Breeders’ Diary Date: Friday 14th September: ITBA Foal Sales Preparation Workshop. Following last year’s very successful event, ITBA will once again a Foal Sales Preparation Workshop at the ITBA HQ and the Irish National Stud. A comprehensive panel of industry experts are being secured for the workshop. The morning period at ITBA HQ consists of panellists talking about their area of expertise and will conclude with a Q&A session. During the morning session panellists will cover the following topics;
🚩The importance of a good preparation programme to ensure your stock reach their full potential in time for the foal sales as well as the importance of showing foals during the sales.
🚩The importance of correct farriery in young stock
🚩Veterinary matters to be consider for selling foals at public auction
🚩Benefits of a good feeding programme
🚩Breeding for today’s market and meeting current demands of bloodstock agents & purchasers
The afternoon Session will take place at the Irish National Stud. During this session a number of foals will be shown and discussed. Interested parties should contact ITBA HQ 045 877543 to reserve places. The all day workshop includes lunch and coach transfers to and from Irish National Stud. Cost: Members €20* Non- members €30.00*