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# horses - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Five men arrested following investigation into tampering of horse identification certs
# Arrests
# Arrests

Five men arrested following investigation into tampering of horse identification certs

Jun 30th 2020, 1:11 PM 19,008 Views 31 Comments

The men were arrested today.

# horses - Thursday 26 December, 2019

'They're so cold, with no food, wasting away': Rescue charity received 30 calls about horses in one day
# My Lovely Horse
# My Lovely Horse

'They're so cold, with no food, wasting away': Rescue charity received 30 calls about horses in one day

Dec 26th 2019, 8:30 PM 35,969 Views 26 Comments

My Lovely Horse Rescue said owners have again abandoned horses in fields this winter.

# horses - Saturday 30 November, 2019

More than 120 horses have died this year on Ireland's racecourses
# EQUINE SAFETY
# EQUINE SAFETY

More than 120 horses have died this year on Ireland's racecourses

Nov 30th 2019, 6:30 AM 15,634 Views 44 Comments

Minister Michael Creed has said the figure is consistent with other major racing jurisdictions.

# horses - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Horse put down after being found injured and stuck under gate in Meath
# Animals
# Animals

Horse put down after being found injured and stuck under gate in Meath

Nov 24th 2019, 11:32 AM 47,283 Views 47 Comments

The horse was discovered by the charity yesterday in Clonard, Co Meath.

# horses - Sunday 22 September, 2019

'It's a waste of animals' lives': A new film looks at why 2,000 horses are killed by Irish councils every year
# Blinkers
# Blinkers

'It's a waste of animals' lives': A new film looks at why 2,000 horses are killed by Irish councils every year

Sep 22nd 2019, 10:00 AM 35,187 Views 70 Comments

165 out of 183 horses claimed by Dublin City Council last year were unclaimed by their owners.

# horses - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Horses left to die by farmer in 'unprecedented' animal cruelty case
# West Clare
# West Clare

Horses left to die by farmer in 'unprecedented' animal cruelty case

Jun 18th 2019, 6:03 PM 43,326 Views 0 Comments

Martin Gerald Foley pleaded guilty to 20 charges out of a total of 193 charges first brought against him.

# horses - Sunday 14 April, 2019

'There's robbed cars, burnt-out cars, dead horses ... the bones of dead horses'
# Dunsink
# Dunsink

'There's robbed cars, burnt-out cars, dead horses ... the bones of dead horses'

Apr 14th 2019, 10:00 PM 88,863 Views 49 Comments

Campaigners say animals at Dunsink in Dublin are being frightened and injured by joyriders and quad bike riders.

# horses - Sunday 3 March, 2019

'It's bittersweet' - Ireland finish runners-up behind hosts after jump-off in Florida
# Show Jumping
From The42
# Show Jumping

'It's bittersweet' - Ireland finish runners-up behind hosts after jump-off in Florida

Mar 3rd 2019, 10:32 AM 3,578 Views 0 Comments

Second for the second year in-a-row at the Nations Cup.

# horses - Friday 22 February, 2019

'Harrowing conditions': Man jailed for three years and banned from owning dogs or horses for life
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

'Harrowing conditions': Man jailed for three years and banned from owning dogs or horses for life

Feb 22nd 2019, 7:03 PM 37,493 Views 80 Comments

Dead animals were scattered around the farmer’s property, some of which were used to feed the dogs.

# horses - Friday 8 February, 2019

Racing Abandoned: What equine flu means for British racing and why Irish meets could profit from shutdown
# Horse Racing
From The42
# Horse Racing

Racing Abandoned: What equine flu means for British racing and why Irish meets could profit from shutdown

Feb 8th 2019, 4:52 PM 5,078 Views 12 Comments

Johnny Ward reflects on a turbulent week in British horseracing.

# horses - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Equine flu outbreak cancels all horse racing in Britain but Irish racecourses stay open
# Infectious
# Infectious

Equine flu outbreak cancels all horse racing in Britain but Irish racecourses stay open

Feb 7th 2019, 2:34 PM 12,413 Views 15 Comments

Three horses from the same yard are confirmed to have the virus.

# horses - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

Top Australian horse trainer arrested amid claims jockeys shocked horses into running faster
# Darren Weir
# Darren Weir

Top Australian horse trainer arrested amid claims jockeys shocked horses into running faster

Jan 30th 2019, 8:09 AM 24,950 Views 18 Comments

An unregistered firearm, cocaine and four Taser-like devices were seized by police in a dawn raid.

# horses - Monday 8 October, 2018

Council denies promising accommodation for horses at new housing estate
# Travelling Community
# Travelling Community

Council denies promising accommodation for horses at new housing estate

Oct 8th 2018, 10:02 PM 36,504 Views 19 Comments

Members of the Travelling Community have claimed that Tipperary County Council has failed to honour assurances about stables.

# horses - Monday 2 July, 2018

Kaley Cuoco from The Big Bang Theory just had a horse-themed wedding
# Celebrity Wedding
From The Daily Edge
# Celebrity Wedding

Kaley Cuoco from The Big Bang Theory just had a horse-themed wedding

Jul 2nd 2018, 7:03 PM 7,832 Views 4 Comments

Cuoco is cookoo about her new husband Cook.

# horses - Sunday 22 April, 2018

'There are horses across the main N2 road, at Darndale, and they are in bits'
# My Lovely Horse
# My Lovely Horse

'There are horses across the main N2 road, at Darndale, and they are in bits'

Apr 22nd 2018, 7:45 AM 34,238 Views 35 Comments

It’s not as bad as it was years ago but residents in Dublin still see problems with unlicensed horses.

# horses - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Horse dies at Cheltenham as UK temperatures soar to record levels
# Cheltenham
# Cheltenham

Horse dies at Cheltenham as UK temperatures soar to record levels

Apr 19th 2018, 10:53 PM 37,917 Views 27 Comments

Dame Rose collapsed and died after finishing fourth in the mares’ novices hurdle.

# horses - Friday 13 April, 2018

'She's our little baby': Sanctuary appeal for return of stolen Shetland pony
# Polly Pockets
# Polly Pockets

'She's our little baby': Sanctuary appeal for return of stolen Shetland pony

Apr 13th 2018, 1:02 PM 17,486 Views 13 Comments

Polly Pockets was nursed back to health at My Lovely Horse Rescue after her she witnessed her mother’s violent death when she was three months old.

# horses - Sunday 31 December, 2017

'I like horses because they have never caused me pain'
# Honesty
From The42
# Honesty

'I like horses because they have never caused me pain'

Dec 31st 2017, 8:00 AM 16,015 Views 17 Comments

In this extract from his book, retired Irish jockey Kieren Fallon describes his obsession with the sport.

# horses - Saturday 30 December, 2017

Investigation underway after several horses found dead in Clonmel
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

Investigation underway after several horses found dead in Clonmel

Dec 30th 2017, 5:04 PM 34,911 Views 43 Comments

A number of animals were also seized by authorities.

# horses - Sunday 13 August, 2017

PHOTOS: Irishman captures incredible images of famous Palio di Siena horse race
# Italy
# Italy

PHOTOS: Irishman captures incredible images of famous Palio di Siena horse race

Aug 13th 2017, 12:00 PM 26,253 Views 24 Comments

The event has been around for centuries and is very popular among locals and tourists alike.

# horses - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

'Vulnerable, scared, overworked and underpaid': A day in the life of an Irish stable worker

'Vulnerable, scared, overworked and underpaid': A day in the life of an Irish stable worker

Jul 26th 2017, 6:05 AM 25,804 Views 38 Comments

A report into the pay and conditions of workers was published yesterday.

# horses - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Race fixing and money laundering: How the horse racing industry fights back against criminal cartels
# Money Laundering
# Money Laundering

Race fixing and money laundering: How the horse racing industry fights back against criminal cartels

Jul 23rd 2017, 6:00 AM 18,678 Views 8 Comments

A race-winning horse was recently at the centre of a Criminal Assets Bureau investigation.

# horses - Sunday 26 March, 2017

At crisis point: Over €1 million spent to destroy 2,000 horses in Dublin
# Horses
# Horses

At crisis point: Over €1 million spent to destroy 2,000 horses in Dublin

Mar 26th 2017, 7:30 AM 24,387 Views 31 Comments

There were 4,923 horses seized across Ireland in just one year and most were put down.

# horses - Sunday 12 March, 2017

QUIZ: Can you tell the real Cheltenham horse from the one we just made up?
# Fake Fillies
From The42
# Fake Fillies

QUIZ: Can you tell the real Cheltenham horse from the one we just made up?

Mar 12th 2017, 9:00 PM 7,929 Views 10 Comments

It’s not as easy as you might think.

Could horses be the way forward for women in Saudi Arabia?
# Driving Ban
# Driving Ban

Could horses be the way forward for women in Saudi Arabia?

Mar 12th 2017, 8:30 AM 13,175 Views 11 Comments

“There is this very weird belief that a woman shouldn’t ride a horse,” Gosaibi says, especially if she is not yet married as “she might lose her virginity”.

# horses - Sunday 8 January, 2017

Why 2017 could be a make-or-break year for the bloodstock industry
# Agribusiness
# Agribusiness

Why 2017 could be a make-or-break year for the bloodstock industry

Jan 8th 2017, 10:00 AM 12,004 Views 22 Comments

Between Brexit and potential overproduction, the Irish racehorse sector is set for turbulence.

# horses - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Anger after horse dealer posts pictures of zebra in Laois stables
# Animals
# Animals

Anger after horse dealer posts pictures of zebra in Laois stables

Dec 15th 2016, 5:47 PM 36,284 Views 42 Comments

Photos of the zebra popped up on Facebook last night.

# horses - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

This Irish horse owner's ecstatic reaction to coming second in the Melbourne Cup is wonderful
# I Don't Care
From The Daily Edge
# I Don't Care

This Irish horse owner's ecstatic reaction to coming second in the Melbourne Cup is wonderful

Nov 1st 2016, 11:03 AM 4,942 Views 1 Comment

Bear hugs for all.

# horses - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Gardaí investigating after horses are attacked with axe in Wicklow
# Ashford
# Ashford

Gardaí investigating after horses are attacked with axe in Wicklow

Jul 27th 2016, 7:46 PM 24,701 Views 65 Comments

In two separate incidents, a number of horses were left with wounds after they were attacked with what is believed to be an axe.

# horses - Monday 14 March, 2016

"Unfair and unjust" - Traveller family to appeal confiscation of 29 horses to High Court
# Seizure
# Seizure

"Unfair and unjust" - Traveller family to appeal confiscation of 29 horses to High Court

Mar 14th 2016, 5:11 PM 31,428 Views 0 Comments

The horses were seized last month as part of an initiative known as Operation Storm.

# horses - Monday 18 January, 2016

Emaciated pony dumped by Dublin canal was 'too weak to lift her head for food'
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Emaciated pony dumped by Dublin canal was 'too weak to lift her head for food'

Jan 18th 2016, 12:16 PM 24,060 Views 55 Comments

An animal rescue charity said the animal was “left to die” by a canal in Ballyfermot.

# horses - Saturday 26 December, 2015

No shortage of drama or rain on opening day of Leopardstown festival
# Christmas Racing
From The42
# Christmas Racing

No shortage of drama or rain on opening day of Leopardstown festival

Dec 26th 2015, 5:15 PM 5,435 Views 2 Comments

The crowds weren’t deterred by the miserable conditions.

# horses - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

This factory plans to clone animals on an industrial scale
# China
# China

This factory plans to clone animals on an industrial scale

Nov 24th 2015, 7:30 PM 9,534 Views 11 Comments

It will develop animals such as pet and police dogs, racehorses, and cows.

# horses - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

9 times horses thought they were one of us
# Heroes All
From The Daily Edge
# Heroes All

9 times horses thought they were one of us

Oct 7th 2015, 6:07 PM 5,061 Views 0 Comments

Bless them.

# horses - Friday 11 September, 2015

The essential DOs and DON'Ts for every horse racing virgin
# Sponsored By HRI
From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By HRI

The essential DOs and DON'Ts for every horse racing virgin

Sep 11th 2015, 5:41 PM 3,971 Views 1 Comment

Here’s how to have a great day and avoid a faux pas.

# horses - Friday 21 August, 2015

Man running in front of Cian O'Connor may cost Ireland Olympic place
# Horsin' Around
From The42
# Horsin' Around

Man running in front of Cian O'Connor may cost Ireland Olympic place

Aug 21st 2015, 7:52 PM 14,332 Views 11 Comments

Ireland’s team captain understandably looked furious.

# horses - 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.

# horses - Friday 23 January, 2015

12 movie titles greatly improved by the addition of horses
# Horsemovies
From The Daily Edge
# Horsemovies

12 movie titles greatly improved by the addition of horses

Jan 23rd 2015, 9:00 PM 3,891 Views 2 Comments

The Green Milepost and other gems.

# horses - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Horse rescue shelter appeals for missing ponies Bam Bam and Tyson to be returned
# Garda Investigation
# Garda Investigation

Horse rescue shelter appeals for missing ponies Bam Bam and Tyson to be returned

Jan 13th 2015, 3:15 PM 9,426 Views 7 Comments

The two ponies were lent out to a foster home, but have since gone missing.

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