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# equine - Sunday 29 March, 2015

Dublin councils have seized 118 horses on public lands this year

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

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?

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

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 This post contains images

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

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

*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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# equine - Monday 9 July, 2012

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

Lynch dropped from Irish show-jumping team for London Olympics

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

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

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