Sport horse
NEWS: Equine groups benefit from €3.7m funding
Isabel Hurley
Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue TD (FF) announced record funding of almost €4 million to 98 animal wefare organisations
3 December 2021 Sport horse news
COMMENT: Census makes sense
The State's first Equine Census seeks to build a comprehensive database of all equidae here - an essential tool to safeguard equine health and wellbeing
29 November 2021 Sport horse news
NEWS: McConalogue announces date of Ireland’s First Equine Census
Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue TD (FF) confirms equine census date as Tuesday, November 30th 2021
NEWS: €200,000 Budget rise shocks HSI
Industry leaders were left shaking their heads at the increase of €200,000 in Budget 2022 for Horse Sport Ireland but Ministers stressed their commitment to industry
15 October 2021 Sport horse news
COMMENT: Back to the drawing board?
This week's Budget sent out a loud signal that the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine sees the value for taxpayers in backing breeding over buildings
15 October 2021 Sport horse news
COMMENT: All to play for in Budget 2022
Horse Sport Ireland have submitted a multi-pronged Budget ask of €15 million to Government and let's hope it does not fall on deaf ears in the post-Covid aid rush
24 September 2021 Sport horse news
NEWS: Equine Taskforce makes strong equine CAP submission to DAFM
The Equine Farming Task Force has outlined how equine farming is in line with the objectives outlined in Ireland’s CAP Strategic Plan 2023-2027
10 September 2021 Sport horse news
NEWS: Minister McConalogue announces Equine Census 2021
The Department of Agriculture will undertake the first annual equine census at the end of November to help support equine welfare and enhance traceability
6 September 2021 Sport horse news
NEWS: McConalogue - equine census to be finalised this year
Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue told the Dail that a review of equine identification and traceability will be done by year's end
23 July 2021 Sport horse news
NEWS: DAFM reject early resumption of youth and amateur competitions
Horse Sport Ireland are now seeking allowances for youth and amateurs to participate at the international events in Mullingar (show jumping) and Millstreet (eventing)
14 May 2021 Sport horse news
COMMENT: Stars in all our eyes
Many congratulations to the Gain Equine Nutrition/The Irish Field Star of the Month Award winners who kept the equestrian flag flying high despite a difficult 2020
2 April 2021 Sport horse news
COMMENT: Don't spare the horses...
No effort should be left unturned when it comes to beefing up Ireland's first Animal Welfare Strategy for the protection of horses but robust enforcement of microchipping and equine ownership is vital
26 February 2021 Sport horse news