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Co Westmeath sport horse breeder Heather Dean-Wright was quick off the mark when it came to delivering twin foals and saving the mare
By Isabel Hurley on 30 April 2021
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It's essential to closely monitor newborn foals and their dams in the first few hours of life and call your veterinary surgeon without delay if concerned
By Isabel Hurley on 09 April 2021
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Bloodstock agent, consignor and breeder Cathy Grassick discussed preparing your mare for foaling and covering at the recent ITBA breeding season preparation webinar
By Rachel Moriarty on 22 January 2021
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A strong panel has been assembled for next Tuesday's ITBA breeding season preparation workshop
By Irish Field Contributor on 11 December 2020
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We have outlined what you should expect when your mare goes into labour
By Rachel Moriarty on 07 February 2020
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Patricia Markey went through the foaling process step by step for breeders at the recent ITBA workshop
By Rachel Moriarty on 20 December 2019
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Andrea Ryan of Kilcash Equine clinic explained how to prepare your mare for foaling and common problems to look out for after foaling at the recent ITBA preparation workshop
By Rachel Moriarty on 20 December 2019
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The ITBA breeding season preparation workshop offered breeders a unique opportunity to learn from industry experts ahead of the 2020 season
By Irish Field Contributor on 13 December 2019
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A mare's parturition or labour is divided into three stages. Here is how to recognise the signs
By Leanne O'Sullivan on 09 February 2018
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This week we have advice on preventing your horse from sunburn, on foaling alarms, and on summer worming regimes
By Leanne O'Sullivan on 27 May 2016
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Liz O’Flynn answers some key frequently asked questions on the mare at foaling
By Irish Field Contributor on 08 February 2017
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Liz O'Flynn answers some of the most common questions about foaling
By on 03 April 2015
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Liz O'Flynn explains why this procedure is only performed in a limited number of cases
By on 10 April 2015
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Catherine Dwan MVB of Cheval Veterinary Clinic offers breeders some helpful advice on preparing your mare for covering after foaling
By Irish Field Contributor on 10 February 2017
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Maurice Burns of Rathasker Stud in Naas has vast experience in thoroughbred breeding and passes on some advice
By Irish Field Contributor on 05 February 2016
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Pat Connell of Peria Stud in Tallow, Co Waterford, shares his foaling routine with readers
By Irish Field Contributor on 05 February 2016
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Dermot Dwan of Kellsgrange Stud in Co Kilkenny describes how he assesses a mare prior to breeding and selects a stallion for the mare
By Irish Field Contributor on 05 February 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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Katy Mickle, senior nutritionist with Top-Spec, has tips on how to ensure your horses get a balanced diet
By Irish Field Contributor on 05 February 2016
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Emma-Rose Conroy, veterinarian and owner of Euro Stallions (Ireland) Ltd, provides expert advice on what to expect before during and after foaling
By Irish Field Contributor on 05 February 2016
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