Horse Care
What makes a suitable horse and rider combination?
Helen Sharp
Experts launch survey to help determine the suitable horse-rider combination and you can help!
27 October 2023 Racing News
NEWS: IHRB launches Equine Injury Irish Racing Risk Reduction Project
The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board has introduced an Equine Injury in Irish Racing Risk Reduction Project
13 October 2023 Racing columns
RORY DELARGY: Grand National field reduction long overdue
Racing rulers must balance welfare concerns ensuring the Grand National provides the best possible spectacle without compromising on safety
THE WEEK THAT WAS: National changes are too hasty
Why base so much change on the 2023 National and those first two fences?
13 October 2023 Racing columns
USA: Fatalities shock Saratoga racefans
Amo Racing lost a certain Grade 1 winner last Saturday, and Qatar Racing lost a valuable turf horse
1 September 2023 Racing News
PARROT MOUTH: Urgent appeal from Irish Horse Welfare Trust
The Co Wicklow charity is seeking to raise €2,000 to buy horse stocks
21 July 2023 Racing columns
How to check your horse for signs of dehydration
With a hot summer of shows, checking your horse is hydrated should be top of the list
30 June 2023 Veterinary
Dogs Trust highlight volume of unwanted dogs
Dogs Trust share the story of Rainbow the Lurcher to raise awareness of the high number of dogs in need
23 June 2023 Miscellaneous
Welfare enhancements for Royal Ascot
Helen Sharp takes a look at the recent additions to equine welfare and safety for Royal Ascot
16 June 2023 Veterinary
FEI appointed Equine Ethics and Wellbeing Commission launches new survey
New survey needs your views on proposed safeguarding and wellbeing of horses in sport
16 June 2023 Miscellaneous
COMMENT: Facts must determine the future of Grand National
It's dangerous to engage with extremists but it's also worth asking how the Grand National can be made safer
21 April 2023 Racing columns
NEWS: Racing hits back at unfair criticism
A new group has been set up to challenge negative and inaccurate views on racing being circulated in the media
14 April 2023 Racing News