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Countdown is on for Equitana The countdown is on to the largest equine event in the Southern Hemisphere, Equitana, which will be held in November at the Melbourne Showgrounds. Running from November 15 to 18, Equitana is four days of everything equine featuring horses, Olympic gold medallists, world renowned educators, Aussie cowboys, an elite equine competition program and over 300 exhibitors making up the largest equine shopping spree in Australia. For those not familiar with this event, Equitana is more than just a horse show, it’s a total experience for both horse, owners and lovers. It incorporates a trade exhibition featuring new products and just about anything to do with the equine world. Equitana also prides itself on an extensive education program with a broad range of exciting and highly informative demonstrations, presentations and clinics lead by both Australian and international presenters. This year will feature Ali Al Ameri, best known outside the UAE for his problem solving and starting techniques for horses. Ali has worked his magic on horses in the UK, France, Brazil, Argentine, Uruguay, Chile and Australia. A range of large demonstration arenas, classrooms and a dedicated horse health pavilion offer

Equitana Melbounre will feature the Stock Horse State of Origin Challenge where horse and rider compete against each other and the clock.

a non-stop, enlightening program over all four days of the event. Boasting two elite competition arenas, Equitana is the host of the equestrian grand final, an elite equestrian competition in dressage, jumping and exhibition eventing. There’s also cutting, reining and campdrafting and the crowd favourite - The Way of The Horse”- Australian Horsemanship Challenge, which is an educational young horse ‘starting’ contest.

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New this year will be the Stock Horse State of Origin Challenge organised by the Australian Stock Horse Society. The top two rider and horse combinations that have qualified in ASHS competitions in Victoria, NSW, Queensland, South Australia and Tasmania in 2012 will compete against each other and the clock over a demanding obstacle course for the title of ‘Challenge Master’. And just when you might think there’s plenty to see, Equitana also packs great entertainment

featuring Josh Lyons and Richard Winters from the USA, Olympic Gold Medalist Mary King from the UK and ‘Horse Master’ from the UAE, Ali Al Ameri. The family show will take audiences through a journey of amazing horsemanship, delivered by a combination of comedy, demonstrations of skill such as tent pegging, the slick slides and spins of the Western Horse, daredevil trick riding where girls lean out horizontally from the horses' sides, through to the heart wrenching beauty of a liberty horse being serenaded by an accomplished international violinist. All of this will be in a purpose built indoor arena with seating for over 5,000 people. On top of all this, Equitana will also be helping this year’s nominated charity, Project Hope Horse Welfare Victoria, which cares for neglected horses. There’s plenty for the entire family and for those who simply live horses. Equitana Melbourne 2012 is an event not to be missed and the find out more information, tickets and the program, visit the website at or call 1300 765 929.

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Weather linked Equine Influenza spread New research has revealed how weather conditions can affect the spread of equine influenza virus. This new information will allow veterinarians to predict and control the spread of an outbreak more effectively. Speaking at the Australian Veterinary Association’s annual conference, Dr Navneet Dhand, from the Faculty of Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney, outlined the research that demonstrates how air temperature, humidity and wind velocity influence spread of the virus. The researchers analysed data from the 2007 horse flu outbreak in Australia together with data provided by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology for the same time period. “We discovered infection of horses was more likely on days when relative humidity was low and less likely on days when the maximum daily air temperature was between 20 and 25 degrees,” Dr Dhand said. “Horses on premises downwind of those on nearby infected

A veterinarian collecting a blood sample from a horse for lab testing during the 2007 equine influenza outbreak. Image: NSW Department of Primary Industries

premises were more likely to catch the virus. “Infection rates were even higher on days when wind speeds were greater than 30 kilometres per hour, substantiating numerous anecdotal reports of the windborne spread of equine influenza. “The equine influenza outbreak in 2007 followed a breach in the

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being moved. “By having a better idea of how the disease spreads, our findings will help animal disease authorities reduce the duration and cost of outbreak management as well as mitigating the social impacts of the outbreak. “Although the study was limited to the equine influenza virus, it could have implications for understanding the spread of other influenza viruses, providing opportunities for collaborations between veterinary and human public health scientists.” The research was conducted by a team which also included Professor Michael Ward, Chair Veterinary Public Health, and Associate Professor Jenny-Ann Toribio, both from the University of Sydney, Dr Barbara Moloney from the NSW Department of Primary Industries and Dr Naomi Cogger from the Massey University’s Epicentre (NZ). The findings were published in PloS One, the Public Library of Science and can be viewed at

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Free online courses help coaches and officials The Australian Sports Commission is now offering a series of freeonline courses to beginner coaches and officials through their online learning portal. The ASC coaching course Beginning Coaching General Principles - course has been developed to help coaches improve their basic coaching skills, particularly those coaches working with children. A major benefit of the online course is that coaches can complete it in their own time. Thanks to a subsidy from the Australian Sports Commission, the online course is initially available free of charge to Australian coaches. The Beginning Coaching General Principles course can provide the first step towards accreditation. Your national or state sporting organisation can provide more information on the sport-specific coaching requirements to achieve accreditation as a coach. The online course can also be used as part of the training for coaches in the Australian Sports Commission’s Active Afterschool Communities program. The course contains five training modules that cover a range of general coaching topics, including: the role and responsibilities expected of a coach; planning; safety; working with parents; communication; group management and inclusive coaching

practices. The course takes approximately six hours to complete and there is assessment included at the end of each module. Also free on line is the ASC officiating course - Introductory Officiating General Principles which has been developed to assist new officials improve their basic officiating skills. A major benefit of the online course is that officials can complete it in their own time. The Introductory Officiating General Principles course can provide the first step towards accreditation. Your national or state sporting organisation can provide more information on the sport-specific requirements to achieve accreditation as an official. The course contains three training modules that cover arranges of general officiating topics, including: ethical responsibilities of officials; preparation for officiating; safety; communication; dealing with conflict and people management. The course takes approximately four hours to complete, and there is assessment included at the end of each module. The Beginning Coaching General Principles course and The Introductory Officiating General Principles course are both available from the ASC’s online learning portal at www.

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The Horse Report High Street Gypsy Cobs At High Street Gypsy Cobs, they are totally hands on and this is reflected in the wonderfully affectionate temperaments of their cobs. They produce only the finest Gypsy Cobs that definitely turn heads, keeping true to type with correct conformation, infallible temperaments and proven bloodlines. They are home to the one and only The Horseshoe Stallion, The Painted Warrior and the first ever full bred Dick Smith filly to ever be exported from the UK, as well as many other extraordinary examples of the breed at itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s best. We are proud to have some the the finest horses worldwide, with the widest choice of quality bloodlines in Australia. They have hand picked and imported our herd from around the world, carefully selecting only those who have it all. Each year they are producing our own home grown High Street youngsters that possess each of the attributes so sought after in the Gypsy Cob. They offer several stallion at public stud but to limited approved mares. For further information visit or phone 0433 453 998 or 02 6633 2323 or visit

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- Paint (PHAA 7133) Sovereign Lad is an nine-year- old, 15 hh Palomino Overo Paint. He is a very athletic good minded stallion, that has good hooves and lots of bone. He is a proven colour producer, having sired a variety of coloured foals, ranging from overo patterns, baldy faces and white stockings, blue eyes, and palominos. Sovereign Lad was purchased by Janice Lancaster because of his super quiet nature for breeding with her sprint bred mares, to produce a fast and flashy barrel race prospect. With bloodlines going back to Gold Money Bars and C-Notes Playboy, Sovereign Lad is sure to produce very versatile offspring, whether it be for the showring, campdraft arena, sporting, or barrel racing. You will be sure to stand out from the crowd. For further information phone 0439 375 260 or email

Gypsy Elite Anthony's Quinn Gypsy Elite Anthony's Quinn (imp) - Pure Bred Gypsy Cob Stallion 14.3hh Dellifay Gypsy Cobs and Performance Horses is proud to be standing Gypsy Elite Anthony's Quinn, pure bred Gypsy Cob stallion imported from the USA. Quinn has the most amazing temperament and great trainability. He is an absolutely dream to do anything with and to date he passes on his wonderful temperament and laid back attitude onto his offspring. Quinn has numerous wins including supreme champion, champions and reserve championships in led classes, and is now under saddle. Gypsy Cob crosses are starting to make their mark in Australia, one thing is consistent no matter what the Gypsy Cob is crossed with, the offspring are inheriting the wonderful nature and trainability of the cobs. Quinn is only one of a few pure bred Gypsy Cob stallions standing at stud in Queensland, and is based on the Gold Coast. For more information contact Kelly on 0427332681 or visit

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Mcarthurparc Stud Mcarthurparc Stud has two lovely stallions standing at stud this season:

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Whitmere Royal Rumour He is a lovely 13.2 hh royal winning show colt

by Fernleigh Fine Print x Ardenhall Royal Secret. He is registered Arabian Riding Pony, Saddle Pony and Part Welsh. His wins include Supreme led youngstock Queensland state riding pony show 2011, reserve champion led riding pony colt Toowoomba royal 2011, champion led youngstock Australian Saddle Pony Toowoomba royal 2011 , Supreme led Australian Saddle Pony Toowoomba royal 2012, as well as winner two-year-old riding pony colt, reserve part welsh and reserve Arabian riding pony.

Janlyn Spirit of Holly He is a lovely 14.2hh brown Riding Pony stallion by LJS Limited Edition x Spring Holly Of Astral. He is Registered Riding Pony, Saddle Pony, Part Welsh, Arabian Riding Pony and ANSA Both stallions have big expressive movement and lovely temperaments that would breed exceptional riding pony youngsters. The service fee for both stallions $1200 + vet fees and agistment. For those not wanting to wait for a foal to be bred and raised they have a variety of quality youngstock for sale. Enquires always welcome. Please contact Cathy Young on 0400 233 829 or Sarah Young on 0427 548 633

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Maintain your stallion's peak form with Equissage Breeding season is quickly approaching and the key to a successful season is a healthy, strong stallion maintaining his health, circulation and condition. Equissage Cycloid Vibration Therapy (CVT) will be the ideal tool to assist your stallion maintain and recover to his peak form by decreasing the natural healing time. Equissage leads the way in equine therapy and have been helping people and animals since 1949, enjoying a strong following both in and outside of Australia as it has been recognized as the most versatile, safest and easiest physiotherapy tool. Australian-owned and made, the device is a multi-unit horse physiotherapy massage system specifically built for equine use to stimulate blood circulation, assist with lymphatic drainage, relax muscles and help with increased joint mobility. The Equissage CVT is designed to provide natural relief and benefits to the whole skeletal, muscular, circulatory and lymphatic systems. In particular with stallions, a lack of relaxation and 'down' time, weight loss, muscular tone loss, nervousness pre and post service, cramping, fatigue and loss of performance and stamina are all common recorded problems in which Equissage can help with. Unlike other therapies, Equissage is also completely safe to use throughout all stages of pregnancy and can assist in treating injuries and the health and wellbeing of the mare and foal. Equissage pioneered this form of therapy on horses and manufacture all of its equipment in its state of the art Brisbane manufacturing facility. Equissage offers a complimentary, obligation free consultation. Improve the health and performance of your stallion with Equissage and book your treatment demonstration by simply contacting Equissage on 1800 178 528 or visit for further information. * Supplied by Equissage Equine Therapy.

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Ten steps for successful AI in horses By DAVID LOVELL BVSc Redlands Veterinary Clinic When it comes to Artificial Insemination , take steps to ensure its success. (1)Breed from the right mare. It makes good sense to improve your chances of success by picking a mare that is likely to have a very high chance of conceiving. Mares should be categorised into having either a very high, medium or poor potential for fertility and selected from accordingly. Sentiment is a poor basis for selection. (2)Use the best stallion It doesn't matter how fertile your mare is, if the semen is of poor quality it is probably not going to work. Check very carefully the previous breeding history and records of the stallion and see what guarantees the stud offers. (3) Utilise the best team It is nice and convenient to breed your mare at home in her own environment but it can mean that proper management is more difficult. Consigning your mare to a competent, professional breeding centre means she will be more closely monitored and more likely to be mated at the optimum time (4) Prepare your horse for the

breeding season. Ensure your mare is in optimum health and body condition. Also ensure that she is properly cycling before any though of breeding. This may mean putting her under lights, recording her oestrus cycle, or synchronising her cycles. A pre-season inspection and development of a proper management plan can be very beneficial. Remember, fertility is highest later in the breeding season. (5) Use the right type of semen. Whether you choose fresh, chilled, or frozen semen can have a very marked effect on fertility as each have differing levels of reproductive efficiency. It is very important to carefully evaluate all the relevant factors around the mare, stallion, and breeding centre when choosing which format to use

tion planned once the follicle grows to 35mm. Scanning is a lot more intense and critical for frozen semen as the timing of insemination is even more critical (7) Get your logistics right. Carefully plan beforehand so that you are certain that the ordering, collection, transport and delivery of fresh or chilled semen will be compatible with the product arriving at the mare in a timely manner. For frozen semen, ensure that the semen is on hand and that the storage and handling facilities are optimum.

(8) Avoid infection Attention to detail and meticulous cleanliness and hygiene is essential. Bacteria are always present in the reproductive tracts of both the mare and stallion and any opportunities for bacteria to grow and proliferate must be avoided. (6) Scan the mare properly Ensure you have properly planned Infection in the mare is disastrous. for the correct ultrasound/examina- Every time the mare is mated, an inflammatory response occurs and tion sequences. This is critical. repeated mating will increase the Insemination at the right time is vital for success and the mare must possibility of infection developing. If necessary, a caslick operation be properly examined to enable this to happen. Scan the mare every can be the most useful surgery in day for fresh or chilled semen. The veterinary medicine. (9) Don’t take shortcuts. mare, cervix and uterus must conMonitor the mare properly after firm that she is in a strong viable she has been served. Be sure she heat. The progress of the follicle has ovulated, look for twin ovulamust be monitored and insemina-

tions, utilise post service treatments and managements if signs show excessive inflammation or infection. In particular, timely scanning prior to the next oestrus can help detect twins and most importantly, allow you to prepare properly for the next insemination if she comes back into heat. (10) Don’t rock the boat. Mother Nature is very clever. The survival instinct of the individual is greater than the need to reproduce. If the mare is placed under undue stress, fertility can be adversely affected. Ensure your mare has had time to become fully adapted to the management conditions she will be placed under when bred. Do not think she can suddenly be removed from a secure stable environment and "thrown" out in a herd in a paddock, and be expected to cycle properly. Similarly, if she has some problem or stressful ailment, she is not a good candidate. Horses that are in full work can be difficult to settle. It is far better to spell the horse in time for her to adapt if you are looking for the most fertile situation Remember the 5 Ps Proper Planning Prevents Poor Performance

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Rodeo action returns to the Gold Coast Rodeo action hits the beach when the National Finals Rode returns to the Gold Coast Convention Centre in June. Australia’s best cowboys and cowgirls will be in action from June 14 - 17 with the guys competing in bull riding, saddle bronc, bareback bronc, team roping and steer wrestling while the girls will be racing against the clock in the barrel racing. The 6000 seat air conditioned convention centre at Broadbeach will be transformed into one the best rodeo arenas in the Southern Hemisphere. Australian Professional Rodeo Association general manager Steve Hilton said the competition at the Gold Coast National Finals Rodeo was restricted to 15 qualifiers in each of the six events. “This year the National Finals Rodeo will have five rounds spread with prize money being awarded after each round,’’

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Dental checks are vital for older horses By Dr SHANNON Lee BVSc MACVSc Eq Dent It has often been remarked “ no feet no horse” and it is equally true to say “no teeth no horse”. As horses are now living longer and as we have more and more geriatric horses, it is important to understand their dental needs. Horses have a different type of tooth to humans, one that is designed to wear down over time, so the teeth of horses have a life span and as horses reach their 20s and 30s, their teeth will begin to wear down. The surface that is then available for the horse to pick up food , chew and grind is often very poor, so one of the most important aspects of geriatric dental care is to ensure your horse has a good grinding surface going into old age. The wear that occurs is unlikely to be regular so overtime some teeth maybe very tall or very short compared to the teeth around them. This has flow-on effects for rest of the horse’s mouth and can cause difficulty with chewing and grinding. The most common disease affecting horses is periodontal disease (gum disease). Periodontal disease causes premature tooth loss, tooth mobility and pain and its effects are at their most devastating in older horses. Again the best treatment requires early diagnosis and intervention as well as regular dental checkups from your vet. As horses age, just like people, there are changes in their metabolism and their ability to store fat and maintain muscle changes. It is for this reason that older horses tend to be more seriously affected by dental disease than other age groups. They are operating on the limit of their ability to consume and digest food and so there is often no capacity to cope with changes caused by dental disease or pain. Despite this, any treatment of older horses needs to be conservative. The goal is to make them comfortable and make the most of the grinding surface they have left. Small changes may make a big difference to the comfort of your horse so vets generally recommend more frequent examinations for this age group ( at least

twice a year). It is important to remember that there are lots of causes of weight loss in older horses and for this reason your horse may need to undergo other testing or procedures to determine the cause or causes.

There are many causes of weight loss in older horses, including dental disease. Common tests your vet may wish to perform include blood tests, faecal egg counts, biopsies etc. Many older horses suffer from Cushings disease or hyperadrenocorticism. This disease is usually as a result of a benign tumour of the pituitary gland. Horses affected by Cushings often have a curly coat, suffer weight loss, have increased thirst and may have difficulty with wound healing. This is important because it means that if your older horses suffers from Cushings and has untreated dental disease, the wounds caused by that disease may be difficult to treat.

There is no cure for Cushings however medications are available that help with management of the symptoms. An example of a dental problem in a Cushings horse can be seen in the picture at the bottom. One of the first signs you might notice that your older horse has a dental problem is quidding, this is when a horse balls feed in its cheeks to protect itself from pain. If your horse quids, or has unpleasant breath, washes its feed in water or drops an excessive amount of feed, consult your vet. Older horses are more prone to developing calculus ( a mixture of bacteria, food and saliva) on their teeth and this should be removed on a regular basis. Your vet may also suggest applying an antibacterial solution to the teeth and even brushing them to prevent this build up and promote healthy gums. Recently a form of periodontal disease known as Equine Odontoclastic Tooth Resorption and Hyperceentosis ( EOTRH) has been identified.

Regular dental check-ups for older horses will help keep them in good health. It is an aggressive form of periodontal disease affecting older horses and no cure is available, however there is much your vet can do to prevent pain and suffering for an affected horse. So in conclusion, remember that dental care is a very important part of health care for all horses, but is particularly important for older horses. Schedule regular dental examinations for your horse and these should start early for best results. t'JOEBEFOUBMWFUJOZPVSBSFB t-FBSOBCPVUIPSTFEFOUJTUSZ t)PXUPDIPPTFBHPPETFSWJDFQSPWJEFS Dental disease causes pain and suffering for many horses. It is very common, and often left untreated or incorrectly treated, due to a lack of understanding, poor equipment and limited training in this field. Equine dental veterinarians have the knowledge, experience and equipment to prevent pain and offer horse owners the piece of mind that comes from working with professionals. Use this site to find equine dental vets in your area and learn more about equine dental care and health. All veterinarians undergo extensive training in providing animal health care, and the vets listed on this site have all completed recognised further training specifically in equine dentistry.

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Pony clubs saddle up for sports Supplied by the PONY CLUB ASSOCIATION OF NSW The central western NSW town of Trangie was the location for the Marsh Carney Saddlery State Sporting and Campdrafting Championships staged by The Pony Club Association of NSW. The event, in April attracted competitors from all over NSW and even Queensland. The Sporting Championships which were held on the Saturday attracted around 230 entries. Riders battled it out in a variety of races including Bending, Flag and Barrel racing. Amanda Mills from Queensland was the Under 11 age Champion, Sam Colwell from Walcha Pony Club the 11 and Under 13 age Champion. Myles MacDonnell from Queensland was the 13 and Under 15 age Champion. Rowan Dunn from Walcha Pony Club took out the 15 and Under 17 age Champion, while Mikaela Sherlock from Oberon Pony Club was the 17 and Under 25 age Champion. Overall NSW was the winning state, while Zone 13 was the Champion Zone. The Campdrafting Championships which were held on the Sunday attracted 110 competitors. Campdrafting is a uniquely Australian sport fostered within the Pony Club movement. In this event riders demonstrate

Campdrafting is proving popular among many young pony club riders. Photo: Barry McGregor

Celebrating their win as the champion pony club campdrafting team was from Zone 9. Photo: Barry McGregor Photography their skills at cutting a beast out of a mob in an enclosure and then manoeuvring it around a

set course. Points are allocated for cut out and work on the course.

According to event organiser and Zone 4 secretary, Veronica Hyland, campdrafting was one of the fastest growing horse sports in Australia, especially among junior riders in pony clubs. Many of the riders entered in the Sporting Championships also compete in the Campdrafting Championships. Niav Bacon from Grafton Pony Club was the Under 13 age champion, Myles MacDonnell who also took out the same age division in Sporting was the 13 and Under 15 age champion. Aimee Mannix from Londonberry Pony Club was the 15 and Under 17 age group Champion while Daniel Kelly from Wingham Pony Club was the 17 and Under 25 age Champion. The overall winning State was NSW, with Zone 9 the Champion Zone. Local sponsor Marsh Carney Saddlery provided all of the age champion rugs and also a selection of prizes for all of the age, State and Zone Champions. The Marsh Carney Saddlery State Sporting and Campdrafting Championships is supported by naming rights sponsor Marsh Carney Saddlery, Sport and Recreation a division of Communities NSW, Mitavite official feed partner, as well as other local sponsors. To find a NSW Pony Club near you, visit the state website on

Mounted games exchange brings international teams together The Inter-National Mounted Games Exchange which saw teams from the United States, Great Britain, Canada and Australia take part came to an action packed conclusion at Bungendore NSW towards the end of April. PCANSW in conjunction with Pony Club Australia and the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) hosted the youth exchange program which is an annual event. With the overall objective of the InterNational Mounted Games Exchange aimed at promoting good sportsmanship and team spirit amongst the riders organisers were pleased with the success of the program. Five riders under the age of sixteen are selected from each country. Participants take part in a tour of parts of

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NSW and the ACT over a two week period with the program concluding with the competition day held at Bungendore. The mounted games involves fun and skilful competition involving all four riders plus a reserve competing as a team. Some of the games held on the day included the Ball and Cone race, Hi Lo, Tack Shop, Stepping Stone, Nine Ring and Old Sock Race. The winning team on the day was the US with a total of 66 points with the UK second with 62 points. Australia third with 58 points and Canada fourth with 38 points. Riders displayed team spirit constantly shouting encouragement to their team mates throughout the competition. Greg Bailey Pony Club Australia President thanked all of those involved in the event.

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Samuel Woods on Alikazaam shows good clearance in the 13 to under 15 years category at the NSW State Jumping Championships at Camden. Photo: Kellie Jones Head To Tail Pet Photography

Showjumpers raise the bar in competition The Giddiup Pty Ltd NSW State Jumping Equitation Championships was held over the weekend of May 19 and 20 at Bi-Centennial Equestrian Park, Camden near Sydney. The State Jumping Equitation Championships is an annual event held at a different location in NSW every year and hosted by a local pony club zone. This year's event was hosted by Zone 10. Competitors travelled from all around the state to the event with a small contingent of competitors also making the trek from Queensland. Competitors are required to sign in on the Friday afternoon and collect their back numbers. All horses must then be checked for soundness at the fitness check. A perpetual trophy is awarded to the smartest Zone. During the competition on the Saturday and Sunday, riders compete across four classes and are judged both on their riding style and control of the horse whilst jumping. With around 180 competitors, this year's

Lauren O’Neill on Helios show good form in the 13 to under 15 age group. Photo: Kellie Jones Head To Tail Pet Photography

event saw strong competition across all age groups. Matilda Seppelt riding horse Bradyvale Masterpiece from Londonderry Pony Club, Zone 19 took out the Under 13 age group. Georgina Olivia Grove riding horse Nawarrah Park Austin Powers from Forest Hills Pony Club, Zone 23 was the 13 and Under 15 age champion. Nikki Henderson riding horse Katelle Domino also from Forest Hills Pony Club, Zone 23 was the 15 and Under 17 age champion. In the 17 and Under 25 age group, Alexandra Wolters Mannix riding horse

Rassendon Star from Orange, Zone 3 was the age champion. Zone 23 was the overall winning zone while Zone 24 won the fitness check presentation award. The 13 and Under 15 age champion Georgina Olivia Grove was very happy with her performance. “I have always wanted to win champion at a state event, so I was very excited. Austin jumped super all weekend,” she said. The next state events on the Pony Club NSW Calendar are the Ranvet State Showjumping Championships which is to be held at Nyngan Showgrounds, Nyngan on Saturday, July 7 and 8 and the Bombers Australia State Polocrosse Championships which is to be held at BiCentennial Equestrian Park, Camden from July 13-15. The Pony Club NSW State Jumping Equitation Championships are supported by sponsors Giddiup Pty Ltd, Sport and Recreation a division of Communities NSW, Mitavite as well as other local sponsors.

Harden Pony Club member Natalie Blundell is on the verge of fulfilling a dream and has a horse called Algebra and some very supportive people to thank. Together (pictured) they have demonstrated incredible determination, perseverance and talent, whilst being surrounded and supported by a community that cares. Both of Nat's parents were members of the Harden Horse Trials and Pony Club, they passed down their love for horses to Nat at an early age. “I started at pony club when I was on the lead at around four-years-old,” Nat said. It was through this early involvement in Harden Pony Club that Nat developed a strong connection with her community, and also started to achieve success at various pony club events. “"I progressed through the grades of dressage, eventing and showjumping. I went to all three of these at State level with wins and placings,” she said. “I won the state pony club dressage championships in Griffith, and competed in the first National Pony Club championships held in Wagga. “It was brought to the attention of a couple from Harden, Phil and Mary Hockney that I had some talent and they wanted to help me out by buying me a horse that could take me to the Olympics.” Phil and Mary bought Nat a horse called Billy Bathgate and together they went on to win Australia's premier event, the inaugural Adelaide International Horse Trials in 1999. This event is the only 4 Star event in the Southern Hemisphere and for Nat her most memorable sporting achievement. In 1999 at 19 years of age, Natalie was in the front running for selection to the 2000 Olympic Australian Eventing Team. However, Billy sustained an injury just a few months out from the Games and was unable to recover. This is where Algebra comes in. “Algebra was bought by Julia McLean off the race track to be a hunter hack. He was a little bit naughty, so she sent him to Lizzy McRoberts of Bungadore to do some work with,” Nat said. “It was there they discovered he could jump. Julia decided that he clicked with me very well and decided to sponsor me with riding the horse." Nat and Algebra have been appointed to Equestrian Australia's National Elite Squad and the Shadow Team for the Olympics and now awaits the squad naming this month. - Ph 07 55909721 - mob 0413 733 294 - Email:

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Historic London park awaits the world’s best Australia’s Olympic equestrian campaign will get underway with eventing on July 28. The site for the equestrian events is Greenwich Park, London’s oldest Royal Park, dating back to 1433, and is part of the Greenwich World Heritage site and home to the Prime Meridian Line. Covering 74 hectares , it is located 20 minutes from central London and offers sweeping views across the River Thames to St Paul’s Cathedral and beyond. A temporary course has been designed for the cross-country element of the eventing competition,while a temporary main arena has also been built in front of the Queen’s House within the grounds of the National Maritime Museum. The arena features a purposemade platform made from plywood, aluminium and steel which is held above ground by over 2,000 pillars. The first day will see individual and team dressage. Day two will be a continuation

Olympic coverage On competition days, the Nine Network will deliver 14.5 hours of continuous live coverage from 6.30pm until 9am the following morning. Then from 9am to 11am each morning and highlights will be shown and be later replayed from 4pm-6pm. For details visit Fox Sports will have eight dedicated channels to cover the London Olympics. Packages are available and for details go to

The London skyline and beauty of Greenwich Park will provide a striking backdrop to the equestrian events at the 2012 Olympic Games. of the dressage while on July 30, the cross country component of eventing for both individuals and teams will be held on the 5.7 km cross-country course which features more than 42 jumps and see riders and horses tackle water obstacles, slopes and hills. The eventing will conclude with showjumping for both individu-

als and teams on July 31 with the medal presentation also on that day. Dressage will commence on August 2 and 3 with teams events followed by the team final and medal presentation on August 7. The individual dressage and grand prix freestyle will be on

August 9 with the medal presentation also on that day while the show jumping commences on August 4 with the individual and team qualifiers for the first round. On August 5, it will be the first round of the team jumping with the second round and medal presentation on August 6. The individual final and medal presentation will be on August 8. To follow the Australian Olympic equestrian team, go to

Paralympian equestrian team named Equestrian Australia (EA) has announced the riders of the four member Para-Equestrian team it has nominated to the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) to represent Australia at the 2012 London Paralympic Games. “The nomination process began for our riders nine months ago and since then we’ve seen them improve on each occasion,” Equestrian Australia’s National Performance Director for ParaEquestrian Julia Battams said. Having competed as a teenager at the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games, Grace Bowman, 22, from South Australia will be the veteran of the Aussie team. “I’ve very excited and very honoured that this is now my second time representing Australia at a Paralympic Games,” said Bowman. The youngest member of the team is Hannah Dodd, 20, from NSW. “I think riding into the arena for the first time in front of the massive crowd will be an aweinspiring feeling and I’m really looking forward to it,” said Dodd.

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The Australian Para-equestrian team: Rider/grade/horse/owner Rob Oakley (Grade 1a); Statford Mantovani - Jose Mendez Joann Formosa (Grade 1b); Worldwide PB - Joann Formosa Grace Bowman (grade 2); Kirby Park Joy - Grace Bowman Hannah Dodd (grade 4); Waikiwi - Victoria McBeath

Joann Formosa was left speechless when she was told of her nomination. It’s been a lifelong goal of the 51-year-old Victorian to represent Australia. “Since I was a child it’s been a dream of mine to represent Australia. I was told that I would never ride again so to be at this level is just fantastic, Formosa said. For Rob Oakley, 50, of the ACT, making the team is only half the task. “There’s still plenty of work to do and I’m determined and ready to compete,” Oakley said. The Australian Paralympic Committee will formally announce the team on June 19. - Ph 07 55909721 - mob 0413 733 294 - Email:

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Horse sports make use of new technology A new iphone app has been launched which allows horse riders to track their speed while they're competing. Speedcheck is targeted at the Olympic discipline of Eventing, but has the potential to be tailored to other horse related sports like endurance, showjumping and horseracing. Increasingly athletes and coaches in all sports are making use of emerging technologies to give themselves an edge. In the cross country phase of Eventing penalties apply for too fast or too slow, meaning a better informed rider has an obvious advantage. Event riders currently measure out the distance they have to travel while they walk the course. They calculate where they have to be at each minute interval in order to be travelling at their desired speed. Speedcheck does this for the rider. They simply set the required speed and the app calculates it for them. Speedcheck is the brainchild of Brisbane based company Nominate. Founding Director Lloyd Raleigh believes it also has the potential to improve the safety of the sport for riders still honing their skills. "Many young riders have no idea what speed they are supposed to be going and just go as fast as they can. This approach

is simply not safe, with many accidents in equestrian sports being attributable to excess speed. With this app, they can gauge the speed required for a safe round at any level. It's also great for professionals who want to record and playback their rounds," Mr Raleigh said. It offers professional riders the opportunity to better analyse their performance course by course, round by round, horse by horse - paving the way for improving training regimes and performance. The Speedcheck app measures the speed as the rider travels and has a built in GPS. The equivalent in a sports watch is likely to set a rider back a minimum of $400 dollars. For less than the cost of a takeaway pizza, the phone app is affordable for everyone from elite athletes to pony club riders. Mr Raleigh believes apps in sport will be the way of the future. "The internet was the big thing 10 years ago, but the ability to combine the internet with satellite technology and package it all together in a phone has made the smart phone a must have item all around the world," he said. Similar apps already exist in other sports like cycling, skiing and running. But none have the features which are specific to equestrian sports. In horseracing, GPS

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Helping young riders on a path to success What makes a young rider successful in competitions? Some of the most successful young riders have been the product of parents who rode themselves and coach. Thus they are shaped in their riding style from an early age on a very regular basis. For the rest of the world who are not so fortunate, it usually takes a commitment to attend regular coaching. In the same way as aspiring ballerinas and gymnasts attend regular class to train the movements they have to perform, to shape and strengthen the necessary muscles - an aspiring young dressage rider needs regular feedback from a knowledgeable coach. The muscles and core strength needed to maintain a strong position as a rider are not shaped overnight. It needs many hours in the saddle with correct technique being used to enable the rider to sit quietly and in balance but at the same time be able to influence the horse and ride actively It is far easier to train a rider to use the correct technique than to undo bad habits that have become habitual. Once a habit is formed, it takes many repetitions and corrections by the coach to make a new reflex action involving correct technique to become established. The interschool equestrian scene in Queensland is very strong. This year the National Interschool Championships will be held in Toowoomba from October 2 to 5. This represents a tremendous opportunity for aspiring young riders to exploit the â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;hometownâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; advantage rather than travelling long distances to venues such as the Sydney International Equestrian Centre or Werribee in Melbourne with the inherent difficulties and problems that raises. One such rider hoping to make her mark at the championships is Anna MacMillan on her horse Le Moulin Rouge (known to his friends as Wags). Anna is coached on a regular basis by Karen Crommelin, a Toowoomba based, EA Level 2 dressage specialist coach. In three years under Karen's guidance, Anna and her horse

Aspiring young dressage riders can benefit from regular coaching which can develop correct technique. have gone from a novice/elementary level combination to winning her first Prix St Georges level test at an Interschool event. Some of her recent successes include: - Overall Champion Rider Queensland Interschool State Championships 2011 and awarded IQ secondary Rider of the year at the 2011 Equestrian Queensland awards night - Supreme Dressage Rider Darling Downs Downs Regional Interschool Championships - Represented Queensland at the Interschool Nationals for the past three years in both eventing and dressage Karen takes a keen interest in her studentsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; competition program. She emphasises that success does not come from a quick coaching session the week before a major competition. Forward planning from the beginning of a competition year assists the rider to step up to the next level of competition successfully. She believes that regular coaching so that the basics of good riding and correct training of the horse are well established, lay the foundation for ultimate success in competition. Karen competes successfully herself from young horse classes through all levels of dressage up

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Monty Roberts - â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;The Man Who Listens to Horsesâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; - is also a man millions of people want to listen to. moment of partnership `Join-Upâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;, and it would become the foundation of all his work with horses and people. After this revelatory moment with the wild horses, Monty returned home to his family's riding school at the Salinas Rodeo Grounds in California. There, he had grown up watching his father `breakâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; horses using traditional methods involving pain, control, fear and coercion. Testing his new insights into the nature of horses, Monty tried out some of his new ideas and was promptly punished for challenging his father's traditional methods. Monty remained undeterred from his vision and later became a champion Western horseman. Hollywood hired him as a stand in rider and stunt double for stars such as Elizabeth Taylor in National Velvet and many other films. Monty knew that his future lay in working with horses, and he commenced an incredible career in Thoroughbred racing. Throughout the years he worked with many champions including the famed Alleged. In 1966 he opened a training facility, Flag Is Up Farms, in the Santa Ynez Valley in California. He and his wife, Pat, enjoyed success training Thoroughbreds, becoming the leading consigner of two-year-olds-in-training at the Hollywood Park Racetrack for 18 years. As the couple raised their own family of three, Pat and Monty also took in 47 foster children, many of whom still return to Flag Is Up Farms for visits.

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The mis-use and best use of round yards By PAT PARELI Round corrals are like a doubleedged sword. A round corral can be a great place not only to teach horses, but also to teach people how to be savvy. But the challenge has always been knowing how to have polite and passive persistence in the proper position. In the round corral, it's easy for the human to be out of position by only a few inches. And by being out of position, they're pushing buttons on the horse they don't even know exist. This is why we don't start with the round corral. The On-Line skills we give people on a 12' and a 22' line teaches them where to be, when to be, why to be, and what to do when they get there. Where people often go wrong with the round corral is letting the horse go around and around and around in a circle until he either quits running and faces them, or using the round corral to exercise the excess energy out

of the horse. What I try to get people to understand is that if you exercise only the body, the mind will go to pot. However, if you exercise the mind and emotions, the body will follow. That's where the Seven Games come in. By playing the Seven Games with a horse, rather than just running him around in a circle, what happens is that the horse starts tuning in to the human. The secret is to use the round corral as a safety net so that the horse learns the principles of a classroom and how to interact with the human seven different ways. Basically, by just running the horse around in a circle, it becomes merely a physical act of getting rid of energy. One of the analogies I like to use is that if you took a bottle of milk with about three inches of cream on top, and if you wanted just the milk, the first thing you would do would be to pour the cream on the ground. You'd just waste the cream. That's what a lot of people do;

they waste the pent-up energy that horses have when they're ready to play. I prefer to use that energy (the cream) by playing the Seven Games - which to me is like saying to a kid: go out and run 10 laps, play basketball, dodgeball, volleyball or hopscotch. This gives kids on a playground something constructive to do. When they've got excess energy, take that energy and concentrate on these things. It's the same way with horses. When they have that exuberant energy, teach them to concentrate on you mentally, emotionally and physically. Use the Seven Games. Don't abuse the round corral, which can be a very good tool, by just running a horse around until he gives in or becomes exhausted. About Parelli Pat Parelli, coiner of the term "natural horsemanship", founded

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Monty Roberts takes Royal suggestion to the world  From Page 25

Many of those credit Monty and Pat for helping to turn their lives around. By the 1980s, the Roberts and their extended clan were living their lives on the farm, happily collecting accolades for their work with racehorses. Then a phone call came that again changed the direction of Monty's life forever. The call was from the offices of Queen Elizabeth II, herself and avid horse person. She had heard about Monty's work and invited him to show her staff at Windsor his Join-Up method. The Queen was so impressed by his demonstration she urged him to write a book. That book became The Man Who Listens to Horses, published in 1996 and became a publishing phenomenon selling nearly five million copies. Suddenly, Monty and his training methods had skyrocketed into the limelight. The phone lines were jammed at the farm and the media was clamoring to get an interview; but more importantly, hundreds of thousands of horse lovers

upcoming courses following Monty's demonstrations at The Queensland State Equestrian Centre and The National Equine and Livestock Events Centre in Tamworth later this year. It seems that where ever Monty Roberts goes, he never fails to impress.

Certified Monty Roberts Horsemanship instructor Lynn Mitchell with the man himself, Monty Roberts.

heard the message, “there is another way”. Television networks aired documentaries about his work, four more books were published and became best sellers and countries throughout the world translated these materials, sharing his message that violence is never the answer. Monty's most recent achievements include being invited by the Queen to ride in the Windsor Horse Show as part of her Diamond Jubilee celebrations. Monty was recently awarded

What’s Happening NORTHERN RIVERS ARABIAN SHOW Northern Rivers Arabian Horse Association Inc will hold their Arabian ‘Premier Show ‘ at Murwillumbah Showgrounds on July 7. There are many prizes, trophies and sashes and rugs to be won. This year will see highly respected Australian judges Robyn Parker (Vic) and Annette Vickery (NSW) officiate at the event. The very popular Premier Cup events will again be held in both the purebred and derivative rings, where the horses are judged as led hacks as well as under saddle. The top five will be sashed, with the winners also receiving a trophy. A jam-packed program for Purebreds and Derivatives so come and enjoy our country hospitality, only 30 minutes from the Gold Coast. For details contact Peter & Marissa McDonald on 02 6672 1884 or email

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"In a world that has shrunk to a 'global village,' it is important that mankind act as a responsible steward of creation-whether human or animal. Monty Roberts, in his life's work of perfecting communication without pain or fear, achieves this with respect and love for all creatures. " -Terry Pendry Stud Manager to Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II Windsor Castle, UK. "I discovered the work of Monty Roberts in late 1988. I encouraged him to travel to England and demonstrate his concepts to Her Majesty, the Queen. I have observed his work for more than a decade now, and I view with pride my decision to assist in bringing his discoveries to the world. " -Col. Sir John Miller Crown Equerry to Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II London, UK


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What’s Happening TWEED VALLEY HACK SHOW The Tweed Valley Equestrian Group will be holding the annual Cliff Cartwright Memorial Hack Show on Sunday, July 8 at the Murwillumbah Showgrounds. In the main arena, pony, galloway and hack rings will include breed, led, ridden and rider classes. Prizes, sashes and /or trophies will be awarded to Champions, and sashes for Reserve Champion winners as well as rugs and garlands for the Supreme Led, Supreme Hack and Supreme Rider. The beginner ring will have 28 classes, leadline/assisted or independent riders. There will be highly commended and runner up prizes awarded to both categories This year there will also be a Boroque Ring with led, ridden and costume classes for both purebred and partbred Andalusian, Iberian, Lusitano, Friesian and Lipizzaner horses and led and ridden classes for standardbreds. Entry is $3 per class. Non members of TVEG or EFA are required to pay a levy for insurance cover. Canteen facilities will be available. There will also be raffle run on the day with excellent prizes including a car service from South Coast Automotive. Programs will be available on the website leading up to the event. For further information contact Judy 07 55904180 or email

ALL BREEDS YOUNGSTOCK SHOW The Queensland All Breeds youngstock show will be held at the Caboolture Showgrounds on July 8. This year boasts an exciting new program with loads of trophies and prizes to be won. The show caters for weanlings, yearlings, two-year-olds and three-year-olds with loads of classes for everyone and all breeds including, dilutes, coloured breeds, Arabians and derivatives, pony breeds, Western breeds, heavy horse breeds, Warmbloods, ANSA, Stock Horses, sporting breeds and all other breeds. Visit our website for a program and details or contact Tania on 07 5495 2337.


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Whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Happening MUDGEERABA SHOW Here it comes again for the 84th time. The Mudgeeraba Show will be held on June 23 and 24 offering a great line up of fun and excitement, with two stages of all day entertainment, roving acts, pavilions, green frog parade, dog agility demos, woodchop and dog and duck show. The grand parade will be the biggest ever and the utes will be a must to see. The wood chop and ring events will be in full swing on both days, and step back in time in the pioneer village. Your show experience would not be complete without a visit to all the animals and a wander through the pavilion to see all the talent and creativity of our local exhibitors. Saturday nightâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s program will, as always, be spectacular with trick riding, FMX demos, huge fireworks and heaps more. There is two full days of ring events. Saturday is hack and rider classes with special classes for local competitors, supreme hack and supreme rider and Sunday has full program for breeds with the feature event being the supreme led all breeds exhibit To enter or for more information on becoming a member please contact Kylie on 5530 2754 or 0418 182 533 or email info@mudgeerabashow.

TERRANORA FUNDAY The Terranora Lakes Equestrian Club is holding holding a T-shirt Funday Gymkhana and Dressage day on Saturday, June 16. Events will include hack class, rider class, walking and trotting races, bends, keyhole, barrels, obstacle course and a fancy dress. There will also be dressage tests - walk trot to elementary and entries will be taken on the day. For details contact Paula on 07 5590 9721

DOWNS YOUTH & AMATEUR SHOW 2012 The Downs Arabian Club Inc is proud to announce the sixth running of the Youth and Amateur Show (YouAm12) on Saturday, July 28 at the Laidley Showgrounds. The show this year will commence at 7.30am and will be hosted by many of Australia's leading professional handlers and trainers from the Arabian show scene. The day will include Hi-Point Awards, encouragement awards, novelty events as well as a wide variety of led and ridden classes for both purebred and derivative Arabians. The Downs Arabian Club is a dynamic club intent of promoting the Arabian breed across the Darling Downs and South East Queensland. As well as this innovative show, plans are already underway for the Top of the Range Show in October. For further information contact Tracey Keller on 0403 837 375 or email: or Richard on 0408 668 326.

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DAYBORO SHOW The 57th Annual Dayboro Show with be held on July 6,7 and 8 at the Memorial Showgrounds, Mt Mee Road, Dayboro. The show offers a full ring program as well as trade displays and pavilion sections and sideshow alley all weekend. Ring events will include showjumping, hack and rider classes, breed classes, a AA Miniature Horse Show, a full harness program, team penning, paint bred classes, arena draft challenge, cutting and Supreme Western exhibit. Other activities on offer are the dog show, poultry and woodchopping, fireworks on Saturday night and lots of other fun entertainment for the whole family. For more enquiries, phone 07 3425 1459. For horse program enquiries phone 07 3425 2592 or visit


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