8 Sept 2017      

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It’s the time of year for Horse SA to plan for programs, projects and tasks into 2018. We welcome your ideas, feedback or suggestions to improve or update the services Horse SA provides.

It’s a fast moving world, with the ‘disruption’ of constantly evolving technologies changing how people receive, send, share and interact with the work of organisations such as Horse SA. If there is something we need to try out, revisit or re-invent – please make a suggestion. Contact us on email, mobile  0402488306 or Facebook.

Recent adaptations have included an increase in the provision of events and services which now attract a fee, with the newest being a webinar paywall for Dr Ian Chivers talk on 20 Sept, an online store catering for digital downloads, centralising a primary education delivery point at Woodside to improve management of overheads, and development of a short workshop involving Riley the Rescue Horse.

Horse SA’s core business is the foundation of the organisation; the advocacy, communication and education supporting horse owners and organisations to keep horses and horse related activities a part of our valued community in South Australia. We look forward to continuing working with all to achieve our shared visions and goals.

And……there is still time to fit in two more days of the 2017 Royal Adelaide Show, including a visit to the colourful horses (one pictured above) on the double-storey carousel.

 
Happy Riding!



Bits, Bitting & Bitless Bridles. 7pm 25 Sept. Woodside  Info here


TRAILS: Extreme/Mountain Trails Obstacle Course project has been lodged with Fund My Neighbourhood project. Stay tuned as we hopefully will ‘pass muster’ and the project goes back online for voting in due course. Info here


HORSE KEEPING: 5 jobs for South Australian horse owners to do this coming spring. Photo blog


CULTURE: Vlog by Dr Georgina Downey on Horse SA’s new book Tom Roberts ‘Go forward, dear’ A horseman’s life and legacy. View here (6 mins)

BIOSECURITY: Horse industry Emergency Animal Disease Training. Adelaide Tues Dec 5 with Animal Health Australia. SAVE the DATE.  More info when available.  Photo:. NSW Gov.


HORSE SA AGM: Nick Bowman is the guest speaker, seeing feedback on a possible trail park obstacles. AGM info here.  7.30 pm Weds 11 Oct The Maid Hotel, Stepney.


CULTURE: Book launch. Friday 6.30 pm Old Mill Hahndorf. 145 people have already registered, only a handful of spots left. Info and register here.


Jude from Evidence Based Worming (Jude introduces herself on this 50 sec video) and Andy Cole, Land Management Advisor. FREE  Info here


Webinar: Managing the seed bank of weeds in the soil. Sept. 20, 7pm. Info here


2017 EVENTS: 
15 Sept 
Tom Roberts Legacy book launch, Hahndorf
16 Sept  Why does my horse?  A.McLean, Kersbrook
12 Sept  
First horse, first paddocks, Woodside
14 Sept   Spring flush and plants toxic. Woodside
20 Sept  
Managing weed seed banks, Webinar 
23 Sept  
Bits, 
bitting & bitless bridles, Woodside
28 Sept 
Bootcamp for horse businesses, Woodside
03 Oct
 Q&A time online with Dr Chivers, Webinar 
05 Oct  
Riding problems explained, Woodside  
07 Oct  
WormPower workshop (parasites)  Woodside
11 Oct  
Horse SA AGM, Stepney    
02 Nov
 Bushfire Planning for horse owners, Birdwood NEW!
04 NovSaturday Bootcamp for Business Owners 
09 Nov  
Pop up Horse Mart, Woodside 
9/10 Nov    
Jane Myers Horse Properties, Woodside
For events scheduled later in the year, visit here


Existing or new business owners welcome. 7pm 28 Sept. Woodside. Info here


MEDIA & NEWS
SAJC announces new CEO
Morphettville R/course Development out for consult.
Winx- what makes her so fast?
Equestrian helmet market analysis report
Skills Impact Equine Safety in Training Project update
Industry feedback on horse ID & traceability (NSW)
100 yr old letter an insight into Light Horse

NOTICEBOARD 
ORS environment & sustainability workshops (free)
Check the noticeboard for grants 
If you employ people (or soon will), the ATO is running a free workshop at Woodside 11 Oct


CONSULTATION: Farrier qualifications: Skills Impact will be undertaking a review soon. Stay in the information loop and potentially contribute- here is Register Your Interest list.


LARGE ANIMAL PET CREMATIONS: The Animal Welfare League today opened a crematorium facility at Edinburgh North, which also caters for large animals. Riley the Rescue horse was on hand to model lift equipment. A much-needed service in SA, more info is here.


MEMBER NEWS
15-17 Sept  Lower Lakes Stockman’s Challenge Strathalbyn
Wirraway Homestead Youth Camp (incl. horse riding) has vacancies in October Camps. Strathalbyn


Oct 5, 7pm Woodside. Info here


Fri 15 Sept 7.30 pm Click here for info and bookings


16 Sept. “Why does my horse?…” A day in Kersbrook with International speaker Dr Andrew McLean. Free for Pony Club SA members, $40 general admission. Book here.









































How to buy Kidman Trail Maps




Click to noticeboard  for general info


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