Latest Horse Articles & News

Progress In Identifying The Genetics Of Appaloosa Spotting
November 13, 2010

Since equine coat color testing first became a reality, Appaloosa breeders have been waiting for the day when they could test their horses for the main Appaloosa gene, LP.

Making A Dangerous Sport Safer
November 13, 2010

Boxing is commonly recognised as a particularly dangerous sport, with statistics showing 1.3 deaths for every 100,00 participants. However there is a more dangerous sport that our children are participating in every day. Statistics on horse riding show a staggering 128 deaths out of every 100,000 riders.

Finding Homes For Trapped Kosciuszko Wild Horses
October 13, 2010

The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) has launched a renewed effort to find people in the community who are both willing and able to take wild horses that have been removed from Kosciuszko National Park under the Wild Horse Management Program.

KWPN At China Horse Fair
August 9, 2010

The Royal Warmblood Studbook of the Netherlands (KWPN) is the Dutch breeding organization dedicated to jumpers, dressage horses, harness horses, and Gelder horses. With approximately 30,000 members and 13,000 foals born each year, the KWPN is the largest sport horse studbook in the world.

Vet Plays Down Fears
August 6, 2010

There is no cause for alarm, says Pakenham equine vet David Clemence who wants to ease the minds of horse owners after reports of horses being tested for Ross River fever.

Australian Horse Owners Have Ten Days To Decide Their Future
August 4, 2010

Horse SA has called on all horse owners, state and national, to respond to the Animal Health Australia paper on preferred levy options.

Stallions On Show
July 22, 2010

Horse lovers can see the state’s top stallions strut their stuff in Narre Warren North this weekend.

Second Horse Killed On Adelaide Streets
July 22, 2010

For a second time this month a horse has been killed and its strapper injured after being struck by a car in suburban Adelaide.

Horses Set Loose In Nuisance Acts
July 22, 2010

Horse owners on the outskirts of Mount Gambier have brought back “neighbourhood watch” to combat the danger posed by unknown culprits allegedly creeping into private property and setting horses loose on public roads.

Horse Owners Ensuring An Emergency Response
July 17, 2010

EADRA UPDATE: There has been a lot of activity in the last 12 days and things will only get busier to achieve the DECEMBER 1 deadline, set by Government, for a submission supported by the majority of Australian Horse Industry on being a signatory to EADRA and agreeing to one or more levy mechnanisms.