Horse Care
Sales preparation is everything
Helen Sharp
The ITBA and TBA have partnered to share helpful guidelines for the preparation of thoroughbred breeding and youngstock at public auction, sale entry and for the demonstration of high health status
16 September 2022 Bloodstock news
NEWS: Danielle Deveney joins ITBA
A familiar face in racing and bloodstock circles, Danielle joins Shane O'Dwyer and Una Tormey in the ITBA offices in Kill
26 August 2022 Bloodstock news
NEWS: Breeders advised to prepare now for TAMS funding
Claire Barry reports from Thursday night's ITBA Southern Region event in the Horse & Jockey Hotel
ITBA NH FILLIES BONUS: “Phenomenal” scheme hailed for its effect on the industry
Leading owner-breeders pay tribute to the fillies’ bonus scheme now heading into its ninth year, with details on how to enter your mare also included
22 August 2022 Racing News
NEWS: Pressure applied to remove more Brexit barriers
British authorities took steps this week to make it easier for Irish horses to cross the Irish Sea temporarily. Now the ITBA want Revenue to reciprocate these measures
19 August 2022 Racing News
NEWS: Big drop in number of British mares visiting Irish stallions
Brexit and rising transport costs are thought to be the main reasons behind the sharp decrease in the amount of movement of broodmares between jurisdictions
5 August 2022 Racing News
ITBA AWARDS: Western breeders celebrate at the races
Una Tormey of the Irish Thoroughbred Breeders' Association reports from the ITBA Western Region Awards at Galway this week
29 July 2022 Racing News
FEATURE: Never mind the Chili Peppers, meet the 'Red Hot Owner Breeders'
From 'California' to 'Barcelona', Kevin and Marjorie McCarthy have been on a winning streak with Willie Mullins for 15 years
26 July 2022 Racing News
New faces on ITBA council
The Irish Thoroughbred Breeders' Association has elected some new members to its council
10 June 2022 Bloodstock news
BALMORAL SHOW: Easy Pleased's win delights connections
The McConnell family were delighted when Easy Pleased impressed the judges to win the ITBA racehorse to riding horse championship at Balmoral Show 2022
Industry experts lined up to advise breeders
Kerry Ryan of the ITBA looks ahead to the series of Ask The Expert sessions which start on Monday and are open to all
ITBA set to launch 2022 Educational Programme for breeders
The Irish Thoroughbred Breeders' Association plans to cover a wide range of topics from May to December
29 April 2022 Bloodstock news