Latest Horse Articles & News

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.

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.