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chestnut horse lying down in a stable

Equine herpesvirus outbreak spreads through Europe forcing cancellation of FEI World Cup Finals. An Equine Herpesvirus outbreak in the Spanish city of Valencia has locked down the equestrian sector and forced the cancellation of the FEI World Cup Finals. The first case was diagnosed in early March as the neurologicalRead 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 →

two horses together. horse behaviours, horse friends. African Horse Sickness outbreak may be a threat to Australian horses

An African Horse Sickness outbreak has ferociously killed hundreds of Thai horses in less than three weeks. How at risk is Australia? In some languages, it’s called “The Equine Plague.” And given its rapid transmission, fierce symptoms, and haunting mortality rates, the “plague” might be a more apt description forRead More →