The 2022 Irish Thoroughbred Breeders' Association National Webinar Series was announced on Sunday. Beginning on Friday, Jan. 28 at 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., the first webinar will update viewers on the ITBA's 2021. Chairman John McEnery, Vice Chairman Cathy Grassick and CEO Shane O'Dwyer will provide an update on the organisation and also outline plans for 2022 and beyond.
The second session of Friday's webinar is titled “Changing in Today's Environment” and will cover all aspects of operating in today's climate. The panel will discuss all elements around movement of animals, difficulties facing breeders post-Brexit and important steps around traceability and functionality that will better serve all involved. Speakers include John Osborne, Director of Welfare and Bloodstock HRI and Grant Thornton.
For the third and final session of the webinar, the focus is on “Sustainable Options For Breeders”. There will be contributions from the Irish Equine Centre, with the highlight being grants available for breeders across a wide range of biodiversity and sustainability, how to access these grants and ITBA future Climate Action Plans.
To register, please email [email protected].