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

Horse Care
Horse welfare - the time to act is now
Irish Field Contributor
Racehorse trainer Debby Ewing believes many of the solutions we need to improve horse welfare are right in front of us
14 June 2024 Farm management
Advertorial Tanasote® - Protecting more than fencing
The alternative to creosote, Tanasote® copper-oil wood preservative is a game-changer for the timber fencing industry.
14 June 2024 Breeding management
Linear scoring and its effects on the Irish equine farming economy
Helen Sharp invites breeder, coach and educator, Patrick Hester, to explain the what, why and how of linear scoring
Embrace the nerves: tips for success in the RDS qualifiers
Jacques Malone of Ahead For Hoses shares some tips with Horse Sense ahead of the next round of the RDS qualifiers
9 June 2024 Training methods
Can there be a good end to a good life?
HRI equine welfare and bloodstock director John Osborne tackles the difficult question of the end of a horse's life
9 June 2024 Veterinary
Horse welfare - the time to act is now
Debby Ewing believes many of the solutions we need to improve horse welfare are right in front of us
7 June 2024 Miscellaneous
New course for budding apprentice jockeys
The 12-week course starts on June 17th and applications are still being taken
7 June 2024 Racing News
Transforming tendon recovery: faster healing and improved success
Equine Tendon Ltd collaborates globally with veterinarians, rehabilitation centres, trainers, and owners to optimise the use of innovative technologies, Horse Sense finds out more
7 June 2024 Veterinary
Horse Sense considers the time and cost of reseeding your fields and paddocks
If you plan to reseed your fields then Horse Sense has a guide to the considerations and costs
7 June 2024 Farm management
FEATURE: 'There’s no strength without unity'
Helen Sharp attended the inaugural HRI Equine Welfare Symposium and discovered a collective force of positive thinking and some groundbreaking solutions for the health and care of our racehorses
31 May 2024 Miscellaneous
Do blindfolds really help horses?
Helen Sharp shares the latest research on blindfolding horses as a handling technique
31 May 2024 Stable management
Availability of veterinary medicines in Ireland
Dr Joe Collins MVB PhD discusses the looming problem of drug availability for Irish horse owners
31 May 2024 Veterinary