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Dressage Divas to the fore in first TB-only Dressage League

Our first ever TB Dressage League finished with a flourish as Cass Foley topped both classes with her beloved Rodney (Eoghan’s Delight). The winning prize for each class was a Pivo Silver pack and Cass has kindly passed her Novice winning prize on to the 2nd-placed Becky Grimes. Congratulations to both and happy filming! Connolly’s RED MILLS

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STEPPING STONES FINALISTS … All to play for

STREAMED LIVE ON FACEBOOK TONIGHT… See Wexford Equestrian Centre The Stepping Stones TB class at Wexford Equestrian Centre (sponsored by The Perfect Eventer)  has been a particularly competitive affair this year.  A great turnout has ensured a closely contested competition all the way through with some really impressive performances with some rides only just off

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SHABRA ANNOUNCE RETIREMENT OF STABLE STAR TOGOVILLE

Trainer Anthony McCann has announced that Dundalk legend Togoville is to retire, REPORTS IRISH RACING SERVICES The remarkable 11-year-old son of Verglas holds the record for the most wins on the all-weather track with 14 of his 16 career victories coming at Dundalk. Those wins included a hat trick of victories during a two week spell

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Irish Polo Foundation Scheme Offers New Pathways for Ex-racehorses

The Irish Polo Foundation (“IPF”) have announced plans to scale up their ‘Irish Thoroughbred Programme’, a pilot scheme that aims to increase the number of polo horses in Ireland to progress the development of the game and the wider industry. The overarching role of the Irish Polo Foundation is to raise funds to assist with

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Arkle Hero Forpadydeplasterer at home with Joanne Quirke…

“He’ll only eat Pink Lady apples…” 1. How long have you been involved in retraining racehorses and how did it come about initially?  Our family have been retraining racehorses for over twenty years. My uncle Jim Dreaper had retired Harcon who had had notable success for Jim over the years. He retried a sound horse

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Meet Siobhan Herbst at Polo Wicklow

Siobhan Herbst runs Polo Wicklow   “Traditionally the Thoroughbred has been used for many years for polo, many of them coming from the track. If you look back at the ‘Argentine Polo’ breed you will see that all the bloodlines originate from the thoroughbred.” How long have you been involved in retraining racehorses for polo

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Polo provides opportunity for Irish racehorse trainers

Siobhán Herbst creates equine firm to supply alternative to dear Argentine bloodstock Irish Times, Mon, Aug 13, 2018, 05:36 Dominic Coyle Irish international polo player Siobhán Herbst (astride horse) with colleague April Kent: Ms Herbst is running what she says is Ireland’s largest polo event, for charity, in Phoenix Park.   Irish racehorses are being

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ITBA UPDATE: Why breeders need to be aware of climate change

By Irish Field Contributor on 05 February 2021 We can expect more heavy rainfall events in the future \ Healy Racing David O’Connell of OCAE Consultants has details of the ITBA’s biodiversity and sustainably project THE recent provisional audit on Irish greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) for 2019 shows a decrease in net emissions of 4.3%.

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