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Hoofbeats Magazine: October/November 2017






Inside the October/November issue of Hoofbeats The Road to Recovery  Victorian dressage competitor Renee Pedretti’s path towards a successful career as a rider and trainer has taken a few unexpected turns along the way. Her candid story highlights some of the challenges

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Hoofbeats April/May – Out Now!






THE ANGRY SUMMER?! As cooler conditions arrive this Autumn it will be a welcome relief for horse owners after periods of extreme heat and above average temperatures over many areas on the east and south-east coast that was followed by torrential rains, and a

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Facebook: Policing the policy regarding the sale of horses






The equestrian world was left reeling last week as Facebook commenced enforcing a ban on horse advertising under the rules of its Commerce Policy. The policy – which prohibits the sale of animals on Facebook – has been in effect

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Hoofbeats February/March 2017

Hoofbeats February/March 2017






With the Christmas and New Year break fading from our memories and summer conditions affecting our horse’s management and riding routines, there are those who are fortunate enough to live close to the coast that are able to make the most

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Hoofbeats December 2016 /January 2017

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This year has been one of highs and lows for equestrians with a number of events and incidents drawing the attention of the wider community. The equestrian action at the Rio Olympics and Paralympics undoubtedly showcased the best of the FEI disciplines to a massive audience.

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Hoofbeats October/November 2016

Hoofbeats October/November 2016






Well, after a four year wait the Rio Olympics and Paralympics have come and gone. The time difference between Australia and Rio resulted in plenty of late nights, but it was well worth it to watch the Olympic disciplines and the Aussies take home the

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PRESS RELEASE – New Fall Safety Training to Reduce Rider Injury Risk at 2016 Scone Horse Trials






In an effort to reduce fall injuries in horse sports, including the risk of catastrophic injury, a fall safety initiative is being offered to riders aged 8 and over at the 2016 Scone Horse Trials in the Hunter Valley from

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Hoofbeats Magazine August/September 2016






Just days after this issue’s publication the world’s largest sporting event will be kicking off in Rio de Janeiro. Gone are the days when being glued to the tv was the only way to watch the irregular coverage of the Olympic equestrian events. With multiple digital

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Hoofbeats 2016 June/July issue






    The countdown is on with just two months to go until the Olympics, which run from 5-21 August, and just over three months until the Paralympics, (7-18 September), undoubtedly the biggest sporting events in the world. We know equestrian fans will be hoping not only that

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Keeping Horses Safe, Calm and Comfortable in Confined Spaces






When horses are held in confined spaces such as stables, wash bays, veterinary hospitals or floats, they are at an increased risk of injury due to contact with surrounding surfaces. Horses have a tendency to kick out when feeling threatened

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