Latest Horse Articles & News

Bowen Hendra Test Results Negative
September 16, 2009

The initial Hendra virus test results for all horses from the three quarantined properties at Bowen have come back negative.

Study Paves Way For More Research Into Bitless Riding
September 15, 2009

A preliminary research experiment in the US has uncovered positive results for fans of bitless riding and will hopefully lead to more detailed research in the future.

Mainstream TV Broadcast For Australian 3DE
September 15, 2009

The profile of equestrian sports in Australia will receive a welcome boost following a deal between the 2009 Australian International 3-Day Event and Channel 7 resulting in national television exposure.

Three Properties Quarantined In Latest Hendra Incident
September 11, 2009

Biosecurity Queensland has quarantined three properties near Bowen, including 18 horses on these properties, following a confirmed case of Hendra virus in a horse that died last week.

Feeding For A Brilliant Coat Shine
September 7, 2009

There is nothing more pleasing to a horse owner’s eye than a brilliant, shiny coat. And aside from looking great, a shiny coat also indicates the horse is healthy inside and out. Question is, how do you make your horse sine? It is really quite easy if you follow these simple steps.

Nevzorov Haute Ecole Principles DVD
August 22, 2009

I think I would like to dedicate this DVD review to anyone who says that you can’t ride a horse bitless, let alone bridleless.

Mobile Advice On Hendra Available At Events
August 22, 2009

The horse community is being encouraged to continue with planned events as authorities continue to respond to the Hendra virus incident at Cawarral, near Rockhampton.

QLD Vet Contracts Hendra
August 20, 2009

The AHIC have advised that one of the veterinarians that was exposed to a Hendra (HeV) positive horse has now been diagnosed as positive to HeV, and has been transported to Brisbane in an induced coma this afternoon.

Horse Heals
August 12, 2009

NATALIE Laurie and husband Tony lost everything when the Black Saturday fires made not one, but two, attacks on their Doctors Creek Road property.

Float Loading
August 11, 2009

I have been around the world with one of my great mentors, Monty Roberts, and no matter where you go, how warm or cold it is, what language is spoken or even what the favorite cuisine is, float loading is a BIG issue!