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Horses

# horses - Thursday 10 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Don’t worry, Michael D’s not lost… The State visit party was SUPPOSED to end up on a farm Day Trip

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

‘Her Majesty said it was around here somewhere…’

# horses - Monday 24 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Emaciated ex-racehorse dumped in field left to die finds new home Animal Cruelty

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Group raises €2k in one day to save seven ponies from being put down Dungarvan This post contains images

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

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

# horses - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Update: Volunteers have two more days to raise funds to save eight horses Animal Welfare

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

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

# horses - Saturday 1 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie DSPCA hits out at unauthorised Dublin horse market Animal Welfare

DSPCA hits out at unauthorised Dublin horse market

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

# horses - Thursday 20 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Horses in Dublin estate starved, beaten and mowed down by quad bikes Abuse

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

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

# horses - Monday 17 February, 2014

From The Score My Tent ready for Cheltenham after all-weather win Cheltfest14

My Tent ready for Cheltenham after all-weather win

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

# horses - Thursday 13 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie PICS: Horse sheds at animal sanctuary ‘crushed like paper’ in storm Destruction This post contains images

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Hay drive begins to help save “deluge” of dumped horses Neglected

Hay drive begins to help save “deluge” of dumped horses

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

# horses - Thursday 23 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Dog bites horse, woman brought to court Animal World

Dog bites horse, woman brought to court

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

# horses - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Farmers: 18,000 ‘useless’ horses must be slaughtered to help end crisis Horse Welfare

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Over 3,000 horses seized over welfare concerns last year Crackdown

Over 3,000 horses seized over welfare concerns last year

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

There is a happy ending for this poor little guy.

From TheJournal.ie 21 people arrested in French horsemeat probe Sanofi

21 people arrested in French horsemeat probe

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

# horses - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

From The Score Irish trainer Butler appeals against five-year doping ban Appeal

Irish trainer Butler appeals against five-year doping ban

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

# horses - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Would you like a unicorn for Christmas?

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

# horses - Thursday 28 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

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

From TheJournal.ie Horse dies after being doused with petrol and set alight Animal Cruelty

Horse dies after being doused with petrol and set alight

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

# horses - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Horse owners ‘should get financial help’ to tackle unwanted equine problems Fidelma Healy-Eames

Horse owners ‘should get financial help’ to tackle unwanted equine problems

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

# horses - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Over 50 horses seized from Cork site Animal Welfare

Over 50 horses seized from Cork site

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

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# horses - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 19 great pictures from the opening day of the Dublin Horse Show RDS This post contains images

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

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

# horses - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie ISPCA at “breaking point” dealing with increased calls for help Animal Welfare

ISPCA at “breaking point” dealing with increased calls for help

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

From The Score In pictures: Racegoers at Galway Races pay respects to Colm Murray Farewell

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

There was a minute’s silence at Ballybrit today.

# horses - Thursday 18 July, 2013

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish horses directly exported to China – but not for slaughter Animals

Irish horses directly exported to China – but not for slaughter

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

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

# horses - Thursday 11 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Six cases of horse cruelty seen by DSPCA this week Animal Rights

Six cases of horse cruelty seen by DSPCA this week

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

# horses - Friday 29 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Horsemeat scandal: Dept refuses to release over 200 pages of emails with FSAI Horsemeat

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Horse smuggler talks about drugging animals before illegal slaughter Horsemeat

Horse smuggler talks about drugging animals before illegal slaughter

The BBC Northern Ireland’s Spotlight programme interviewed the insider.

# horses - Monday 21 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Four ponies rescued as ISPCA gets record no of equine distress calls ISPCA This post contains images

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Call for centralised database as starving horses abandoned Microchipping This post contains images

Call for centralised database as starving horses abandoned

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 This post contains images

# horses - Sunday 13 January, 2013

From The Score Last to be picked: In which our hero tries his hand at… dressage and show-jumping Giddyup

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Increase in numbers of horses, ponies and foals abandoned in 2012 Animal Welfare

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

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

# horses - Saturday 29 December, 2012

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

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

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

# horses - Friday 28 December, 2012

From The Score Why the long face? Take a look back at the year in horse racing… Gee Gees

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

It was all about Frankel while the racing world also said farewell to another all-time great.

# horses - Saturday 17 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: John Gilligan’s equestrian centre to be sold by CAB Criminal Assets Bureau

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

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

From The Score Extensive fire damage to Aidan O’Brien’s house in Ballydoyle Coolmore

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

The horse trainer and his family escaped unharmed from the blaze at the home to the Coolmore training and breeding facilities.

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