Latest Horse Articles & News

Olympic Legend Visits Pony Club Championship
October 17, 2012

The Ranvet State ODE Championship was held recently at the Albury Wodonga Equestrian Centre from the 6-7th October 2012. Much to the delight of competitors and their families, Olympic Bronze medallist and former pony club member Shane Rose attended the Saturday night dinner sharing some of his experiences from pony club to international level competition.

Natural Feeding And Diet Requirements
October 10, 2012

Through domesticating horses we have changed their feeding patterns. What the horse eats should provide them with all the nutritional components that are necessary for all organs and systems resulting in a healthy body that performs in harmonious unison. A properly functioning body does an amazing job of preventing dis-ease and healing itself. To do this the body requires a well-balanced diet. Good nutrition can both prevent and cure dis-ease.

Wild Horses: Call For Protest To Stop Roundups And Kill Buyers
October 10, 2012

WASHINGTON (October 6, 2012)--Protect Mustangs announced on Facebook Friday their call for nationwide protests to stop the roundups and stop the BLM from selling federally protected wild horses to kill-buyers.

Hendra Information Updates
October 10, 2012

The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry has recently updated some of its Hendra Virus information.

Friday At Equitana Melbourne – A Day Of Skill And Action!
October 3, 2012

Friday the 16th of November at the Royal Melbourne Showgrounds is a day that you should definitely grab a ticket for - whether you are a dedicated Reining or western disciplines fan, or if you enjoy great equine action, expert riding and fantastic entertainment!

Team Black Sheep Stand Out From The Flock
October 3, 2012

Twenty eight teams with 140 competitors travelled from all over NSW for the Bungendore Community Bank State Mounted Games Championship over the weekend of the 29-30th September at Bungendore Showgrounds, Bungendore.

Large Animal Rescue Awareness Course QLD
October 3, 2012

The Cedar Grove and District Riding Club in conjunction with the Qld Horse Council is holding a LAR Awareness Course on the 13th October.

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.