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# equine - Sunday 29 March, 2015

Dublin councils have seized 118 horses on public lands this year
# Not Horseplay
# Not Horseplay

Dublin councils have seized 118 horses on public lands this year

Mar 29th 2015, 7:00 PM 16,192 Views 35 Comments

Last year in South Dublin alone, 467 horses were seized and 422 euthanised. Just 12 were rehomed and 22 were retrained.

# equine - Sunday 20 July, 2014

Horses are helping children with disabilities to gain confidence and trust
# Horse Sense
# Horse Sense

Horses are helping children with disabilities to gain confidence and trust

Jul 20th 2014, 9:15 AM 7,172 Views 5 Comments

An equine programme set up by Childvision is now being extended to children from outside its service.

# equine - Saturday 31 May, 2014

How many horses has your council seized this year?
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

How many horses has your council seized this year?

May 31st 2014, 4:25 PM 12,054 Views 26 Comments

More than 2,400 horses have been seized in the first half of this year.

# equine - Sunday 27 April, 2014

Anger after 4 foaling mares are put down in Kilkenny despite offers of homes
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

Anger after 4 foaling mares are put down in Kilkenny despite offers of homes

Apr 27th 2014, 7:30 AM 27,727 Views 76 Comments

Pauline Doyle said her offer to rehome the horses was ignored.

# equine - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Group raises €2k in one day to save seven ponies from being put down
# Dungarvan
# Dungarvan

Group raises €2k in one day to save seven ponies from being put down

Mar 8th 2014, 9:45 AM 7,840 Views 19 Comments

The animals had been put into a pound after being released from a field in Dungarvan.

# equine - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Horses in Dublin estate starved, beaten and mowed down by quad bikes
# Abuse
# Abuse

Horses in Dublin estate starved, beaten and mowed down by quad bikes

Feb 20th 2014, 9:45 PM 50,597 Views 210 Comments

*WARNING* This story contains a very graphic image that some people may find disturbing.

# equine - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

ISPCA at "breaking point" dealing with increased calls for help
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

ISPCA at "breaking point" dealing with increased calls for help

Aug 6th 2013, 6:45 AM 5,863 Views 16 Comments

The ISPCA received 1,524 calls over the whole of 2012 – and has taken 1,372 calls so far this year.

# equine - Sunday 5 May, 2013

Equine database set up following horsemeat scandal
# Equine Database
# Equine Database

Equine database set up following horsemeat scandal

May 5th 2013, 12:00 PM 4,013 Views 10 Comments

Minister Simon Coveney also wants tighter controls on the movement of horses.

# equine - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

ISPCA want government to 'enforce legislation' as equine calls increase
# Equine Distress
# Equine Distress

ISPCA want government to 'enforce legislation' as equine calls increase

Mar 26th 2013, 9:53 AM 4,060 Views 22 Comments

The charity’s equine units are now full beyond capacity due to a 33 per cent increase in calls which relate to horses in distress.

# equine - Friday 1 March, 2013

UK: Four new products found to contain horsemeat
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

UK: Four new products found to contain horsemeat

Mar 1st 2013, 5:15 PM 12,306 Views 34 Comments

However, 99 per cent of the Food Safety Authority’s tests continue to show no horse DNA at or above the level of 1 per cent.

# equine - Friday 8 February, 2013

Don't eat Findus frozen beef lasagne, advises FSAI
# Horse Meat
# Horse Meat

Don't eat Findus frozen beef lasagne, advises FSAI

Feb 8th 2013, 8:24 AM 10,390 Views 54 Comments

Meanwhile, meat broker Martin McAdam said he was still “reeling” from the news that traces of horse were found in products he traded.

# equine - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

McAdam Foods "shocked" to discover equine content was in its meat products
# Burger
# Burger

McAdam Foods "shocked" to discover equine content was in its meat products

Feb 6th 2013, 10:19 AM 8,504 Views 34 Comments

The company also said it supplied 60 tonnes of beef to Silvercrest foods, contrary to reports that it had supplied 170 tonnes.

# equine - Monday 4 February, 2013

Monaghan meat company finds horse DNA in Polish beef
# Horse Burgers
# Horse Burgers

Monaghan meat company finds horse DNA in Polish beef

Feb 4th 2013, 8:02 PM 17,536 Views 93 Comments

Rangeland Foods has temporarily shut down production after it found the equine traces in an ingredient it received from Poland.

# equine - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Increase in numbers of horses, ponies and foals abandoned in 2012
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

Increase in numbers of horses, ponies and foals abandoned in 2012

Jan 8th 2013, 7:30 AM 3,601 Views 9 Comments

The ISPCA responded to over 1,500 calls related to neglect or abuse of equine animals in 2012.

# equine - Monday 9 July, 2012

Lynch dropped from Irish show-jumping team for London Olympics
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Lynch dropped from Irish show-jumping team for London Olympics

Jul 9th 2012, 5:47 PM 6,033 Views 12 Comments

The Tipperary jockey has been cut from Team Ireland days after the disqualification of his horse from an event in Germany.

# equine - Friday 27 April, 2012

Department of agriculture confirms case of CEM in stallion
# Horses
# Horses

Department of agriculture confirms case of CEM in stallion

Apr 27th 2012, 9:57 PM 7,637 Views 19 Comments

Laboratory tests have confirmed a contagious equine metritis infection (CEM) in a non-thoroughbred stallion at a premises in Co Galway.

# equine - Monday 28 March, 2011

Equine charity calls for castration of horses in 'problem' communities
# Horse Welfare
# Horse Welfare

Equine charity calls for castration of horses in 'problem' communities

Mar 28th 2011, 1:15 PM 1,062 Views 0 Comments

Irish Horse Welfare Trust carrying out pilot programme in Dunsink area of Dublin to halt situation where foals being born on dump.