The latest news from the sport horse and thoroughbred world. Weekly focus on breeding, national hunt, showjumping, eventing, showing and sales for the farmer breeder.

Irish Horse
Irish Horse Horsewomen of Ireland: Highland Cattle show the way
Helen Sharp
Heather Denholm has a unique and gentle technique for educating young horses, writes Helen Sharp.
19 June 2024 Racing & P-2-P
Irish Horse: will RTÉ Investigates revelations make a difference?
Huge loopholes in the traceability of horses were exposed by the programme, writes Mark Costello.
19 June 2024 Show jumping
Irish Horse: Making a Killing - fight or flight?
Helen Sharp discusses the after-shock following the recent RTÉ Investigates documentary.
Irish Horse: is Shane Cotter a future champion jump jockey?
Shane Cotter has made a big impression in point-to-points and looks likely to turn professional, writes Mark Costello.
12 June 2024 Racing & P-2-P
Irish Horse: reasons to be cheerful
Irish Sport Horses are making waves in the USA eventing circuit, reports Helen Sharp.
12 June 2024 Eventing
Racing: fundraising campaign launched for 18-year-old after spinal-cord injury
Group 1-winning jockey Niall McCullagh encourages the racing community to support the Cairde Conor intiative, writes Mark Boylan.
5 June 2024 Racing & P-2-P
Irish Horse: do you like butter?
Helen Sharp discusses an exciting new podcast dedicated to equine welfare and ‘the yellow menace’.
5 June 2024 News
Irish Horse: the way of the innovators
Artificial intelligence and sports data working on the side of equine welfare, writes Helen Sharp.
29 May 2024 News
Irish Horse: breeze-up vendors left swinging in the wind
Brexit continues to have an impact on trading conditions in the thoroughbred market, writes Mark Costello.
29 May 2024 Racing & P-2-P
Irish Horse: donkey work over at last
Helen Sharp heads to the Balmoral Show to seek out the equines and she welcomes new life to her farm.
22 May 2024 News
Irish Horse: why now could be the perfect time to buy a racehorse
There are signs that the market is slowing down with value to be had, writes Mark Costello.
22 May 2024 Racing & P-2-P
Irish Horse: a wayward pony and a helpful saint
In this week's column, Helen Sharp finds support with a lost pony from an unexpected source
15 May 2024 News