Cristina Wilkins

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

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,Read More →

Horse traceability is important for welfare

In a show of inter-discipline collaboration, Equestrian Victoria and Racing Australia have agreed to share horse traceability data and augment the numerous equine welfare initiatives implemented by the Australian Racing Industry. This data share agreement supports Equestrian Victoria’s Strategic Plan 2018-2022 pillar around Industry Leadership in Equine Welfare and willRead More →

whips ban at this summer's UK Racing League. Hands and Heels races

Jockeys will race under ‘hands and heels’ rules at this summer’s Racing League if organisers have their way. Whips may be carried but not used for ‘encouragement’. The Racing League, a new initiative of Championship Horse Racing, will be televised and take place across six consecutive Thursday evenings in JulyRead More →

horses value friends, forage and freedom, National Horse Register

The Agriculture Ministers’ Forum (AGMIN) met in Launceston last Friday to progress priority issues affecting the agriculture sector, with horse welfare and the development of a national horse register taking centre stage. The meeting was chaired by the Australian Government Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management, the Hon. DavidRead More →

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

War on waste horse feedbags. Material: Feedbags are (generally) made from woven polypropylene. Abbreviated as PP, it is a recyclable thermoplastic polymer widely used in many different products. PP is rugged and resistant to different chemical solvents, acids, and bases. Reusable: Yes! Used, empty feedbags can be turned into aRead More →

Bushfires in the hills behind a herd of horses. Help for Australian bushfires

Help for Australian Bushfires. As part of the horse industry and farming communities, many of us are wanting to help those affected by the Australian bushfires. Reports of rain during last week have been welcome but the falls were patchy and most areas face ongoing fire threats and evacuations, whileRead More →