Expert advice and information for breeders of sport horses and thoroughbreds.

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HSI breeding support now open
Helen Sharp
HSI 's National Breeding Services 2024 Breeding Schemes are now open to breeders for 2024
26 April 2024 Breeding management
Spring screening: hygiene and your breeding stock
In the first of our bimonthly articles from the Irish Equine Veterinary Association, Dr Sue Salter explains why pre-breeding screening should be a vital part of any hygiene routine
12 April 2024 Breeding management
HORSE SENSE: Feeding the breeding stallion
Head of nutritional advice at Gain Joanne Hurley talks through the importance of feeding breeding stallions for optimal health
Providing the very best for breeding
Labstock supply an extensive range of products for equine reproduction and specialise in artificial insemination and embryo transfer
29 March 2024 Breeding management
Mares now included in sport horse pre-breeding scheme
Horse Sport Ireland have launched their Reproductive Health Screening Scheme to include mares
23 February 2024 Breeding management
€2,500 cash prize for National Hunt breeders
National Hunt breeder and business owner offers a cash prize to recognise the work of Irish breeders
23 February 2024 Breeding management
When the worst happens
Helen Sharp shares first-hand experience of losing a foal before term and asks what's the best practice when a mare aborts?.
9 February 2024 Breeding management
Sound the alarm!
Helen Sharp asked the Irish Horse Breeders Group to share their tried and tested foaling alarm recommendations for 2024
9 February 2024 Breeding management
Prep for the 2024 breeding season - what have you missed ?
Dr. Richard McCormick, M.V.B., Dip. Eq.Sc., M.R.C.V.S shares his findings on Recurrent Laryngeal Neuropathy
9 February 2024 Breeding management
Protect your foal with Plusvital
The experts at Plusvital have developed an essential cleansing treatment especially for the foal's umbilical stump
9 February 2024 Breeding management
Your Cal-Gro questions answered: new pelleted format
What product is on the market to help support the strong, healthy growth of your foal?
9 February 2024 Breeding management
Foaling kit
Have your essential foaling kit ready well before your foal decides to make an appearance
9 February 2024 Breeding management