Latest Horse Articles & News

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!

Mongol Derby Organisers Fire Back In Continuing Controversy Over 1000km Race
July 22, 2009

The Adventurists, organisers of the Mongol Derby, release an update on an extensive horse welfare program and logistical support network for their pioneering adventure across Mongolia

Bendigo Hosts The Inaugural National Equine Expo
July 20, 2009

On 21 and 22 November this year Bendigo, Victoria will play host to the nation’s equestrian community when it hosts the inaugural National Equine Expo.

English Horse Industry Rejects Ban On Whips
July 6, 2009

Norfolk Horse Training and Equitation Club (NHTEC, formerly known as the Norfolk Natural Horse Group) has asked the British Horse Society (BHS) to consider a ban on the use of whips as punishment, after similar rules were made in Scotland and Denmark.