NEWS: Big drop in number of British mares visiting Irish stallions
Mark Costello
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
29 July 2022 Racing News
ITBA AWARDS: Western breeders celebrate at the races
Una Tormey of the Irish Thoroughbred Breeders' Association reports from the ITBA Western Region Awards at Galway this week
26 July 2022 Racing News
FEATURE: Never mind the Chili Peppers, meet the 'Red Hot Owner Breeders'
From 'California' to 'Barcelona', Kevin and Marjorie McCarthy have been on a winning streak with Willie Mullins for 15 years
New faces on ITBA council
The Irish Thoroughbred Breeders' Association has elected some new members to its council
10 June 2022 Bloodstock news
BALMORAL SHOW: Easy Pleased's win delights connections
The McConnell family were delighted when Easy Pleased impressed the judges to win the ITBA racehorse to riding horse championship at Balmoral Show 2022
Industry experts lined up to advise breeders
Kerry Ryan of the ITBA looks ahead to the series of Ask The Expert sessions which start on Monday and are open to all
ITBA set to launch 2022 Educational Programme for breeders
The Irish Thoroughbred Breeders' Association plans to cover a wide range of topics from May to December
29 April 2022 Bloodstock news
ITBA NH SEMINAR: Changes needed if Irish jump racing is to remain dominant
In the first of four stories in this week's edition, Breandán Ó hUallacháin reports from this week's ITBA NH Seminar at the Hotel Minella
8 April 2022 Bloodstock news
ITBA NH SEMINAR: 'I think bumpers have run their course'
Breandán Ó hUallacháin heard some strong views being expressed at the Hotel Minella
8 April 2022 Racing features
ITBA NH SEMINAR: Should point-to-points move to the racecourse?
Richard Pugh and Kevin Blake had a lively exchange on the future of point-to-points during the ITBA NH Seminar, reports Breandán Ó hUallacháin
8 April 2022 Point-to-Point
ITBA NH SEMINAR: News and views from the Hotel Minella
Breandán O hUallacháin rounds up some of the other talking points from last Monday's session
8 April 2022 Racing features
NEWS: ITBA expects lively NH seminar on Monday
“The aim here is to find out if there is anything the ITBA can do – by engaging with other stakeholders – to improve the situation for National Hunt breeders."
1 April 2022 Bloodstock news