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#Horses

# horses - Sunday 22 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'It's a waste of animals' lives': A new film looks at why 2,000 horses are killed by Irish councils every year Blinkers

'It's a waste of animals' lives': A new film looks at why 2,000 horses are killed by Irish councils every year

165 out of 183 horses claimed by Dublin City Council last year were unclaimed by their owners.

# horses - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Horses left to die by farmer in 'unprecedented' animal cruelty case West Clare

Horses left to die by farmer in 'unprecedented' animal cruelty case

Martin Gerald Foley pleaded guilty to 20 charges out of a total of 193 charges first brought against him.

# horses - Sunday 14 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'There's robbed cars, burnt-out cars, dead horses ... the bones of dead horses' Dunsink

'There's robbed cars, burnt-out cars, dead horses ... the bones of dead horses'

Campaigners say animals at Dunsink in Dublin are being frightened and injured by joyriders and quad bike riders.

# horses - Sunday 3 March, 2019

'It's bittersweet' - Ireland finish runners-up behind hosts after jump-off in Florida

Second for the second year in-a-row at the Nations Cup.

# horses - Friday 22 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Harrowing conditions': Man jailed for three years and banned from owning dogs or horses for life Animal Cruelty

'Harrowing conditions': Man jailed for three years and banned from owning dogs or horses for life

Dead animals were scattered around the farmer’s property, some of which were used to feed the dogs.

# horses - Friday 8 February, 2019

Racing Abandoned: What equine flu means for British racing and why Irish meets could profit from shutdown

Johnny Ward reflects on a turbulent week in British horseracing.

# horses - Thursday 7 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Equine flu outbreak cancels all horse racing in Britain but Irish racecourses stay open Infectious

Equine flu outbreak cancels all horse racing in Britain but Irish racecourses stay open

Three horses from the same yard are confirmed to have the virus.

# horses - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Top Australian horse trainer arrested amid claims jockeys shocked horses into running faster Darren Weir

Top Australian horse trainer arrested amid claims jockeys shocked horses into running faster

An unregistered firearm, cocaine and four Taser-like devices were seized by police in a dawn raid.

# horses - Monday 8 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Council denies promising accommodation for horses at new housing estate Travelling Community

Council denies promising accommodation for horses at new housing estate

Members of the Travelling Community have claimed that Tipperary County Council has failed to honour assurances about stables.

# horses - Monday 2 July, 2018

From The Daily Edge Kaley Cuoco from The Big Bang Theory just had a horse-themed wedding Celebrity Wedding

Kaley Cuoco from The Big Bang Theory just had a horse-themed wedding

Cuoco is cookoo about her new husband Cook.

# horses - Sunday 22 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'There are horses across the main N2 road, at Darndale, and they are in bits' My Lovely Horse

'There are horses across the main N2 road, at Darndale, and they are in bits'

It’s not as bad as it was years ago but residents in Dublin still see problems with unlicensed horses.

# horses - Thursday 19 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Horse dies at Cheltenham as UK temperatures soar to record levels Cheltenham

Horse dies at Cheltenham as UK temperatures soar to record levels

Dame Rose collapsed and died after finishing fourth in the mares’ novices hurdle.

# horses - Friday 13 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'She's our little baby': Sanctuary appeal for return of stolen Shetland pony Polly Pockets

'She's our little baby': Sanctuary appeal for return of stolen Shetland pony

Polly Pockets was nursed back to health at My Lovely Horse Rescue after her she witnessed her mother’s violent death when she was three months old.

# horses - Sunday 31 December, 2017

'I like horses because they have never caused me pain'

In this extract from his book, retired Irish jockey Kieren Fallon describes his obsession with the sport.

# horses - Saturday 30 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Investigation underway after several horses found dead in Clonmel Animal Welfare

Investigation underway after several horses found dead in Clonmel

A number of animals were also seized by authorities.

# horses - Sunday 13 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Irishman captures incredible images of famous Palio di Siena horse race Italy This post contains images

PHOTOS: Irishman captures incredible images of famous Palio di Siena horse race

The event has been around for centuries and is very popular among locals and tourists alike.

# horses - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Vulnerable, scared, overworked and underpaid': A day in the life of an Irish stable worker

'Vulnerable, scared, overworked and underpaid': A day in the life of an Irish stable worker

A report into the pay and conditions of workers was published yesterday.

# horses - Sunday 23 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Race fixing and money laundering: How the horse racing industry fights back against criminal cartels Money Laundering

Race fixing and money laundering: How the horse racing industry fights back against criminal cartels

A race-winning horse was recently at the centre of a Criminal Assets Bureau investigation.

# horses - Sunday 26 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie At crisis point: Over €1 million spent to destroy 2,000 horses in Dublin Horses

At crisis point: Over €1 million spent to destroy 2,000 horses in Dublin

There were 4,923 horses seized across Ireland in just one year and most were put down.

# horses - Sunday 12 March, 2017

QUIZ: Can you tell the real Cheltenham horse from the one we just made up?

It’s not as easy as you might think.

From TheJournal.ie Could horses be the way forward for women in Saudi Arabia? Driving Ban

Could horses be the way forward for women in Saudi Arabia?

“There is this very weird belief that a woman shouldn’t ride a horse,” Gosaibi says, especially if she is not yet married as “she might lose her virginity”.

# horses - Sunday 8 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Why 2017 could be a make-or-break year for the bloodstock industry Agribusiness

Why 2017 could be a make-or-break year for the bloodstock industry

Between Brexit and potential overproduction, the Irish racehorse sector is set for turbulence.

# horses - Thursday 15 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Anger after horse dealer posts pictures of zebra in Laois stables Animals

Anger after horse dealer posts pictures of zebra in Laois stables

Photos of the zebra popped up on Facebook last night.

# horses - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge This Irish horse owner's ecstatic reaction to coming second in the Melbourne Cup is wonderful I Don't Care

# horses - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí investigating after horses are attacked with axe in Wicklow Ashford

Gardaí investigating after horses are attacked with axe in Wicklow

In two separate incidents, a number of horses were left with wounds after they were attacked with what is believed to be an axe.

# 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

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

From The Daily Edge 9 times horses thought they were one of us Heroes All

9 times horses thought they were one of us

Bless them.

# horses - Friday 11 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge The essential DOs and DON'Ts for every horse racing virgin Sponsored By HRI

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

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

From The Daily Edge 12 movie titles greatly improved by the addition of horses Horsemovies

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

From The Daily Edge Horse-powered wakeboarding is the most fun you can have in a waterlogged field My Lovely Horse

# 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.

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