Pony Tales
PONY TALES: Malachy the matchmaker strikes
Susan Finnerty
Sean Bourke and Catríon Page, whose wedding took place recently, met in Malachy Hassett’s yard where Catríon worked at the time
Sport horse news
PONY TALES: Yard tours up for grabs
The upcoming Kilworth and Araglen Harriers fundraising auction at The Swallow Inn, Araglen, is offering tours of some very prestigious yards
Sport horse news
NEWS: Talent on display at Balmoral Show
The 155th Balmoral Show has taken place in Co Antrim, with the usual high standards across the equine classes, including in-hand and ridden showing, working hunter and show jumping
Breeding and sales
BREEDERS’ 10: Michael Callery - To breed a Badminton Champion
Meathman Michael Callery came down from Cloud Nine to answer Susan Finnerty’s questions
Sport horse news
NEWS: Cabourg win for O’Connor
O'Connor and Eve D’Ouilly won the three-star 1.55m Grand Prix at Cabourg in France last Sunday
Sport horse news
NEWS: 'No horse I'd rather be on'
Ireland's Badminton Horse Trials tale of triumph was that of Lucy Latta, who seemed to come from nowhere to finish second at the prestigious five-star event.
Hay, haylage and your horses
Helen Sharp seeks expert guidance on the production and selection of hay and haylage
A vertically farmed hydroponic fodder project and other bright ideas
Equine students claim the bulk of the £5,000 prize pot up for grabs at the Growing Innovation Network competition
Can AI help diagnose Moon Blindness?
Researchers in Munich have developed a deep learning tool that is capable of reliably diagnosing moon blindness in horses based on photos.
John Osborne: How can we improve equine welfare?
HRI equine welfare and bloodstock director John Osborne reflects on the recent HRI Strategic Plan and challenges us to rip up the script to produce a more interesting and exciting sport