Size and Scope of the Horse Industry
The Australian Horse Industry is commencing to undertake one of the most important and vital pieces of work for the Horse Industry in the last 50 years, a survey of the Horse Industry, its scope, size, and relevance to the National Gross Domestic Product along with other information you as industry participants would like to know.
National Coaching Accreditation Scheme Review - Have Your Say and Win.
As part of Equestrian Australia's (EA) review into the National Coaching Accreditation Scheme, (NCAS) members of the equestrian community are being invited to take part in a short survey.
All respondents who successfully complete the survey will go into the draw to win a JVC Camcorder or one of three sets of Eartec two-way headsets (see EA for details).
Practical Workshop for Horse Activity Organisers, Volunteers & Riders
SAT 22 MARCH 2014 2.30 - 5 PM
University of Adelaide, Roseworthy Campus, South Australia
A love of horses runs in the blood of most Emirates, especially a fondness for Thoroughbreds and the Arabians that have been their companions for centuries. In recent years this has expanded to horses of all types with the introduction of nationals and ex-pats wanting children to have riding lessons right through to the expansion and development of competition in the Olympic disciplines.
Al Fares Dubai 2014 is a biennial exhibition for the Equine Trade and will be held in Dubai on 29-31 October this year. The event is in its 10th year and now attracts over 200 exhibitors from the UK, Europe and America - 20 countries in total. It has grown to become the largest exhibition in Asia and Africa for products and services for horses and riders.
The University of Adelaide is investigating the respiratory health of South Australia’s horses and their owners to see if there is undiagnosed asthma-like disease in Australia’s equine population.
In the Northern Hemisphere it is estimated that 10-20% of horses suffer from allergic respiratory disease similar to asthma in humans – but it’s not known as a problem in Australia.
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 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
NSW DPI is responsible for agriculture and animal services support coordination under the State Agriculture and Animal Services Functional Area Plan to the State Disaster Plan (DisPlan) in support of the bushfire emergency response.
Biosecurity Queensland is managing a Hendra virus incident near Mackay after a positive test result was received on the evening of 22 January 2013