Horse management

Professional show producer, Katie Jerram, demonstrates some techniques to help make your horse looks its best.

 

As the chill of winter descends upon the paddocks in Australia, our thoughts turn to how we can best make our horses warm and comfortable in the cold, wet and often windy conditions.

Find out how €150 million worth of the world’s elite equine athletes, including Valegro, are being transported from Europe all to the way to Las Vegas, USA for the FEI World Cup™ 2015 Finals

Equine vet Christopher Elliott explains the additional procedures such as X-Rays, endoscopy, ultrasound and drug screening that you may wish to include as part of an equine pre-purchase examination

Horse transport to CHI Al Shaqab 2015

Ever wondered about how top class equine athletes travel around the world? Find out more about how three planes full of horses are flying into Doha for the CHI Al Shaqab 2015

Equine vet Christopher Elliott looks at exactly what a Pre Purchase Examination involves, discusses the benefits of a 5 stage pre purchase examination and demonstrates the various flexion tests

William Fox-Pitt

We do like having a look behind the scenes at top riders' stables - here's a little video taster of what goes on at William Fox-Pitt's yard

 

Bandaging a horse's foot

Hoof abscesses are a common occurrence - here is a great little video showing how to properly apply a poultice and bandage your horse’s foot with some handy hints we love 

Equestrian Australia (EA) has today revoked the EA Hendra Vaccination By-Law effective immediately while a panel will remain in place to complete a full assessment on the risk that the Hendra virus creates for EA events nationally.

Equine vet Christopher Elliott explains the veterinary Pre Purchase Exam so that when it comes time to purchase your next horse you will have a better understanding of the “vetting” process and be better prepared to make more informed decisions about your potential purchase

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