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The Horse and Pony Web Site is in the process of being upgraded.  This willl take place over the next few weeks.

The Horse Directory is online as well as News and Quotes.  Image Galleries will follow.


Ireland win at World University Equestrian Championships

Contributed by Jasmine on Nov 03, 2010 - 09:04 AM

The Irish Equestrian team were victorious in Sangji, Korea taking Overall Team Gold and an individual silver medal.

Equine Thermography Training comes to Ireland

Contributed by Guest on Aug 16, 2010 - 08:12 PM

Equitherm the UK based Equine Thermography specialists have announced their first training course in Ireland. The certification training course, the first of its kind in Ireland, is to be held at the beautiful setting of Mount Juliet in Co. Kilkenny from September 27th to October 1st 2010.

Web Site Upgrade

Contributed by Chris on Jul 14, 2010 - 01:21 PM

In the near future, the Horse and Pony Centre Web Site will be upgraded and given a fresh face. This will involve the Site being unavailable for a few days. The old engine driving the Site is very long in the tooth now, and it is time to use a more up to date version. Unfortunately, this is not an easy 'push button' upgrade, and will require quite a lot of work, but hopefully, it will only be offline for a day or two.

It might also be a very opportune time to pop in any requests you might have for features or services that the Site can provide. We are always on the look out for useful ideas. Pop them to

Irish Parliament bans stag hunting

Contributed by Jasmine on Jun 30, 2010 - 04:53 PM

As of yesterday, 29th June 2010 the Irish parliament voted to ban stag hunting, the hunting of deer with hounds.

Ireland's first online equine TV channel

Contributed by Jasmine on May 27, 2010 - 03:47 PM

Horsebox TV is a new "free to view" TV channel for all equestrian enthusiasts. They send camera crews throughout Ireland to produce films and cover events.

Link between tapeworm and colic confirmed

Contributed by Jasmine on May 26, 2010 - 11:12 AM

Researchers from the Universita degli Studi di Perugia in Italy have stated that it has demonstrated the association between spasmodic colic and heavy tapeworm infection. They describe a close association between specific colic, such as impaction, intestinal rupture, volvulus, and intussusception.

New Strangles Vaccine

Contributed by Jasmine on May 12, 2010 - 10:35 AM

INTERVET Ireland Ltd has launched Ireland's first strangles vaccine for horses, Equilis StrepE.

Shane Carey wins Danish Grand Prix

Contributed by Jasmine on May 12, 2010 - 01:33 AM

Shane Carey riding Lancero the Limerick born rider won the Danish Grand Prix at Fredensborg.

Dave Quigley wins Grand Prix

Contributed by Jasmine on May 12, 2010 - 01:21 AM

Dave Quigley riding the Dutch Warmblood Ulot won the Italian Grand Prix in Pontedera.

Kurten and Lynch take first and second in Valencia

Contributed by Jasmine on May 12, 2010 - 12:43 AM

Jessica Kurten riding Lady Georgina Forbe's mare Castle Forbes Cosma won the ???7500 first prize at Valencia's five-star Global Champions Tour in Spain at the weekend, Denis Lynch riding Lacroix 9 collected the ???5000 second prize. American Olympian Lauren Hough riding Casadora came in third place.

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And Allah took a handful of southerly wind, blew His breath over it, and created the horse.... Thou shall fly without wings, and conquer without any sword. Oh, horse. Bedouin Legend

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