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SALES: Lively trade at one-day sale
Lesley Hunter-Nolan
Despite the threat of inclement weather, undeterred buyer and sellers flocked to Clifden for the sales last weekend, writes Lesley Hunter-Nolan
12 April 2024 Breeding and sales
BREEDERS’ 10 – Hans Kühnle: THE RIGHT ANSWER
German-born Hans Kühnle, the breeder of ‘dream horse’ Tullibard Lux Likea Benny, is next to answer Susan Finnerty’s questions
12 April 2024 Breeding and sales
SALES: Pony mare tops Cavan billing
Seven-year-old 138cm mare MH Bellamianta realises a whopping €16,000, writes Sally Parkyn
FEATURE: Reflecting on 15 years
Modelling HSI’s stallion inspection on European counterparts was always going to take time. 15 years on, Susan Finnerty looks at this year’s issues and feedback
5 April 2024 Breeding and sales
SALES: Plenty of experience on offer at Cavan
Despite a smaller catalogue to that of twelve months ago, there are plenty of individuals with mileage on offer next week, writes Sally Parkyn
5 April 2024 Breeding and sales
STALLION GUIDE: Pook Bourne Stud
Pook Bourne Stud, operated by Shane Breen and Greg Le Gear, has some impressive stallions on offer, writes Róisín Sheridan
5 April 2024 Breeding and sales
STALLION GUIDE: Sport Horse success at Garryrichard Stud
The Hickey family have complemented their National Hunt breeding operation with top level Sport Horse breeding, writes Emer Bermingham
5 April 2024 Breeding and sales
FEATURE: Making Tracks
The Trakehner Verband rebuilt its studbook after WWII. Susan Finnerty spoke to the Trakehner ambassador Erhard Schulte to find out more
5 April 2024 Breeding and sales
FEATURE: THE CLASS OF 2024
Susan Finnerty looks at Year 15 of Horse Sport Ireland's stallion inspections
29 March 2024 Breeding and sales
BREEDERS’ 10: Tom Jones - SUNNY GREY SOIL
Monaghan breeder Tom Jones, who bred Carrick Diamond Lad, is next to answer Susan Finnerty’s questions
29 March 2024 Breeding and sales
BREEDERS' 10 - Anne Gannon: The road is long
Closely associated with James Kann Cruz’s story, Longford’s Anne Gannon is a noted sport horse breeder herself and is next to answer Susan Finnerty’s questions
22 March 2024 Breeding and sales
Breeders’ 10 – Owen Horan: Never judge a book by its cover
One of Connacht’s best-known rider-producers, Owen Horan, has turned his hand to breeding horses and is next to answer Susan Finnerty’s questions
15 March 2024 Breeding and sales