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#Horses

# horses - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

# horses - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

19 great pictures from the opening day of the Dublin Horse Show
# RDS
# RDS

19 great pictures from the opening day of the Dublin Horse Show

Aug 7th 2013, 6:00 PM 19,502 Views 14 Comments

The sun was out and so were the horses at the RDS in Dublin today.

# horses - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

ISPCA at "breaking point" dealing with increased calls for help
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

ISPCA at "breaking point" dealing with increased calls for help

Aug 6th 2013, 6:45 AM 5,881 Views 16 Comments

The ISPCA received 1,524 calls over the whole of 2012 – and has taken 1,372 calls so far this year.

# horses - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

In pictures: Racegoers at Galway Races pay respects to Colm Murray
# Farewell
From The42
# Farewell

In pictures: Racegoers at Galway Races pay respects to Colm Murray

Jul 30th 2013, 10:10 PM 2,969 Views 3 Comments

There was a minute’s silence at Ballybrit today.

# horses - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Coveney: Horsemeat scandal a result of bad management, not illegal management
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

Coveney: Horsemeat scandal a result of bad management, not illegal management

Jul 18th 2013, 6:45 AM 3,644 Views 27 Comments

In an interview with TheJournal.ie, Coveney said that his department has handed information to authorities in other countries and that he expects them to pursue prosecutions.

# horses - Monday 15 July, 2013

Irish horses directly exported to China – but not for slaughter
# Animals
# Animals

Irish horses directly exported to China – but not for slaughter

Jul 15th 2013, 3:50 PM 12,072 Views 61 Comments

A veterinary certificate has been agreed upon by Irish and Chinese authorities that will allow the direct exports.

# horses - Monday 24 June, 2013

13 pictures of humans hugging animals that will make you feel better
# Hug It Out
From The Daily Edge
# Hug It Out

13 pictures of humans hugging animals that will make you feel better

Jun 24th 2013, 12:08 PM 8,896 Views 0 Comments

You’ll probably be a bit emotional by the end. In a good way.

# horses - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Six cases of horse cruelty seen by DSPCA this week
# Animal Rights
# Animal Rights

Six cases of horse cruelty seen by DSPCA this week

Apr 11th 2013, 5:48 PM 21,704 Views 60 Comments

All six horses had died or had to be humanely destroyed because of starvation and neglect.

# horses - Friday 29 March, 2013

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

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

Mar 29th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,410 Views 10 Comments

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
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

Horse smuggler talks about drugging animals before illegal slaughter

Mar 6th 2013, 11:59 AM 12,767 Views 27 Comments

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
# ISPCA

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

Jan 21st 2013, 12:21 PM 6,025 Views 9 Comments

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

# horses - Saturday 19 January, 2013

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

This is the week's news... skewed

Jan 19th 2013, 5:00 PM 5,497 Views 2 Comments

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
# Microchipping

Call for centralised database as starving horses abandoned

Jan 18th 2013, 8:20 PM 8,698 Views 30 Comments

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

12 of the best puns anyone has ever made about horse burgers
# Stable Diet
From The Daily Edge
# Stable Diet

12 of the best puns anyone has ever made about horse burgers

Jan 16th 2013, 11:40 AM 53,175 Views 98 Comments

Can you do better?

# horses - Sunday 13 January, 2013

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

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

Jan 13th 2013, 7:51 AM 5,344 Views 4 Comments

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
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

Increase in numbers of horses, ponies and foals abandoned in 2012

Jan 8th 2013, 7:30 AM 3,608 Views 9 Comments

The ISPCA responded to over 1,500 calls related to neglect or abuse of equine animals in 2012.

# horses - Saturday 29 December, 2012

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

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

Dec 29th 2012, 10:18 AM 475 Views 0 Comments

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

# horses - Friday 28 December, 2012

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

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

Dec 28th 2012, 8:06 AM 519 Views 0 Comments

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
# Criminal Assets Bureau
# Criminal Assets Bureau

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

Nov 17th 2012, 4:26 PM 18,619 Views 41 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 27th 2012, 10:23 AM 9,798 Views 7 Comments

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
# Horse Fair
# Horse Fair

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

Sep 20th 2012, 8:51 AM 4,194 Views 27 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 11th 2012, 10:22 AM 5,075 Views 2 Comments

Based in Wexford. Also enjoys kitchen sponges.

# horses - Sunday 19 August, 2012

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

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

Aug 19th 2012, 2:40 PM 1,224 Views 0 Comments

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

# horses - Monday 6 August, 2012

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

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

Aug 6th 2012, 8:48 PM 2,120 Views 0 Comments

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

# horses - Monday 9 July, 2012

Lynch dropped from Irish show-jumping team for London Olympics
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Lynch dropped from Irish show-jumping team for London Olympics

Jul 9th 2012, 5:47 PM 6,087 Views 12 Comments

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

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

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

May 26th 2012, 4:27 PM 262 Views 1 Comment

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

# horses - Friday 25 May, 2012

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

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

May 25th 2012, 1:42 PM 551 Views 1 Comment

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

YouTube Top 10: because Tom Watson shows the kids how to do it
# Going Viral
From The42
# Going Viral

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

May 10th 2012, 1:32 PM 563 Views 0 Comments

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
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

May 8th 2012, 7:51 PM 6,205 Views 4 Comments

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
# Horses
# Horses

Department of agriculture confirms case of CEM in stallion

Apr 27th 2012, 9:57 PM 7,646 Views 19 Comments

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
# Horse Health
# Horse Health

Galway stallion tests positive for rare equine metritis infection

Apr 27th 2012, 8:30 PM 145 Views 0 Comments

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
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

ISPCA rescue abandoned horse in north Cork

Apr 20th 2012, 2:57 PM 5,083 Views 24 Comments

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
# Breeding
# Breeding

Ireland to share horse breeding knowledge with China

Apr 15th 2012, 3:27 PM 5,118 Views 38 Comments

But the tips won’t come cheap.

# horses - Thursday 15 March, 2012

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

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

Mar 15th 2012, 12:01 AM 7,460 Views 11 Comments

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

# horses - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

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

HBO suspends filming with horses on 'Luck' drama

Mar 14th 2012, 2:59 PM 586 Views 3 Comments

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
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Mar 7th 2012, 8:10 PM 3,828 Views 0 Comments

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
# Collision
# Collision

Nine horses injured in collision with train in Wexford

Mar 7th 2012, 11:49 AM 5,736 Views 19 Comments

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

Modern racehorses all share 'speed gene' from one common ancestor - study
# Speed Gene
# Speed Gene

Modern racehorses all share 'speed gene' from one common ancestor - study

Jan 24th 2012, 5:53 PM 4,800 Views 6 Comments

An Irish scientists says all modern Throughbreds share a “speed gene” which originated in a British mare living 300 years ago.

# horses - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

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

Boring Michael Owen is being bullied, also boring

Sep 28th 2011, 6:45 PM 637 Views 1 Comment

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
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Aug 29th 2011, 7:25 PM 2,145 Views 1 Comment

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