Monthly Archives: January 2012

ITBA Honors Breeders at its Annual Breeding & Racing Awards

ITBA Awards 2012 took place on Saturday 28th January 2012 at The Heritage Golf & Spa Resort, Killenard, County Laois. Guest of honour was Simon Coveney, Minister for Agriculture. Over 340 attended to see the ITBA honour and recognise the outstanding achievements of Irish Bred Horses both Flat and National Hunt during 2011. Looking through the...
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ITBA fly the flag for Irish Breeders in Brussels



The Irish Thoroughbred Breeders Association has always gone the extra mile in representing its members at home and abroad. This week was no exception with a delegation heading to Brussels as the European Parliament begins its discussions on the future of Common Agricultural Policy.

Dean Harron, the current Chairman, Joe Osborne, vice...

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2012 Memberships Now up for Renewal

In accordance with the Association's rules, elections to the Council of the Irish Thoroughbred Breeders' Association will take place in May this year.

You are reminded that members who have not paid their annual subscription on or before 8th February 2012 shall not be eligible for election nor be entitled to nominate a candidate for election.


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RACE announces its Spring Educational Programme

Further Education Evening Classes
Spring 2012

Equine Anatomy and Physiology (FETAC level 5) ?
Venue: RACE, Kildare. Commencing Tuesday 21st February 2012

Develop a knowledge and understanding of the structure and function of the horse?s body to enable the learner to provide better horse care and learn how to recognize common ailments and injuries.

Equine Nutrition (FETAC level...

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