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#Horses

# horses - Friday 29 March, 2013

Horsemeat scandal: Dept refuses to release over 200 pages of emails with FSAI

The Department of Agriculture refused to release over a hundred pages of emails between it and the Food Safety Authority of Ireland following a Freedom of Information request.

# horses - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Horse smuggler talks about drugging animals before illegal slaughter

The BBC Northern Ireland’s Spotlight programme interviewed the insider.

# horses - Monday 21 January, 2013

Four ponies rescued as ISPCA gets record no of equine distress calls ISPCA This post contains images

Four ponies rescued as ISPCA gets record no of equine distress calls

The organisation is appealing to owners to be “particularly vigilant” of their animals during the current cold snap.

# horses - Saturday 19 January, 2013

From The Daily Edge This is the week's news... skewed Not The News

This is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Horse burgers, how politicians ignored on social media may suffer low self-esteem, and the possibility that Lance Armstrong may be telling the truth…

# horses - Friday 18 January, 2013

Call for centralised database as starving horses abandoned Microchipping This post contains images

Call for centralised database as starving horses abandoned

While some of the animals are microchipped, the information is held across across 10 databases to which the DSPCA have limited access.

# horses - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

From The Daily Edge 12 of the best puns anyone has ever made about horse burgers Stable Diet This post contains images

# horses - Sunday 13 January, 2013

From The42 Last to be picked: In which our hero tries his hand at... dressage and show-jumping Giddyup

Last to be picked: In which our hero tries his hand at... dressage and show-jumping

After a summer spent deriding dressage as ‘horse-walking’, Steven O’Rourke saddled up to try it himself in the first in a new series of sporting adventures.

# horses - 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.

# horses - Saturday 29 December, 2012

From The42 Mark Your Card: the best bets for today’s Grade racing Gees-gees

Mark Your Card: the best bets for today’s Grade racing

Can Unaccompanied retain his Istabraq Festival Hurdle at Leopardstown today? The answer could be just a click away.

# horses - Friday 28 December, 2012

From The42 Why the long face? Take a look back at the year in horse racing... Gee Gees

Why the long face? Take a look back at the year in horse racing...

It was all about Frankel while the racing world also said farewell to another all-time great.

# horses - Saturday 17 November, 2012

PHOTOS: John Gilligan's equestrian centre to be sold by CAB

The Jessbrook Equestrian Centre in Kildare owned by former gang leader John Gilligan is to be sold – 16 years after it was first seized by the Criminal Assets Bureau.

# horses - Thursday 27 September, 2012

From The42 Extensive fire damage to Aidan O'Brien's house in Ballydoyle Coolmore

Extensive fire damage to Aidan O'Brien's house in Ballydoyle

The horse trainer and his family escaped unharmed from the blaze at the home to the Coolmore training and breeding facilities.

# horses - Thursday 20 September, 2012

City Council plans to limit Smithfield horse fair to twice a year

The traditional fair – which has seen violent scenes recently – is currently held every month, but could now be under threat.

# horses - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

From The Daily Edge Ad of the Day: Anybody got swapsies for this cushion-munching mini-pony? Pony Up This post contains videos

Ad of the Day: Anybody got swapsies for this cushion-munching mini-pony?

Based in Wexford. Also enjoys kitchen sponges.

# horses - Sunday 19 August, 2012

From The42 Irish riding crest of a victory wave with further wins at Dublin Horse Show Show Jumping

Irish riding crest of a victory wave with further wins at Dublin Horse Show

As for John Floody, the Irishman clattered into this lovely faux-brick wall.

# horses - Monday 6 August, 2012

From The42 We're there! Two Irish horses make it into Olympic Show Jumping Final Neigh Bother

We're there! Two Irish horses make it into Olympic Show Jumping Final

Unfortunately for Ireland, the horses will be under the control of a Swiss and an American.

# horses - 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.

# horses - Saturday 26 May, 2012

From The42 Power play as Aidan O'Brien and son celebrate 2,000 Guineas win at the Curragh Double Act

Power play as Aidan O'Brien and son celebrate 2,000 Guineas win at the Curragh

There were also wins for Tiddliwinks, Cay Verde and Nandiga during a glorious days’ racing.

# horses - Friday 25 May, 2012

From The42 Here's your 'jockeys dressed as nuns' picture of the day Ruby Walsh

Here's your 'jockeys dressed as nuns' picture of the day

Top jockeys Ruby Walsh Paul Carberry got into the spirit of things ahead of Listowel’s record-breaking attempt on ‘Nunday’.

# horses - Thursday 10 May, 2012

From The42 YouTube Top 10: because Tom Watson shows the kids how to do it Going Viral This post contains videos

YouTube Top 10: because Tom Watson shows the kids how to do it

The grand old golfing master shows up ‘Poults’ and ‘GMac’ while Novak Djokvic practices his backhand for Stallone’s new movie.

# horses - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Your essential round-up of the day’s big stories – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed…

# horses - 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.

Galway stallion tests positive for rare equine metritis infection

The discovery of the infection in a non-thoroughbred horse in Co Galway is the first time it’s been diagnosed here since 1982.

# horses - Friday 20 April, 2012

ISPCA rescue abandoned horse in north Cork

TJ is now recovering at an equine centre with the support of the ISPCA staff.

# horses - Sunday 15 April, 2012

Ireland to share horse breeding knowledge with China

But the tips won’t come cheap.

# horses - Thursday 15 March, 2012

From The42 HBO cancels horse racing series 'Luck' after third horse fatality TV

HBO cancels horse racing series 'Luck' after third horse fatality

Drama starring Dustin Hoffman and Nick Nolte ceases production for its second season after latest accident.

# horses - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

From The42 HBO suspends filming with horses on 'Luck' drama Horses

HBO suspends filming with horses on 'Luck' drama

After another horse was euthanised yesterday, production involving horses on the Dustin Hoffman show are shut down.

# horses - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces that you may have missed…

Nine horses injured in collision with train in Wexford

The horses were struck by a train on railway tracks close to Enniscorthy in the early hours of this morning.

# horses - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

# horses - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

From The42 Boring Michael Owen is being bullied, also boring Adrenalin Junkie

Boring Michael Owen is being bullied, also boring

After going public with his intention to complete a 1000-piece equine portrait jigsaw, the United striker found himself the object of some ridicule.

# horses - Monday 29 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday

Catch up on the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Irish horse charity appeals for people to join Buffy star in sponsoring animals Animal Welfare This post contains images

Irish horse charity appeals for people to join Buffy star in sponsoring animals

The Irish Horse Welfare Trust, which looks after almost 100 animals, says it needs donations to help with the care and upkeep of some of its residents.

# horses - Thursday 4 August, 2011

From The Daily Edge In pictures: Frocks, hats, donkeys and lovely ladies at the Dublin Horse Show Dublin Horse Show This post contains images

In pictures: Frocks, hats, donkeys and lovely ladies at the Dublin Horse Show

It was Ladies’ Day today at the Dublin Horse Show. Have a look inside and see what you make of the winning dress…

# horses - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

From The Daily Edge In pictures: The horsey set at the RDS Hay Day This post contains images

In pictures: The horsey set at the RDS

It’s the Fáilte Ireland Dublin Horse Show time of year again. Here’s what the four-legged and two-legged got up to today…

# horses - Friday 15 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# horses - Saturday 9 April, 2011

From The42 Ballabriggs wins the Aintree Grand National Grand National

Ballabriggs wins the Aintree Grand National

Were you a winner today?

# horses - 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.

# horses - Thursday 17 March, 2011

Thousands of thoroughbred horses slaughtered 'for meat'

Some 4,600 thoroughbred horses have been slaughtered to be sold as meat in countries like France and Belgium because their owners can no longer afford to care for them.

# horses - Saturday 19 February, 2011

From The42 Best bets on a busy day Whip Hand

Best bets on a busy day

Mark Hobbs previews the weekend racing.