Tag Archives: horse welfare

Helping Equines in Bushfires February 2014

Evacuation, assistance available, welfare groups, social media networking, volunteering, etc. Any useful information related to horses and other equines caught up in bushfires that we haven’t linked to here yet, please let us know.  National  DART – Disaster Animal Response … Continue reading

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New Bitless Equestrian Association Places Priority on Horse Welfare

Have you heard about the new Australian equestrian association for riders and drivers of bitless horses? Many horse people these days will know someone who has taken to riding or driving their horse in a bitless bridle, or perhaps they … Continue reading

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Help Give Horse Rescues a Boost on Facebook

A lot of people think they can’t do much to help horses in need, but it’s not true! You can help horses and other equines FOR FREE, from the comfort of your very own Facebook account. If you’ve ever wanted … Continue reading

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Viewbank RDA Needs Your Help with a Pony in Need

Meet Sally. This lovely girl is at Viewbank RDA in Victoria. The RDA are well known for their fantastic work with disabled riders, but their activities don’t usually involve rescue and rehabilitation of horses in need. In this case a horse … Continue reading

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Christmas Gift Guide for Aussie Horses in Need ~ 2012 Edition

Christmas has really snuck up on us this year! Is it really only a couple of weeks away?? Here are some great gift ideas, Christmas cards and even supplies for your Christmas (or New Year’s) party that contribute some or … Continue reading

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Horse Rescue and Welfare at Equitana 2011 in Sydney

Are you heading to Equitana in Sydney this year? It’ll be on from Thursday the 10th to Sunday the 13th of November. Here are some horse welfare and rescue exhibitions and demonstrations to look out for on Brumbies, Equine Emergency … Continue reading

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Three confirmed horse deaths due to Hendra virus ~ Please take action to reduce the risks

In the last couple of weeks three horses have been confirmed as having Hendra virus, two in Qld and one in NSW. Samples from a fourth horse that was euthanised are currently being tested. Please note, the authorities are advising … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events ~ July and August 2011

Events in the next couple of months include – a masquerade ball in WA, a trivia afternoon in Qld, a Christmas in July in NSW, a brumby spotting tour, Hendra Virus seminars and online photo shows for ponies! July 2011 … Continue reading

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Horse and Large Animal Emergency Rescue Workshops in 2011

If your horse got trapped in a dangerous situation, such as an overturned horse float or a septic tank, you’d want the rescue team to have the best possible training in how to safely get him or her out. Until … Continue reading

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Want to see jumps racing banned? Let people know!

Do you think it’s time that South Australia and Victoria fell into line with the rest of Australia? Now is the perfect time to let people know! South Australia will have an opportunity to ban jumps racing soon, as the … Continue reading

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