Irish Horse
Techniques for advancing the onset of cyclicity in mares
Dr Grainne Cunningham DVM MRCVS from SES Equine Veterinary Services, discusses how your mares cycle and what options exist to help kick start your mare into cyclicity.
27 March 2024 Breeding
Good guidance, good horses and good coffee
Editor of the Irish Horse Helen Sharp introduces the 2024 Irish Farmers Journal Sport Horse Breeding Supplement and shares her thoughts on the value of trusted support for breeders.
20 February 2024 News
Farmer Writes: you’ve got to have a dream
James Strain weighs up the pros and cons of concreting his yard.
Irish Horse: a job for every horse
It’s been a tough week on the farm for Helen Sharp and she reflects on our enduring and changing partnership with the horse.
14 February 2024 Breeding
Regan buys 47ac farm in heart of Coolmore empire
Maurice Regan, founder of US construction firm JT Magen, has bought a residential farm a stone’s throw from John Magnier’s headquarters.
24 January 2024 News
Farmer Writes: in the market for a new tractor
I’m thinking of buying one new tractor and selling two, writes Gerald Potterton this week.
17 January 2024 Farmer Writes
My Farming Week: Mary Kate Doyle, Rathnure, Co Wexford
From calving cows, lambing ewes and riding out horses, Mary Kate Doyle has her hands full at home on the farm in Rathnure.
17 January 2024 News
A ginormous egg, a Belgian Blue calf and everything in between
From Co Cork, Seán Coleman has cows, horses and hens to keep him busy on the family farm. Outside the farm gate, from swimming, to floorball and GAA, he has lots more going on.
27 December 2023 Feature
Fairmount Angus reduction sale set for Kilkenny
Shanon Kinahan has all the details you need on the upcoming Fairymount Angus reduction sale which is set to take place in Kilkenny Mart on Saturday 25 November
22 November 2023 Pedigree
Schemes and finance: Flood relief, equine breeding and renewable subsidies
Irish funding is being allocated to Shannon Callows farmers and for equine projects, while the EU Commission has approved major funding for renewables in Czechia and Finland.
8 November 2023 Schemes
Irish Horse: ‘As a kid I loved to read'
Author and horsewoman Elaine Heney tells Helen Sharp what makes her tick and how anyone can publish their own book.
1 November 2023 News
Chart tells story of radical change in Irish farming
A century of CSO data shows the industry has transformed beyond recognition.
20 October 2023 News