Latest Horse Articles & News

Exciting Jumping At SSJC End Of Year Championships
November 23, 2012

The Sydney Showjumping Club is gearing up for their biggest event of the year on 1st & 2nd December, the End of Year Championships.

Gluck Researcher Publishes Equine Parasite Control Handbook
November 22, 2012

Veterinary practitioners, laboratory and veterinary technicians, farm managers, and other equine professionals frequently request updated information on and guidance for equine parasite control. Changing recommendations and the existence of several unsupported myths make it challenging to define a proper parasite control program.

The HHalter Project
November 20, 2012

The HHalter Project looking for horse owners to take part in survey that is investigating the knowledge, attitudes, and practices of horse owners and those involved with horses over the next two years.

American Vets And Equine Practitioners Step Up To End Soring
November 20, 2012

Today the American Veterinary Medical Association and the American Association of Equine Practitioners issued a joint statement of support for the Amendments to the Horse Protection Act, H.R. 6388.

American Humane Association Calls Animal Deaths On ‘The Hobbit’ Unacceptable
November 20, 2012

American Humane Association, which has protected more than a million animals in film during the 70+ years of its famed “No Animals Were Harmed®” program with a 99.98 percent safety rate on set, called the injuries and deaths of animals living at the working farm where some of the animal actors from “The Hobbit” were also being housed needless and unacceptable.

Cream Of Australia Aims To Rise To The Top In Adelaide
November 19, 2012

Riders in the northern hemisphere may have packed up for their winter break, but it’s all go at the other side of the world as competitors prepare for their premier event, Australia’s International 3 Day Event in Adelaide, the second leg of the HSBC FEI Classics™ 2012/2013.

Equitana Transport Review
November 19, 2012

One of the things I really wanted to do at Equitana this year was take a close up look at horse transport – floats, goosenecks, trailers and trucks . There were around a dozen different models displayed and just over half of these were from overseas (USA or European).

Equitana Melbourne Proves Its Hallmark Event Status
November 18, 2012

Tourism Victoria’s Brendan Downey affirms Australia’s biggest equine festival, EQUITANA, as a major hallmark event, attracting thousands of horse lovers to the Melbourne Showgrounds from Thursday 15 to Sunday 18 of November 2012.

Excitement Building For State Showriding
November 15, 2012

Excitement is building across the state as riders prepare for the last Pony Club State championship for the year. The 2012 Virbac Animal Health State Showriding Championship hosted by Zone 26 will be held over the weekend of the 1-2nd December at Bi-Centennial Park, Camden.

Cavalia Gallops Down Under For the First Time In 2013
November 15, 2012

Grand-scale multi-media show featuring 50 horses and 42 artists from around the world to play under the gleaming White Big Top in the parking lot adjacent to DFO at Brisbane Airport