Latest Horse Articles & News

Spindles Farm James Gray Caught, Jailed
May 29, 2010

Horse trader James Gray has been jailed for a further 8 weeks after appearing at Aylesbury Crown Court this morning. He begins his eight month prison sentence immediately (Warning: Contains video and images that some may find distressing).

Action Needed On The Horse Industry Levy
May 6, 2010

On the 23rd of April the State Agricultural Ministers met in Darwin as the Primary Industries Ministerial Council (PIMC) to discuss, in part, options for handling future Exotic Disease Incursions that would affect the Horse Industry.

Strangles Outbreak In North Queensland
April 27, 2010

Horse owners are urged to consider vaccinating their horses against strangles after several cases of the disease have been diagnosed in North Queensland.

Quarantine Horse Import Reforms On Track
April 23, 2010

The Rudd Government is on target to deliver on all the recommendations from the 2007 equine influenza inquiry with most now complete, including defining the conditions for horse imports into Australia.

No Time To Horse Around
April 14, 2010

Although she is surrounded by horses every day, Sonia Carboni does not ride very much.

QLD Horse Owner Fined For Neglect
March 29, 2010

A Queensland horse owner has been fined $4000 for the neglect of his horse.

Equine Influenza Decision Unjustified
March 27, 2010

Australia’s peak veterinary body has urged the federal government to reverse its decision allowing voluntary vaccination against the equine influenza (EI) virus.

Feeding For Weight Gain
February 18, 2010

Seven Simple Steps For Putting Weight On Your Horse

First Sportaloosa Show Classes
February 12, 2010

The first Sportaloosa Show classes to be held will be at the Queensland All Breeds Youngstock Show May 2 at Toowoomba Showgrounds.

FEI Bans Rollkur
February 10, 2010

Participants at the FEI round-table conference at the IOC Headquarters in Lausanne have established a measured difference between the techniques of Rollkur and Low, Deep and Round (LDR). The new definitions mean that the practice of Rollkur is now effectively outlawed by the International Equestrian Federation (FEI).