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NEWS: Five arrested in equine passport investigation
Mark Costello
A well-known figure in horse dealing circles is understood to have been among those detained this week
15 May 2020 Latest News
NEWS: Trainers asked to upload passports
The IHRB no longer needs to inspect passports on racedays if the paperwork is uploaded now by trainers
14 June 2019 Latest News
NEWS: Digital passports could start this year
The industry is close to introducing ePassports for horses which will make it difficult for criminals to exploit the system for profit
NEWS: Trainers win passport concessions
Heavy fines over passport errors have caused consternation amongst trainers in the past year
16 November 2018 Latest News
Trainers: 'Passport penalties are out of hand'
Trainers are being fined €350 and forced to withdraw their runners over minor administrative issues, says the IRTA
6 July 2018 Latest News
NEWS: HCI - many horses unfairly stamped out of system
Horse Care Ireland claims that umpteen horses and ponies are unfairly - and in some cases mistakenly - stamped out of the food chain system
19 January 2018 Sport horse news
NEWS: Stamped In vs Stamped Out
There is a big difference in the value of a horse classified as either Stamped In or Stamped Out of the food chain to the Irish Exchequer and the economy
19 January 2018 Sport horse news
NEWS IN BRIEF: BHS training day
BHS Equine Excellence Pathway Training Day set for Calliaghstown EC, Rathcoole, on August 31st next
11 August 2017 Sport horse news
New legislation bids to prevent passport fraud
Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney signs a Statutory Instrument over new equine identification regulations
19 February 2016 Sport horse news
NEWS IN BRIEF: Racing stories from the December 5th issue
Toast Of New York has been retired to stud, and a reminder for all horse owners of their legal requirements
4 December 2015 Latest News
EU clamps down on horse passports to protect food chain
Tough new rules from the EU aim to protect human food chain as more equine DNA found
26 September 2014 Sport horse news