Latest Horse Articles & News

Saving Raindrop
February 8, 2010

Just before Christmas last year, three local Pilbara boys were on their way to enjoy a spot of fishing out near 5 mile when they came across a young foal that looked lost, thirsty and in desperate need of help.

Horses Find Trust Again In Kinglake
February 2, 2010

A local horse whisperer program is helping bushfire traumatised horses regain the trust of people.

Equestrian Centre Moves Forward
February 1, 2010

Megan Wray is not horsing around with plans to bring a multimillion-dollar equestrian centre to Bundaberg.

Horse Owner Offers Storm Warning
January 19, 2010

A Laceys Creek man whose horse was stuck dead by lightning in November has warned animal owners of the potentially fatal nature of savage storms.

Liverpool Honours Shire Work Horses
January 7, 2010

After a decade of campaigning and fundraising the Shire Horse and Carters who worked with the animals will finally be honoured with a 2.4 metre tall bronze sculpture.

Simon Cowell Steps In To Save Horses
December 24, 2009

Celebrity judge from Britain’s Got Talent / American Idol Simon Cowell has stepped in to help save a UK horse sanctuary facing eviction.

Book Review: Empowered Horses
December 10, 2009

The subtitle of this book reads “Learning Their Way Through Independence, Self-Confidence and Creative Play”. So, let’s cut to the chase and talk about what this book is. After that, I can tell you what I think.

Import Risk Assessment Of Horses Open For Comment
December 7, 2009

On 30 September 2008, Biosecurity Australia announced the formal commencement of an Import Risk Assessment (IRA) for the importation of horses from approved countries. The IRA is part of the Government’s response to the Commission of Inquiry into the August 2007 equine influenza outbreak in Australia.

Victorian Brumby Running: An Insight
November 24, 2009

What is Brumby running? Not very much at all like the idealised scenes in the Man from Snowy River movie!

FEI Takes Action On ‘Blue Tongue’ Dressage Row
November 18, 2009

After a massive worldwide outcry over a video showing a dressage horse being worked in an extended session of hyperflexion – known as Rollkur – by Swedish rider Patrik Kittel the FEI has released a statement on the contentious issue.