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#Horses

# 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 14,371 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 16,231 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 3,904 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 9,458 Views 7 Comments

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

# horses - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Horse-powered wakeboarding is the most fun you can have in a waterlogged field
# My Lovely Horse
From The Daily Edge
# My Lovely Horse

Horse-powered wakeboarding is the most fun you can have in a waterlogged field

Jan 8th 2015, 7:33 AM 2,207 Views 0 Comments

Yeee-haw.

# horses - Friday 21 November, 2014

Horses shot and left for dead on Cork/ Limerick border
# Cruel
# Cruel

Horses shot and left for dead on Cork/ Limerick border

Nov 21st 2014, 2:15 PM 26,818 Views 66 Comments

WARNING: This story contains some images of a graphic nature.

# horses - Friday 14 November, 2014

Rescuers mount daring mission to save horses from rising river
# Good Finish
# Good Finish

Rescuers mount daring mission to save horses from rising river

Nov 14th 2014, 10:56 PM 37,197 Views 43 Comments

Teams took two two dinghies out on the river near Enniscorthy this evening to steer the animals back to dry land.

# horses - Friday 31 October, 2014

Your pets hate Halloween - here's how to make them feel better
# Spooked
# Spooked

Your pets hate Halloween - here's how to make them feel better

Oct 31st 2014, 6:45 AM 10,290 Views 9 Comments

It can be a very stressful and potentially dangerous time for your pets.

# horses - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Aidan O'Brien's Adelaide comes from last to first to win Cox Plate in Melbourne
# Down Under
From The42
# Down Under

Aidan O'Brien's Adelaide comes from last to first to win Cox Plate in Melbourne

Oct 25th 2014, 10:53 AM 2,621 Views 5 Comments

“It has been a wonderful feat,” Coolmore’s Australian racing manager James Bester said.

# horses - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Here's what's being done about people abandoning 'useless' foals
# Horses
# Horses

Here's what's being done about people abandoning 'useless' foals

Oct 9th 2014, 8:30 AM 8,515 Views 10 Comments

The DSPCA has started a trial where it will castrate a stallion and implant a microchip for €100.

# horses - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Guidelines banning cruelty to horses by traders introduced
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Guidelines banning cruelty to horses by traders introduced

Oct 2nd 2014, 6:35 PM 7,653 Views 23 Comments

This was launched by Minister Simon Coveney today in conjunction with the Farm Animal Welfare Advisory Council.

# horses - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Queen of England's horse fails drug test
# We Are Not Amused
From The42
# We Are Not Amused

Queen of England's horse fails drug test

Jul 22nd 2014, 7:38 PM 5,582 Views 7 Comments

Estimate won the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot in 2013.

# horses - Sunday 20 July, 2014

Horses are helping children with disabilities to gain confidence and trust
# Horse Sense
# Horse Sense

Horses are helping children with disabilities to gain confidence and trust

Jul 20th 2014, 9:15 AM 7,263 Views 5 Comments

An equine programme set up by Childvision is now being extended to children from outside its service.

# horses - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Day at the Races: How do jockeys choose their bright colours?
# Sponsored By HRI
From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By HRI

Day at the Races: How do jockeys choose their bright colours?

Jul 2nd 2014, 5:30 PM 28,811 Views 9 Comments

Your guide to getting the most out of the Races.

# horses - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Horses that may have entered the food chain are now being abandoned and dying - ISPCA
# Horsemeat Scandal
# Horsemeat Scandal

Horses that may have entered the food chain are now being abandoned and dying - ISPCA

Jun 18th 2014, 11:43 AM 5,648 Views 16 Comments

The society say that horses which may illegally have found their way into the food chain before are now being left to fend for themselves.

# horses - Sunday 15 June, 2014

A very stupid man decided to run with the horses at Leicester Races yesterday
# Crazy
From The42
# Crazy

A very stupid man decided to run with the horses at Leicester Races yesterday

Jun 15th 2014, 10:33 AM 12,358 Views 12 Comments

The individual in question is likely to be severely reprimanded for his actions.

# horses - 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 12,122 Views 26 Comments

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

# horses - Sunday 4 May, 2014

More than 2,000 horses killed for consumption in 3 months
# Agriculture
# Agriculture

More than 2,000 horses killed for consumption in 3 months

May 4th 2014, 8:15 AM 18,113 Views 48 Comments

Last year, a total of 10,711 horses were slaughtered.

# horses - Sunday 27 April, 2014

Anger after 4 foaling mares are put down in Kilkenny despite offers of homes
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

Anger after 4 foaling mares are put down in Kilkenny despite offers of homes

Apr 27th 2014, 7:30 AM 27,780 Views 76 Comments

Pauline Doyle said her offer to rehome the horses was ignored.

# horses - Saturday 26 April, 2014

This Dublin shop has banned a rather unusual type of customer
# Horse Outside
From The Daily Edge
# Horse Outside

This Dublin shop has banned a rather unusual type of customer

Apr 26th 2014, 10:34 AM 8,648 Views 2 Comments

Can you come in? Neigh.

# horses - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Don't worry, Michael D's not lost... The State visit party was SUPPOSED to end up on a farm
# Day Trip
# Day Trip

Don't worry, Michael D's not lost... The State visit party was SUPPOSED to end up on a farm

Apr 10th 2014, 2:05 PM 13,818 Views 16 Comments

‘Her Majesty said it was around here somewhere…’

# horses - Monday 24 March, 2014

Emaciated ex-racehorse dumped in field left to die finds new home
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Emaciated ex-racehorse dumped in field left to die finds new home

Mar 24th 2014, 9:01 PM 26,348 Views 51 Comments

The case of Forest is common one, said the ISPCA who will be talking about Forest and animal cruelty on RTE’s Prime Time this evening.

# horses - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Group raises €2k in one day to save seven ponies from being put down
# Dungarvan
# Dungarvan

Group raises €2k in one day to save seven ponies from being put down

Mar 8th 2014, 9:45 AM 7,865 Views 19 Comments

The animals had been put into a pound after being released from a field in Dungarvan.

# horses - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Update: Volunteers have two more days to raise funds to save eight horses
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

Update: Volunteers have two more days to raise funds to save eight horses

Mar 4th 2014, 3:39 PM 14,068 Views 44 Comments

A local volunteer group had been caring for the horses, locked in a field in Dungarvan, since last month.

# horses - Saturday 1 March, 2014

DSPCA hits out at unauthorised Dublin horse market
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

DSPCA hits out at unauthorised Dublin horse market

Mar 1st 2014, 3:17 PM 11,064 Views 25 Comments

Over 100 horses were reported to have been at the site in Clondalkin.

# horses - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Horses in Dublin estate starved, beaten and mowed down by quad bikes
# Abuse
# Abuse

Horses in Dublin estate starved, beaten and mowed down by quad bikes

Feb 20th 2014, 9:45 PM 50,680 Views 210 Comments

*WARNING* This story contains a very graphic image that some people may find disturbing.

# horses - Monday 17 February, 2014

My Tent ready for Cheltenham after all-weather win
# Cheltfest14
From The42
# Cheltfest14

My Tent ready for Cheltenham after all-weather win

Feb 17th 2014, 2:50 PM 1,434 Views 1 Comment

Trainer Nicky Henderson was pleased with his weekend’s work ahead of next month’s festival in the Cotswolds.

# horses - Thursday 13 February, 2014

PICS: Horse sheds at animal sanctuary 'crushed like paper' in storm
# Destruction
# Destruction

PICS: Horse sheds at animal sanctuary 'crushed like paper' in storm

Feb 13th 2014, 10:35 PM 19,332 Views 26 Comments

Volunteers rushed to move all of the terrified animals to safety yesterday, but the shelter will now need significant funds to repair the damage.

# horses - Monday 27 January, 2014

Hay drive begins to help save "deluge" of dumped horses
# Neglected
# Neglected

Hay drive begins to help save "deluge" of dumped horses

Jan 27th 2014, 6:50 AM 7,816 Views 32 Comments

The ISPCA is urgently asking Irish people to donate money to buy hay and feed a neglected horse.

# horses - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Dog bites horse, woman brought to court
# Animal World
# Animal World

Dog bites horse, woman brought to court

Jan 23rd 2014, 3:00 PM 26,658 Views 74 Comments

The police horse sustained injuries but they are not thought to be career threatening.

# horses - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

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

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

Jan 7th 2014, 11:03 AM 15,533 Views 75 Comments

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

# horses - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Over 3,000 horses seized over welfare concerns last year
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Over 3,000 horses seized over welfare concerns last year

Jan 4th 2014, 2:29 PM 8,412 Views 61 Comments

At least 500 more horses had to be rescued in 2013 compared to 2012 figures.

# horses - Monday 16 December, 2013

The foal left behind after his mother was beaten to death has a new home
# Holding Out For A Hero
From The Daily Edge
# Holding Out For A Hero

The foal left behind after his mother was beaten to death has a new home

Dec 16th 2013, 7:30 PM 2,470 Views 6 Comments

There is a happy ending for this poor little guy.

21 people arrested in French horsemeat probe
# Sanofi
# Sanofi

21 people arrested in French horsemeat probe

Dec 16th 2013, 6:28 PM 9,288 Views 12 Comments

This case follows claims that horsemeat which was used to manufacture anti-rabies serum ended up in food chain.

# horses - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Irish trainer Butler appeals against five-year doping ban
# Appeal
From The42
# Appeal

Irish trainer Butler appeals against five-year doping ban

Dec 11th 2013, 6:41 PM 1,363 Views 2 Comments

Nine horses in Butler’s care tested positive for illegal substances,.

# horses - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Would you like a unicorn for Christmas?
# Out Of This World
From The Daily Edge
# Out Of This World

Would you like a unicorn for Christmas?

Dec 5th 2013, 4:45 PM 2,557 Views 1 Comment

A unicorn is not just for Christmas. It’s for life.

# horses - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Nov 28th 2013, 11:09 PM 14,089 Views 6 Comments

Today everyone’s been talking about the CRC senior staff top-ups, ESB strike action and the murder inquiry launched in Kerry.

Horse dies after being doused with petrol and set alight
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Horse dies after being doused with petrol and set alight

Nov 28th 2013, 11:07 PM 88,897 Views 370 Comments

Gardaí are investigating the slaughter of the abandoned horse which happened in the Fettercairn area of Tallaght.

# horses - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Horse owners 'should get financial help' to tackle unwanted equine problems
# Fidelma Healy-Eames
# Fidelma Healy-Eames

Horse owners 'should get financial help' to tackle unwanted equine problems

Nov 20th 2013, 8:43 AM 6,911 Views 46 Comments

Senator Fidelma Healy-Eames has said that local authorities have spent millions on disposing unwanted horses.

# horses - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Over 50 horses seized from Cork site
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

Over 50 horses seized from Cork site

Nov 19th 2013, 10:17 PM 27,346 Views 136 Comments

The carcasses of three horses were also removed from the Hollyhill site on the north side of Cork city.