Tag: Horse

Minister refuses to release details of probe into polo pony deaths

As Australia’s equine community continues to ask questions, the Tasmanian Government is refusing to release details of its inquiry into the death of 16 polo ponies in January. Source: ABC Livestock Minister refuses to release details of probe into polo pony deaths

Horse vaccine controversy halts drug company partnership

Equestrian Australia will put a partnership with Zoetis on hold due to a class action against the controversial drug company. Source: ABC Livestock Horse vaccine controversy halts drug company partnership

Class action by horse owners over Hendra vaccine

Horse owners have launched a $53 million lawsuit against the pharmaceutical company responsible for developing the Hendra virus vaccine. Source: ABC Livestock Class action by horse owners over Hendra vaccine

Polo identity says finding 16 ponies dead in truck was his 'worst nightmare'

The former captain of Australia’s polo team Andrew Williams describes the “gut-wrenching” discovery of 16 ponies dead in the back of the truck he was driving home from Tasmania. Source: ABC Livestock Polo identity says finding 16 ponies dead in truck was his ‘worst nightmare’

Guidelines help horse industry combat caterpillar miscarriage threat

Winning the war against hairy caterpillars threatening the country’s horse industry comes down to two weapons: management and vigilance, say researchers. Source: ABC Livestock Guidelines help horse industry combat caterpillar miscarriage threat

Brumbies feel the heat as drought worsens

A lack of rain takes its toll on a Hunter Valley brumby sanctuary, with wild horses from the Snowy Mountains struggling to acclimatise in parched conditions. Source: ABC Livestock Brumbies feel the heat as drought worsens

Horses bringing people closer to understanding themselves

A Sunshine Coast business is swapping the consulting couch for round yards, using horses to help people build self-confidence and awareness. Source: ABC Livestock Horses bringing people closer to understanding themselves