Horse Health & Well-Being

Horse Training

Horse People & Culture

We are meant to change, so why is it so difficult?

“It should be borne in mind that there is nothing more difficult to arrange, more doubtful of success, and more dangerous to carry through...

Confidence Boost


Racing Victoria’s ‘Medicare for Thoroughbreds’ Aims to Minimise Injury Risk

Racing Victoria (RV) has announced a new subsidy scheme for owners and trainers to offset the cost of advanced diagnostic imaging on Victorian thoroughbreds. The...

Equitation Science

The Wisest Way to Choose and Train a Show Jumper

If you want your jumping horse to be a successful and “happy athlete,” choose - and train - that horse wisely. But what is...

Welfare Education Displays Work Say Researchers

Sharing science-based knowledge about animal behaviour and animal welfare with the general public isn’t always easy—especially since social media often spreads misleading information. But...

Researchers Recommend Helmets On and Off the Saddle

Head injuries and broken ribs are common injuries in equestrian sports, but they don’t have to be par for the course. According to a...

Can a FitBit Track a Horse’s Activity?

If you’re wondering how much activity your horse is getting when you’re not with him, why not strap on a simple FitBit? According to...

Roadmap for the Ethical Use of Horses in Sport

A British researcher has mapped out an ethical framework to help horse sports assess issues affecting their social licence to operate. It is hoped that...

Human Mindset

The Year That Changed us all

Towards the end of 2019 a lot of people seemed glad to see the end of what they described a tough year… Little did...

Horse Welfare


Horses and People in Art