Jun 05

Making Strides in Sport Horse Nutrition at the Alltech Symposium

Making Strides in Sport Horse Nutrition at the Alltech Symposium
The diets of the Olympic sprinter and the long-distance runner vary because each athlete requires the nutritional intake to compete in different levels of sport. According to Veronique Julliand, an equine researcher at Agrosup Dijon in France, this logic also holds true for performance horses. In fact, the equine health industry is moving toward more targeted nutrition for specific levels of athleticism and activity, from the high-speed Thoroughbred to the persevering endurance Arabian.

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Apr 25

The Future is Bright for Irish Show Jumper Paraic Kenny

The Future is Bright for Irish Show Jumper Paraic Kenny Paraic Kenny, The Irish Field Junior Show Jumper of the Year
Paraic Kenny is a young 17 year-old show jumping rider from Co. Wexford, Ireland with an extremely bright future. Paraic has enjoyed much success in his career particularly over the last year when taking the ride on his aunt’s exuberant Connemara pony, Grey Ross. Having played a strong role in the Irish pony team’s success at the Nations Cup in Fontainebleau in April of last year, Paraic and Grey Ross went on to win the Grand Prix in Hagen, Germany.

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Nov 03

Ireland's Richie Moloney at the Alltech National Horse Show

Ireland's Richie Moloney at the Alltech National Horse Show Show Jumper Richie Moloney

Show Jumper Richie Moloney at the Alltech National Horse Show

Richie Moloney speaks about the Alltech National Horse Show and the Alltech Grand Prix.

It seemed Ireland’s Richie Moloney would win the $75,000 Double H Farm International Open Jumper class at the Alltech National Horse Show earlier this week. He bested Kent Farrington with a time of 40.66 seconds with Slieveanorra. But Lauren Hough and Quick Study prevailed in the 14-horse jump-off.

Richie spoke to us about his hopes for the Alltech Grand Prix and his overall impression of the facility and show this year. He will be riding Ahorn van de Zuuthoeve this evening.

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