Top trainers and breeders choose Connolly's RED MILLS

Connolly’s RED MILLS is quite literally the feed of champions, and is trusted by leading owners and trainers worldwide.
Our horse feed formulations provide all the nutrition high performance animals demand, using the finest of fresh, natural ingredients to support digestion, wellbeing and performance.
With our feeds you can be confident you are feeding a fully balanced diet, perfectly tailored by our expert nutritionists, to deliver all your horse's dietary needs.
We work closely with vets and research departments of leading universities to bring the latest nutritional technology to our products, and to you, our valued customers.


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Body Condition Scoring of Horses

Written by Sabrina Barnwell MVB MRCVS on 08 July 2016

Body Condition Scoring of Horses

Being able to judge how much to feed your horse fundamentally depends on the horse body condition. Fat horses need less, skinny horses need more, simples!

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How to Prepare for the Dublin Horse Show

Written by Sabrina Barnwell MVB MRCVS on 24 June 2016

How to Prepare for the Dublin Horse Show

The showing season is in full swing at the moment and so far most shows have benefitted from the uncharacteristically glorious summer weather that we are enjoying. The Dublin Horse Show is the highlight of the showing season for many enthusiasts.

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Clayton Storms to Victory in the Senior Newcomers Second Round at Arena UK

Created on 26 July 2016

Joe Clayton stormed to victory in the Connolly’s RED MILLS Senior Newcomers Second Round at Arena UK on Saturday. Riding Michael Whitaker’s Lexie III, the pair took on the huge 118 strong field to secure the win and a place in the Championship Final which will be held at this year’s Horse of the Year Show.

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A Century Of Experience

Nestled in the scenic farm country in County Kilkenny, Ireland, Connolly's RED MILLS has been the home of the Connolly family business since 1908. Michael Connolly emigrates to Long Island in New York in the 1840s, working as a "head lad" for a French horse trainer based there. In 1866 he inherits a bakery back home in Ireland and returns.

In 1908 the company William Connolly & Sons Ltd is established in Goresbridge, County Kilkenny. Michael buys the mill for £400 and the dwelling house a year later for his younger son William for £500.

There are four mills in very close proximity, all harnessing the natural power from the river Barrow and its tributaries, all four producing similar products for the local farming community. To stand out from the crowd, William paints the roof of his mill red - hence the name Red Mills.

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