Posts Tagged ‘equine welfare’

Irish horse charity Irish Horse Welfare Trust (IHWT) is hosting its annual golf classic at Rathsallagh Golf club in Kildare on Friday 1st June to raise funds for its work rescuing, rehabilitating and rehoming neglected horses, as well as the charity’s education projects. The Golf Classic will start at 14.00 sharp, registration costs €700 per […]


Sharon Power from Wicklow has been named as one of five people shortlisted for the Santa Rita 120 Local Hero Awards 2012.   Santa Rita 120, the premium Chilean winemakers, called for people throughout the country to nominate someone they felt deserves recognition for the outstanding work they do in their local community.   The […]


Moscow Flyer, a racing legend, equine celebrity, and IHWT ambassador, has generously donated his stable at the Irish Horse Welfare Trust Centre (IHWT) where he spent the last 7 years in active retirement, so it can be used instead to stable neglected equines in need.  Jane Mysercough Chairperson of IHWT, explains: “Moscow Flyer trained by […]


The Equine Welfare Conference is taking place on the 4th November at the Keadeen Hotel . Jane Myerscough, Chairwoman of IHWT explains  “This seminar is co hosted by IHWT and sponsored by Sarah Fisher and Anthony Head and Redwings Horse Sanctuary.  It will be the first conference of its kind  to be held in Ireland […]


Press Release – Irish horse charity Irish Horse Welfare Trust (IHWT) has designed and launched a new Horse and Pony Care booklet for Dublin City Council (DCC). Print editions of the booklet will be delivered to local schools in Dublin’s inner city area and libraries in the coming weeks.   It is also to be made […]


Dunsink Horse Club Awards from Practice PR on Vimeo.


The editor and photographer at Gazette Newspapers Group have kindly shared these shots of the Dunsink Horse Club Awards Night in Dublin. Horse charity Irish Horse Welfare Trust recently organised the ceremony  in recognition of achievements of the horse owners who participated in a  FETAC course run by the charity to learn horse-keeping skills, many of which […]


Irish Horse Welfare Trust hosts first national equine welfare seminar Press Release – IHWT hosted the first national equine welfare seminar and workshop this week, sponsored by BETFAIR. The seminar brought members from DAFF, County Councils, welfare agencies, DVO’s and equine industry bodies together to listen and engage on the issues pertaining to Equine Welfare. […]


Irish horse charity Irish Horse Welfare Trust (IHWT) in association with Fingal County Council have completed the first FETAC level 4, Stable & Yard Routines Course with 14 members of the Dunsink Horse Club.   The Dunsink horse club is an initiative formed and managed by a committee made up of representatives of Fingal Co Council, […]


The Irish Horse Welfare Trust (IHWT) working with Fingal County Council and responsible horse owners from the Dunsink area succeeded in rounding up and identifying over 70 equines in the area over a two day period during the week. For the first time ever all the horses were rounded up from the old dump site […]