Cristina Wilkins

Bone damage at site of noseband

A new study has identified bone damage at the site of the noseband. This research has important ramifications regarding the use of this part of the bridle which is not only common, but compulsory in certain disciplines, like dressage and showing. The changes were either thickening (exostoses) or thinning (concavity)Read More →

©Louise Sedgman Photography

Having access to horses is helping this young Victorian ride out the lockdown and ongoing challenges of 2020. On the front cover of the September-October 2020 edition of Horses and People Magazine we have a portrait by Louise Sedgman of Ashelee Capizzi and her first pony Mary. A veteran inRead More →

Louise Sedgman photography Horses and People July-August cover

Horses and People cover story The July-August edition of Horses and People magazine’s front cover features up-and-coming youth Sara Leitch riding her mother’s Paint horse Duke (a.k.a. BPS I’m Obsessed), by the Quarter Horse An Obsession, and out of Ransoms First Priority.  The beautiful and serene scene captured by LouiseRead More →

Equitation Science Workshops an online event August 2020

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 place on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd August 2020. The workshop will serve as a warmup event for The HappyRead More →

Three men in World War One AIF Lighthorse uniforms, slouch hat with feather mounted on horseback. Horses are tacked with replica Lighthorse military tack. Beside them stand a woman in Nurse outfit. Commemorating Rememberance Day. ANZAC Day. Lest We Forget

Horse Owners asked to step out for ANZAC Day With ANZAC day commemorative events cancelled, Horse SA has invited horse owners and their steeds to stand at the end of their driveway, to commemorate the sacrifices of humans and animals in war. The idea of standing at the end ofRead More →

African horse sickness (AHS) is a highly infectious and deadly disease. It affects horses, mules, and donkeys. Zebras carry the disease but are rarely affected.

African horse sickness (AHS) is a highly infectious and deadly disease caused by African horse sickness virus. It commonly affects horses, mules, and donkeys. It is caused by a virus of the genus Orbivirus belonging to the family Reoviridae. This disease can be caused by any of the nine serotypesRead More →