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Racing
PARROT MOUTH: Tracy is coming up roses
Olivia Hamilton
A new recruit to showing Irish Draughts, Tracy Piggott was placed second at Balmoral on her own Rosie
HSI STALLION INSPECTIONS: The class of 2022
Susan Finnerty looks at Year 13 of Horse Sport Ireland's stallion inspections
1 April 2022 Pony Tales
PONY TALES: Plenty of life in Dunbeggan Grey Mist!
Despite some confusion, Dunbeggan Grey Mist is very much alive and well and ready for a busy stud season this year
HORSE SENSE: "Every step adds value"
Performance Coach Victoria Teuton and stallion owner Joe Burke of Cloonisle Stud have advice for producing Connemara Ponies and Irish Draughts for show success and commercial returns
16 July 2021 Training methods
RDS QUALIFIERS: Cool win for Finegan's MHF Sea Ice
Marie Helene Finegan's MHF Sea Ice won the older RDS performance Irish Draught qualifier at Tullylish and also qualified Esponastables Legaun Prince
AROUND THE COUNTRY: Irish Draught showcase to go ahead at Stradbally
Sunday, July 4th sees the return of the Annual Show at Stradbally Hall of the Laois Branch of the Irish Draught Horse Breeders' Association
25 June 2021 Other disciplines
PICTURE DESK: Your foal pictures....
New foals are a joy to see in the country's fields as these photos show
30 April 2021 Sport horse news
BREEDERS' 10 - Danny Molloy: Draught power
Westmeath breeder and ESB engineer Danny Molloy tells Susan Finnerty about his love of the Irish Draught breed
22 January 2021 Breeding and sales
CAVAN PERFORMANCE SALE: Sligo Candy Boy gelding tops sale at €11,500
There was buoyant trade at Cavan's Performance Sale on Wednesday for well related quality horses
11 December 2020 Breeding and sales
PONY TALES: Royal life for Mountains Lady
Paddy Scarry of Cooloo Stud, Moylough, sold traditional Irish draught mare Mountains Lady to Queen Elizabeth II's Royal Stud
10 July 2020 Pony Tales
AROUND THE COUNTRY: Huge interest in Kildare Hunter Show
There is a busy schedule at the upcoming Kildare Performance Hunter Show at Punchestown on Saturday, March 21st, writes Ronan Wilson
6 March 2020 Other disciplines
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The 1,000 year-old horse
Patrick McCabe puts pen to paper, inviting all to the Cavan/Monaghan Branch of the Irish Draught Horse Breeders' Association on Monday, November 11th in the Glencarn Hotel, Castleblaney, at 7.30pm
1 November 2019 Sport horse news