Feature: Dwayne Shiels - Woodtown Texels

Young shepherd of the year, Dwayne Shiels, established his pedigree Texel flock in 2015 and hasn't looked back since.

Ireland’s Vets: Brian Ryan

“If you stand still in this game you’re finished; you need to keep improving." Brian Ryan of Mulcair Veterinary Clinic shares his story and views on the veterinary industry.

Horse breeder of the week: Tallyho House Stud

Tallyho House Stud, located in Co. Wicklow, is home to Class 1 Connemara stallion, Kingstown Cavalier. Alan Woods, the man behind the operation, tells us of their success to date and future plans.

Feature: Lucy Fabby - Equine AI technician

Lucy Fabby has been working with horses all her life. She is a qualified equine AI technician, providing AI service to horse breeders in the west of Ireland from the family veterinary practice in Westport, Co. Mayo.

Ireland’s Vets: Margaret Ryan

After several years in mixed practice, Margaret Ryan realised her true calling was small animal practice. This year she has opened her second clinic in the midlands.

Horse Breeder of the week: Premier Sport Horses

Successful horses to have come out of the Co. Armagh yard include A Touch Imperious, Camaron Hills Quick Dollar and Premier Sport, to name but a few.

Ireland's Vets: Ciara Sweeney

Ciara has wanted to be a vet as long as she can remember. The Dublin vet has a degree in agriculture and is a recent graduate of UCD's graduate entry veterinary medicine programme.

Horse Breeder of the week: Kylemore Stud

One of the first mares the Brodericks bred, Kylemore Clover, produced three international showjumpers and was recently listed in the RDS 100 top Irish broodmares.