7 Oct ’17 This e-news is brought to you by Horse SA’s members

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Congratulations to Horse SA life member Pam Brookman and Gidgee who this week completed a 280 KM ride along The Kidman Trail. Pam was joined along the way by a number of riders, with back up expertly provided by Trevor Pengilly and many other helpers, including trail volunteer Hank Schermer. The header photo was taken by Andy Crawford. showing Pam riding past a Kapunda mural.

Also out on the Kidman was Nick Bowman of Destination Trails, undertaking an audit and completing running repairs along the way, including installing missing posts.

Join the HorseSA Facebook, page, and keep an eye out for photos from 16-24 Oct, when Horse SA Executive Officer, Julie Fiedler, heads to the USA to co-present a talk with Jim Green at the “Incidents involving animals: Managing risk- meeting societal needs‘ conference at the Universtiy of Davis, California. Thank you to the Uni for providing sponsorship to allow travel and arranging accommodation.  An international forum where Australian, and Horse SA’s work in this field will be shared. The trip also means that Horse SA duties will be limited to what can be managed periodically online during the date range.

Happy Riding!

EXTREME TRAIL OBSTACLE PARK: Voting opens 18 Oct. Join Facebook page or share web info. We will need everyone’s help to promote and secure local resident’s votes to attract funding!

HORSE SA ANNUAL REPORT now online: Download here.  AGM: 7.30 pm Weds 11 Oct The Maid Hotel, Stepney. Nick Bowman is the guest speaker, seeking feedback on a possible trail park obstacles. 

KIDMAN TRAIL re-route is now updated on the public view map of Kidman Trail route and also Report a Problem  notification. Thank you to David Phillips for organising, and Flinders Uni Robert Keane for assisting.

TRAILS: Kersbrook Horse Trail work done last weekend, more marking and ground-truthing. Thank you to Joan Playford for volunteering. New trail map coming soon. Info

HORSE KEEPING: Pasture rulers to help decisions relating to rotating grazing paddocks. A limited number to give out at free Dec 4 walk/talk at Murray Bridge.  Download files 

EMERGENCY PLANNING: Bushfire plans include horses? Visit ‘My Horse Disaster Plan‘ for ideas. Why not attend Bushfire Planning for Horse Owners, Birdwood 2 Nov. (free)

Learn how to use the natural and domesticated behaviour of horses with good land management practices, to create a healthy and sustainable environment for your horses and property. Jane Myers (UK) Nov 9 & 10, Woodside. Info here

2017 EVENTS: 
11 Oct  Horse SA AGM, Stepney    
02 Nov
 Bushfire Planning for horse owners, Birdwood
04 Nov  
Saturday Bootcamp for Business Owners 
9/10 Nov  
Jane Myers Horse Properties, Woodside
10 Nov   Horse Rider’s Mechanic, Woodside
13 Nov  
What’s your horse paddock problem? Clare
21 Nov  
CFS Bushfire Ready for Horse Owners, Echunga
29 Nov 
Talking Horses, Dr de Brauwere (UK), Roseworthy
30 Nov 
Equine Welfare Collaboration, Roseworthy
Dec 4     
Free walk & talk pasture m/ment, Murray Bridge
Dec 9     
Spirit of Equine Pastel Art W/shop, Woodside
Dec 12   
Empower your self-talk, Woodside
For events scheduled in 2018,
 visit here

GIFT CERTIFICATES now available in the Horse SA online store. USA buyer already using to send birthday gifts of Tom Roberts ‘Go forward, dear’ E-book to friends. Check it out.

SATURDAY  [Horse] Business Boot Camp. For potential, new or established business owners who service horse & property owners. Info here

Equestrian legend gets Keys to the City of Adelaide
Major I/national horse show to run on equine poop power
Farmers facing biosecurity levies to meet shortfalls
NT trainers reflect on a life in the saddle
Melrose wins funding for 2 projects (1 is a trail)
Horses & People Magazine out now
Mitsubishi Motors Aust. Internat. 3DE updates
Child protection online course
Saddle Up Safely new App help concussion m/ment
Incidents involving animals, managing risk USA
Internat. Society for Equitation Science, Wagga Wagga
Human-horse r/ships: tourism, work, play (UK) call for papers

Visit the noticeboard for  Nairne bushfire day, PX come n try event, grants and more!

JOIN OR RENEW your Horse SA membership before 15 Dec and go into a Prize Draw! Click here to online shop to renew. Click here to see prize list & other payment options.

EDUCATION EVENT: Thank you to Sarita Stratton from the Academy of Dressage for donating time to Horse SA to help with fundraising via ‘Bits, Bitting & Bitless Bridles’ event. Sarita is also offering a free bridle & bit fitting check for Horse SA members. PM Sarita on FacebookCheck out more events here.

Intro to HRM with Jane Myers. 4-4.45pm 10 Nov, Woodside Info here

Spirit of Equine Pastel Art Workshop with Yvette Frahn, Dec 9, Woodside  Info here

How to buy Kidman Trail Maps

Click to noticeboard  for general info



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