Ireland's horse industry worried about Brexit

The issue's to be the focus of a special Dublin Horse Show meeting tonight

Ireland's horse industry worried about Brexit

Clem McMahon holds the Aga Khan trophy on the Irish team's lap of honour of the main arena in the RDS after winning the 2012 FEI Nations Cup | Photo: Laura Hutton/RollingNews.ie

The Government's being urged to prioritise Ireland's Horse industry in Brexit negotiations.

The Department of Agriculture says the sector is worth €700m to Irish economy with a heavy reliance on international trade.

The issue will be discussed at a special gathering on the eve of the Dublin Horse Show later.

Showjumper Clem McMahon outlines his concerns: