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SPORT HORSE STALLIONS GUIDE 2022: Bridging a growing gap
Isabel Hurley
With global price rises hitting the key inputs of fuel and grain, maximising grassland management and harnessing available schemes has never been more important this breeding season
STALLIONS GUIDE 2022: Star performers turned broodmares – where are they now?
Judith Faherty finds out where some star mares of the sport are in their breeding careers and what progeny is on the ground
SPORT HORSE STALLIONS GUIDE 2022: Foaling essentials
Foaling is in full swing and here's a reminder of essentials for your foaling regime
STALLIONS GUIDE 2022: Picking a stallion for commercial success
Sally Parkyn analyses the Irish sales returns and finds the stallions that appear at the head of the tables
FEATURE - Pook Bourne Stud: Horses for Hickstead courses
International show jumper Shane Breen has represented Ireland for decades. Now he’s upping plans to breed horses too, as he tells Susan Finnerty about Pook Bourne Stud
STALLIONS GUIDE 2022: Rankings depot
Rankings are always a useful tool for breeders and Susan Finnerty looks at the 2021 Hippomundo and WBFSH results
SPORT HORSE STALLIONS 2022: Preparing your mare for a successful stud career
Veterinary surgeon Karen Dunne has advice and tips for sport horse breeders on how to maximise their mare's chances of carrying a healthy pregnancy
SPORT HORSE STALLIONS 2022: De-mystifying DNA analysis
Dr Sonja Egan of Horse Sport Ireland's Breeding Department explains the advantages of using SNP technology in equine DNA analysis
SPORT HORSE STALLIONS 2022: Simple steps towards ‘Sustainability’
Teagasc Equine Specialist, Wendy Conlon, has some Sustainability suggestions that the equine community can readily adopt
SPORT HORSE STALLIONS 2022: 'Learning is a lifelong experience'
Co Down breeder Paddy Breen of Carneyhaugh Horses has enjoyed success from a small pool of foundation mares
SPORT HORSE STALLIONS 2022: The changing face of pony breeding
Emer Bermingham looks at the emerging trends in the breeding of ponies
SPORT HORSE STALLIONS GUIDE 2022: Young breeders crowned
The 2022 ISH Young Breeders National Championships took place at Kildalton College, hosted by Teagasc, Horse Sport Ireland and supported by DAFM