Horse Welfare (Page 2)

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 →

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 →

Four members of the Tasmanian Pony Club, Huntingfield, smile for the camera on their chesnut horses. Future proofing Pony Club

Pony Club Australia (PCA) recently celebrated its 80th birthday, but with the release of a new and updated syllabus that incorporates the latest, evidence-based knowledge in equine welfare and equitation, the institution is in no danger of becoming old fashioned or irrelevant. Future Proofing Pony Club. With over 23,000 ridersRead More →

a bay horse lying down in a field, in lateral recumbency. How do horses sleep?

Whether you ride horses or just admire them from afar, at some point you might have wondered how they sleep. Maybe you saw a pony lying in a field and wondered if they sleep lying down or standing up. If you have pets, you probably already know that the sleepRead More →