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Tipperary County Council passed a motion for a horse warden to be appointed but it's a non-runner at present according to the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine
The Teagasc and Horse Sport Ireland Young Breeders Seminar is on at the Hodson Bay Hotel on April 4th
Breeders have suggested a simple card system for all equines born in the country could help end the scourge of unidentified equines
The inclusion of donkeys for subsidy payments under the Areas of Natural Constraint (ANC) has been linked to a rise in the number of donkey abandonments
The numbers of seized unwanted horses and the subsequent costs to local authorities have dropped in the last five years but evidence of equine welfare abuses remain evident nationwide
When it comes to the area of equine identification and welfare, much has been achieved but there is still a long way to go to make those responsible for equine abuse cases accountable
A motorway collision involving the Meath Hunt Foxhounds claimed four hounds
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, told the Dáil this week that almost €7.5m has been spent by County Councils nationwide under the Control of Horses Act in the last five years
The issue of equine food chain safety was highlighted to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in the Dáil this week by Independent TD for South West Cork Michael Collins
Veterinary surgeons in Ireland feel they are the ones shouldering the bulk of the responsibility when it comes to protecting the food chain
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