Horse Sport Ireland has now officially launched the CapallOir online breeding database that has been running in its pilot form for several months. The AIRC links in to this database and riding club achievements may now eventually count for something in the performance record of a horse. Find out more on the Horse Sport Ireland website.
One of the topics which arose during Friday evening’s showing clinic was Horse Sport Ireland’s current initiative enabling owners to register the breeding of their older horses for a comparatively affordable sum. Basically, if you know the breeding of your horse but didn’t have the means of proving it and therefore only have a whiteContinue reading “Opportunity to register older horses with known breeding”
Cavan Equestrian Centre’s annual National Stallion Parade takes place this Saturday, 9 April. This year it’s on for the day rather than just an evening and has trade stalls and an army equitation display. Erica went to the event last year and found it very good. It should be even better this year and willContinue reading “Stallion parade at Cavan Equestrian Centre, Saturday 9 April”
Teagasc and Horse Sport Ireland have announced upcoming training days for Young Breeders throughout February, March and April. These training days are part of the National Young Breeders Competition 2011 programme. Anyone aged between 14 and 25 years that has an interest in horses is welcome to attend the training sessions which will include the evaluationContinue reading “Teagasc young breeders programme 2011”
Teagasc have announced details of dates and venues for upcoming demonstration evenings organised to inform mare owners on the format of this autumn’s mare inspections, what’s involved and how best to prepare. Sligo is our closest venue. These demo’s will be of interest to anyone with an interest in conformation assessment, loose movement and looseContinue reading “Teagasc demonstration evenings for mare owners”
Some of us know the breeding of our horses and some of us don’t. Either way, anybody who has the slightest interest in breeding will find the All Breed Pedigree website pretty fascinating: allbreedpedigree.com The online database contains a vast bank of pedigree details. If you know your horse’s breeding, search for its parents. Marina’sContinue reading “Your horse’s family tree and photo album”
Remember, if you plan to enter any of the AIRC’s national competitions this year, you need to register your horse on the AIRC’s database. It’s very easy to do. Just download the registration form below and send it together with a copy of your horse’s marking sheet to AIRC, 1st Floor, Beech House, Millennium Park,Continue reading “Registering your horse with HQ”