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COMMENT: Zero tolerance towards rogue operators
Isabel Hurley
The actions of those involved in shady dealing casts a long shadow in any industry and there is no place for them in the equine sector
25 March 2022 Sport horse news
COMMENT: Delivering the right message
Jailing a repeat offender and imposing a lifetime ban on owning or keeping equines is a welcome message from our courts system in a notorious cruelty case
25 March 2022 Sport horse news
NEWS: Man jailed and banned in horse cruelty case
Simon O'Dwyer Senior from Mullinavat, Co Kilkenny was banned from owning horses for life and sentenced to four years jail on multiple counts of animal cruelty
COMMENT: Census makes sense
The State's first Equine Census seeks to build a comprehensive database of all equidae here - an essential tool to safeguard equine health and wellbeing
3 December 2021 Sport horse news
COMMENT: Don't spare the horses...
No effort should be left unturned when it comes to beefing up Ireland's first Animal Welfare Strategy for the protection of horses but robust enforcement of microchipping and equine ownership is vital
26 February 2021 Sport horse news
COMMENT: Zero tolerance resolution
The new year is a time for resolutions and one which must be embraced by all is proactively tackling welfare concerns
3 January 2020 Sport horse news
NEWS: ISPCA issues cold weather advice
The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals issued some general cold weather advice for horse and pet owners
1 February 2019 Sport horse news
NEWS: Balliansloe committee repond to animal welfare concerns
Both the Ballinasloe Fair & Festival Committee and the ISPCA answered social media criticisms of animal welfare
19 October 2018 Sport horse news
NEWS: 'We will make it an election issue' - welfare groups call for enforcement
Animal welfare groups from all over the country gathered outside Leinster House on World Animal Day to urge the government to enforce existing legislation
5 October 2018 Sport horse news
NEWS IN BRIEF: Elizabeth Tolerton RIP
The late Elizabeth Tolerton will be sadly missed by her family and friends
28 September 2018 Sport horse news
NEWS: Capital's cruelty cases keeps MLHR busy
The My Lovely Horse Rescue group have been busy dealing with numerous equine abuse cases in the Dublin city area
13 July 2018 Sport horse news
NEWS: MLHR in carriage driving lobby
The My Lovely Horse Rescue (MLHR) is lobbying hard to have standards improved in Dublin's carriage horse driving industry
22 June 2018 Sport horse news