Horse Rescue and Equine Welfare Events November and December 2013

This month is a busy one, with a series of racehorse welfare demonstrations in Victoria to coincide with the Spring Carnival, a brumby spotting tour in Qld, the Waler Legacy and heaps more interesting welfare related demonstrations at Equitana, bushfire planning workshops, the Cruelty Free Festival is on in Sydney with a number of horsey attendees, also a horse expo in Toowoomba, a charity beach ride and the usual volunteer days. Horse rescue fundraiser pic

Don’t forget to let us know if we’ve missed anything. We do our best to spot what’s going on, but things have been busier than usual lately so no doubt we may have missed stuff coming up! Share in the comments, or post on our Facebook page.

Also scroll down for competition calendars for standardbreds, brumbies, thoroughbreds, plus events you can organise yourself all year round!

  • November 2013
    • Sat 2nd Nov – Flemington Racecourse, Vic – Coalition for the Protection of Racehorses “Derby Day Demonstration” – Facebook event
    • Sat 2nd Nov – Bendigo, Vic – Bendigo Animal Welfare and Community Services, Edgar’s Mission and more will be at the “VegeCareian Festival” – Website and Facebook event
    • Sat 2nd & Sun 3rd Nov – Whittlesea, Vic – Triple R Equine Welfare will have a stall at “Whittlesea Show” – Website and info on Facebook
    • 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 *** LIVE STREAM watch some of the presentations online, details via Horse SA Facebook page – link to livestream information ***
    • Sun 3rd Nov – Brisbane, Qld – Equine Action Qld will receive proceeds from “Spring Baking Carnival by Green Edge” – Facebook event
    • 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 – Sydney, NSW – Proceeds will got to horse charities from the “Not the Cup celebration” – Info on Animals Australia Website and Facebook event
    • Tues 5th Nov – Adelaide, SA – Proceeds will go to Animals Australia from the “Not the Melbourne Cup luncheon” – Details on Animals Australia Website and 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”, Standardbreds, and many welfare themed demonstrations.
    • Sat 9th Nov – Muckleford, Vic – Honey’s Pledge will have a stall at the Castlemaine Steiner School Spring Fair – Facebook event
    • Sat 9th Nov – Dungog, NSW – Hunter Valley Brumby Association will have brumbies at Dungog Show – Website
    • Sun 10th Nov – Tewantin, Qld – South East Queensland Brumby Association “Brumby Spotting Tour” – Details 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
    • Wed 20th Nov – Woodside, SA – Horse SA “Horse Owners Bushfire Survival Planning Workshop” – Facebook event
    • Thur 21st Nov – Meadows, SA – Horse SA “Horse Owners Bushfire Survival Planning Workshop” – Website
    • Fri 22nd Nov – Gold Coast, Qld – RSPCA Qld “Hunger Games Movie Night” – Website
    • Sat 23rd Nov – Willowmavin, Vic – Edgar’s Mission “Volunteer Day” – Website
    • Sun 24th Nov – Armidale, NSW – Save the Brumbies “Eleganza, Charity Benefit Concert” – Details on ABA Website and STB Website
    • Fri 29th Nov – Brisbane, Qld – RSPCA Qld “Wacol Outdoor Movie Night” – Website
    • Sat 30th Nov – Toowoomba, Qld – Quest Equine Welfare Inc will benefit from proceeds of a “Horse Expo” – Info on Facebook
    • Sat 30th Nov – Brisbane, Qld – RSPCA Qld “RSPCA Christmas Markets” – Website
    • Sat 30th Nov – Hunter Valley, NSW – Hunter Valley Brumby Association “Adum Sutton 2 day horsemanship clinic” – Website 

    December 2013

  • Sun 1st Dec – Hunter Valley, NSW – Hunter Valley Brumby Association “Adum Sutton 2 day horsemanship clinic” – Website
  • Sun 1st Dec – Pyrmont, NSW – Animal Welfare League of NSW “Christmas Markets” – Facebook event
  • Wed 4th Dec – Two Wells, SA – Horse SA “Horse Owners Bushfire Survival Planning Workshop” – Website
  • Thur 5th Dec – Burwood East, Vic – RSPCA Victoria “Animal Career Discovery Day” – Website link
  • Sat 7th – Sun 8th – Cabarita, NSW – National Horse and Pony Rescue Trust “1st Annual Charity Beach Ride” – Info on Facebook
  • Sun 8th Dec – Willowmavin, Vic – Edgar’s Mission “Volunteer Day” – Website
  • Fri 13th Dec – Willowmavin, Vic – Edgar’s Mission “Volunteer Day” – Website
  • Sat 14th Dec – Willowmavin, Vic – Edgar’s Mission “Volunteer Day” – Website
  • Sat 28th Dec – Willowmavin, Vic – Edgar’s Mission “Volunteer Day” – Website

Expressions of interest sought ~ 2015

All year long
  • Host your own fundraiser for Project Hope Horse Welfare Victoria “Extra little bit of hope” – Download the program here (PDF file)
  • Host your own fundraiser or book a brumby spotting tour and training demonstration to support South East Qld Brumby Association – Website
  • Equine Emergency Rescue Roadshow ~ Organise your own equine emergency rescue event in 2013 – click here for details
Other calendars of events
Share Button
This entry was posted in Events, Fundraising. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *