Horse & Farm management
HORSE SENSE GRASSLAND: Optimising the nutritive quality of forages
Irish Field Contributor
From the owners’ perspective, it is critical that the nutritive quality of forages is optimised to ensure the continued health, well-being and performance of the horse, writes Professor Tom Buckley
21 April 2017 Farm management
HORSE SENSE GRASSLAND: You need to put in the ground work
Soil sampling and analysis gives land owners chemical and physical information about their soil which is useful for guidance in management decisions, writes Leanne O'Sullivan
21 April 2017 Farm management
HORSE SENSE: A natural alternative to chemical fertilisers
Beef farmer and horse breeder Kim McCall, James Kelly of Linacre House Stud and hay producer George Coyle are all using a non-chemical fertiliser on their land. Here's what they had to say about it
HORSE SENSE GRASSLAND: Dealing with compaction
In Ireland the potential for soil compaction is greater due to wet soil conditions. Here are some helpful tips on recognising signs of soil compaction
21 April 2017 Farm management
HORSE SENSE GRASSLAND: Top tip - Dealing with muddy gateways
Muddy gateways are as a result of soil compaction, and erosion caused by frequent traffic. Here are our top tips on how to deal with muddy gateways
21 April 2017 Veterinary
HORSE SENSE GRASSLAND: All-weather turnout options
Considering an all-weather turnout? CAFRE Enniskillen Campus has built an all-weather, wood-chip turnout overlying an open pore tarmac base and find it to be very effective
21 April 2017 Farm management
HORSE SENSE GRASSLAND ADVERTORIAL: Envy -for weed free horse paddocks
Envy, new grassland herbicide, has a short stock exclusion of just seven days
21 April 2017 Farm management
HORSE SENSE GRASSLAND: The sacrifice paddock
Many of us have an outdoor paddock or area that we allow get mucked up during the winter. Here is our advice on how to get that land back in shape
21 April 2017 Farm management
Williams pays tribute to Moloney as the jockey announces retirement
After 20 years as a jockey, Paul Moloney has announced his retirement
30 November -0001 Latest News