Breeders are facing into another difficult and challenging season when a lot of hard decisions will need to be made.
Cameron Hanley is set to take over the ride on his promising nine-year-old Living The Dream, who has shown good form under Alex Duffy in recent months.
Ireland faces reigning champions France in two rounds of Europe Division 1 of the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Series this year after the FEI announced the allocation of teams in the region.
Horse Sport Ireland chairman Pat Wall is calling on the industry to “focus on the positives”
There are no doubt changes that every member of the sport horse sector would like to see introduced and now is the time to put those opinions forward for consideration.
Funding for horse breeding discussion groups could be secured from the Department of Agriculture’s €580 million annual budget for rural development, it has emerged.
The funeral service of the late Lucy Stack was held in Meath on Thursday
Marketing was among the topics discussed at a recent meeting between Horse Sport Ireland and Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney.
The dates and venues for this year’s FEHL were announced earlier this week and two notable changes provide interesting reading for producers of both young eventers and show jumpers.
Export-led growth and increasing employment are the main emphasis of a strategic planning process for Ireland’s sport horse sector.
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