Horse Care
Up for discussion - end of life
Irish Field Contributor
Licensed racehorse trainer and writer Debbie Ewing confronts the realities of how our racing and sports horses should die
'We started with two €1,000 pinhooks'
Helen Sharp discovers how Summit Bloodstock prepare their Group-winning yearlings and foals to shine in the auction ring
5 July 2024 Nutrition
Sales Prep Guide: Nutrition and feed for your yearling's best condition
The expert team at Connollys Red Mills explain why nutrition is at the heart of yearling health
77 1/2 SALES PREP - Electrolytes
Rebecca Watson, CTO of Plusvital advises on yearling preparation and the importance of electrolytes
5 July 2024 Nutrition
What is Rhodococcus Equi?
The vets at KR Equine Veterinary Services Ltd have seen a number of Rhodococcus Equi cases this year and tell Horse Sense what to look out for
28 June 2024 Veterinary
Summer safety for you and your horse
It's important that you think about your own safety in the sun as well as that of your horse, Horse Sense gives some top tips for the hotter days
28 June 2024 Farm management
Horse welfare - the time to act is now
Racehorse trainer Debby Ewing believes many of the solutions we need to improve horse welfare are right in front of us
14 June 2024 Miscellaneous
Can there be a good end to a good life?
HRI equine welfare and bloodstock director John Osborne tackles the difficult question of the end of a horse's life
9 June 2024 Veterinary
Transforming tendon recovery: faster healing and improved success
Equine Tendon Ltd collaborates globally with veterinarians, rehabilitation centres, trainers, and owners to optimise the use of innovative technologies, Horse Sense finds out more
7 June 2024 Veterinary
Horse Sense considers the time and cost of reseeding your fields and paddocks
If you plan to reseed your fields then Horse Sense has a guide to the considerations and costs
7 June 2024 Farm management
Do blindfolds really help horses?
Helen Sharp shares the latest research on blindfolding horses as a handling technique
Prizes and discounts for grooms
A new online group for Irish grooms has been set up to support those working with horses