Sport horse
NEWS: Ballinasloe Fair 2020 cancelled due to Covid-19 concerns
Irish Field Contributor
The 298th renewal of the historic Ballinasloe Fair has been cancelled for 2020
12 October 2018 Other disciplines
WEST OF THE SHANNON: After the fair is over
Ballinasloe native Susan Finnerty speaks with fair committee member Kieran Egan
12 October 2018 Other disciplines
BALLINASLOE FAIR: Working together is the key to a solution for Ballinasloe Fair
A small element of the fair has caused concern online, but Susan Finnerty outlines the importance of the fair to the Ballinasloe economy
BALLINASLOE FAIR: Fair delight for Cusack and Egan
Danielle Cusack and Michael Egan’s MD Sandyhill Candy Z won the Ballinasloe Horse of the Fair lunging competition
12 October 2018 Other disciplines
REVIEW 2016: Equine welfare is still an issue
Over 1,100 horses or ponies were seized throughout the country up to November, the majority of whom were put down
23 December 2016 Sport horse news
Three equines seized at Ballinasloe
The ISPCA seized three horses and 28 dogs at the Ballinasloe Horse Fair, including one stolen family pet
14 October 2016 Sport horse news
Ballinasloe: Spotted on the Fair Green
Susan Finnerty caught up with ISCA inspectors, show producers and many more at the 2016 Ballinasloe Horse Fair
7 October 2016 Pony Tales
Safety concerns curtails Ballinasloe
Safety concerns cause cancellation of ancient agricultural show and curtail Fair events
16 September 2016 Sport horse news
Ballinasloe huge success despite sulky protest
A protest by irate sulky cart drivers failed to put a dent in the roaring success that was Ballinasloe Fair this week
9 October 2015 Sport horse news
Clear improvement in horse welfare at Ballinasloe Fair
A Department of Agriculture crackdown sees almost full compliance on passports at the biggest fair in the country
17 October 2014 Sport horse news
New welfare rules to affect traditional fairs
New animal welfare guidelines have been issued by the Department of Agriculture to cover traditional fairs, marts and other horse sales
3 October 2014 Sport horse news