Latest Horse Articles & News

Matilda Flies The Flag In World’s Toughest Horse Race
June 26, 2009

Imagine racing across the Mongolian Steppes following 1000 kilometres in the footfalls of Ghengis Khaan’s original pony express. 21 year old Victorian Matilda Branson is going to do just that, flying the flag for Australia in the World’s toughest, longest horse race.

Project Blue Horse
June 11, 2009

Project Blue Horse is a charity initiative which has been developed by the staff of Roberts Rural Supplies to help raise funds for beyondblue: the national depression initiative in support of their efforts to address the impact of depression and anxiety directly related to drought conditions within rural communities across Australia.

Feeding Horses In Winter
June 4, 2009

Winter can be a tricky time of year for feeding horses, especially if you have older horses or horses that lose weight easily. Feeding the right diet during winter will help keep your horses healthy and in good body condition.

Gala Fundraiser For Tom Quilty Gold Cup
June 3, 2009

A gala auction night packed with prizes, promotions and sporting personalities will raise funds for the 2009 Tom Quilty Gold Cup.

World Ride To Unite Horses And Humanity
May 18, 2009

CuChullaine and Basha O’Reilly are setting off on the first continuous, around-the-world equestrian expedition. The journey will cover 12,000 miles, cross eleven countries, last two years and be the most highly developed diplomatic and scientific equestrian mission ever undertaken.

Australia’s Premier Endurance Ride Gains Pace
May 8, 2009

The countdown is on, planning is in full swing and the excitement is starting to build as the 2009 Tom Quilty Endurance Ride draws closer.

Melbourne Horse Carriage Operators Adopt New Code Of Practice
April 15, 2009

After a series of community concerns were raised regarding the treatment and workloads of working horses in Melbourne, and a lengthy campaign by the RSPCA, the Victorian Horse Drawn Carriage Association has voluntarily adopted a new code of practice.

2009 Tom Quilty Gala Fundraising Dinner
April 14, 2009

The Victorian Tom Quilty Gold Cup Committee are holding a gala dinner to raise funds for the 2009 Tom Quilty Endurance ride scheduled for September.

Legal Challenge To AI Thoroughbred Breeding
March 24, 2009

A leading Australian racing figure is mounting a legal challenge to the Australian Stud Book’s ban on the AI breeding of Thoroughbreds.

Olympians Jump Into Dressage
February 16, 2009

Melbourne, VIC, 16th February 2009 – Olympians Heath Ryan and Mary Hanna will be jumping back into the action by taking part in this year’s Performance Sales International Dressage and Jumping With The Stars (DJWTS) to be held 26 – 28th March.