Horse Care
HRI develop new industry-led equine welfare guidelines
Helen Sharp
John Osborne, Horse Racing Ireland’s Equine Welfare and Bloodstock Director, reports on a recent initiative aimed at capturing the best practices for racehorse care
23 July 2021 Latest News
Owners must take great care with retired racehorses
John Osborne, Horse Racing Ireland's director of equine welfare and bloodstock, discusses the options facing the owners of retired racehorses
21 February 2020 Letters
NEWS: New body to advise HRI on equine welfare
This week's report by Britain's Horse Welfare Board has given HRI director John Osborne plenty to think about
NEWS: HRI to upgrade owner traceability
A dispute over ownership of The Tartan Spartan has put the spotlight on the issue of who is responsible for the welfare of 'retired' racehorses
14 February 2020 Latest News
INS graduates following footsteps of new CEO Cathal Beale
Leo Powell was among the guests at the graduation ceremony for the Irish National Stud students of 2017
7 July 2017 Inside Racing
Building solid foundations key to future success
Leo Powell noted that all the speakers at the various graduations that took place recently had one common theme, building a network
7 July 2017 Editorial
Equine welfare is everyone's concern
Lissa Oliver reports from the first of what is hoped will become an annual seminar on horse welfare in Ireland
12 May 2017 Inside Racing
John Osborne joins HRI management
New racecourse role for Irish National Stud boss who was denied a second term
21 April 2017 Latest News
NICK NUGENT: 'Ludicrous' decision to let Osborne go
The news that John Osborne was leaving the Irish National Stud dominated the conversation at the Goffs February Sale
10 February 2017 Bloodstock News
Industry anger over Osborne axe
Breeders very critical of Government decision to force Irish National Stud boss out of office
10 February 2017 Latest News
Red tape and black economy claims hurt racing
The Irish National Stud has lost an excellent CEO due to Government guidelines
3 February 2017 Editorial
John Osborne to leave Irish National Stud
Surprise decision by the CEO to step down from his role after a successful seven years in the job
3 February 2017 Latest News