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# horse-welfare - Saturday 10 August, 2019

Children and teens taking the reins of horse-drawn tourist carriages in Dublin city centre
# Tourism
# Tourism

Children and teens taking the reins of horse-drawn tourist carriages in Dublin city centre

Aug 10th 2019, 10:00 PM 36,635 Views 29 Comments

Last year the council stopped issuing carriage licences due to legal ambiguity – drivers have warned this lack of regulation will cause serious issues.

# horse-welfare - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Banning sulky racing 'could make it more dangerous and drive it underground'
# Horse Welfare
# Horse Welfare

Banning sulky racing 'could make it more dangerous and drive it underground'

Jun 10th 2014, 7:15 AM 12,501 Views 76 Comments

Another horse died on Sunday during one of these races.

# horse-welfare - 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 12,099 Views 26 Comments

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

# horse-welfare - Friday 24 January, 2014

Horses rescued after spending days stuck in bog water
# Meath
# Meath

Horses rescued after spending days stuck in bog water

Jan 24th 2014, 8:30 PM 19,548 Views 36 Comments

Distressing images. A team of local volunteers rescued the two horses, and another two are being moved to safety.

# horse-welfare - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Farmers: 18,000 'useless' horses must be slaughtered to help end crisis
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# Horse Welfare

Farmers: 18,000 'useless' horses must be slaughtered to help end crisis

Jan 7th 2014, 11:03 AM 15,526 Views 75 Comments

The United Farmers Association has refuted Minister Coveney’s claim that there is not a major horse welfare problem in Ireland.

# horse-welfare - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

‘No major welfare problem in horse sector’ – Coveney
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

‘No major welfare problem in horse sector’ – Coveney

Jan 1st 2014, 10:15 AM 10,771 Views 56 Comments

The Minister said his department is adopting a ‘pro-active’ approach in relation to horse welfare issues.

# horse-welfare - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Five horses rescued from freezing River Shannon
# Rescue
# Rescue

Five horses rescued from freezing River Shannon

Dec 28th 2013, 2:29 PM 24,035 Views 30 Comments

A local charity has praised Leitrim Civil Defence who helped with the rescue.

# horse-welfare - 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 1,066 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.