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Starving stallion left to die in Portarlington

Irish Horse Welfare Trust calls for Welfare Bill Irish horse charity Irish Horse Welfare Trust (IHWT) has rescued a starving stallion left to die in Portarlington, Co. Laois. “While the all around the country hay making and harvest is underway, the last thing you expect to come across in the height of summer is a starving horse, tethered to a […]

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Johnny Murtagh lends name to Golf Classic in aid of Irish Horse Welfare Trust

Top Irish jockey Johnny Murtagh has lent his name to the Annual Golf Classic organised by the Irish Horse Welfare Trust (IHWT) in order to help raise funds for the charity’s work rescuing and re-training horses in Ireland. The Johnny Murtagh – IHWT Golf Classic 2010, sponsored by Newbridge Silverware, will take place at Powerscourt Golf Club, in Enniskerry, County […]

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Louloubelle bags lend a “helping-hand” to Irish Horse Welfare Trust

Louloubelle Bags, owned by Irish handbag designer Louise O’Leary,  today announced that they will donate one hundred specially designed handbags to the Irish Horse Welfare Trust, with all profits of the sale of the bag going directly to the charity. The “Hazel” bag, named after Louise’s own rescue thoroughbred mare, is an exquisite soft dark brown leather bag, made in […]

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Rescue horses helping people

IHWT launches equine assisted learning and therapeutic course Equine assisted therapy and learning can help people of all ages with cognitive, physical, social or emotional challenges. Irish Horse Welfare Trust (IHWT) regularly welcomes visitors at its farm and now aims to provide an opportunity for people in the community to participate in educational and therapeutic activities in partnership with the […]

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Irish Horse Welfare Trust launches WELFARE AWARE ethical stamp

Ireland’s horse charity, the Irish Horse Welfare Trust (IHWT), has launched the first ever equine ethical stamp, WELFARE AWARE, aimed at the racing, equestrian and corporate related community in Ireland.    The ethical stamp will raise much-needed funds for the IHWT rescue, and re-training & re-homing programmes, while giving businesses in the equine industry a chance to communicate to partners […]

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Straight from the horse’s mouth

Racing legend Moscow Flyer tweeting for Irish Horse Welfare Trust Legendary racing horse Moscow Flyer – the Jessica Harrington trained winner of the Arkle Challenge Trophy and Queen Mother Champion chase – is now tweeting on horse welfare issues for Irish charity Irish Horse Welfare Trust (IHWT). Moscow Flyer is now a full-time equine ambassador for the Wicklow-based charity and […]

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Orphan foal rescued by Irish Horse Welfare Trust

A colt foal aged just one week old is the youngest victim of the equine welfare crisis in Ireland. The foal was spotted in a drain in Co. Kildare by nearby residents who acted quickly and arranged to get him to the Irish Horse Welfare Trust’s rehabilitation farm in Co. Wicklow where he is now being cared for. Staff at […]

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Jillian and Georgina with Jaguar Claw in this week’s Wicklow People

Irish Horse Welfare Trust IHWT is looking for homes for some of its retrained and rescued horses, currently homed at the Trust’s farm in Woodenbridge, Co. Wicklow. This week’s Wicklow People runs the story and a great picture of Jillian and her daughter Georgina with their horse Jaguar Claw.

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Horses looking for new homes

Charity Irish Horse Welfare Trust (IHWT) is looking for new homes for some of the rescued horses currently homed at the charity’s farm in Woodenbridge, Co. Wicklow. IHWT rescued a large number of horses from a Co. Kilkenny farm in December. The rescued horses, mainly of sport horse breeding, were initially seized by Department of Agriculture on welfare grounds, as […]

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