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Horses and People
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Facts and Myths in Horse Training Have you ever trained your horse to do something completely by accident? Unfortunately, when we do teach something by mistake it is rarely a behaviour that we want. I’ve seen a number of horses that have been taught to rear by mi
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Georgina is an art historian who has published extensively on the domestic interior. Her books include Domestic Interiors: Representing Home from the Victorians to the Moderns, (2013) and Designing the French Interior: The Modern Home and Mass Media
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Make Hay, Not Straw Men! A Guide to Recognising and Avoiding False Arguments
I have previously written about biases and how they can skew our beliefs about what we consider right, correct and truthful. When it comes to how we defend those views, we might find ourselves using or being countered with a logical fallacy. (Read ab
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The New Gatekeepers of Horse Welfare It’s 2040. The Olympic Games were held in Havana, Cuba, and for the first time, horse sports did not feature. The generation of babies born in 2020 known as iGen’ers, are more tolerant, embrace difference, champion diversity, equal
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Life Lessons
On our cover this issue we feature Hanna Rush and her Quarter Horse gelding Triandibo Roc n Lynx, also known as Dougie. The pair were photographed by Louise Sedgman as part of the Sweet Teen Project, an initiative to fundraise for Headspace Australia
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Out Now
Join Coffee With Horse Lovers, a Facebook group created to help more horses, by supporting people. A community where you can feel at home and safe in all discussions. Together, let’s #bethechange our horses need. The essential e-book for equestrian c
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CHECK IT OUT There’s something compelling about horses; their beauty, gentleness, and unassuming curiosity pulls us towards them and brings our hands out just to touch them. And there’s even something, almost impossible to explain, that makes us miss
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Taking Stock and Moving Forward As we see the end of 2020 and the birth of a brand-new year, I thought I would reflect on the year that changed us all. Towards the end of 2019 a lot of people seemed glad to see the end of what they described a tough year… Little
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Effective Horse Cooling – as Recommended by the FEI
Hot or hot and humid environmental conditions are a serious risk to health and performance unless properly managed. Research into the effects of heat and humidity on horses during competition has been ongoing since the Atlanta Olympic Games. Here is
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It Takes Two to Tango
Discover how to unlock your horse’s potential, with Tanja’s new book! Horse riders are often looking for ways to develop, improve and consolidate work with their horses. From pleasure riders to competitive riders, equestrians are always looking for i
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Forging Ahead: Farriery In The Art Of The Horse
Since the horse was first domesticated about ten thousand years ago, we’ve been worrying about their feet. The old saying among horse people, “No foot, no horse” is found in many slightly different versions across many cultures but translates into th
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Echinacea Name: Echinacea Biological Name: Echinacea angustifolia Parts Used: Roots, Leaves and Aerial Parts Contains: The roots contain alkylamides, aluminum, betaine, bioflavonoids, caffiec acid esters, calcium, caryophylene, chromium,
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Who Will The Pony Pick?
…we left Scotty captive on the ground, yelling loudly, on one side of the ring, while Josie was sitting helpless on the other side, with Bo or Taff somewhere between them. Bo or Taff is a palomino Welsh Pony. If he is Bo, he is a harness pony belongi
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Packing Light & Eating Well
Nutritious, simple, delicious camp food and practical camping tips brought to you by the Australian Trail Horse Riders Association and Peter Wolfe If, like the ATHRA members, you are planning on hitting the trails and want to pack light
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Natural and Sustainable Horse Management, Part 1 The Equicentral System is Jane and Stuart Myers’ complete approach to sustainable horse and land management on your property. It is a system that uses your horses’ natural behaviours as an advantage. As a result, it achieves many
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Hearty & Quick Vegetable Stew
•1 cup of mixed dried vegetables* (onion, zucchini, sweet potato, pumpkin, mushroom and tomato)• 2 tablespoons of tomato paste (one sachet)• 2 corms of garlic• Dried kidney beans soaked and cooked or 100g packet of cooked kidney beans• 100g of fine p
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The Equicentral System Basics
• The main facilities, water, shade and shelter, hay and supplementary feeding are positioned in a central, surfaced holding yard, so the horses can always return to them from the pasture they are grazing.• All the paddocks are linked directly to thi
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Silver Linings
To say I ‘needed’ another horse is probably stretching the truth. ‘Wanted’ is more accurate, but it felt like a need. Dante, my rising eight-year old gelding, had been diagnosed with suspensory ligament issues. The prognosis was that he would continu
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Recovering from Bushfires Part 1: Minimising Erosion
In this 3-part series, Dr Mariette van den Berg focuses on some of most common problems horse property owners face after drought and/or fire, explaining the regenerative pasture and land management strategies that can assist you with the rehabilitati
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March-April Issue
• Birth Trauma Part 2: Keep following this exclusive series of articles in which Dr Ian Bidstrup explores the ongoing impact of unresolved birth trauma and how we can reduce its impact and long-term effects to hardly noticeable • Busfire Recovery Par
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Protect and Prepare In a time of crisis, there may be nobody to help you, no power, no communications, no emergency services, no veterinarian, no daylight… What is your plan? Everyone’s situation differs according to the size and nature of their horse
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7 POINT Horse Emergency Plan How Will You Keep Your Horses Safe?
Safety around paddocks and stables - Natural disasters - Animal & plant diseases – Transport In a major emergency, there may be nobody to help you, no power, no communications, no emergency services, no veterinarian, no daylight. What is your plan? 1
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Impact of Birth Trauma on Performance and Welfare, Part 1 Help! My horse is girthy, crooked and has uneven front hooves… What can I do? A desire to solve this problematic trio is one of the most common reasons owners decide to seek some form of body therapy for their horse. After treati
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The Sacroiliac Joint The sacroiliac joint is often considered a potential culprit in cases of vague hind limb lameness or suspected pain in the back or hindquarters. Why is the finger so often pointed at this joint? And, why is it so difficult t
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From the Editor
Welcome to the January-February 2021 magazine! If you are anything like me, the past 12 months will have felt like a very long year, probably because we’ve had to cope with so much change. Recently, I learned that new experiences become memories when
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Setting Good Ground Rules Part 6: Head Control We continue on with the series of articles explaining the training of the horse in-hand. In-hand training (aka groundwork) is not just valuable for enabling safe and calm handling, but it also establishes and improves many of th
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Georgina is an art historian who has published extensively on the domestic interior. Her books include Domestic Interiors: Representing Home from the Victorians to the Moderns, (2013) and Designing the French Interior: The Modern Home and Mass Media
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Conformation or Compensation? What do you see when you look at a horse? Are you evaluating the bone structure, leg alignment, musculature, balance and body proportions; are you judging the horse’s conformation? Ever since horses were domest
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