Thoroughbred Tales was launched in November 2019 by a group of passionate professionals who fulfil a variety of roles within the racing and breeding industry. This social media project, which centres mainly around Twitter, aims to have different guest hosts from all areas of racing and breeding around the world to showcase the high level of care given to Thoroughbreds at every stage of their lives, as well as the hard work and dedication that goes on daily behind the scenes in this industry
Thoroughbred Tales founder Sally Ann Grassick explained
“We have seen our social media project grow during the past two years from a simple idea to now having over 12,000 Twitter followers who support our objective to spread positive stories from the racing and breeding industry. We are very keen to develop the project even further globally and this partnership with RED MILLS will help us achieve those goals.
The ethos of RED MILLS, and their sister brands Foran Equine and Carr & Day & Martin, through their “Nourish, Support and Care” message ties in perfectly with the objectives of Thoroughbred Tales. For our team, to have the support of such globally renowned brands is also a huge acknowledgment of all the hard work we have put in voluntarily to try and show the public another side of this industry that we all love and owe so much to We are really excited to see what this new partnership can achieve for everyone involved.”
Jane Davis, Head of Equine Marketing, Connolly’s RED MILLS, Foran Equine, Carr & Day & Martin;
“We have been following the Thoroughbred Tales Twitter account from the start and have loved getting to go behind the scenes with each takeover and have learned a lot from the hosts. At RED MILLS our goal is to put the horse at the centre of everything we do which makes this partnership so perfect. We want to work with Thoroughbred Tales to shine a light on the people who dedicate their lives to caring for the horses that make our industry. We look forward to bringing Thoroughbred Tales to a global audience and celebrating our sport.”
Thoroughbred Tales was launch in November 2019 by a group of passionate professionals who fulfil a variety of roles within the racing and breeding industry. This social media project, which centres mainly around Twitter, aims to have different guest hosts from all areas of racing and breeding around the world to showcase the high level of care given to Thoroughbreds at every stage of their lives, as well as the hard work and dedication that goes on daily behind the scenes in this industry. Since its creation, Thoroughbred Tales followers have travelled virtually around Ireland, the UK, Dubai, France, USA and Australia through hosts that have included not only trainers, jockeys and stud farms but also saddlers, syndicate managers, photographers, osteopaths, vets and racing managers as well as institutions like the National Horseracing College and the Irish National Stud Management Course.
For over a century, Connolly’s RED MILLS has grown to become the renowned brand that is today due to the unmatched quality of our equine products and solutions.
Today, the Connolly family manages the day-to-day operations of the company, showing the same level of dedication and personal involvement that was present when their ancestors bought the mill back in 1908.
Connolly’s RED MILLS is renowned for its high-performance animal feed solutions
Our origins in the farming region of County Kilkenny, South-East Ireland, where our mill has operated since 1908 has made it possible for us to deliver product excellence throughout our years of business growth.
The Connolly’s RED MILLS brand has become a pioneer in the industry with a shared passion for the care of the horses that are owned by our valued customers. Placing the horse at the centre of everything we do, our dedication to equine well-being and health is represented by our extensive range of high-quality products which undergo rigorous testing at our on-site laboratories, ensuring the same level of quality is delivered from our farm to your winning post.
Our local roots have grown to become an international footprint across more than 80 countries worldwide.
Our industry-leading production and manufacturing processes ensure optimal production and feed supply, and has attracted a legacy of trust and loyalty among our customers
Our relationships with trusted grain growers allow us to sow the seeds required for producing the finest quality raw materials and grains, all of which are tailored to the needs of the modern-day horse.
At Connolly’s RED MILLS, we understand that the highest level of trust and traceability is essential. This is further exercised within all intricate processes—including raw ingredient selection, storage, manufacturing, testing, packaging and distribution—to ensure that the highest degree of industry-best traceability and quality is effected and delivered to our customers.
Connolly’s RED MILLS has further extended our expertise over the years with our sister brands, Foran Equine Supplements and Carr & Day & Martin horse care
The RED MILLS group sets itself apart from within the industry by offering our high-quality horse feed along with supplement and care solutions, all under one powerhouse. Our customers greatly value our multi-discipline nutritional experts who offer their advice on supplements, with their extensive knowledge of nutrition stemming from the choice of feed, ultimately maximising the performance and well-being of the horse. This is further enhanced by complementing feed solutions with the best care products from our Carr & Day & Martin offerings.