A Toast to Ireland’s Horses

March 17th, 2017|Categories: Breeds, Features, Horses|Tags: , , , , , |

Horses arrived in Ireland before it became an island. Horses migrated west from the Asian steppes across Europe and into Ireland crossing ancient land bridges. Ancient remains found throughout Ireland show the Irish domesticated horses before 2000 B.C. Breeding horses has for centuries been one of Ireland’s most important and prolific industries. Today some of the [...]