Entries by pippa

Pasture Management in Drought Conditions

Pasture Management in Drought Conditions Pasture management is a key part of basic horse husbandry. Horses have evolved to graze for up to 20 hours per day. In ideal conditions, a suitably sized paddock should be enough to make up the majority of your horse’s daily food intake. In reality, especially in these dry times, […]

Horse Transport Victoria To Brisbane Is “Expensive”

Horse Transport Victoria To Brisbane Is “Expensive” Transporting horses from point A to Point B is a big responsibility, but an even bigger one during long trips such as Victoria to Brisbane. When you contact us for a quote, you will find horse transport Australia companies are sometimes unable to quote a flat rate. Pricing […]

Horse Transport Tips

Horse Transport Tips When you own a horse for any decent length of time, sooner or later horse transport tips will come in handy. It could be a vet appointment, a competition, training. The reasons are varied. Whether you transport them yourself or use a company such as East Coast Horse Transport, you want your […]

Equine Stretching Exercises

Equine Stretching Exercises How do Equine Stretching Exercises benefit your horse? Utilise natural movement to help increase your horse’s flexibility Improve balance Help with core strength Can be a training tool on the ground to help bond with your horse and develop trust. What types of stretching are there? There are 3 types of stretch […]

Large Horse Transport? Yes We Can!

Large Horse Transport? Yes, We Can! Look at this gorgeous gentle giant!! At 18hh and tipping the scales at just over 1 tonne (1000kgs) this guy might just be the largest horse we have ever transported! If you have a larger than normal horse, don’t hesitate to contact the team at East Coast Horse Transport. […]

Changes at East Coast Horse Transport

Changes at East Coast Horse Transport  It is with much excitement that we announce that East Coast Horse Transport is separating into 2 different services!!!! We are still the same people you’ve always known, now with more customisable and improved services! For all your SE QLD local horse transport needs, you can contact SOUTH EAST […]

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 condition. Factors like paddock condition, exercise, breed and medical […]

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 Pony Club gymkhanas, or even higher level eventing and showing. Whatever you do during your […]

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 a month’s worth of average rainfall will fall this weekend. It will provide a break […]