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

Horse Care
Barn construction: bearing the brunt of an unfair grant system?
Helen Sharp
With most grant support currently ineligible for equine farmers, building a barn can be prohibitively expensive. But how much does it actually cost to provide housing or shelter for your horses?
26 November 2021 Stable management
Livery Stable Security: Measures for your Livery Yard
Cliverton Insurance share some often forgotten livery yard security precautions
26 November 2021 Farm management
Good Growing: Hedges for Health
The Green Horse is dedicated to equine farm sustainability and environmental issues. It is also a platform for updates on grant schemes and opportunities that support our equine farming families.
Christmas wishes direct from Prague
Amidst the high octane action at The Longines Global Champions Playoffs this week, our competitors took time to send home their Christmas wishes.
19 November 2021 Miscellaneous
Fill your world with festive glamour
The queen of raceday style, award-winning Irish milliner Gráinne Maher has shared her unique Christmas gift accessory inspirations.
19 November 2021 Miscellaneous
Giving to help horses this Christmas
Dr Joe Collins MVB PhD encourages us to spare a thought for our horses and horsepeople in need this Christmas
19 November 2021 Miscellaneous
Got an Auntie mad about Envoi Allen?
Personalise a racing gift in your chosen someone's favourite racing colours with Hacked Up Racing Gifts
19 November 2021 Miscellaneous
Go French this festive season!
We love planning our Christmas wines, it’s the best reason to treat yourself to that extra special tipple and Nude Wines are here to help.
19 November 2021 Miscellaneous
Sometimes a poem says it better than anything
Why not slip a well-chosen book of poems into someone's stocking this year?
19 November 2021 Miscellaneous
6-1 odds for a White Christmas in Ireland
We’re all dreaming of a white Christmas. Luckily for anyone hoping to wake up to a winter wonderland on Christmas morning, one bookies has slashed the odds on a festive flurry.
19 November 2021 Miscellaneous
A Winter's Tale: Conservation Grazing with The National Trust
Helen Sharp talks to Area Ranger Matthew Scott of the National Trust about their winter grazing regime with a herd of Shetland ponies
19 November 2021 Miscellaneous
A Grade 1 winter warmer for all the family
Dress in your mid-winter finest and get the heart racing at Leopardstown
19 November 2021 Miscellaneous