Posts Tagged ‘Sharon Newsome’

Irish horse charity IHWT (Irish Horse Welfare Trust) is launching a new Sponsor a Horse Scheme that will enable horse loving kids and families to participate in the rehabilitation work done by the charity at its farm in Woodenbridge, County Wicklow. “Our wish is to give people and families from all walks of life the […]


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. […]


Riders and non-riders invited to take part in first IHWT African adventure Irish Horse Welfare Trust (IHWT) and equestrian holiday specialist Zara’s Planet are launching the first African Horse Riding Safari ‘Track Down the BIG 5’ in South Africa, in aid of the Wicklow-based horse charity. The Irish Horse Welfare Trust is offering limited places […]


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, […]


Engagement with horse owners and communities key to success Irish charity Irish Horse Welfare Trust (IHWT) is calling on Simon Coveney TD, Minister of Agriculture, to assist the charity in addressing the ongoing issue of Horse Welfare in Ireland and help plan long term solutions. IHWT co-founder Sharon Newsome explains: “The equine problem in Ireland […]


After violent events in Smithfield on Sunday, welfare officers from Ireland’s horse charity Irish Horse Welfare Trust IHWT, are calling for the new government to introduce a basic code of practice for horse traders and introduce regulation, as well as finding a new more suitable venue for the Smithfield Horse Fair. IHWT welfare officers who […]