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Weir residents ask Council to pass by-law to ban racehorses swimming in the sea

The swimming of racehorses in the sea at the Weir village in Kilcolgan could soon be ended, as local residents are making representations to the County Council about the safety of the practice.

Galway’s artist exhibits at Dublin Horse Show

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GALWAY ARTIST Rachel Dubber will exhibit a large collection of her oil paintings, pencil, charcoal, and mixed media drawings at this year's Dublin Horse Show in the RDS.

Memorial tribute to Galway woman

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A specially built equine shelter has been opened in India to honour Galway woman Caitriona O’Leary, who died in a horse-riding accident in England two years ago.

Councillor calls to end the “barbaric” killing of stray horses

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The practice of putting down stray horses and in particular mares in foal after five days unless they have been claimed by their owners was described as “something that I don’t think anyone with any decency can stand over,” by Independent Cllr Gerry Ginty this week.

O’Flaherty demands bylaws for horses and horse drawn carts

Bye-laws must be introduced prohibiting people from bringing horses and horse drawn vehicles onto beaches and requiring horse drawn carts to have reflective lighting and markings.

Goresbridge horse sale a huge success

THE Goresbridge ‘Go for Gold’ event horse sale took place in Gorey, Co Wexford on Thursday night last and was a huge success, with 36 of the lots on offer selling for an average price of €17,603.

City Council rounds up nine stray horses across city in late night and dawn swoops

Galway City Council staff led the round-up overnight and this morning of nine stray horses across the city.

Long distance horse riding event to take place at Inistioge

If you’re involved in horses and looking for an event on horseback that will challenge you as well as help you bond more with your horse then this weekend’s long distance horse riding event is for you.

Know the form before you bet

The Galway Races, to some, might just be a perfect occasion to meet up with some old friends and make new acquaintances, but others simply cannot stay away from betting some part of their income on the horses. This, tempting and exciting as it is, could lead to undesirable consequences if done without at least a basic knowledge of the game. Before you pick your potential winner, make an effort to find out about the horses, the track, and the money involved in the game.

All change but everything stays the same

What a difference a day makes. Yesterday Galway’s streets were crawling with hummus eating sandal-wearing, bearded folks, melancholy poets, pale actors, and dramatic street performers. But now they’ve been hastily replaced by a bunch of blokes who want to look like they’re in Oceans Eleven, and their partners, who are for a week, more hat than woman.

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