Month: July 2016


Rider Profile: Tony O’ Donoghue

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As part of our NutriScience/Mackeys Summer Tour league, we recently caught up with Tony O’Donoghue who won the opening round at Ballylawn, County Waterford. On the day Tony put in a fantastic round to win what turned out to be a really competitive opening leg. After reading below, you won’t wonder why he’s so competitive in the ring. One to watch for the future we think! Read about Tony…..


Six Facts About the RDS Dublin Horse Show

The Dublin Horse Show is a huge national and international favourite among the showjumping fraternity, and is as much a part of summer as Wimbledon. Indeed the Dublin Horseshow can take the credit for popularising showjumping in Ireland, always attracting major interest even from the non-showjumping public. Normally held in August, it has been brought forward this year due to the Olympics. This year’s show will run for five days, from Wednesday 20th to Sunday 24th July 2016 inclusive.
Here’s some interesting facts…


Five Tips for Older Dogs

Just like us humans all dogs age, at varying rates and with differing health implications. Maintaining the health and welfare of an older dog can present different challenges to those of caring for its younger counterpart. Below are five tips to help keep your pet healthy and maintain its quality of life through the ageing process.