Road safety and travel

Travel of Horses

There are National Standards for the Transport of Livestock, including Horses. Each State is responsible for enforcement through state branches of the RSPCA. 

In South Australia, the Animal Welfare Act Regulations states the requirements in Part 7.

 

Horse Riders

Horses, under the Australian Road Rules, are considered a vehicle. An overview of rule for horse riders can be found on the Transport SA webpage  Rules for Horse Riders on Roads.


Education

Horse Riding and the Law recorded webinar kindly provided by Andersons SolicitorsDownload notes hereAny horse riding on road-related area questions can be emailed to marketing@andersons.com.au and selected questions will form the subject of future blogs.

Research

Inroads into Equestrian Safety: Rider-Reported Factors Contributing to Horse-Related Accidents and Near Misses on Australian Roads. Kirrilly Thompson. Chelsea Matthews  Download from this link. 

Social riding with hounds

Social riding with hounds

Adelaide Hunt Club

Dressage

Dressage

Southern Vales Dressage Club, Aldinga. Photo PYT Equine Photography

Endurance riding

Endurance riding

Northern Adelaide beaches Photo Shirley Ellis

Victor Harbor, South Australia Horse drawn tram

Horse industry

Horse industry

Trail riding

Trail riding

Gawler Trail Horse Riders Club. Beltana Station, Flinders Ranges. Photo: Tamara Godfrey

Events, shows, festivals

Events, shows, festivals

Australian International Three Day Event

Recreation

Recreation

The Kidman Trail, McLaren Vale Photo: Michael Mullen

Thoroughbred racing

Thoroughbred racing

Port Lincoln Racecourse Photo: M.Coles

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