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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.
Shane Breen on 10 June 2015
The countdown to the Derby meeting at Hickstead has now begun, there’s just two weeks to go. As yet I do not have a ride for the main events – the Derbies – but is more than likely that I will conjure up a ride in both.
Camilla Speirs on 21 May 2015
The excitement has been building for weeks now and this time next week Tattersalls Horse Trials will be well underway! BT Cloudnine and Goldman had their final runs in Kilmanahan last Sunday and I am glad to say they felt better than ever.
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Created on 30 June 2015
Connolly’s RED MILLS Brand Ambassador Scott Brash (GBR) grabbed the Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix Du Prince De Monaco, in spectacular style with Hello M'Lady after an incredible jump-off featuring many of the very best horses and riders in the world.
Created on 29 June 2015
Connolly’s RED MILLS Brand Ambassadors Dermott Lennon, Trevor Breen, Bertram Allen and Billy Twomey all produced stunning performances with their super-star horses this weekend, in Ireland the UK and mainland Europe.
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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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