Sport horse
COMMENT: Keep firm grip on the reins
Isabel Hurley
Unity of purpose and minds is needed to bring the Irish equine industry forward
4 November 2022 Sport horse news
NEWS: 'Equestrian sport never subject to as much scrutiny as it is today'
The FEI is taking active steps to protect equine welfare and maintain public confidence in equestrian sport
4 November 2022 Careers & education
Charities combine for horse welfare
RSPCA trainees are given a helping hand from World Horse Welfare
Use of the whip – safety or encouragement?
Dr Joe Collins MVB PhD revisits the question of whip use in the run up to the implementation of the new BHA rules
4 November 2022 Veterinary
Free access to welfare articles until Christmas
In a free online edition, the Equine Veterinary Journal (EVJ) lifts the lid on the relationship between human behaviour, attitudes and actions and equine welfare
21 October 2022 Veterinary
COMMENT: Time to act is now
It's all eyes on the looming Budget Day as soaring energy costs, rising feed and fuel bills are set to put the squeeze on the Irish equine sector this winter
2 September 2022 Sport horse news
The welfare worry
With the current economic climate looking decidedly tricky, how might it impact our horses?
26 August 2022 Veterinary
NEWS: Racecourses ready for heatwave
We asked officials at the Curragh, Tipperary and Ballinrobe what measures they are taking to ensure racehorses don't suffer in the heat over the coming days
15 July 2022 Racing News
PONY TALES: Little May recovering in care of ISPCA
The ISPCA team have restored an injured pony back to health but need the public's continuing help to help fund their great work
10 June 2022 Pony Tales
COMMENT: Don't stand on the sidelines
The RDS/SJI statement on protecting horse welfare in equestrian sport is to be warmly welcomed this week - there's no place to stand on the sidelines when it comes to equine welfare
20 May 2022 Sport horse news
NEWS: Kildare trainer suspended for 15 months
The IHRB took action when Paddy Hayes was convicted of animal neglect by the courts
13 May 2022 Racing News
NEWS: BHA allows Todd to resume training
After serving a two-month interim suspension, Olympian and trainer Sir Mark Todd has been allowed resume training by the British Horseracing Authority
15 April 2022 Sport horse news