Property & Pasture

Did you know the polypropylene of horse feedbags can be recycled into new products? War on Waste horse feedbags

War on Waste: Horse Feedbags

War on waste horse feedbags. Material: Feedbags are (generally) made from woven polypropylene. Abbreviated as PP,

Recycling soft plastics in a RedCycle Bin. War on waste for horse owners

War on Waste for Horse Owners: A Circular Economy

War on Waste for horse owners. The planet is drowning in plastic and, while a lot

A woman with an umbrella watches her horse grazing in the rain. Horse pastures drought recovery

When the Drought Breaks… Hold Your Horses!

Horse pastures drought recovery After yet another dry and hot year in Australia, most horse owners

Horse Health & Well-being

Horse weight calculator measurement diagram

Horse Weight Calculator

To instantly estimate the weight of your horse, scroll down to use our Horse Weight Calculator There are two ways to calculate the body weight of your horse. The first and most accurate way is to weigh your horse on an equine specific weighbridge, however, many of us don’t have easy

Horse Training

Kate Fenner riding her horse within the engagement bubble. The confident horse. Riding confidence and online horse training

Kandoo Community and Connection

Online horse training. With the current global crisis, what we, as horse lovers and riders need today more than ever before, is community and connection. The Kandoo Community is a group of like-minded, supportive horse owners and riders who would love to welcome you to their tribe. Founder, Kate Fenner,

Horse People & Culture

Two friends leading their horses and enjoying each other's company. Helping each other with whatever struggle they are facing

It’s Time to Change the Culture

I want to comment on a recent article in Eurodressage by Adriane Alvord, “The Pain that Lives Behind the Barn Door” referring to the tragic death of Teresa Butta in the US. We have lost three professional riders to suicide in the last three months and there are many more

News & Science

Researchers around the world have teamed up to determine the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on horse owners and their animals.

International study on the effect of COVID-19 on horse owners

Researchers around the world have teamed up to determine the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on horse owners and their animals. Using separate online surveys, the international research team is collecting qualitative and quantitative data to investigate the varying effects of the pandemic at different moments in time in Australia,

Sponsored Content

Vet with stethoscope checking horse, handler is holding horse's head in hands. Surviving colic

Fast Referral Gives Horses The Best Chance For Surviving Colic

HEALTH REPORT SPONSORED BY Fitton HorseInsure Surviving Colic He’s down. He’s rolling. He’s up! … And, down again. Oh no, and now he’s got that look. The one that tells you, yeah, this seems pretty bad. For horse owners, few situations create more anxiety than finding your horse in the throes

Horserail fence with two three horses. Safe fencing for horses.

Keep Them Safe With Horserail

Safe Fencing for Horses: Horse fencing has seen a great modernization over the last 20 years, with horse owners realizing that old fashioned wire and timber fencing really is not suitable for our beloved and easily startled animals. It is easy to see why Horserail is the number one choice

woman lungeing saddled horse. Biosecurity Entity Registration Portal

Protecting Queensland’s Horses is Now Easier

Biosecurity Entity Registration Portal Many horse owners are developing action plans to keep them and their horses safe during natural disasters like bushfires and floods. But these are not the only dangers from which owners need to protect their horses. Emergency animal diseases like equine influenza and Kunjin virus  can

Round Bale, Feed balancers, Feeding roughage

Feed Balancers: Much More Than Simple Nutrition

Very well-established in countries like the United Kingdom, where forage-based diets have been the traditional norm, feed balancers are becoming very popular in Australia as more and more horse owners get in step with the fibre-feeding mantra and move towards healthier, low-starch forage-rich diets for their horses and ponies. We

Horse Welfare

Equitation Science Workshops an online event August 2020

Equitation Welfare Workshop: Online Event

Equitation Science Equitation Welfare Workshops: An online event ‘Agency and its effects on the sport horse’ with Dr Andrew McLean (Equitation Science International) is an online event that will take

Horse weight calculator measurement diagram

Horse Weight Calculator

To instantly estimate the weight of your horse, scroll down to use our Horse Weight Calculator There are two ways to calculate the body weight of your horse. The first and

Human Mindset

EquiCoach Lisa Ashton has launched the Equestrian Coach Challenge to support professionals through the coronavirus crisis

The Equestrian Coach Challenge

The coronavirus crisis is creating huge problems, but it’s also opening opportunities for us to focus on connecting with what

Pony Club has a plan B for COVID-19

Pony Club Australia Launches Plan B

Pony Club Plan B. Even though your local Pony Club is not running competitions or rallies right now, there is

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Equitation Science

Clipped horse. Horse behaviour research

Have you ever wondered how your horse compares to others?

Horse behaviour research. The International Society for Equitation Science is proud to announce that Honorary Fellow, Professor Paul McGreevy has

Rider Balance. The effect of horse rider weight being measured with a saddle pressure pad. Horse rider weight gain.

Horse Rider Weight Gain: If you gained some holiday weight, don’t give up horse riding

Horse rider weight gain. It happens to the best of us. We think we’re maintaining our weight, trying to get

Horses and People in Art

A portrait of Mademoiselle Croizette riding sidesaddle on a bay horse by artist Emile Carolus-Duran, 1873. history of rider wear

Dressed for the Ride: The history of rider wear

Rider wear is an area of sports clothing where history, function and symbolism are uniquely

Gypsy Cob photo by Rachel Flynn Equine Photography

My Journey Into the Unique Gypsy Cob

Sometimes, we have no idea where a road will lead us. We follow it because

7 tips for reducing weight gain in horses and ponies

Seven tips to manage your horse’s weight

These challenging times are affecting every aspect of our lives, including, for many of us, how we manage our horses. If you are turning your horse out daily or 24/7, check out these 7 tips to help you manage your horse’s weight. Rates of obesity are considered to be as

EquiCoach Lisa Ashton has launched the Equestrian Coach Challenge to support professionals through the coronavirus crisis

The Equestrian Coach Challenge

The coronavirus crisis is creating huge problems, but it’s also opening opportunities for us to focus on connecting with what really matters and embracing the opportunity to lead. A leader who believes in turning a crisis into an opportunity for meaningful change is the EquiCoach, Lisa Ashton.  An equitation science

Pony Club has a plan B for COVID-19

Pony Club Australia Launches Plan B

Pony Club Plan B. Even though your local Pony Club is not running competitions or rallies right now, there is still plenty to do. Pony Club Australia has launched the #ponyclubplanB to help you BE ACTIVE – BE LEARNING – BE CONNECTED BE ACTIVE: Have an Active April! Get a

Kate Fenner riding her horse within the engagement bubble. The confident horse. Riding confidence and online horse training

Kandoo Community and Connection

Online horse training. With the current global crisis, what we, as horse lovers and riders need today more than ever before, is community and connection. The Kandoo Community is a group of like-minded, supportive horse owners and riders who would love to welcome you to their tribe. Founder, Kate Fenner,

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