The latest Horse Sense and Hands On articles for keeping horses healthy and stud farms in peak condition

Horse Care
Certification in Horsemanship- with a difference!
Helen Sharp
Do you have an interest in horses, horse care and horsemanship but perhaps face a barrier to learning? The National Learning Network in Sligo may have the course and support perfect for you
19 July 2024 Farm management
When gates go wrong
This week, Helen Sharp watched on as her local vet helped a pony with a limb trapped in a five bar gate
19 July 2024 Racing News
Extra checks for Plate and Hurdle runners
The IHRB is stepping up pre-race checks in a bid to reduce the number of injuries on track
Safe and sustainable pastures
Equine expert Wendy Conlon of Teagasc tells Helen Sharp about the recent workshops on how Bert House Stud and Kenilworth House Stud manage their equine pasture
19 July 2024 Farm management
Huge interest from horse owners in solar panels
The Irish Field is staging an information evening for horse owners interested in learning more about saving money on energy costs
19 July 2024 Racing News
Up for discussion - end of life
Licensed racehorse trainer and writer Debbie Ewing confronts the realities of how our racing and sports horses should die
14 July 2024 Miscellaneous
'We started with two €1,000 pinhooks'
Helen Sharp discovers how Summit Bloodstock prepare their Group-winning yearlings and foals to shine in the auction ring
8 July 2024 Breeding management
Memorable moments from the sales rostrum
After 39 years in the business, Goffs auctioneer Henry Beeby shares his most memorable moment with Helen Sharp
7 July 2024 Miscellaneous
Should I install solar panels on my equestrian premises?
Fill in our short survey on solar energy and you could win one of three branded backpacks from The Irish Field
5 July 2024 Racing News
Veterinary bone adhesive made available through new Irish company
The Co Clare company is committed to "driving positive change in the veterinary industry"
5 July 2024 Veterinary
Sales Prep Guide: Nutrition and feed for your yearling's best condition
The expert team at Connollys Red Mills explain why nutrition is at the heart of yearling health
5 July 2024 Nutrition
Supplementing for Sales Ring Success
Foran Equine share their top tips for topline and coat shine for sales success
5 July 2024 Nutrition