Size and Scope of the Horse Industry
The 10th International Equitation Science Conference is being held in Denmark from the 6th to the 9th August. The 10th ISES conference will include practical sessions which aim to provide a platform for discussions about training methods.
Horse riders in Queensland have a much brighter future following the news that traditional riding trails will be re-opened in select national parks and forests across the state, thanks to the ongoing collaboration between the horse community, the Queensland Outdoor Recreation Federation (QORF) and the Queensland Government.
“Talking Horses” on 91.3 Sport FM, will be having a chat with Derek and Debra Best from the WA Quarter Horse Association about their fund raising plan to train 100 new phone operators for ‘Lifeline’
Horse Agility, how to turn your horse loose ... and fly! Horse Talk TV's You Tube channel has just released Episode 3 from Series 3.
Police have charged a man over alleged animal cruelty offences near Wagga Wagga last week.
Equivac® HeV is a new vaccine recommended for use in horses that is effective against the deadly Hendra Virus (HeV). The vaccine was launched at the beginning of November 2012 and it is now available nationwide through accredited Veterinarians.
Biosecurity Queensland is currently managing a Hendra virus case in the Bundaberg area.
The property has been quarantined which means restrictions apply to moving horses and horse materials on and off the property. The quarantine will be in place for at least one month.
The neighbouring property, which also has a number of horses, has been quarantined as it has been identified that animals on the property had potential contact with the infected horse.
Horse owners are reminded that movement restrictions are only in place for those properties under quarantine, there are NO general horse movement restrictions in place in the Bundaberg area.
Biosecurity Queensland is managing a new Hendra virus case in the Tablelands area after a positive test result was received late last night.
You are invited to an important Hendra Information Night in Mackay or Rockhampton