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CHELTENHAM 2024: Venetia Williams: 'I prefer to let the horses do the talking'
Irish Field Contributor
Steve Dennis catches up with Britain's leading female trainer as she sets her sights for Gold Cup redemption
 
 
RACING FEATURES
CHELTENHAM 2024: Venetia Williams: 'I prefer to let the horses do the talking'
Steve Dennis catches up with Britain's leading female trainer as she sets her sights for Gold Cup redemption
RACING FEATURES
CHELTENHAM 2024: Walking the Walk
Leo Powell looks at the impact Walk In The Park has had on racing and breeding in Ireland and Britain, and what is likely to come. He also lists 10 young horses by Walk In The Park to watch.
RACING FEATURES
Michael O'Sullivan: I give it everything, no matter who I'm riding for
The Corkman was in the hot seat for the opening Grade 1 last year but he thrived in the battle on Marine Nationale as John O'Riordan found out
RACING FEATURES
CHELTENHAM: Tom Malone - The talent spotter
Bloodstock agent Tom Malone tells Martin Stevens how he went from riding winners for Martin Pipe to buying winners for Paul Nicholls and others
PODCASTS
Breeding and sales
SALES: Cavan kicks off with €10,000 toppers
The new sale season opened in a steadier, but nevertheless satisfactory, fashion at Cavan last week, reports Sally Parkyn
Sport horse news
NEWS: Rose cleared after mankini furore
Three-time Olympic eventing medallist Shane Rose, who caused a stir when he wore a mankini in a charity competition recently, has been cleared of any wrongdoing
Sport horse news
NEWS: Young breeders get chance to shine
The Young Breeders National Championships next month is a merging of both competition and education
Sport horse news
NEWS: New classes announced for Balmoral Show
The Royal Ulster Agricultural Society has announced the addition of several new classes to the 2024 equine prize schedule for Balmoral
Sport horse news
NEWS: Subsidy available for health screening
HSI's Reproductive Health Screening Scheme for 2024 subsidises the cost of pre-breeding screening up to a maximum of €50 per horse
RACING FEATURES
FEATURE: Benji Coogan retires from the saddle
Benji was one of the most respected riders on the Curragh, writes Dan Kirwan
FARM MANAGEMENT
Help with ATV training from ITBA
Correct training for use of ATVs/quads is now mandatory and the ITBA are offering its members support
BREEDING MANAGEMENT
Mares now included in sport horse pre-breeding scheme
Horse Sport Ireland have launched their Reproductive Health Screening Scheme to include mares
TRAINING METHODS
Free course on safe handling from the ground
CAFRE are offering a free webinar called The Introduction To Groundwork And Safe Horse Handling From The Ground