Thursday, 18 February 2021

Ceisteanna (333)

Catherine Murphy


333. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the amount of funding his Department has directed to Horse Sport Ireland since 2006, by year and amount in tabular form. [9359/21]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Agriculture)

Horse Sport Ireland (HSI) was established in 2007 when the Equestrian Federation of Ireland and the Irish Horse Board were amalgamated, following the publication of the Dowling report, which recommended new governance structures for the sport horse industry in Ireland.

Horse Sport Ireland is responsible for devising and implementing strategies for the development and promotion of an internationally competitive Irish sport horse industry, including all aspects of the sport and breeding sectors. The Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine transferred responsibility for maintaining the Irish Horse Register, which contains both the Irish Sport Horse and Irish Draught Horse studbooks, from the Irish Horse Board to Horse Sport Ireland in July 2008.

The information requested by the Deputy is on the attached file for the years 2008 to date.

Assistance to HSI 2008 TO DATE