Monthly Archives: March 2018

Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine approve private Laboratories for the testing of CEMs

In support of the Irish Thoroughbred Breeders' codes of practice 2018 the Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine have announced the approval of private Laboratories for the culture of CEMs (Contagious Equine Metritis). For further information please follow the link below. ...
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The Irish Bred Winners from the 2018 Cheltenham Festival

Huge congratulations to our Irish breeders on a very successful Festival.

Summerville Boy (IRE)

Bred by Paul Rothwell in Lacken Stud, Co. Wexford. The son of Sandmason won his bumper in Kilarney and was later sold.

Rathvinden (IRE)

Bred by Killian Traynor, Rathvinden started his career by winning a Downpatrick bumper.


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ITBA Southern Region Awards Night 2018

The Southern Region held their annual awards evening last Friday. The venue was a new and novel setting at the Fethard Horse Country Experience and it certainly lived up to its name. For anyone who hasn't been to visit this museum, I couldn't recommend it highly enough. Aesthetically it is magnificent and historically it is...
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