Sport horse
BREEDERS' 10 - Eamon Briscoe Jnr: The common denominator wonder pony
Susan Finnerty
Eamon Briscoe Jnr - whose family are synonymous with the great Sillogue Darkie, is next to answer Susan Finnerty’s questions
7 August 2023 Veterinary
Scanning of mares by anyone other than a vet is a criminal offence
Caution urged on rectal examination and ultrasound scanning of the reproductive tract of mares
Breeders' 10 - John Burchill: Love what you do
West Cork owner John Burchill is the final of this year’s cross-section of Breeders Championship finalists to answer Susan Finnerty’s questions
BREEDERS' 10 - Emelyn Heaps: The man from Inchicore
Dublin-born Emelyn Heaps returns to the capital for Dublin Horse Show week and is the next of the Breeders' Championship finalists to answer Susan Finnerty’s questions
BANNOW AND RATHANGAN SHOW: Gibson's Bannow crown
Susan Finnerty reports from Bannow where Sort Code triumphed for Dessie Gibson
Sale entry tips for Thoroughbred auctions
The Irish Thoroughbred Breeders Association share some expert advice on the nuts and bolts before your horse gets into the sales ring.
How to get your foal looking fabulous
Thoroughbred and sports horse foals need different things for the sales ring, here's our top tips
MARGIE McLOONE: Turley family’s breeding success
A round-up of the northern related winners on the breeding and riding fields over the last week
7 July 2023 Racing columns
'Better buy a pregnancy than a frozen embryo'
Hans Hurkmans a specialist in embryo transplantation and ICSI (Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection) in horses and cattle in The Netherlands answers some questions on buying frozen embryos at auction
NEWS: HSI takes to the road to inform breeders
HSI is going on the road, bringing its schemes and initiatives to the four provinces over the next couple of weeks
9 June 2023 Sport horse news
Army groom: begin with the horse, end up with so much more
Helen Sharp spent the the morning at the Army Equitation School to discover the many benefits of choosing to be an army groom
Advertorial How can an agricultural consultant help your equine farm?
Horse Sense talks to agricultural consultant David O'Connell and discovers how he could help you and your farm get ahead