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The recent BBC Panorama investigation has prompted the British authorities to take action to ensure retired racehorses are not sold to an abattoir.
By Helen Sharp on 08 October 2021
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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
By Isabel Hurley on 23 July 2021
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Practices shown in the Panorama exposé have been condemned by various organisations
By Irish Field Contributor on 23 July 2021
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The racing authority has had discussions on equine welfware with a number of organisations on Tuesday
By Mark Costello on 23 July 2021
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Sacha Maxwell has a suggestion which she says would ensure that there is money available to give horses a dignified death at the end of their days
By Irish Field Contributor on 23 July 2021
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The racing authority has had discussions on equine welfare with a number of organisations on Tuesday
By Mark Costello on 20 July 2021
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The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine is reviewing the Control of Horses Act 1996 while work is underway to undertake a national equine census
By Isabel Hurley on 28 May 2021
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Industry bodies open to looking at introducing more educational support if needed
By Mark Costello on 05 March 2021
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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
By Isabel Hurley on 26 February 2021
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Cork North Central Deputy Pádraig O'Sullivan (FF) raised the issue of equine welfare in the Dail, pointing out that there there was only 48 prosecutions nationally for it over the last three years
By Isabel Hurley on 26 February 2021
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The DSPCA's Building Bridges Equine programme, which seeks to educate urban horse owners about equine welfare has moved online due to Covid-19 restrictions
By Irish Field Contributor on 20 November 2020
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Stabling, horse welfare and the demolition of homes and businesses have all formed part of the APB hearing into the Galway ring road plan, writes Lorna Siggins
By Irish Field Contributor on 06 November 2020
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The Covid-19 pandemic could have a serious indirect effect on equine health and welfare, Dr Joe Collins MVB PhD writes
By Irish Field Contributor on 31 July 2020
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Racing behind closed doors is going well but all involved in racing must ensure to lead the way on issues such as horse welfare
By Ryan McElligott on 26 June 2020
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The Irish Horse Welfare Trust has launched a regular giver appeal, asking people to give €5 a month to help horses and ponies in need
By Irish Field Contributor on 24 April 2020
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The ISPCA is working with the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine on a serious animal welfare case in the north west of the country
By Isabel Hurley on 17 April 2020
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The ISPCA has over 80 horses and ponies looking for kind homes and would love to hear from horselovers
By Irish Field Contributor on 17 April 2020
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Locals were kindly feeding two ponies apparently abandoned on overgrazed land in Co Westmeath and the ISPCA will rehome them in due course
By Isabel Hurley on 27 March 2020
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Britain's National Equine Welfare Council (NEWC) has collaborated with its member charities to create practical guides for horse owners to reduce the costs associated with horse ownership
By Irish Field Contributor on 28 February 2020
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“Respect for the horse is at the heart of everything we do: Every horse bred for racing will enjoy a life well lived”
By Irish Field Contributor on 21 February 2020
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