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Hoofbeats December/January 2015

While the Christmas period can be a time of stress for some and with recent tragic events in Paris and reminders of troubles around the world, it’s good to know research has indicated that time spent with horses can have

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Hoofbeats October/November issue – On Sale NOW!

As the warm Spring weather around the country allows for more riding time and ideal conditions to catch up on chores that may have built up around the property over winter, it makes sense to ensure that you’re using your

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2015 International Games Exchange 12-26 July by Tessa Forbes

2015 International Games Exchange

8 July 2015          I flew from Perth to Sydney and after getting off the plane I was really lost. I asked a flight attendant for directions to the baggage claim but I got lost again and was about to ring

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Hoofbeats August/September 2015 Issue


There’s now just twelve months to go until the Rio Olympics and Australia’s leading equestrian competitors have their sights firmly fixed on being selected to the Australian team. When members of each of the equestrian teams are finally announced in 2016, there’s little doubt that many

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The All Equestrian Extravaganza is a night not to be missed!

All Equestrian Extravaganza

Saturday the 11th of July 2015 at the State Equestrian Centre will be a night to remember. This event will showcase horse sport in Western Australia. Join us for an entertaining night with acts such as: Mounted Police, Trick Riders,

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Hoofbeats Magazine June/July 2015 issue

The June/July issue sees part two of our series on Hobby to Business with a number of small business owners sharing their experiences. With more than two million small businesses in Australia, the equestrian sector certainly has its fair share of enterprising individuals running their own

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Handover of ex Standardbred Racehorses to Riding for the Disabled

  On Sunday 15th March, Off the Track officially handed over ownership of 3 ex Standardbred racehorses to Riding for the Disabled (RDA) WA Brigadoon and Bakers Hill centres.  The horses’ racing names were Ramboesque (Rambo), The Left Arm Quick

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Tessa Forbes heads to America…

      Tessa Forbes, a young WA rider, has been selected as a 2015 International Representative of Pony Club Australia to ride in the Australian Pony Club Games Team in the USA . When I was 5 and living in Ballajura I

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Eventing in the Park 2014

Eventing in the Park 2014

From Clayton Fredericks to Jess Manson, and from Chris Burton to Megan Jones, it seemed as if the whole of the Australian equestrian community had gathered to watch the best of the best on the banks of the Swan River.

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Experience the joy of EQI, a unique equestrian journey in France

Experience the joy of EQI, a unique equestrian journey in France

For a few years now, I have organised a unique annual trip to the south of France for a small group, to learn from two outstanding horse people, Frédéric Pignon and Magali Delgado. It’s an experience that awakens the senses,

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