Horse Rescue & Welfare Events Oct and Nov 2013

There is definitely something for everyone in the next 2 months! October starts off with Be Kind to Animals Week from the 1st to the 7th, with World Animal Day and Happy Tails Day both on the 4th. NSW will have its first ever standardbred expo, barn dances will take place in Vic and Qld, there will be a ball in Darwin, Horse SA will host the International Large Animal Rescue Conference 2013 in Adelaide, Melbourne will host the 2013 Animal Activists Forum, there will be a series of demonstrations regarding racehorse welfare to coincide with the Spring Racing Carnival and Melbourne Cup, and the Waler Legacy will be one of the events related to horse welfare at Equitana. Horse rescue fundraiser pic

October 2013

  • Tues 1st – Mon 7th Oct – National/International – Be Kind to Animals Week – Website
  • Fri Oct 4 – Worldwide – World Animal Day
  • Fri Oct 4th – Melbourne, Vic – Edgar’s Mission “World Animal Day at Federation Square” – Website
  • Fri Oct 4 – National – RSPCA Australia “Happy Tails Day”
  • Fri 4th & Sat 5th Oct – Willowmavin, Vic – Edgar’s Mission “Volunteer Days” – Website
  • Sat 5th & Sun 6th Oct – Dubbo, NSW – NSW Standardbred Expo – WebsiteFacebook Page and Facebook Event
  • Sun 6th Oct – Willowmavin, Vic – Edgar’s Mission “World Animal Day” – Website
  • Sun 13th Oct – Willowmavin, Vic – Edgar’s Mission “Volunteer Day” – Website
  • Fri Oct 18th – Melbourne, Vic – Animal Activists Forum “Day of Activism 2013” – Facebook event
  • Sat 19th & Sun 20th Oct – Melbourne, Vic – Animal Activists Forum – Website
  • Sat 26th Oct – Clyde, Vic – We Were Champions Victorian Rehoming and Rescue Estate for Ex-Racehorses “WWC Barn Dance & Bonfire Party” – Facebook event
  • Sat 26th Oct – Darwin, NT – RSPCA Darwin “Save the Paw Ball” – Website
  • Sat 26th Oct – Willowmavin, Vic – Edgar’s Mission “Volunteer Day” – Website
  • Sat 26th Oct – Moonee Valley Racecourse, Vic – Coalition for the Protection of Racehorses “Cox Plate Demonstration” – Facebook event
  • Sun 27th Oct – Melbourne, Vic – Edgar’s Mission, Coalition for the Protection of Racehorses, Animals Australia and more will be at WEEAC 2013 “Worldwide Events to End Animal Cruelty – Australia” – Website
  • Mon 28th – Wed 30th Oct – Glen Oak, NSW – Horse Welfare Inc “Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue Training” – Facebook event page including photo “poster” with details

November 2013

  • Sat 2nd Nov – Flemington Racecourse, Vic – Coalition for the Protection of Racehorses “Derby Day Demonstration” – Facebook event
  • Sat 2nd and Sun 3rd Nov – Adelaide, SA – Horse SA host “International Large Animal Rescue Conference 2013” – Website link and direct link to (draft as at 11/07/13) Conference Program
  • Sun 3rd Nov – Sydney, NSW – Hunter Valley Brumby Association, Animals Australia and many other animal organisations will be at the “Cruelty Free Festival” – Website
  • Sun 3rd Nov – Noosa, Qld – RSPCA Qld “Noosa Triathlong – with the RSPCA team” – Facebook event
  • Mon 4th Nov – Melbourne, Vic – Coalition for the Protection of Racehorses “Melbourne Cup Parade Demonstration” – Facebook event
  • Tues 5th Nov – Melbourne, Vic – Coalition to the Protection of Racehorses “Say Nup to the Cup – Melbourne Cup Picnic & Protest” – Facebook event
  • Thur 7th – Sun 20th Nov – Sydney, NSW – Equitana ~ Includes the “Mitavite Waler Legacy”
  • Sat 9th Nov – Gold Coast, Qld – Save a Horse Australia “Barn Dance” – Info on Facebook
  • Sun 10th Nov – Willowmavin, Vic – Edgar’s Mission “Volunteer Day” – Website
  • Sun 10th Nov – Melbourne, Vic – Coalition for the Protection of Racehorses will have a stall at “World Vegan Day Melbourne 2013” – Facebook event
  • Sat 23rd Nov – Willowmavin, Vic – Edgar’s Mission “Volunteer Day” – Website
All year long
  • Host your own fundraiser for Project Hope Horse Welfare Victoria “Extra little bit of hope” – Download the program here (PDF file)
  • Qld – Host your own fundraiser or book a brumby spotting tour and training demonstration to support South East Qld Brumby Association – Website
Other calendars of events

Please email us at editor(at) it you know of any events involving equine welfare or rescue for Australians. 🙂

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