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.
Barbara Padalino, DVM, a PhD student at the University of Sydney is currently conducting a survey about horse transport in Australia.
An unvaccinated 19 year old gelding at Murwillumbah died on 20 June 2015 after a short illness. The attending veterinarian advised that there was a slight nasal discharge when he collected samples from the dead horse. Laboratory testing of all the samples were positive to Hendra virus.
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.
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