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PONY TALES: Support ISPCA this Christmas
Irish Field Contributor
There's a range of festive gifts and fun stocking fillers available from ISPCA
17 December 2021 Sport horse news
NEWS: Less than 1,000 horses seized in 2020
There has been a dramatic fall in the number of horses seized nationwide with less than 1,000 equines rounded up by local authorities in 2020
17 December 2021 Sport horse news
NEWS: Equine groups benefit from €3.7m funding
Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue TD (FF) announced record funding of almost €4 million to 98 animal wefare organisations
COMMENT: Census makes sense
The State's first Equine Census seeks to build a comprehensive database of all equidae here - an essential tool to safeguard equine health and wellbeing
3 December 2021 Sport horse news
NEWS: McConalogue announces date of Ireland’s First Equine Census
Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue TD (FF) confirms equine census date as Tuesday, November 30th 2021
29 November 2021 Sport horse news
PONY TALES: Put the IHWT on your Xmas list!
The Irish Horse Welfare Trust has helped over 1500 horses and ponies and is urgently in need of funds and support so please put them on your Christmas List!
26 November 2021 Pony Tales
Giving to help horses this Christmas
Dr Joe Collins MVB PhD encourages us to spare a thought for our horses and horsepeople in need this Christmas
19 November 2021 Miscellaneous
BEST TURNED OUT: Staff share in €9,000 league jackpot
Staff employed by Jim Bolger, Michael Halford and Kevin Prendergast shared €9,000 as winners of the inaugural Irish Thoroughbred Welfare Council best turned-out league
15 November 2021 Racing News
Encouraging the ridden horse – in consideration of the whip
Dr Joe Collins MVB PhD balances the facts on the use of the whip within equestrian sport
12 November 2021 Veterinary
NEWS: Roll up for IHWT lotto
The Irish Horse Welfare Trust is running a great new weekly lotto for horse lovers
5 November 2021 Sport horse news
NEWS: Open invite to World Horse Welfare conference
The World Horse Welfare annual conference has a fantastic range of speakers lined up for Thursday, November 11th and all are welcome to view it remotely for free
5 November 2021 Sport horse news
NEWS: Irish racing unlikely to follow British on food chain exclusion
The recent BBC Panorama investigation has prompted the British authorities to take action to ensure retired racehorses are not sold to an abattoir.
8 October 2021 Editorial