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Horse care

The Irish Field’s horse management and veterinary columns, Horse Sense and Hands On, provide you with up to date information on horse care. Browse through our many tutorials, interviews and features for helpful tips and advice.
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Considering an all-weather turnout? CAFRE Enniskillen Campus has built an all-weather, wood-chip turnout overlying an open pore tarmac base and find it to be very effective
By Leanne O'Sullivan on 21 April 2017
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Muddy gateways are as a result of soil compaction, and erosion caused by frequent traffic. Here are our top tips on how to deal with muddy gateways
By Leanne O'Sullivan on 21 April 2017
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In Ireland the potential for soil compaction is greater due to wet soil conditions. Here are some helpful tips on recognising signs of soil compaction
By Leanne O'Sullivan on 21 April 2017
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Soil sampling and analysis gives land owners chemical and physical information about their soil which is useful for guidance in management decisions, writes Leanne O'Sullivan
By Leanne O'Sullivan on 21 April 2017
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Beef farmer and horse breeder Kim McCall, James Kelly of Linacre House Stud and hay producer George Coyle are all using a non-chemical fertiliser on their land. Here's what they had to say about it
By Leanne O'Sullivan on 21 April 2017
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From the owners’ perspective, it is critical that the nutritive quality of forages is optimised to ensure the continued health, well-being and performance of the horse, writes Professor Tom Buckley
By Irish Field Contributor on 21 April 2017
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One fatal case of sycamore poisoning/atypical myopathy has been reported in Wicklow in the last five days and another horse is currently being treated in Kildare
By Irish Field Contributor on 14 April 2017
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CARE, in conjunction with RACE, are currently recruiting for an exercise rider training course which will be fully funded by CARE
By Irish Field Contributor on 14 April 2017
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A grant of up to €1,000 will be available towards the cost of any course or training programme that is accredited by Quality and Qualifications Ireland
By Irish Field Contributor on 14 April 2017
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Leanne O’Sullivan talks to sales consignor, Liz Joscelyne of Rathcannon House Stud who has enjoyed some recent success on the track
By Leanne O'Sullivan on 14 April 2017
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There will be a training evening at Danescroft Equestrian Centre, Lisburn, on Wednesday, April 19th covering all aspects of ridden showing classes
By Irish Field Contributor on 07 April 2017
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Leanne O'Sullivan reports on the Agri Careers fair, where opportunities within the equine industry were discussed by an expert panel
By Leanne O'Sullivan on 07 April 2017
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