Do You Know The Weight Score Of Your Horse?

Do You Know The Weight Score Of Your Horse?  Maintaining a good weight on your horse can be a complicated matter. Some horses gain weight at the sniff of a blade of grass, others need a wide variety of different feeds to keep them in good…

Midweek Meme For Your Wednesday

Midweek Meme For Your Wednesday Horse ownership can have its trials and tribulations, but rarely does anyone ever regret the horses they had and the lessons they learned. Whether it was riding around a paddock on a Shetland pony, attending…

Rain Is On The Way!

Rain Is On The Way! Weather forecasters have delivered the best news possible at this time! This weekend QLD and NSW, most of which is currently affected by severe drought, will be getting rain!!! From this afternoon, it's predicted that…
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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…