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Dr Helen Sharp talks to top thoroughbred breeder and consigner Juliet Minton to discover the careful stages of foal preparation at Mill House Stud
By Irish Field Contributor on 10 July 2020
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Dr Michael Griffin BSc, MVB, PhD explains how understanding the nutritional requirements of your broodmare while pregnant and the growing foal after birth will help when preparing a young sales horse
By Irish Field Contributor on 10 July 2020
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This dressage-bred filly foal is looking for a 'posh' name beginning with 'D'
By Irish Field Contributor on 01 May 2020
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Thank you to our readers who sent us their foal photos. Here are a selection of what we received. You are welcome to upload your foal photographs by searching The Irish Field website for 'Foal Forum'
By Irish Field Contributor on 01 May 2020
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The Northern Ireland Horse Board are offering a free of charge foster mare and orphan foal alert service for Irish breeders
By Irish Field Contributor on 20 March 2020
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Siobhan English Photography captures these great images of Sugar Babe's foal
By Irish Field Contributor on 29 June 2018
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Ginny was rejected by her mother after birth but is now thriving after her owner nursed her through her first few days
By Irish Field Contributor on 07 April 2017
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Veterinary surgeon Aoife Byrne deals with a very unusual case of mastitis in a foal
By Irish Field Contributor on 03 February 2017
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The ISPCA are trying to trace the Co Meath owner responsible for horror case
By Isabel Hurley on 21 October 2016
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Now in the care of the ISPCA, Pitstop will be available for fostering shortly
By Irish Field Contributor on 20 October 2016
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Sabrina Barnwell, a practising veterinary surgeon who works as an equine nutrition advisor with Connolly’s Red Mills, gives helpful advice on feeding the foaling mare
By Irish Field Contributor on 05 February 2016
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In the first of a two-part series, Liz O'Flynn discusses handling and restraint methods in foals
By on 17 July 2015
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Unbeaten Hallowed Crown wins the Group 1 Golden Rose at Rosehill
By Stuart McCormick on 19 September 2014
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Ronan Griffin outlines the team effort required at foal sales
By on 29 August 2014
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Neil Walsh gives vital advice for foal sale preparation where the best results are achieved by the ones that do the basic things well
By Contributor on 29 August 2014
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Andrea Ryan discusses the various methods of impregnating mares artificially
By Irish Field Contributor on 08 February 2017
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Two disturbing cases have firmly put the focus on horse welfare with the cruel killing of a foal in Galway and the recent death of a young sulky horse resulting from a road accident.
By Isabel Hurley on 01 August 2014
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"I wish to ask Minister Coveney and HSI chairman Pat Wall to put the issue of Irish Draught breeding high on their agenda once more." - Mary O’Halloran, Coolbawn, Nenagh, Co Tipperary.
By on 06 January 2014
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The bottom has well and truly fallen out of the Connemara pony foal market and government schemes like REPS and Disadvantaged Area Aid are partly to blame, according to breeders in the west.
By Isabel Hurley on 15 July 2015
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Andrea Ryan explains how ovulation drugs work in mares and how best to use them
By Irish Field Contributor on 08 February 2017
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