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.
Industry Advisory Committee Meeting
Hollywood actress Bo Derek, star of the romantic comedy "10" and recently cast in the cult Sharknado series on US cable network SyFy, has been announced as Chair of the Jury of the prestigious FEI Awards 2015, the annual awards launched by the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), the world governing body of equestrian sport.
Racing Australia has announced it will amend the rules governing the use of the whip in races from 1 December, 2015.
Dr Judith Findley, Lecturer in Equine Surgery at University of Adelaide is currently investigating the reasons trainers use tongue ties on horses.
Researchers from the University of Sydney have painted the most detailed picture to date of major infectious diseases shared between wildlife and livestock, and found a huge gap in knowledge about diseases which could spread to humans.
Hastings Crime Investigation Unit detectives are appealing for information following the shooting death of a racing thoroughbred at a property in Balnarring late Friday.
Horse owners are reminded to take steps to protect their animals from the risk of Hendra virus infection with the confirmation of a new case on the Atherton Tablelands.
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.