So long as it was a good one'
Double gold medal champion Rincoola Babog was bred by the late Harold McGahern, whose daughter Angela answers Susan Finnerty’s questions
19 August 2022 Breeding and sales
BREEDERS' 10 - Padraic Egan: Over the moon
Padraic Egan, who bred Harry Allen’s recent bronze medallist horse Over Lux, is next to answer Susan Finnerty’s questions
5 August 2022 Breeding and sales
HORSE SENSE: Foals and their less-than-perfect legs
Foals across Ireland are growing fast, Dr Joe Collins MVB PhD takes a closer look at what can go wrong and how it can be treated
2 August 2022 Veterinary
BREEDING: KWPN and German studbooks medal hunt
What were the leading dressage bloodlines at recent World Championships? Susan Finnerty looks at the medal winners
BREEDING INSIGHTS: Breeders honoured for Royal Ascot wins
Leo Powell celebrates the breeding successes at Royal Ascot 2022, where Irish-breds shone
29 July 2022 Pedigree analysis
BREEDERS' 10 - John and Julia Crosbie: Keeping the faith
Enniscorthy couple John and Julia Crosbie had a field day in the All Ireland three-year-old final with their home-breds and are next to answer Susan Finnerty’s questions
A foal buyer’s view
Deirdre Carson BVSc MRCVS talks to Richard Brown of Blandford Bloodstock