Connolly’s RED MILLS Announced as ITBA Expo 2018 Partner

November 23, 2017

The Irish Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association today announced Connolly’s RED MILLS as partner for ITBA Expo 2018, which will take place at the Goffs Complex, 26th & 27th January.

Connolly’s RED MILLS, an animal nutrition company, has developed into a global brand, exporting to 74 countries. Since 2015, the workforce of Connolly’s RED MILLS has increased by 100 and now stands at 320.

The ITBA Expo ‘18 will bring together over 90 exhibitors to present and sell their products and services to thoroughbred enthusiasts, showcasing the latest advances in technology, machinery, veterinary science and equine nutrition.

(L-R) Stephen Collins ITBA Chairman, Gareth Connolly (Sales & Marketing Director Connolly’s RED MILLS), Shane O’Dwyer CEO ITBA, Gerry Duffy, Darley ITBA EXPO Committee Member


With over 3,500 people expected to attend over the two days, the ITBA Expo ’18 will feature a range of educational and commercial presentations and workshops, with Day 1 focusing on careers and education and Day 2 on technology and innovation. An extensive event programme will be launched over the coming weeks

Shane O’ Dwyer, CEO, Irish Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association said;
“The Irish breeding and racing industry has long been renowned globally for its excellence. ITBA EXPO ‘18 will enhance this reputation by showcasing the latest innovations in technology, veterinary medicine, equine nutrition, stallion selection, land management and machinery. We’re excited to be partnering with the team at Connolly’s RED MILLS who will bring a wealth of experience and global insight to the ITBA EXPO ‘18. We’re all aware of the challenges facing our industry but this Expo and particularly our forum “What if- A vision for 2028” will be about identifying the solutions and stimulating action. We’re looking forward to announcing our panel in the coming weeks. ”

Commenting at the announcement, Gareth Connolly, Sales and Marketing Director, Connolly’s RED MILLS said;
“Connolly’s RED MILLS is a global brand, exporting to 74 countries, however our business is rooted in Ireland and we are committed to the future development of the Irish thoroughbred, equine and rural industries. The ITBA Expo ‘18 will provide a platform to reflect on the key learnings over the last 10 years and create the opportunity to map the vision for the next 10; we are looking forward to being part of this exciting event.”

Potential exhibitors are advised to book their stand for this not to missed event by contacting ITBA HQ on 045 877543 or