Would you like to network and learn from leading Search and Rescue industry professionals? You are invited to join us for the Australian & New Zealand Search & Rescue Conference on the Gold Coast in May.
The WA Horse Council presents this hands-on course for horse owners, equestrian groups, associations and emergency responders – shire rangers, police, veterinarians and fire and rescue services.
NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) has confirmed Hendra virus as the cause of death of a horse near Murwillumbah on the NSW north coast.
It had appeared that racehorse speeds were not improving but a new study has found the contrary -- racehorses are getting quicker
In a new study published today in The Veterinary Journal, scientists from the University of Surrey warn about the numerous risks posed to racehorses from the misuse of cobalt chloride, a banned performance-enhancing agent that has been used illegally by trainers in Australia and USA.
Polysaccharide storage myopathy is a muscle disease that can cause "tying up" symptoms: muscle weakness, shivers, work intolerance, and even muscle wasting particularly in the hindquarters.
Cobalt misuse in the racing industry is a serious animal welfare issue. Any vet who seriously breaches the rules of racing by misusing cobalt should be removed from the profession, says Equine Veterinarians Australia (EVA), a special interest group of the Australian Veterinary Association.
In recognition of the high risk of inexperienced people being hurt when involved with horses Safe Work Australia has released a new nationally endorsed Work Cover Guide: "Guide to managing risks when new and inexperienced persons interact with horses".
Biosecurity Queensland is currently managing a Hendra virus case 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