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Horse Charity IHWT and artist Tony O’Connor launch a ‘Winters Tail’ for Christmas 2011

Christmas is coming and the Irish Horse Welfare Trust has launched its 2011 Charity Christmas Cards, with a specially commissioned piece by celebrated equestrian artist Tony O’Connor, aptly called a ‘Winters Tail’. The inspired and beautiful Christmas card captures the feeling of a magical and spirited Christmas scene of a snowscape and horse on a festive winter’s day. As one of […]

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Equine Health and Welfare Conference

The Equine Welfare Conference is taking place on the 4th November at the Keadeen Hotel . Jane Myerscough, Chairwoman of IHWT explains  “This seminar is co hosted by IHWT and sponsored by Sarah Fisher and Anthony Head and Redwings Horse Sanctuary.  It will be the first conference of its kind  to be held in Ireland and Myerscough adds, “It will […]

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Irish Horse Welfare Trust launches Sponsor a Horse scheme

Irish horse charity IHWT (Irish Horse Welfare Trust) is launching a new Sponsor a Horse Scheme that will enable horse loving kids and families to participate in the rehabilitation work done by the charity at its farm in Woodenbridge, County Wicklow. “Our wish is to give people and families from all walks of life the opportunity to become part of […]

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Dunsink Horse Club Awards Ceremony – Video

[vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/25461330 w=400&h=300] Dunsink Horse Club Awards from Practice PR on Vimeo.

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Pictures from Dunsink Horse Club Awards Night

The editor and photographer at Gazette Newspapers Group have kindly shared these shots of the Dunsink Horse Club Awards Night in Dublin. Horse charity Irish Horse Welfare Trust recently organised the ceremony  in recognition of achievements of the horse owners who participated in a  FETAC course run by the charity to learn horse-keeping skills, many of which passed with merit or distinction.  […]

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National Equine Council of Ireland to be created to tackle equine welfare

Irish Horse Welfare Trust hosts first national equine welfare seminar Press Release – IHWT hosted the first national equine welfare seminar and workshop this week, sponsored by BETFAIR. The seminar brought members from DAFF, County Councils, welfare agencies, DVO’s and equine industry bodies together to listen and engage on the issues pertaining to Equine Welfare. Participants were invited to express […]

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African Horse Riding Safari launched in aid of Irish Horse Welfare Trust – Press Release

Riders and non-riders invited to take part in first IHWT African adventure Irish Horse Welfare Trust (IHWT) and equestrian holiday specialist Zara’s Planet are launching the first African Horse Riding Safari ‘Track Down the BIG 5’ in South Africa, in aid of the Wicklow-based horse charity. The Irish Horse Welfare Trust is offering limited places on its extraordinary African horse […]

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Dunsink horse owners to receive awards – Press Release

Irish horse charity Irish Horse Welfare Trust (IHWT) in association with Fingal County Council have completed the first FETAC level 4, Stable & Yard Routines Course with 14 members of the Dunsink Horse Club.   The Dunsink horse club is an initiative formed and managed by a committee made up of representatives of Fingal Co Council, the Irish Horse Welfare Trust […]

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IHWT calls on Minister Coveney to assist in addressing Horse Welfare and help plan long term solutions – Press Release

Engagement with horse owners and communities key to success Irish charity Irish Horse Welfare Trust (IHWT) is calling on Simon Coveney TD, Minister of Agriculture, to assist the charity in addressing the ongoing issue of Horse Welfare in Ireland and help plan long term solutions. IHWT co-founder Sharon Newsome explains: “The equine problem in Ireland is diverse, but we must […]

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Irish Horse Welfare Trust urges government to regulate and find new venue for Smithfield Horse Fair – Press Release

After violent events in Smithfield on Sunday, welfare officers from Ireland’s horse charity Irish Horse Welfare Trust IHWT, are calling for the new government to introduce a basic code of practice for horse traders and introduce regulation, as well as finding a new more suitable venue for the Smithfield Horse Fair. IHWT welfare officers who were in Smithfield that day […]

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