Latest Horse Articles & News

Psychology Of Equine Performance And The Biology Behind Laminitis
September 28, 2012

Achieving the best performance from a horse is the goal of not just professional riders, but also the millions of amateur and hobby riders all over the world. A new article published in BioMed Central’s open access journal BMC Veterinary Research looks at the issues surrounding training, competition environment and practices, and how the psychology of horse mood, emotion and temperament can be used to enhance performance.

ASPCA Welcomes New Jersey Ban on Horse Slaughter
September 25, 2012

NEW YORK—The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today commended New Jersey legislators and Gov. Chris Christie for enacting a measure to prohibit the slaughter of horses for human consumption. The new law also bans the transport of horses to slaughter, as well as the sale and transport of horse meat for human consumption.

Horse Lovers Unite To Save Nevada’s Wild Horses From Kill-Buyers
September 21, 2012

RENO, Nevada (September 20, 2012) –Hidden Valley Wild Horse Protection Fund spearheaded and SAVED 23 Virginia Range wild horses from going to the kill-buyers last night. The herculean effort was lead by Shannon Windle, president of Hidden Valley Wild Horse Protection Fund. Country singer, Lacy Dalton’s group Let ‘Em Run Foundation also raised funds for the rescue.

"War Horse" Previews At Equitana Melbourne!
September 20, 2012

EQUITANA Australia is excited to announce that the stars of the amazing cast of performers and puppets of WAR HORSE will make an appearance at the Melbourne event this year.

Equitana Showcase - Equine Entertainment for the Whole Family!
September 20, 2012

The two hour Showcase will be presented as the grand finale to EQUITANA Melbourne on Sunday 18th of November at 4.30pm. The show is pure equine entertainment, with some of the best riding and horsemanship from around the world. The showcase will be presented in the undercover Grand Pavillion with a projected rooftop of starry sky, while top notch sound, lighting and a big screen above, accentuate the acts on the arena.

New Dates For The China Horse Fair 2012
September 18, 2012

The organiser of the China Horse Fair 2012 (CHF 2012) has just been notified by the Beijing Public Security Bureau that due to the staging of the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, the Bureau is unable to approve any events due to take place in Beijing during this period. Regrettably the organiser has been left with no alternative but to now reschedule the CHF 2012 to take place 18 – 20 November 2012 at the same venue (New China International Exhibition Center).

ISPCA Call for a Total Ban on Sulky Road Racing
September 17, 2012

As the Dublin Horse Show gets underway, the Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ISPCA) is highlighting the issue of ‘Sulky Road Racing’ and is calling on authorities for a total ban on this cruel activity.

Dinner With Shane Rose
September 16, 2012

Competitors and their families will be treated to a special dinner with Olympic Eventing legend Shane Rose at the upcoming Ranvet State ODE Championship. This state qualifying event is to be held at the Albury Wodonga Equestrian Centre from the 6th to the 7th October 2012.

Fun And Mounted Games At State Championship
September 14, 2012

Teams of riders are preparing for the annual Bungendore Community Bank State Mounted Games Championships to be held at Bungendore Showgrounds, Bungendore from the 29-30th September 2012.

Horse-Friendly Old Camp In Kosciuszko Now Better Than Ever
September 14, 2012

Horse yards at Old Camp campground in Kosciuszko National Park’s Currango Plain are in fine fettle for a busy summer thanks to the efforts of staff at the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS).