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Irish Horse
Winnings and warnings
Helen Sharp
Helen Sharp reports on a stellar week of equestrian celebrations to round up a chilly January, plus a disease warning for breeders to keep an eye on
1 February 2023 News
Bright young things
Helen Sharp discovers how award-winning Co Westmeath students Aine Shortall and Kate Whyte took on the global issue of equine wormer resistance.
25 January 2023 News
From the horse's mouth
Siobhán English spoke to Maria O’Rourke about the ins and outs of qualifying as an equine dentist and just what goes on in a horse’s mouth.
Seeing is believing: The ITBA Irish Stallion Trail
Helen Sharp joins the hundreds of people who took to the road for the Irish Thoroughbred Marketing Irish Stallion Trail 2023.
18 January 2023 Breeding
A glorious opportunity
Helen Sharp reflects on the week and finds unity in the sport horse world, and a court case ruling that provokes questions for riding schools and riders.
18 January 2023 News
Love at first pony
Inspirational showing rider Ciara Mullen talks to Helen Sharp and shares the story of her pony Caherpuka Chappy and her unique journey with Connemaras.
11 January 2023 Showing
Ode to the agri store
Helen Sharp welcomes in 2023 by giving praise to Ireland's mighty agri-stores.
4 January 2023 News
Thriving Thoroughbreds
Treo Eile's Pro-celebrity Show Jumping Classic was a huge hit with equestrians of all ages, and highlights the possibilities for former racehorses.
21 December 2022 News
Counting horses
Helen Sharp looks at the nuts and bolts of the second Irish Equine Census.
7 December 2022 News
Solid returns at the final Cavan Sale of the year
Sally Parkyn reports from a busy Cavan Equestrian Centre with performance stock prices topping the three-day sale
30 November 2022 Breeding
When we suffer, they suffer
A hard winter for us sadly seems to mean a hard winter for some of Ireland's animals, Helen Sharp discusses charities in need.
30 November 2022 News
Conservation grazing with Shetland ponies
Helen Sharp finds out more about the ponies she lives next to and how they are helping conservation efforts in Co Fermanagh.
23 November 2022