Korean market opens up for Irish horses and ponies
Irish ponies may be soon be destined for the green pastures of South Korea as part of a bid to encourage children in the country into equestrianism, writes Siobhán English.
A new export market may be emerging as sourcing good quality riding ponies was very much the topic of conversation in recent days when a delegation of equestrian experts from South Korea visited Ireland to meet with key members of the Irish equestrian industry with a view to promoting the sport in their home country.
Currently Korea is one of only a handful of countries whose Government has signed into law a ‘Horse Industry Promotion Act’ in hopes of boosting rural economy.
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