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#Horses

# horses - Monday 14 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie “Unfair and unjust” – Traveller family to appeal confiscation of 29 horses to High Court Seizure

“Unfair and unjust” – Traveller family to appeal confiscation of 29 horses to High Court

The horses were seized last month as part of an initiative known as Operation Storm.

# horses - Monday 18 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Emaciated pony dumped by Dublin canal was ‘too weak to lift her head for food’ Animal Cruelty

Emaciated pony dumped by Dublin canal was ‘too weak to lift her head for food’

An animal rescue charity said the animal was “left to die” by a canal in Ballyfermot.

# horses - Saturday 26 December, 2015

From The42 No shortage of drama or rain on opening day of Leopardstown festival Christmas Racing

No shortage of drama or rain on opening day of Leopardstown festival

The crowds weren’t deterred by the miserable conditions.

# horses - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This factory plans to clone animals on an industrial scale China

This factory plans to clone animals on an industrial scale

It will develop animals such as pet and police dogs, racehorses, and cows.

# horses - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

9 times horses thought they were one of us

Bless them.

# horses - Friday 11 September, 2015

The essential DOs and DON’Ts for every horse racing virgin

Here’s how to have a great day and avoid a faux pas.

# horses - Friday 21 August, 2015

From The42 Man running in front of Cian O’Connor may cost Ireland Olympic place Horsin' Around

Man running in front of Cian O’Connor may cost Ireland Olympic place

Ireland’s team captain understandably looked furious.

# horses - Sunday 29 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Dublin councils have seized 118 horses on public lands this year Not Horseplay

Dublin councils have seized 118 horses on public lands this year

Last year in South Dublin alone, 467 horses were seized and 422 euthanised. Just 12 were rehomed and 22 were retrained.

# horses - Friday 23 January, 2015

12 movie titles greatly improved by the addition of horses

The Green Milepost and other gems.

# horses - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Horse rescue shelter appeals for missing ponies Bam Bam and Tyson to be returned Garda Investigation

Horse rescue shelter appeals for missing ponies Bam Bam and Tyson to be returned

The two ponies were lent out to a foster home, but have since gone missing.

# horses - Thursday 8 January, 2015

# horses - Friday 21 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Horses shot and left for dead on Cork/ Limerick border Cruel

Horses shot and left for dead on Cork/ Limerick border

WARNING: This story contains some images of a graphic nature.

# horses - Friday 14 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Rescuers mount daring mission to save horses from rising river Good Finish

Rescuers mount daring mission to save horses from rising river

Teams took two two dinghies out on the river near Enniscorthy this evening to steer the animals back to dry land.

# horses - Friday 31 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Your pets hate Halloween – here’s how to make them feel better Spooked

Your pets hate Halloween – here’s how to make them feel better

It can be a very stressful and potentially dangerous time for your pets.

# horses - Saturday 25 October, 2014

From The42 Aidan O’Brien’s Adelaide comes from last to first to win Cox Plate in Melbourne Down Under

Aidan O’Brien’s Adelaide comes from last to first to win Cox Plate in Melbourne

“It has been a wonderful feat,” Coolmore’s Australian racing manager James Bester said.

# horses - Thursday 9 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s what’s being done about people abandoning ‘useless’ foals Horses

Here’s what’s being done about people abandoning ‘useless’ foals

The DSPCA has started a trial where it will castrate a stallion and implant a microchip for €100.

# horses - Thursday 2 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Guidelines banning cruelty to horses by traders introduced Animal Cruelty

Guidelines banning cruelty to horses by traders introduced

This was launched by Minister Simon Coveney today in conjunction with the Farm Animal Welfare Advisory Council.

# horses - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

From The42 Queen of England’s horse fails drug test We Are Not Amused

Queen of England’s horse fails drug test

Estimate won the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot in 2013.

# horses - Sunday 20 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Horses are helping children with disabilities to gain confidence and trust Horse Sense

Horses are helping children with disabilities to gain confidence and trust

An equine programme set up by Childvision is now being extended to children from outside its service.

# horses - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Day at the Races: How do jockeys choose their bright colours?

Your guide to getting the most out of the Races.

# horses - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Horses that may have entered the food chain are now being abandoned and dying – ISPCA Horsemeat Scandal

Horses that may have entered the food chain are now being abandoned and dying – ISPCA

The society say that horses which may illegally have found their way into the food chain before are now being left to fend for themselves.

# horses - Sunday 15 June, 2014

From The42 A very stupid man decided to run with the horses at Leicester Races yesterday Crazy

A very stupid man decided to run with the horses at Leicester Races yesterday

The individual in question is likely to be severely reprimanded for his actions.

# horses - Saturday 31 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie How many horses has your council seized this year? Animal Welfare

How many horses has your council seized this year?

More than 2,400 horses have been seized in the first half of this year.

# horses - Sunday 4 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie More than 2,000 horses killed for consumption in 3 months Agriculture

More than 2,000 horses killed for consumption in 3 months

Last year, a total of 10,711 horses were slaughtered.

# horses - Sunday 27 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Anger after 4 foaling mares are put down in Kilkenny despite offers of homes Animal Welfare

Anger after 4 foaling mares are put down in Kilkenny despite offers of homes

Pauline Doyle said her offer to rehome the horses was ignored.

# horses - Saturday 26 April, 2014

This Dublin shop has banned a rather unusual type of customer

Can you come in? Neigh.

# 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 The42 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.

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