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Irish Horse
Irish Horse: Mullins quest for century of Cheltenham Festival wins
Ronan Groome
The 17-time Irish champion trainer opened his doors to the press ahead of the Cheltenham Festival this month, writes Ronan Groome.
Irish Horse: a job for every horse
14 February 2024 Breeding
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.
Irish Horse: Corvids and clear rounds
14 February 2024 Show jumping
Irish Horse: Corvids and clear rounds
Christa Dillon talks to Co Cork’s Ashleigh Hughes Lordan about horses, life and her very unusual bird rescue sanctuary.
Irish Horse: fabulous foals
What better way to celebrate the future of racing than a glimpse at some newborn foals from racing royalty, writes Helen Sharp.
7 February 2024 Breeding
Irish Horse Ringside Stories: multitasking in Mohill
Irish Draughts and Hereford cattle – Leitrim teenager Paul Bohan has enjoyed success with both in the showring. In conversation with Susan Finnerty.
7 February 2024 Breeding
Irish Horse: the joy of spring unsprung!
Helen Sharp looks forward to light at the end of the muck heap, and a rather exciting meeting of veterinary minds.
31 January 2024 News
Irish Horse: Galopin Des Champs leads superb Mullins DRF team
All eyes will be on Leopardstown this weekend as the Dublin Racing Festival plays host to a stellar line-up of jumping equine talent, writes Ronan Groome.
31 January 2024 Racing & P-2-P
Irish Horse: the French connection
Ronan Groome reports from the ITBA National Hunt 'Jumping Into The Future' Seminar which took place this week in the Lord Bagenal in Leighlinbridge, Co Carlow.
24 January 2024 Racing & P-2-P
Irish Horse: Annie Power’s boy living up to family legacy so far
Mystical Power, the stoutly bred son of Galileo and star mare Annie Power, is now favourite for the Supreme Novice Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival, writes Ronan Groome.
17 January 2024 Racing & P-2-P
Irish Horse: Winter weather warning
As we are braced for a cold snap, Helen Sharp shares some horse advice direct from the Department.
17 January 2024 News
Irish Horse: Naas forced to abandon after ‘100/1 shot’ fog fails to clear
The Kildare racecourse lost out on their big day last Sunday when thick fog rendered conditions unsafe and unsatisfactory, writes Ronan Groome.
10 January 2024 Racing & P-2-P
Around the Shows: Review of the Year
Susan Finnerty celebrates the 2023 agri show backroom teams and showring champions, and bestows the honours in her annual awards.
10 January 2024 Showing