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

Horse Care
Researchers discover collagen link to Thoroughbred fracture risk
Helen Sharp
New research leads to discovery of collagen link to fractures in racehorses
24 May 2024 Miscellaneous
Do you own a former racehorse and live in Northern Ireland?
Researchers are calling for owners and previous owners of former racehorses to participate in a new survey
24 May 2024 Miscellaneous
Equine Assisted Services collaborative partnership event
CAFRE and One Equine are hosting a networking and collaboration event for anyone with an interest in Equine Assisted Services.
Returning your mare safely to work
Helen Sharp looks at the factors involved in bringing your mare back into work after she's had a foal
24 May 2024 Training methods
Hay, haylage and your horses
Helen Sharp seeks expert guidance on the production and selection of hay and haylage
18 May 2024 Nutrition
A vertically farmed hydroponic fodder project and other bright ideas
Equine students claim the bulk of the £5,000 prize pot up for grabs at the Growing Innovation Network competition
17 May 2024 Careers & education
Can AI help diagnose Moon Blindness?
Researchers in Munich have developed a deep learning tool that is capable of reliably diagnosing moon blindness in horses based on photos.
17 May 2024 Veterinary
John Osborne: How can we improve equine welfare?
HRI equine welfare and bloodstock director John Osborne reflects on the recent HRI Strategic Plan and challenges us to rip up the script to produce a more interesting and exciting sport
13 May 2024 Miscellaneous
Tickets on sale for equine welfare symposium
The €50 ticket includes meals, refreshments and entry to the Curragh Racecourse
10 May 2024 Racing News
Educating for generations to come
Helen Sharp spent an afternoon at CAFRE for their recent Green Grazing event and learned some important factors when it comes to the horse farm
10 May 2024 Farm management
Inside the mind of the horse Problematic behaviour
Continuing our series of articles on equine behaviour, vet and behaviourist Orla Doherty MVB MSc PhD MRCVS discusses problematic behaviours
10 May 2024 Training methods
Free demonstrations from Eagala
Eagala will be showcasing their particular model of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy and Personal Development at three venues across Ireland
10 May 2024 Miscellaneous