Following the recent National Equine Safety Conference an Equine Safety Collaborative has been established (Linked in group & webpage)
Horse SA Annual Report 2014 Download your copy Snapshots of the last year - Photo story of the 2013/2014 year (PowerPoint on Slideshare)
Horses Bugs & Beetles Fact Sheet 1: Integrating pasture management, pest & parasite control, horse health and soil health Fact Sheet 2: Horses on small properties and Fact Sheet 6: Pests of horses: an integrated management approach are now available
THIS SATURDAY CFS Bushfire Survival Planning for Horse Owners + 360 degree look at caring for horses Sat 8 Nov 2014 9.30 – 12.30 pm McLaren Vale Institute Hall, 151 Main Rd, McLaren Vale Gold coin donation at door Register here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Z69ZXYS e: email@example.com (…)
Read the story and listen to the podcast about sustainable horse keeping http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/bushtelegraph/horses-tackle-climate-change/5811838 The “Future Proof Your Horse” webpage is here: http://www.horsesa.asn.au/horse-care/future-proof-your-horse/
SafeWork Australia releases “Guide to managing risks when new and inexperienced persons interact with horses”
Essential reading for all people working in the horse industry. http://www.safeworkaustralia.gov.au/sites/swa/about/publications/pages/guide-managing-risks-interact-horses Keep an eye out on the Horse SA events page for information coming up about the Horse SA Equine Safety Conference Oct 31st & Nov 1st, Morphettville.
A new website aimed at raising the profile of horse welfare officers has been made live. It is supported by a Facebook page and Linked-in group. Horse Welfare Officer Network: http://www.horsewelfareofficer.org/ Grant Baldock talking about Horse Welfare & Well-being Toolkit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sar5FuD7tAg Dr Peter Horridge on a veterinary aspect of horse welfare officers at events https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0RfTLmY9wTo(…)