Horse Care
Spring screening: hygiene and your breeding stock
Helen Sharp
In the first of our bimonthly articles from the Irish Equine Veterinary Association, Dr Sue Salter explains why pre-breeding screening should be a vital part of any hygiene routine
FEATURE: The Olympic chain
Can Olympic winning pedigrees repeat themselves? Susan Finnerty looks at the Games records to see if the medal gene was passed on
22 March 2024 Farm management
Farming focus 75% of TAMS tranche 1 applications approved
Martin Merrick discovers the number of applications have been approved in the Animal Welfare Nutrient Storage Scheme which includes the equine-related grant requests
CHELTENHAM 2024: Walking the Walk
Leo Powell looks at the impact Walk In The Park has had on racing and breeding in Ireland and Britain, and what is likely to come. He also lists 10 young horses by Walk In The Park to watch.
26 February 2024 Racing features
€2,500 cash prize for National Hunt breeders
National Hunt breeder and business owner offers a cash prize to recognise the work of Irish breeders
23 February 2024 Breeding management
LEOPARDSTOWN: Over 36,000 enjoy DRF 2024
On track, the Mullins domination and the success of French-bred were the main points of discussion
9 February 2024 Racing News
Protect your foal with Plusvital
The experts at Plusvital have developed an essential cleansing treatment especially for the foal's umbilical stump
9 February 2024 Breeding management
Stages of foaling refresher
Weather you've foaled before or not, it's good to be reminded of the normal timesscale for the three stages of labour
9 February 2024 Breeding management
Unique nutritional support for foals
The nutritionists at Baileys have your foal's health at the heart of their Foal Assist vitamin and mineral formulation
9 February 2024 Breeding management
Hybrid breeding courses from Teagasc
The Teagasc specialist team, Wendy Conlon and Seán Keane, are providing a variety of educational offerings to kick start 2024:
12 January 2024 Careers & education
Do you want to join the World Champions?
Find out how to join the Young Breeder National Championships with Teagasc
12 January 2024 Careers & education
BREEDING: Reaching five-star heights
Susan Finnerty looks back on a successful year for Irish-breds, rankings highs and passport woes
23 December 2023 Other disciplines