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Irish Horse
Irish Horse: Teahupoo toughs it out again in Hatton’s Grace
Ronan Groome
The Robcour-owned six-year-old further strengthened the lead of both Gordon Elliott and Jack Kennedy in their respective championships, writes Ronan Groome.
29 November 2023 Breeding
Irish Horse: to acquire wisdom, one must observe
Helen Sharp heads to Co Tipperary and considers the value of observation.
29 November 2023 Racing & P-2-P
Irish Horse: Fairyhouse sure to produce more Cheltenham clues
Which horses should you be watching out for at the two-day Winter Festival? asks Mark Costello.
Irish Horse: Tolan R offspring commands top price at Monart Sale
There was huge global interest at the Monart Sale, yet over a third were left unsold, writes Helen Sharp.
15 November 2023 Sales
Irish Horse: 'patience is a Western virtue, possess it if you can'
Helen Sharp reflects on her journey with Western riding and horsemanship and why patience can be a growing virtue.
15 November 2023 News
Irish Horse: Why every weekend this month is like Christmas for jump racing fans
The jump racing season has hit top gear and there are top class horses emerging everywhere you look, writes Mark Costello
15 November 2023 Racing & P-2-P
Irish Horse: Mouse on the road to Gold again
The lightly-raced Gentlemansgame took a big scalp at Wetherby on Saturday and may now develop into a Gold Cup contender, writes Ronan Groome.
8 November 2023 Racing & P-2-P
Irish Horse: a family of support
Christa Dillon catches up with Olympic dressage rider and coach, Heike Holstein, to talk about the family life behind her success.
8 November 2023 News
Irish Horse: Ho ho hos over Halloween
Christa Dillon gladly waves Halloween goodbye as she happily beckons the solstice and Santa.
8 November 2023 News
Irish Horse: ‘As a kid I loved to read'
Author and horsewoman Elaine Heney tells Helen Sharp what makes her tick and how anyone can publish their own book.
1 November 2023 News
Irish Horse: a celebration of 'a lifetime's work'
Helen Sharp celebrates an historic win for Austin O'Connor
25 October 2023 Eventing
Irish Horse: Doyle the National man as Gevrey conquers Munster
A unique set of circumstances allowed Ricky Doyle to claim both the Kerry and Munster Nationals.
25 October 2023 Racing & P-2-P