articles about horse-breeder
Michael Bailey started breeding Irish Draughts in 2005. He tells us of his success to date and about the exciting young stock at Fuerty Irish Draughts.
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.
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.
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.
Over the past 24 years, Osborne Farm has grown from strength to strength, producing top-class performance horses. The Co. Carlow stud now provides clients with an artificial insemination service on site.
Five years ago, Liz Freeman and Paul Mullen established Ainninn House Stud. Located in the heart of Co. Westmeath, the farm is producing horses of the highest calibre.
Achadh an Luir Stud is producing some of the country's finest Connemara ponies. Lettermuckcoo Lad jumped the puissance wall at 1.60m in Clifden in 2012 - a record which hasn’t been broken since.
The Mulvany family are making strides in the Irish racing scene. Stable star, On The Go Again, landed the prestigious Irish Lincolnshire at Naas this year.
Meet Richie O’Hara - a pharmacist turned horse breeder and the man behind Kilbunny Sport Horses.
Catherina meets Anne Marie O’Gorman, who breeds and produces high-end horses, that are renowned internationally. Anne Marie works with equine experts in the Netherlands.
Catherina meets the family behind of one Ireland’s most famous Connemara pony stud farms, based in the heart of Co. Mayo.
Catherina meets David Browne, a horse breeder that is running a powerful enterprise with his parents and has already gained a powerful reputation internationally at the shy age of 17!
Catherina meets Philippa Scott, Co. Mayo who comes from a family that has been breeding horses since the 1800’s. Read their story here.
24-year-old Nicola McCarthy is making big waves in the horse breeding circles and scooped a major award with one of her very own horses in 2017.
Catherina speaks to Mal Tynan, a 73-year-old who has dedicated his life to horses, by engaging in recreational work, transporting coal from coal mines and breeding high-end foals. Read about his journey here.
Horse Breeder of the Week: Meet Lorcan Glynn – A 20 year-old Horse Breeder making waves in Co. Roscommon.
Catherina meets Lorcan Glynn, a third generation horse and cattle breeder who is studying an Agricultural degree in G.M.I.T/ Mountbellew.
Horse Breeder of the Week: Turning a €5,000 investment into 25 horses in two years at the age of 18!
Catherina speaks to Luke Cafolla, who sealed one major deal for a horse over two years ago, which allowed him to establish a major stud in Co. Kildare.
Catherina speaks to Sam Kingston, a young breeder in Co. Cork, who has picked up several prestigious awards for his quality Irish Draught horses.
Catherina speaks to Mandy Driesch, a German native running a powerful operation in Co. Kildare.