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Happy Ekka Holiday!

Happy Ekka Holiday!  When you think of the Ekka (Brisbane Royal Exhibition Show), you mostly think of showbags, amusement rides and games. Don't forget though, it is also an event for people to show their horses! Whether it's lead-in-hand,…
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Happy Birthday, Horses!!

Happy Birthday, Horses!!  It's time to celebrate every horse's birthday in the Southern Hemisphere! Traditionally, the universal birthday for Thoroughbred horses is the 1st of August, regardless of when they were actually born! This was because…

Horses and Salt Blocks

Horses and Salt Blocks  Feeding horses can be a tricky business. Depending on what your horse does, it may require more than regular paddock grass can give. With many types of hard feed, hay and supplements on the market, it's enough to make…

Is Your Horse Drinking Enough Water?

Is Your Horse Drinking Enough Water?  It might surprise you to know that even in this winter weather, ensuring your horse drinks enough water is vital. This is even more important if they are being worked heavily. If you're not sure how much…

Should You Rug Your Horse?

Should You Rug Your Horse?  Winter is rapidly approaching. While QLD doesn't see the types of freezing temperatures as our southern friends do, there are occasions where your horse might appreciate a snuggly rug overnight. Here are some tips…

Horsey Antics for Your Tuesday

Horsey Antics for Your Tuesday  While horses doing tricks guided by their trainers is nothing new, sometimes a horse will take the initiative to branch out and do their own thing! To add a little bit of humour to this overcast Tuesday, we…

Anatomy Of A Horse - The Back Legs

Anatomy Of A Horse - The Back Legs When you are looking at a horse to purchase, there are two things that tend to take priority. The first one is temperament. A horse's behaviour and interaction towards humans says a lot about its past, and…

Some Miniature Cuteness for Your Friday

Some Miniature Pony Cuteness for Your Friday  The team at East Coast Horse Transport have been incredibly busy getting your beloved horses from point A to point B! Don't forget, we can take your horse anywhere up or down the East Coast of…

When Things Don't Quite Go To Plan

When Things Don't Quite Go To Plan We've all been there. Arrive at a competition, everything neat and tidy, warm up goes great and then it's show-time! The bell goes, the first half of your performance goes great...and then it all comes apart…

Dressage Event This Weekend in Brisbane

Dressage Event This Weekend in Brisbane  Equestrian Queensland is holding a dressage event this Saturday, 10th March. Held at QSEC in north Brisbane, it is a Medium to Grand Prix and Young Horse/Pony event. This competitive event is being…