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June July 2021Vol 43 No 1


THE FLYING CHANGE- step by step with Hayley Beresford
It’s time to introduce the youngsters at Eiserner Hof to flying changes, one of the most time consuming lessons Hayley suggests the horses have to learn and understand.
EQUINE EXPERIENCE - with or without your horse part 2 by Andie Wyatt
With the popularity of holidays with horses soaring, we follow on from last issue’s ideas with new travel destinations to visit with and without your own horse – no passport required!
BECOME A BETTER RIDER... Off The Horse Work
by Sarah Warne
An often overlooked important aspect of training to become a better rider, time spent off the horse developing core skills and fitness, and being mentally prepared are equally important.
EQUINE GASTRIC DISEASE - Two Distinct Diseases of the Stomach

by Dr Tania Sundra

Unfortunately, gastric disease is common in horses and can have a detrimental impact on their health and performance.
PRACTICAL FASHION for equine comfort by Hayley Skinner
It’s always been the case that equestrian style needs to look fashionable and on trend, on and off our horses, yet it must also be comfortable.
BIOLOGICALLY EFFECTIVE LIGHTING
With all aspects of the sporthorse’s management taken into consideration in the quest for peak performance, the use of coloured light is another tool that can be utilised to maintain and boost overall health and wellbeing.
HORSES DO 'TALK' – we just have to learn to listen
by Dr Tom Ahern

Ask anyone that’s spent time with horses and they’re bound to let you know that horses can and do ‘talk’. Not everyone, however, will be able to ‘hear’ and ‘see’ what they’re saying.
TOOTHACHE – the silent pain by Dr Kirsten Jackson
Horses can be very good at hiding pain so it’s vital that their teeth are checked regularly to identify and treat any issues promptly.
THE LONG GOODBYE – the challenge of equine dementia
by Karen Watson
Just like humans, horses can start to show signs of confusion in their older years, and in some cases, other changes in their behaviour that can lead to a diagnosis of equine dementia.
APP REVIEWS by Deidre Rennick
Apps that guide you to the miost appropriate turnout rug for the weather and finding your horses body condition with this equine body condition scoring app.BEGINNER'S GUIDE FOR THE ENDURANCE RIDE
Ever considered trying the sport of endurance? With some planning and commitment you can work towards your first ride and participating in this very popular equestrian event.
SALMONELLA by Dr Jennifer Stewart
An extremely contagious bacterial disease, foals and horses can be affected by Salmonellosisa. Good hygiene and management practices are vital along with an understanding of how the disease can be transmitted

PLEASE EXPLAIN Questions answered include:
HOW DO HORSES SEE? Horses have very large eyes but how do they actually see us and their environment?
DOES RUGGING STOP VITAMIN D? As the rugs come out for winter have you ever considered if they can prevent your horse from getting enough vitamin D?


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APRIL MAY 2021Vol 42 No 6


HOLIDAY WITH YOUR HORSE by Andie Wyatt
Missing global travel? Take your horse on a fabulous local holiday and enjoy our country’s amazing diversity for some unforgettable equestrian experiences. Part 1 of a two Part series.
The OLD HORSE – From Performance to Retirement
by Dr Jennifer Stewart

Recognising the changes associated with ageing can help owners better manage their horse’s requirements through the ageing process with regards to competing,exercise, feeding, body condition and overall needs.
ADDING 'GAS'with Hayley Beresford
The development of youngsters Fridalein, Dagobert and Daintree continues at Eiserner Hof as Hayley explains the concept of positive tension, half-halt and adds ‘gas’ in her down-to-earth look at training and teaching our horses to ‘dance’ together with us.
TRAINING IN EUROPE DURING COVID by Sarah Warne
Jumping at the opportunity to train at Stefan Wolff’s equestrian centre in Germany in 2019 with her horse, Australian dressage rider Rebecca Williams-O’Brien shares her experience as COVID-19 changed everything.
DEALING WITH DENTAL DECAY by Celine Bønnelykke
Maintaining the health of a horse’s teeth with appropriate and regular dental care is vital for their overall health and well being. Equine ‘filling’ are now an option to relieve tooth pain.
Good Old Boots – REPLACING YOUR RIDING BOOTS
Some riders hang on to their favourite pair of boots well past their prime, while others welcome the opportunity to get a shiny new pair whenever they can. How can we tell when it might be time to say goodbye to our most comfy and well-wornboots?
DEIDRE'S APP REVIEW - PODCASTS -listen and learn while you work or drive
Self confessed appaholic Deidre Rennick shares her insights into equestrian podcasts and those she favours while driving and completing chores on the property.
INJURY PREVENTION IN THE EQUINE ATHLETE

by Dr Raquel Butler
Horse owners can incorporate a number of management aspects into their routine to optimise their horse’s performance and reduce their risk of injury. WHEN, and by WHOM, SHOULD I HAVE MY HORSE'S BACK TREATED? by Dr Tom Ahern
Recognising if and when your horse might have back pain can be complicated; so too can be working out how best to proceed with assistance and solutions.
ABSORBING THE SITTING TROT BOUNCE by Britta Pedersen
A rider requires body awareness and fitness to be able to sit to the trot and not negatively affect the horse’s movement through their body.
TRAINING TIPS - demystifying dressage marks by Suzanne McGill
National dressage judge and coach Gill Botten demystifies dressage marks to achieve a better result in your next test.

PLEASE EXPLAIN Questions answered include:
• Improve your sitting trot- with Mary Warren, Dressage Coach, NSW.
•Do you know why horses yawn?
•Who kne that heavy horses place one foot directly in front of the other when they work?


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FEB /March 2021Vol 42 No 5


HOOFPRINTS ON YOUR HEART by Karen Watson
Defined as a different kind of special, a Heart Horse is one that has truly captured your heart. The path to that special connection occurring can be varied, as highlighted by the readers who shared their unique heart horse stories.

DEVELOPING THE PARTNERSHIP
with Hayley Beresford
Described as a transitional year and the beginning of the ‘real work’, the program for the five year old horses at Eiserner Hof continues with preparation for higher levels of training and competition.

KARDINIA CLYDESDALES by Wendy Elks
A third generation breeder of working Clydesdales, Darryl Wiltshire runs this well known Stud with his partner Junita.

TRAINING TIPS - CROSS COUNTRY with Shaun Dillon
Eventing specialist Shaun Dillon shares his top tips for success, including the importance of keeping it simple, straightness, being prepared and riding with your head.

STONES IN YOUR HORSE'S URINARY TRACT by Dr Jennifer Stewart and Equine Veterinarians Australia
While not a common problem, and associated more often with male horses, the presence of stones in the horse’s urinary tract can lead to pain and infection, and the risk of life threatening complications.

CLEANING THE LEGS AND TAIL
Once any underlying health problems have been ruled out there’s a number of things that can help to keep a horse clean if they’re prone to a messy back end.

BIOMECHANICS by Dr Raquel Butler
So what is biomechanics and what does it mean to the horse owner? Quite a lot if you’re looking for answers and ways to improve your horse’s health and training.

RIDING ASIDE RATHER THAN ASTRIDE by Kit Prendergast
While few riders attempt it, despite the elegant and alluring connotations associated with it, riding side saddle has been an appealing and challenging option for a number of riders in this country.

DEIDRE'S APP REVIEW
This issue Deidre Rennick looks at the EPWA Equine Pain and Welfare App that just may help you identify pain in your horse when you are unsure if a trip to the vets is necessary.

FILLIES THAT ARE COLTS AND COLTS THAT ARE FILLIES
by Gene Che Yan Lee and Allison J Stewart University Queensland
When a foal’s sex is indeterminable or confusing, when they possess physical features of both male and female, they are referred to as a Hermaphrodite, or intersex.
JUST HERMIE - the hermaphrodite
Reader Kellie Parker shares the story of her home bred horse
that was discovered to be a hermaphrodite when weaned.

BECOMING A RELAXED AND BALANCED RIDER by Sarah Futardo (Warne)
To allow a horse to find its own balance and to achieve a balanced seat it’s important that the rider works on developing a strong core.

SLEEP DEPRIVATION - crazy horse or just plain tired? by Dr Tom Ahern
Sleep is essential for a horse’s health and well being, so how can we ensure our horses are getting enough?

PLEASE EXPLAIN Questions answered include:
• What is an Independant seat and how do you achieve it- with
Mary Warren, Dressage Coach, NSW.


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DECJAN 2020/21 Vol 42 No 4


Training the Four Year Olds with Hayley Beresford
Only some of the youngsters in training at Eiserner Hof progress as four year olds with Hayley and Jule to the next step in their training process - pre–primary.

Impressive Recovery
by Celine Bønnelykke
Bridget Kelly thought her talented jumper’s career was over after an accident at home when she jumped out of a round yard, however she is now back competing successfully.

Seven Ways to Improve Your Horse’s Gastrointestinal Health by Erika Gough
With research showing that the horse’s microbiome is involved in more than just digestion, it’s important to maintain its health for the overall wellbeing of our horses.

Pole Exercises by Saidee Samuelson
You’ve got your poles set up and practiced the exercises introduced in the last issue. Now Saidee Samuelson from Equestrian Pole Club shares some new, fun and challenging exercises.

Vaulting by Wendy Elks. The phenomenal value of vaulting to a rider - in developing their balance, core and an independent seat, is often overlooked in Australia. International vaulter, Jamie Hocking, passes on tips to riders.

Dehydration, Rehydration and Electrolytes by Dr Jennifer Stewart and Equine Veterinarians Australia
With the weather heating up it’s important to ensure your horse’s water intake is adequate and electrolyte losses over those provided in their feed are replaced after exercise.

Fighting Equine Obesity by Kentucky Equine Research
With obesity linked to a number of health problems it’s important that owners keep their horses at a healthy weight. KER’s Dr Clarissa Brown-Douglas offers some practical suggestions to keep your horse at the optimum weight.

Horses and Honey Bees
by Wendy Elks
As beekeeping is becoming more popular many horse owners are starting to question what is involved and if bees can share the property with their horses.

Roar No More by Dr Tom Ahern
Breathing problems have been reported as a factor in ‘poor performance’ in three day and other eventing horses, however many show no evidence of abnormal noises.

To Helmet or Not To Helmet by Sarah Futardo
With many of the world’s top dressage riders recently signing a petition for the FEI to retain the choice to wear a top hat in senior Grand Prix competitions, the issue of helmets has been back in the news.

Deidre’s App Reviews
by Deidre Rennick
A self confessed appaholic, Deidre reviews three apps for equestrians: Dress My Horse, Horse Sounds and Foal App.

In Praise of the Interim Horse
by Karen Watson
Horses of different levels of education are necessary as a rider’s skills prgress but, depending on the goals, these interim horses should not be overlooked as potential life equine partners.

Training Tips – dressage with Mary Warren

A NCAS level 1 Dressage Coach and NSW High Performance Squad member, Mary Warren shares her tips on improving the horse’s responsiveness to the aids, addressing a lack of balance and harmony, her weekly training plan and preparing for a competition.

PLEASE EXPLAIN Questions answered include:
• What keeps your horse warm in cold weather? • Yes, mares do get ‘beans’? • Where should the girth sit

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OCT NOV 2020 Vol 42 No 3


The First Show - creating confidence in your future performance horse by Hayley Beresford
Having explained their process for starting young horses in the last issue, Hayley Beresford and Jule Fehl introduce four young up-and-coming horses they’ve been training at Eiserner Hof (Germany) and explain how they fared at their first show.

Swollen Legs by Dr Jennifer Stewart and Equine Veterinarians Australia
While it’s quite common for horses to be found with their legs looking swollen, there are many different causes, so it’s important to identify the reason.

Conquering Nerves After a Fall by Wendy Elks
Getting back in the saddle after a bad fall is not always easy as Alex from Burilda Park Equine discovered after a riding accident last year that caused paralysis in her arm and a long wait to see if the radial nerve would activate again.

Sore Eye? What to do by Dr Brianna Clark and Dr Allison Stewart
With their position on the head, a horse’s eyes can be quite prone to injury and damage with corneal ulcers the most common cause of eye problems.

Preparing the Halter Horse by Kentucky Equine Research
Getting the halter horse ready for the ring requires more than just washing and grooming on the day, as dietary factors and appropriate exercise also play a major role. It’s no wonder it’s regarded as both an art and a science.

Equine Super Bugs by Kaye Meynell
While Jannett’s Off-The-Track Thoroughbred showed signs of pastern dermatitis when she purchased him, little could she know of the long and costly journey that lay ahead!

Calming our horses while in isolation by Catherine Bird for Country Park Herbs
While competitions are limited due to Coronavirus restrictions it is an excellent time to help our horses that exhibit nervous patterns and behaviour.

Just What is an App? Tips for selecting the right app and equine app review by Deidre Rennick
Not everyone has ventured into the realm of using apps to improve their horse’s way of going or their own management, feeding and riding skills. Deidre Rennick presents the first in a series to keep us up to datewith reviews of some handy equestrian apps.

Whiskers - On Or Off by Kit Prendergast
With a number of countries now banning the trimming of a horse’s whiskers, will the long time practice of trimming for the show ring come under scrutiny in Australia?

Training with Poles by Elizabeth Tollarzo
A relatively inexpensive piece of equipment, poles can be used for a multitude of exercises and are a worthwhile addition to your training regime. Mary Warren, Kaye Spence, Chanele Hunter-Cooke and Deborah Dixon - all coaches and competitors - share their favourite pole exercise.

Ties that bind - do horses grieve? by Karen Watson
Do horses grieve when one of their paddock mates dies? While there’s a lack of research given the difficulty of studying this topic, there’s plenty of anecdotal observations from horse owners, many of whom believe their horses definitely do experience grief

PLEASE EXPLAIN Questions answered include:
• How to ride the stretchy trot circle.
Whether for dressage or just as a training tool, FEI 4* Dressage Judge,
Wendy Barker, talks about the use of the stretchy trot as an exercise.

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AUGUST SEPTEMBER 2020 Vol 42 No 2


Starting the Babies at Eiserner Hof
The process of starting a young horse is an important one that must be managed without pressure explains Hayley Beresford and Jule Fehl from their training stable in Germany.
GIRLS AND HORSESby Karen Watson
So, why do so many girls fall in love with horses, a fascination that can often last a lifetime, and how does it benefit them through their difficult teen years.
Farriers by Kaye Meynell
Your horse’s health and wellbeing is best managed with the services of a number of professionals working collaboratively to ensure the best possible outcome.
Mobile phones and horsesby Deidre Rennick
We’ve all got one and they’re usually close by at all times but how should we best manage and utilise our phones when riding and working around our horses?
Is there Life After Domestication? by Wendy Elks
The management of Australia’s Brumbies has been in the news a lot lately so a number of those who have re-homed Brumbies and now compete and enjoy their horses, sharing their stories.
Your Foal’s Arrived - Now what? by Dr Brianna Clark University of Queensland
The final part of the breeding process, it’s important to know what to expect and what’s normal when your mare goes into labour and you’re monitoring a newborn foal.
Tying-Up - a general term used for muscle-damage by Dr Brianna Clark
Often referred to as Monday Morning sickness, there are several causes of tying-up, a painful condition characterised by muscle stiffness, cramping and pain, that contrary to popular belief has nothing to do with lactic acid build-up.
Preventing and Reducing Colic
by Dr Jennifer Stewart and Equine Veterinarians Australia

Topping the list of equine emergencies, Colic is a disease syndrome all horse owners need to know about to reduce the risk factors.
Living With Loss by Karen Watson
Experiencing loss is usually an inevitable part of horse ownership and everyone will handle it in their own unique way.
Coat Colour – does it determine your horse’s behaviour? by Kit Prendergast
Do horses have personalities and what can influence their traits? Science can help with our understanding and perceptions.
Upper Body Strength and Riding by Jemma Moon
Following on from exercises highlighted previously, while it’s important riders have a strong core they also need to focus on strengthening their smaller muscles.

PLEASE EXPLAIN Questions answered include:
• What keeps your horse warm in cold weather? • Yes, mares do get ‘beans’? • Where should the girth sit

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JUNE JULY 2020 Vol 42 No 1


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RIDING CONTACT heavy or light, what is the ideal? by Liz Tollarzo
Horses are usually trained using some form of control of the head and neck, but what level of contact is suitable to aid communication?


BRINGING THE RIDER BACK INTO 'WORK' by Jemma Moon
If your time in isolation was akin to being out on a ‘spell’, your return to ‘work’ could require consideration for your exercise and ‘feeding’ regime.

SHOULD OATS BE ON THE STABLE MENU?
by Kentucky Equine Research
Horses have been fed oats for generations but are they the best choice for today’s horses?

FOR HORSES NOT HUMANS by Kaye Meynell
With myths circulating about preventions and treatments for Covid -19, as always it’s important to check the credibility and reliability, and the source of the information.

When a Snotty Nose ISN'T JUST A SNOTTY NOSE.
by Dr Jennifer Stewart and Equine Veterinarians Australia
The reasons for a horse to have a nasal discharge are many and varied,
and it can be a source of important health information.


AT HOME WITH HAYLEY BERESFORD

Following on from Hayley’s story in the last issue, here she offers more of an insight into what goes on behind the scenes in her international training stable.

HORSES HELPING US THROUGH ISOLATION by Celine Boennelykke
The ramifications of COVID-19 have seen an increase in the potential for mental health problems. Being around horses however can help our mental wellbeing explains Polocrosse Champion and Ambassador for Mental Health Awareness, Salli Galvin.

JobKeeper AND YOUR EQUINE BUSINESS

The equestrian industry is among those hard hit by the economic impact of Covid -19, with many small businesses and sole operators facing significant downturns and unsure of what assistance they could be eligible for.

AFRICAN HORSE SICKNESS by Wendy Elks
The entry of African Horse Sickness into Thailand in March rang warning bells for the possibility of this devastating disease moving south in Asia, and towards Australia.

THE TRUTH ABOUT VICES -WHO IS AT FAULT?
by Meredith Ransley
What we see as vices could be considered as feedback from our horses and misunderstandings of their survival instincts.

EUTHANASIA when it is time to say goodbye? by Kaye Meynell
Intentionally ending the life of a horse is not an easy decision and deserves serious consideration and an informed choice when the time comes to say ‘farewell’.

ROADHORSE part 2
by Karen Watson
Covering the start of her ride across Australia in the last issue, Steff Gebbie now shares the challenges of the remainder of her epic ride, including adding a second horse and finding a packsaddle in a town with only 406 residents!
?
by Wendy Elks
There are online competitions for the serious show competitor as well as events for the first-timers and newbies, giving them a chance to hone their skills, without any pressure or expense of travel, and purely for fun. Their rise in popularity was evident while no shows were on, but will this continue?

PLEASE EXPLAIN Questions answered include:
What is a faecal egg count?• Retention of baby teeth • What is HYPP?

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APRIL/MAY 2020 Vol 41 No 6



HAZEL SHANNON - for the love of Clifford by Berni Saunders
A gap year after high school to spend more time with horses turned into much more for this determined young rider, and a history making eventing combination.

HORSES, TROLLS and CYBER-BULLYING by the Equine Tem at Jansen Walsh & Grace.
It’s all too easy to jump on to social media to make comments about anyone or anything these days, however that hastily posted comment could end up being rather costly.

WOUNDS DOS AND DON'TS by Kaye Meynell
Horses can be quite accident prone so an understanding of wound care is something all horse owners should know.

DO YOU HAVE AN ASSUMPTION OF OBLIGINGNESS? by Karen Rohlf
Just because horses have done what humans have wanted for centuries doesn’t mean we should take their compliance for granted.

LEG AIDS AND STRENGTH by Jemma Moon
There’s a number of exercises that can help a rider improve their leg strength and in turn their stability in the saddle.

CIRCLE DRIVING by Clinton Anderson
A great warm up exercise and one that has many benefits, circle driving is workon the ground that’s worth incorporating into your routine on a regular basis.

PAIN IN THE JOINTS – Equine Arthritis
by Dr Jennifer Stewart - Equine Veterinarians Australia
An incurable condition that can affect many horses, there are different types of arthritis and a range of symptoms that can be present with the condition.

A VERY CURLY READER'S STORY by Jessica Thorne
Finding out your fiancé has a life threatening allergy to horses, when you have a horse, can be challenging to say the least!

HEALING POWER OF HONEY by Kit Prendergast
Whilst scientists are working hard to identify and develop new antibiotics, they have discovered there is a sweet solution that holds promise: honey!

ROADHORSE - riding across Australia by Karen Watson
Stef Gebbie didn’t just dream about riding across Australia on horseback; she made a plan, gathered what she figured she’d need and then she actually did it!

AT HOME WITH OLYMPIAN HAYLEY BERESFORD by Celine Boennelykke and Sally-Leigh Woods
Hayley chats about living and working in the equine industry in Germany and how she will be concentrating on increasing her horses’ training during the coronavirus isolation.

25 Most Common Nutrition and Worming Questions Answered by Erika Gough
Confused about what to feed or how to worm your horse? You’re not alone explains equine nutritionist Erika Gough as she answers the most asked questions she receives.

RIDING IN SPAIN by Katrin Künstler
Participating in a two week Technical Riding School course (pre coronavirus) at the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art was the opportunity of a lifetime for this Australian coach and trainer.

CORONAVIRUS, YOU AND YOUR HORSES
This virus appears to be here to stay for the immediate future, and there is no doubt that it will affect not only our equestrian lifestyle but our lifestyle in general.

PLEASE EXPLAIN Questions answered include:
How common are twins?
How do you judge your horse’s workload?
Why has my old horse changed shape?

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FERRUARY /MARCH 2020 Vol 41 No 5


HARMONY, BALANCE AND SELF CARRIAGE by Berni Saunders
When striving to achieve harmony with their horse, riders need to develop longitudinal flexion and suppleness and use transitions within each gait to help achieve balance.

SLOVENIAN RIDING HOLIDAY by Denise Legge
Stunning scenery, charming villages, Icelandic horses, Lippizaner stud and so much more, no wonder Slovenia can offer a memorable equestrian holiday!

CONFINED TO THE STALL by Kentucky Equine Research
Careful considerations are required for horses that have been prescribed a stint of confinement and some will cope better than others.

REHAB REVEALED by Kaye Meynell with Dr Kylie Brkusich
Your rehab questions answered as Dr Kylie Brkusich explains it's not just a matter of bringing a horse back into work after injury, it’s managing the owner’s expectations firstly and strengthening and altering areas of dysfunction.

THE HYPOALLERGENIC HORSE by Kit Prendergast
Could ‘Curly' Horses be the solution for those looking to spend time with horses despite their allergies?

INTRODUCING THE SADDLE- foundation training
by Sophie Warren and Portland Jones

Your horse’s foundation training will influence its future well-being, so when the time comes to introduce the saddle it’s important to manage it well.

PLEASE EXPLAIN
Questions answered in this issue’s Please Explain: Is there a link between selenium and cribbing; Is My Horse on the Bit; and Do You Recognise These as Foal’s Feet?

SEASONAL DEFENCE FOR YOUR HORSE"S RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
The respiratory system can be challenged all year round, each season brings a different challenge for your horse to defend against. A simple tweak of your horse's herbal approach each season helps support when there is a weakness that affects their breathing and overall lifestyle.

GASTRIC ULCERS - the connection to the horse's diet by Antoinette Foster
With up to half of all mature horses affected by gastric ulcers, and up to 70% of performance horses, how can you reduce your horse’s risk?

HOT HORSE HACKS by Andie Wyatt
With the heat taking its toll try incorporating these practical and easy summer hacks into your horse’s (and your) routine.

ANAEMIA by Dr Jennifer Stewart
Many vets suggest Anaemia could be one of the most over diagnosed conditions in horses. It’s not an illness, rather it’s a symptom of something that needs to be thoroughly investigated.

LOOPHOLES IN LEASING by Wendy Elks
While leasing can be a win/win situation for both parties it’s important that there’s a clear written agreement in place, something some horse owners find out too late.

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DECEMBER JANUARY 19/20 Vol 41 No 4


Australian Masterclass with Carl Hester - Take-home message from riders – by Liz Tollarzo

Riding enthusiasts from across the disciplines made the most of the opportunity to see Carl’s Masterclass, which clearly showed the training steps required to take a horse ‘through the levels’ of dressage; a valuable learning experience for all.

Pneumonia - inflammation of the lungs -
by Dr Jennifer Stewart
A respiratory infection can result from a number of different causes, so it’s important to be aware of the risk factors and signs to look for to ensure prompt veterinary treatment..

Who Makes Your Horse’s Medication? by Kaye Meynell
What is a compounded medication? Understanding the difference between registered and compounded medications and being aware of how a drug is made could save your horse from an ineffective treatment or potentially dangerous situation.

Riders Who Juggle - Steve Cox
by Berni Saunders
While we’ve featured riders who juggle their horses with busy careers and various commitments, Steve Cox’s passion and love of his work with his equine entertainment business never feels like a juggle

Dealing with the Lazy Horse by Clinton Anderson
Practical training tips for riders with a lazy horse.

Engage Your Core by Jemma Moon
Core strength is important for horse riders and with the right exercises, and time set aside to do them, you’ll soon feel the benefits.

Dealing With Change by Catherine Bird - County Park Herbs
Horses are creatures of habit and many do not accept change easily. Catherine suggests herbs to help for different situations

Recognising Concussion by Deidre Rennick
With growing awareness and concern about sport related concussion, and horse riders at particular risk, it’s important to know how to identify the signs, what to do if concussion is suspected and how you can reduce your risk.

‘Norse’ Horses - Icelandic Horses by Kirsty Hawkes
The Haldane family in Victoria have been breeding these horses since the late 90’s. The Icelandic horse is known for its ‘fifth’ gear, an extra gait that is considered to be an exceptionally smooth ride.

Building Blocks - Foundation Training with Equitation Science by Portland Jones and Sophie Warren
The third in the series on Foundation Training considers the process of classical conditioning and backing the horse.

May I Be Excused? by Lee Davis
When you attend a clinic with your horse you are hoping for a successful experience. But what if your horse does not have the same thoughts, and things don’t quite go to plan?

Are You ready for A Bushfire? by Tracy Weaver-Sayer
Fires stretching across a large part of Australia have highlighted the need for all horse property owners to have an emergency plan in place.

PLEASE EXPLAIN Questions answered include:
• What taste is that? • What does the colour of your horse’s gums tell you? • Can horses learn to open doors, gates and feed room latches?

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OCTOBER NOVEMBER 19 Vol 41 No 3


Riders Who Juggle – Jayden Brown by Berni Saunders
Living in suburbia in Brisbane while commuting to two different properties to ride and train numerous dressage horses, plus a busy competition schedule, requires excellent time management and a commitment to succeed.

The Pelvic Floor -
by Jemma Moon
Riding can be a high impact sport and it’s one that can have an impact on a woman’s pelvic floor. Keeping it strong and functioning properly is important, especially for riders after having a baby.

Saddle Fit Fundamentals
by Kaye Meynell
Using an ill-fitting saddle is detrimental to the horse and rider so it’s important to ensure that your saddle not only fits correctly, but that its fit is checked regularly as the horse changes shape.

Don’t Rasp The Protective Hoof Layer
by Peter Kay
We’ve all heard the expression ‘No Hoof, No Horse’, but how well do we understand the importance of the hoof wall and its role in keeping the hoof healthy.

Gelding Scarring
by Wendy Elks
Equine castration is the most common surgical procedure performed on horses. While there can be some complications, gelding scarring - causing mild to extreme irritation during movement - can be cured by a simple procedure.

Poultice IT
by Dr Jennifer Stewart
Popular with horse owners for generations, poultices can be helpful in many different situations with a range of home-made and commercial preparations suitable for a variety of uses.

100 Mile a Month Challenge

Trainer Steve Halfpenny challenges riders to spend time building their connection with their horse on the ground.

GARLIC- one little bulb, so much to consider
by Catherine Bird for Country Park Herbs Garlic does have a place in assisting horses with their health and wellbeing, however an awareness of its volatility is needed and there are times to avoid using it.

Train the Horse To Wait for Your Cues
by Clinton Anderson
Rather than having your horse anticipate what you’re about to ask it for, it’s a good idea to keep them guessing in your training sessions.

No Sweat - Anhidrosis or Puffer
by Kentucky Equine Research
A horse that is unable to sweat in normal quantities needs careful management as anhidrosis is a condition that can be dangerous and has no cure.

Rehab Before Riding
by Deidre Rennick
The third part in the series on riders requiring a hip replacement, the rehabilitation process is one that should not be rushed as you manage your recovery and work towards getting back in the saddle.

SOX’s STORY
by Katrin Kuenstler
With a feeling that something wasn’t right with her Warmblood mare, Katrin was shocked when she finally discovered the reason for her horse’s behavioural issues and pain.

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AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 19 Vol 41 No 2

Training Tips, Strategies and Philosophies from Carl Hester
by Beth Baumert, Dressage Today
A five-time Olympian and world-class horseman, it’s no surprise Australian riders are keen to hear Carl Hester’s advice as they eagerly await his visit Down Under in October.

Horses That Fall Through The Cracks
with Dr Kylie Brkusich
by Kaye Meynell
Despite the advancements and research in equine veterinary care some horses health issues can be difficult to diagnose, treat and manage, resulting in horses that are heading for the retirement paddock - when they really don’t need to be there.

Lyme Disease in Australia?
by Dr Jennifer Stewart. Equine Veterinarians Australia (EVA)
So what is Lyme Disease? While the tick that transmits this condition has not been identified in Australia there are many instances of people and horses suffering from Lyme-like symptoms. How, why and where can it occur, and what can be done about it?

Inbreeding and Linebreeding by Kit Prendergast
Knowing the difference between these two terms and the consequences and potential outcomes can make a difference when breeding horses responsibly.

Just Add Light by Equilume
Using light to influence a horse’s reproductive cycle, or their coat growth has become easier with the advent of technology that allows this to occur, even when they are not stabled.

Position, Position, Position by Berni Saunders
Riders need to recognise the impact that their position and posture can have on their horse’s way of going, and how they can improve it.

Riding With a New Hip Part 2 by Deidre Rennick
Following on from last issue’s article on Hip Pain, for riders requiring a hip replacement being prepared and knowing what to expect is important in their quest to get back in the saddle.

Foundation Training Part 2 by Portland Jones and Sophie Warren
Using an evidence based training scale provides steps to follow as the horse’s education commences and progresses.

Older Rider Series: Things I wish I knew Part 2 by Felicity Wischer
More riders share topics that they wish they knew about when they first started riding. Boyce Deverell, who at 73 has no plans to slow down any time soon, riding several times a week and often competing on weekends, shares his wish.

The Lowdown On Leasing
by the Equine Team at the legal firm Jansen Walsh and Grace.
Leasing a horse can be beneficial for the horse’s owner and the leasee, however it’s important that both parties are clear about the many potential issues.

PLEASE EXPLAIN - Is the lope the same as a canter? How to estimate a horse’s bodyweight? What is that Lump? What are dressage letters used for and why aren’t they in alphabetical order?

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June July 19 Vol 41 No 1

RIDERS WHO JUGGLE – AARON HADLOW
by Berni Saunders
ON WHITE HORSES - Women of the Spanish Riding School by Kirsty Hawkes
A visit to the Spanish Riding School in Vienna is the dream of many equestrians, the chance to see a performance by the famed Lipizzaner stallions a ‘must do’ activity. But what goes on behind the scenes, and the opportunities for women to work there?

WHAT DOES SCIENCE HAVE TO DO WITH FOUNDATION TRAINING?
by Portland Jones and Sophie Warren
People have trained horses to carry a rider on their back for thousands of years but science and research has shown that foundation training (backing/ breaking-in), using a systematic process, provides a solid foundation for the rest of the horse’s life.

I CAN HEAR SAND by Dr Jennifer Stewart and
Equine Veterinarians Australia (EVA)

Sand accumulating in a horse’s gut can be the result of a number of factors, but it is a concerning health issue for horse owners. Dr Stewart looks at ways to minimise sand accumulation and management processes to reduce the risk factor.

FEEDING YOUR OLDER HORSE THROUGH WINTER by Larissa Bilston
Keeping condition on older horses through winter can be a worrying problem for many horse owners, but the two most important things you can do are also the two easiest.

FIX UP OR FORK OUT - repair or replace those rugs
by Kaye Meynell
The arrival of colder, wetter conditions prompts many horse owners to start pulling their horse’s rugs out of the tack shed, weighing up their condition from last year’s wear and tear, and making the decision if they need fixing or if new rugs are required to meet their needs.

HERBAL AWARENESS by Country Park
Being labeled 'natural' does not mean herbs are a wonder cure or superfood that will provide the answer to every ailment and they should still be used with awareness.

THINGS I WISH I KNEW by Felicity Wischer
In this Older Rider Series article a number of riders share what they wish they’d known when they first started riding.

HIP PAIN - tips for rider comfort by Deidre Rennick
Few riders will not experience some wear and tear in their bodies as a result of ageing and the physicality that can come with riding and horse ownership. Osteoarthritis is a condition that many riders find themselves dealing with, which will impact their time in and out of the saddle.

WHICH VITAMINS ARE ESSENTIAL FOR YOUR HORSE"S HEALTH? by Kentucky Equine Research
For optimal health horses require many different vitamins, test your knowledge to see what your horse needs and how much.

BRIDLE LAMENESS - is it unsoundness or training mistakes?
by Berni Saunders

Diagnosing lameness is not always straight forward, and sometimes the cause remains unidentified. While there can be more than one cause, instances of non specific unevenness of gait or poor balance fall into a category loosely referred to as ‘bridle lameness’.

FED UP with washing manure from the tail and hind legs? by Dr Nerida Richards
Those who have horses that pass watery manure before, during or after normal manure will be heartened to hear of the research and potential treatment for this Syndrome.

SEEING VERSUS HEARING by Kit Prendergast
When we interact with horses, some of us use signals that horses can see, whereas others use vocal or sound commands, be it spoken or clickers. So, to which of thesecues do horses respond best.

PLEASE EXPLAIN
IS IT BETTER TO MOUNT A HORSE FROM THE GROUND OR TO USE A MOUNTING BLOCK?SHOULD THE HORSE'S BODY BE BENT WHEN PERFORMING THE LEG-YIELD, OR STRAIGHT? ARE HORSE MADE INTO GLUE? WHY ARE HORSES MEASURED USING HANDS INSTEAD OF CENTIMETRES?

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April/May 19 Vol 40 No 6

RIDERS WHO JUGGLE – AARON HADLOW
by Berni Saunders
Taking out the Australian League FEI Jumping World Cup 2018/2019 season with a horse he’s trained himself is a massive achievement, especially when you consider that Aaron juggles his riding and competitions with a full time job and competes against many full time professional riders.
PRINCE FLUFFY KAREEM - Egyptian Equine Charity
by Kaye Meynell
Marie Kjoell’s willingness to help a couple of horses has evolved into something so much more, her Egyptian Equine Charity now helping hundreds of horses in a country that presents numerous challenges when it comes to the welfare of horses.
WHERE THERE’S A WILL
by Wendy Elks with the Equine Team from law firm Jansen, Walsh and Grace.
You care deeply for your horse and ensure their every need is provided for, but what would happen in the event of your death?
HORSE MEDICATION AND YOUR HEALTH
Handling horse medications appropriately is important, especially in the case of some drugs as Sharon Patton found out the hard way while treating her old horse for PPID.
CARING FOR YOUR ARENA by Kaye Meynell
If your property’s facilities include an arena it’s important that this asset is constructed and maintained properly, for your horse’s safety and the arena’s longevity and usefulness.
KEN FAULKNER by Harriet Leahy
A popular natural horse trainer and previous The Way of The Horse winner at Equitana, Ken shares his experiences at last year’s All-Stars TWOTH and what he AFTER A BUSHFIRE by Catherine Bird
The smoke from bushfires can lead to serious health problems for your horse. The use of herbs to support your horse’s respiratory and nervous system after smoke
iGOOD CARE OR NEGLIGENCE? Additives, drugs and ointments by Berni Saunders
Knowing what you’re feeding or administrating to your horse is important, especially for those competing at events with recommended and compulsory medication control.
CONTROL THE ‘ENGINE’
Groundwork exercises for the older rider
by Felicity Wischer
The focus is on hindquarter control, stop and go back - exercises to help create a smooth transition from ground into the saddle, for both horse and rider

LAMENESS Early identification can save money, time and your horse’s well-being
by Dr Jennifer Stewart

There are many causes of lameness and the signs can vary greatly, which is why early diagnosis, and appropriate management and treatment is important.
PLEASE EXPLAIN IS IT NORMAL FOR MY HORSE TO EAT TREES? PERCEPTIONS AND REALITY OF HORSE CARE by Kentucky Equine Research (KER) ARABIANS HAVE LESS BONES THAN OTHER HORSES and EQUESTRIAN TERMS
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February/March 19 Vol 40 No 5

RIDERS WHO JUGGLE – MEGAN CHEESEMAN by Berni Saunders
Driven to succeed in the show ring from a young age, Megan created a path towards success and a career in the horse industry.
VITAL LIFE SIGNS IN HORSES by Dr Jennifer Stewart
Knowing how to check your horse’s vital signs, and what’s normal for them can help identify when there’s a problem for early and prompt treatment.
RIDING IN THE RHODOPEAN MOUNTAINS - Bulgaria by Denise Legge
TRIMMING FOR TRUE SOUNDNESS by David Landreville
Specialist hoof trimmer David Landreville shares his experiences and thoughts on hoof care and lameness issues.
HOW DOES A FOAM ROLLER IMPROVE YOUR RIDING? by Kat Dent
This self-massage tool helps your body move better, sit straighter and remain pain free.
GROUNDWORK EXERCISES for the older rider by Felicity Wischer
For the older rider the principles of groundwork are advantageous for horse and rider for improved control and a safer experience when handling or riding.
EQUINE SPECIALISTS by Kaye Meynell
Understanding just how veterinarians become Specialists and why horse owners are recognising that Specialists can help improve the health and wellbeing of horses.
CONTACT... the key to harmonious communication by Berni Saunders
To effectively communicate and influence the way the horse uses its body the rider will need to establish and maintain good contact.
EQUITANA 2018 PRODUCT REVIEW
Here’s a selection of products from Equitana 2018 that caught the eye of the Hoofbeats team.
A MINI AS A FRIEND by Kit Pendergast
For horse owners with only one horse finding a companion could be the answer, with a Mini horse or pony an option that could suit
See also the Free ONLINE SEPARATION ANXIETY article
PLEASE EXPLAIN Is licking and chewing asign of submission or stress? What are those yellow specks on my horse's legs; Is it OL to adjust the amount of feed I give to my horse from day to day? Do horses suffer sleep deprivation?
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December/January 2018/19 Vol 40 No 4

RIDERS WHO JUGGLE - TANIA HAY by Berni Saunders
STOP THIEF! Protecting your property from theft
by Kaye Meynell
CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS
STABLE STORAGE
by Nicole Groves
OLDER RIDERS – Out and About
by Felicity Wischer
THE DOWN HORSE
by Kaye Meynell
PLEASE EXPLAIN
Are white hooves weaker than dark hooves? Why can’t horses breath through their mouth? Rings and Ridges – what do horse’s hooves reveal? What causes a horse to e affected with free faecal water?
STRESS … How do we know if our horse is stressed?
by Dr Jennifer Stewart
DROUGHT by Kaye Meynell
POOR POSTURE EPIDEMIC
by Dr Ian Bidstrup
COWBOY DRESSAGE WORLD GATHERING
SKYE LIIKANEN Thoroughbred Makeover in the USA
EQUITANA MELBOURNE
HORSES HELPING PEOPLE
by Wendy Elks

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October November 2018 Vol 40 No 3

RIDERS WHO JUGGLE - Jade Middleton by Berni Saunders
'JUST’ A TRAIL RIDER
by Ross Jacobs
THE THREE A’s OF DRESSAGE by Berni Saunders
BULLYING IN EQUESTRIAN SPORTby Kaye Meynell
TRANSYLVANIA TRAIL – the rustic charm of Romania
by Tania Huppatz
STOP THAT ITCH by Kentucky Equine Research
WE LOVE A SUNBURNT COUNTRY BUT...by Catherine Bird
OLDER RIDER SERIES … Groundwork - how can it help? by Felicity Wischer
MARBACH – the Senior State Stud in Germany by Janine Daniel
WORLD EQUESTRIAN GAMES
HAY … what, when and how much?
by Antoinette Foster
WHY VACCINATE? by Dr Jennifer Stewart

Subscriber Competition Prize-
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August September 2018 Vol 40 No 2

RIDERS WHO JUGGLE - Tayla Desmet by Bernie Saunders
WOUNDS THAT WON’T HEAL by Dr Jennifer Stewart
A LIFE SPENT LEARNING -Working Equitation Portuguese horseman Pedro Torres by Ute Raabe
RULES FOR THE ROAD by Helen Hornsby
MATCHY MATCHY – equestrian fashion trends by Nicole Groves
THE WINE LOVERS’ TRAIL RIDE
Nerves and fear in the saddle. . . TAKE A BREATH by Wendy Elks
PROTEIN – How much should you feed and when? by Antoinette Foster
CREATING NEW LIFE
by Catherine Bird
USE IT OR LOSE IT – off-horse activities by Felicity Wischer
Part 2 in the Older Riders series
GROOMING FOR SUCCESS
by Kaye Meynell
RUGS WITH BENEFITS
by Wendy Elks

Subscriber Competition Prize-
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June July 2018 Vol 40 No 1

RIDERS WHO JUGGLE - ROHAN LUXEMOORE by Bernie Saunders
N THE SADDLE at a ‘Certain Age’ by Felicity Wischer
GROW 'EM RIGHT – principles of sound growth
by Kentucky Equine Research
HORSE TREKKING in New Zealand by Liz Tollarzo
TO RUG OR NOT TO RUG? by Andie Wyatt
DIVORCE – but what happens to the horses? by Wendy Elks
THIS OLD HORSE - SLOWING AGEING by Dr Jennifer Stewart
WINTER HERB TACKROOM by Catherine Bird
HE LOVES ME AND MY HORSE - partners and dads-that-do by Kaye Meynell
WHAT’S THAT SWELLING - Cellulitis by Dr Georgina Johnston and Dr Allison Stewart

PLEASE EXPLAIN
We have asked experienced horse people to shed some light on common ‘horse lore’.
The Barefoot Blacksmith’s Nicole Bowe explains what Equine Canker is; Kentucky Equine Research discuss how haematomas differ from a bruise; and, if you’re hoping to breed a Palomino, this is what you’ll need to know.

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April May 2018 Vol 39 No 6

THE THINKING RIDER'S APPROACH TO DRESSAGE by Bernie Saunders
SHOWING THE WAY FORWARD by Wendy Elks
EBONY PARK FRIESIANS
LIL JAY– the orphaned donkey
SHOW PREPARATION– Lovely Legs by Nicole Groves
DEMYSTIFYING EQUINE OBESITY AND LAMINITIS by Allison Stewart
TIME TO CLIP by Beth Noble
SKIN REJUVINATION AFTER CLIPPING by Catherine Bird
DOGS AND HORSES by Kit Prendergast
FEED ROOM DETOX by Antoinette Foster
LOOSE AND INDEPENDANT LEGS by Sarah Warne
SADDLE MAN by Wendy Elks


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Feb/March 2018 Vol 39 No 5

BLIND AMBITION - Sue–Ellen Lovett by Georgia Hawkins for Kelato Animal Health
RIDING MUMS - can they have it all? by Kaye Meynell
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOUR HORSE IS ANAESTHETISED?
by Dr Jo Rainger and Allison J Stewart - University of Queensland
FEEDING FOR HEALTHY MUSCLES by Kentucky Equine Research
THE GOBI GALLOP by Jenna Arnett
KEEPING THE HIGH PERFORMANCE SOUND by Harriet Leahy
PAIN MAY BE INEVITABLE but suffering should not be an option by Antoinette Foster
MIDNIGHT MESSAGES - what your stable could tell you about your horse
by Catherine Bird for Country Park Herbs
CAN YOUR HORSE HEAR YOU? Deafness in horses by Allison J Stewart University of Queensland
COLD, HOT and Warm-bloods... Equine terminology... what does it mean?
by Kit Prendergast
RIDING THROUGH OUR CHILDREN by Sandi Simons
MAKE IT FUN by Liz Tollarzo

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December/January 2017/18 Vol 39 No 4

AN UNLIKELY PAIR-IAN SMITH AND EMMY deJEU
DEMYSTIFYING RIDING POSTURE AND BALANCE by Sandi Simons
JOINT INJURY- for the horse rider by Kaye Meynell
DEGLOVING - a challenging injury by Andi Wyatt
BACK IN THE SADDLE - by Catherine Bird
MAGTNESIUM- the mineral superhero by Dr Jennifer Stewart
HORSE RACING MYTHS BUSTED by Dr Meredith Flash
HORSE MOVERS - the pros - by Wendy Elks
FACE MAKE-UP - by Nicole Groves
COPPER AND ZINC- its all about balance - by Carol Layton
MOUNTAIN TRAIL CHALLENGE -by Wendy Elks
CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE
WHAT ARE TISSUE SALTS by Sue Bradtke
MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGERY
by Dr Max Hall

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October/November 2017 Vol 39 No 3

THE ROAD TO RECOVERY by Sarah Warne
THE LONG HAUL by Wendy Elks
THE IMPORTANCE OF BODY LANGUAGE - Groundwork for focus and energy 
by Ian Leighton
QUARTER MARKERS by Nicole Groves
COLOMBIA - a challenging ride a reader's story
AFTER THE FOAL ARRIVES by Catherine Bird
GENETIC DISORDERS by Kaye Meynell
A LIFE WITH HORSES - Bernie Dingle
A MEDIEVAL LIFE for Phillip Leitch

Subscriber Competition Prize-
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August/September 2017 Vol 39 No 2

ANNA SOPHIE FIEBELKORN by Liz Tollarzo
DEALING WITH DAMP by Kaye Meynell
REHABILITING SPIRIT - a Reader’s Story
WHY IS YOUR HORSE SO HOT ? by Dr Jennifer Stewart
FALSE TAILS
– Selecting, Fitting and Maintaining by Nicole Groves
RIDING IN CROATIA by Denise Legge
EXPECTATIONS AND THE BLAME GAME by Sarah Warne
HERBAL SPRING CLEAN FOR THE WHOLE HORSE by Catherine Bird
FOALS: Nature Versus Nurture by Harriet Leahy
RAIL TRAILS by Tim Coen and Damian McCrohan
DRY VERSUS WET FEED by Antoinette Foster
RIDER FALL SAFETY TRAINING by Lindsay Nyland


Subscriber Competition Prize-
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June July 2017 Vol 39 No1

DANIEL ROBINSON - The Way Of The Horse winner, Equitana 2016 by Harriet Leahy
ARENA SURFACES -
Are they causing injury to your performance horse
by Kaye Meynell
WHAT SURFACES ARE THE PRO'S USING?
PUTTING THEORY INTO PRACTICE
by Sarah Warne
LAMINITIS - Emergency First Aid and Management
by Dr Jennifer Stewart

PADDOCK ORNAMENTS -
and the non-rider by Andie Wyatt
AM I STRAIGHT?
by Lucy Williams
RUNNING BRAIDS AND THE LONG MANE PLAIT

by Nicole Groves

THE HORSE'S POLL

by Manolo Mendez
WORKING THE POLL
by Debranne Pattillo
THE TRIALS OF TOWING by Wendy Elks
TIPS FOR WEIGHTS AND VEHICLES

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April May 2017 Vol 38 No6

GRANT WILSON NZ to Belgium by Sarah Warne
RIDING FOR YOURSELF
by Wendy Elks
REHOMING THE STANDARDBRED by Tanya McDermott
FRENCH BRAIDS by Nicole Grove
HEALTHY HORSE, HEALTHY COAT by Dr Jennifer Stewart
SAFETY TIPS
Holding Horses for Equine Professionals
THE UNDERBELLY OF THE SADDLE
by Dr Ian Bidstrup
FREEDOM TO PERFORM by Sarah Warne
SPAYING THE MARE by Kaye Meynell
THE DOUBLE BRIDLE and other tools by Sophie Warren
TO CLEAN OR NOT TO CLEAN the Horse’s sheath
by Mary Hitchcock
Subscriber Competition Prize- 4 prize packs from Kelato Animal Health


February/March 2017 Vol 38 No5

Riding on the other side of the world by Harriet Leahy
Helping Hooves by Dr Jennifer Stewart
Weight Aids: with the pelvic clock exercises by Wendy Murdoch
Plaiting the Mane by Nicole Groves
Quick Release Knots
Common Asymmetry or Crookedness in the Horse by Dr Ian Bidstrup
Relaxation and Energy by Sarah Warne
Nuclear Scintigraphy ( Bone Scans) by by Dr Maxwell Hall
Contact Part 2 by Sophie Warren
The Horse-Time Vortexby Sally Mathews
Sustainability For Coaches by Anita Marchesani
EQUITANA PRODUCT FEATURE


December/January 2016/17 Vol 38 No4

CONTACT - Prove the Rein Part 1 by Sophie Warren
THE HORSE'S WATERWORKS by Kaye Meynell
SURVIVING SNAKE BITE by Michael Howard
EXERCISE UNDER SADDLE part 2 by Tanja Kraus
PULLING THE MANE by Nicole Groves
TAILORED TO A PERFECT SILHOUETTE by Wendy Elks
HORSE WELFARE
THE IMPORTANCE OF TURN-OUT by Kit Prendegast
BRUMBIES IN THE NEW AGE
THE AUSTRALIAN BRUMBY CHALLENGE
IN FRONT OF THE LEG by Sarah Warne
THE CENTRE OF THE SADDLE by Dr Ian Bidstrup
NUTRIENTS IN THE SOIL by Dr Jennifer Stewart


October/November 2016 Vol 38 No3

SEPARATING FROM YOUR COACH by Harriet Leahy
ANDRĒ NEWMAN by Wendy Elks
HORSEMANSHIP for Performance by Tanja Kraus
MANAGING THE INSULIN RESISTANT HORSE by Dr Jennifer Stewart
THE UNDERBELLY OF SADDLE DESIGN by Dr Ian Bidstrup
WHY STRETCH by Angela Davison, The Horse Herbalist
WHAT'S IN THE BAG? by Erika Gough
SUNBURN by Kaye Meynell
RIDING INDUCED BREAST PAIN by Wendy Elks
RIO OLYMPICS OVERVIEW
SEEDY TOE - a reader’s story by Marg Tonkin
HEALING HERBS FOR SEEDY TOE by Country Park Herbs
LIVING WITH FEAR, DEVELOPING CONFIDENCE by Sarah Warne


August September 2016 Vol 38 No2

EVIE BULLER by Sarah Warne
INSULIN RESISTANCE by Dr Jennifer Stewart
REMOTE RIDING CLUBS by Wendy Elks
TOE OR HEEL FIRST by Pete Ramey with Jen Clingly
EXERCISE FOR WEIGHT LOSS by Kaye Meynell
FASHION AND FUNCTION OF YOUR SADDLE by Dr Ian Bidstrup
READER'S STORY- SWAYBACK by Alyssa Knee
TRAINING TIPS - TRANSITIONS by Lucy Williams
WHY IS MY HORSE GRUMPY? by Felicity Wischer
MOVING FORWARD WITH THE HORSE'S UNDER-SADDLE CAREER with John Lyons and David Simons
COSTA RICA HOLIDAY by Helen Adams
THE ART OF REWARD by Sarah Warne
DAMAGE CONTROL FOR THE EQUINE PENIS by Dr Allan Gunn and Dr John Chopin

PLEASE EXPLAIN
Queries addressed this issue include: Colitis-X; How does the placenta detach after foaling?; What is the small depression sometimes seen on a horse’s neck?; Can horses vomit?; Why does a horse drool when being ridden?; Should you lunge before riding?; How to start getting your horse fit, and why mount from the left side?


June July 2016 Vol 38 No1

COUNTING STRIDES FOR FLATWORK by Liz Tollarzo
SARCOIDS by Dr Jennifer Stewart
Read the Oct Nov 2012 DEFEATING THE SARCOID DEATH SENTENCE article on-line here.
WHY DOES MY HORSE NEED MASSAGE? by Anicca Main
MASSAGE TECHNIQUES FOR HORSE OWNERS by Anicca Main
GROUND WORK FOR RIDERS by Sarah Warne
THE WORM HAS TURNED by Kaye Meynell with Dr Ann Nyland
PLEASE NOTE: An error appears in the WORM CHART in the printed magazine - View extract of article and corrected chart here
TECHNOLOGY AIDING WORM MANAGEMENT by Erika Gough
FIVE MOST COMMON FEEDING MISTAKES by Erika Gough
HAIR by Kit Prendergast
HEALING SOFT TISSUE INJURIES by Kaye Meynell with Dr Kerry Ridgeway
MOBILE VETS by Harriet Leahy

PLEASE EXPLAIN
Queries addressed this issue include: SHOULD I TRIM MY HORSE'S WHISKERS? CLIP OUT HIS EARS?
HOW TO TELL IF YOU ARE RIDING ON THE RIGHT DIAGONAL? AND, DOES IT MATTER IF MY HORSE DRINKS HARD OR SOFT WATER?


April May 2016 Vol 37 No6

EVENT HORSE OWNERS by Harriet Leahy
CRIBBING by Kaye Meynell with Sarah Kuyken
PAYING IT FORWARD by Wendy Elks with John Chatterton
BABY BLUES by Kit Prendergast
SHARON JARVIS- Para equestrian - and coach Rozzie Ryan
TENSION - of the horse and rider by Kaye Meynell
NICHOLAS FYFFE - the business of dressage by Sarah Warne
FOAL BRAG - sponsored by KER
CASTRATION of Cryptorchids (Rigs) by Dr Maxwell Hall
HAVE THE HORSE BALANCED by Sarah Warne
BIOSECURITY by Dr Jennifer Stewart

PLEASE EXPLAIN
Queries addressed this issue include: WHEN IS A HORSE FULLY GROWN?
WHAT IS THE WHITE LINE IN A HOOF? WHICH IS BETTER, FREEZE OR HOT BRANDING? And Dr John Kohnke explains what the term LEGGING-UP means.


February/March 2016 Vol 37 No5

RACING TO PERFORMANCE by Harriet Leahy
RE-EDUCATING THE RETIRED RACEHORSE
by Kaye Meynell
BRIANA BURGESS by Sarah Warne
DEMYSTIFYING DIARRHOEA by Dr Jennifer Stewart
TRAINING TRUTHS
by Kaye Meynell with Dr Andrew McLean
AGISTMENT vs YOUR OWN PROPERTY
by Wendy Elks
24/7 OBSERVATION … NO TRAVEL REQUIRED

TAPING TECHNIQUES - kinesiology taping for horses
FLYING CHANGES FOR DUMMIES Pt 3
by Liz Tollarzo
THE ROLE OF FASCIA IN THE HORSE
by Kaye Meynell with Dr Kerry Ridgeway
MINIMISING SCARS

WHAT IS RELAXATION?
by Sarah Warne

PLEASE EXPLAIN
Ron Paterson, dressage rider, coach, FEI International judge and judge educator, explains THE PURPOSE OF THE SPUR and how to use it positively and effectively, Kit Prenderast (BA and BSc) explains scientificallyTHE FLEHMEN RESPONSE, also included is an explanation on HOW TO INTRODUCE HORSES TO THE BEACH.


ARTICLE BELOW is AVAILABLE IN THE App
The Australian StockHorse


December/January 15/16 Vol 37 No4

SARAH WARNE - the Portugese connection
BANDAGING WOUNDS by Kaye Meynell
FLYING CHANGES for Dummies Part 2 by Liz Tollarzo
WORKING EQUITATION by Wendy Elks
SCARLETT'S JOURNEY - a reader’s story by Deane Gavin
LATERALITYAND THE CROOKED HORSE by Kaye Meynell with Dr Kerry Ridgeway
MURRAY VALLEY ENCEPHALITIS by Wendy Elks with Anita Barton
TAPE IT!
TOOLS FOR STRESS-FREE SHOW PREPARATION by Nicole Viney, Vineyard Performance
BEHIND THE BRAND – Pat and Linda Parelli by Tracy Weaver-Sayer

PLEASE EXPLAIN
Anthropomorphism is attributing human terms to animal behaviours and looks at why it can be a problem if we do it to our horses; Dublin Clothing explains how to fit a child's body protector; Vicki Roycroft, International showjumper, talks about two or three point position between jumps; Associate Professor Krishona Martinson covers the subject of soaking horse's hay.


ARTICLE BELOW is AVAILABLE IN THE App
EVOLUTION OF THE HORSE


October/November 15 Vol 37 No3

FLYING CHANGES for Dummies by Liz Tollarzo
The Growth of ADULT RIDING CLUBS by Wendy Elks
FROM THE JUDGE'S EYE by UK correspondent Michelle Parkyn, with Stephen Clarke TRAINING TIPS – SAY YES! by Karen Rohlf
MANAGING tHE THE HEALTH OF THE WHOLE HORSE by Angela Davison - Horse Herbalist
TOP FIVE DENTAL DISEASES by Dr Shannon Lee
HONEY BANDAGE ... A Hoofbeats Reader’s Story
PREMARIN MARES by Kaye Meynell
DIAGNOSE THAT ITCH by Professor Ken Mason
TIME TO RIDEby Kaye Meynell
TURMERIC by Doug English

PLEASE EXPLAIN
Charles Sturt University’s Dr Allan Gunn advises us of the issues that can affect a horse’s tear ducts; Olympian Stuart Tinney explains what it means when a horse ‘over jumps’; Renowned horseman Franklin Levinson covers the bridle shy horse; and the different types and uses of twitches are discussed.

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Gottland Russ or Pony

 


August/September 15 Vol 37 No2

ON HIS WAY… William Matthew by Suzanne McGill
THE SPOOK by Linda Parelli
FEED STORAGE by Kaye Meynell
What Comes First – CROOKEDNESS or UNSOUNDNESS?
by Dr Victoria Hamilton
TRANSPORTATION - Effects on equine health and welfare by Dr Barbara Padalino
THE SPRINGBOARD TO AN EQUESTRIAN CAREER by Felicity Wischer
HORSE TALK by Kit Prendergast
FEEDING GRAIN Dr Nerida RichardsA FREE month’s access to FEED XL
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MIRROR MIRROR by Wendy Elks
FROM HOBBY TO BUSINESS Part 3

PLEASE EXPLAIN
Murdoch University’s Dr Annemarie Cullimore answers the query do horses have a gall bladder; the controversial use of rollkur is explained and Nina Arnott from Horse Safety Australia explains explains how best to manage moving more that one horse at a time around the property.

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Peruvian Paso

 


June July 15 Vol 37 No1


SOFT TISSUE INJURY IN SPORT HORSES by Dr Maxwell Hall
POTENTIAL CAREER ENDING INJURY by Katelyn Prendiville
FINE -TUNE YOUR RIDING by Linda Parelli
Reader’s Story – CHEST ABSCESS by Janet Forster
ABSCESSES
PONY SADDLE FITTING by Kaye Meynell
TRAINING TIPS - food for though with Monty Roberts by Felicity Wischer
HEARING AND THE EQUINE EAR by Kit Prendergast
WHEAT INTOLERANCE by Angela Davison
EQUINE STABILITY by Wendy Murdoch
FROM HOBBY TO BUSINESS Part 2 by Wendy Elks
ELECTROLYTE USE by Dr Tania Cubitt
WINTER FEEDING by Kaye Meynell

PLEASE EXPLAIN with Shannon Lee - Equine Dental Vets, and Ian Francis.
What’s involved when removing a horse’s tooth and the implications for a horse that’s missing a tooth; What is a reining bit?, and with breeding season rapidly approaching there is an explanation of what 'teasing a mare' means.

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German Black Forest Horses

 


April May 15 Vol 36 No 6


GEORGE MORRIS DOWNUNDER by Suzanne McGill
READER’S STORY – A blood clot in the heart by Nicole Viney
HOBBY or BUSINESS by Wendy Elks
TRAINING TIPS – with Amanda Ross and Megan Jones by Felicity Wischer
EQUINE DRY NEEDLING by Victoria Hamilton BSc, BVMS(Hons)
LAMENESS IN THE EQUINE ATHLETE by Dr Maxwell Hall
THE BOWKER LECTURES
EQUINE BLOOD DONORS by Kaye Meynell
PLEASE EXPLAIN with Jane Myers, Dr Meredith Flash and Dr John Kohnke.
Jane Myers explains what rider biomechanics entails and why it’s important; Dr Meredith Flash answers what the term Rig means, why feeding too much starch is bad for the horse is outlined and Dr John Kohnke discusses why horses get sand colic and what can be done about it.

WINTER RUGGING by Kaye Meynell
REMOVING POTENTIAL TRAINING PROBLEMS by Wendy Elks with Danny Cook
FOAL BRAG - sponsored by Kentucky Equine Research
CLOSING THE BORDERS AGAINST GLANDERS

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Japanese Kiso Horse

 


February March 15 Vol 36 No 5


EXERCISES FOR 'HOT' HORSES by Wendy Elks
FEEDING THE COMPETITION HORSE by Dr Jennifer Stewart
FOAL TIME - First lessons by Felicity Wischer
WHY THAT ...? by Kaye Meynell
RATTLES RIDE FOR CANCER by Andie Wyatt
WINDGALLS by Wendy Elks with Dr Phil Jones
BRUMBIES by Kit Prendergast
VIDEO TECHNOLOGY AIDS RIDER RESEARCH
THE RIDER AS AN ATHLETE - pre-ride exercises by Sophie Warren
RATE THE HORSE - food for thought by Dan Steers
EQUITANA PRODUCTS - for the equine enthusiast
THE OWNER’S DILEMMA - equine chiropractics by Dr Ian Bidstrup

PLEASE EXPLAIN with Dr Rob Woodgate and Dr Victoria Hamilton
The difference between half chaps and gaiters is explained as well as what a jumping grid is and how to set this up. Bot Fly and its potential harm and which comes first - back pain or lower limb problems.
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The Curly Horse

 


December/January2014/15 Vol 36 No 4


THE IMPORTANCE OF PLAY by Kaye Meynell
AID OR CUE by Anna Marsden
HORSES THAT BITE by Wendy Elks
THE FUNCTIONAL HOOF CONFERENCE
WHY THAT NOSEBAND
COMBINING LATERAL MOVEMENTS Pt 2 by Liz Tollarzo
TRAINING, WHAT DOES IT MEAN? by Felicity Wischer
PAIN OR JUST BEHAVING BADLY by Dr Ian Bidstrup
BED, BATH AND STABLE
WATER, AN IMPORTANT NUTRIENT by Kentucky Equine Research
EQUESTRIAN RELATED RIDING INJURIES
BRONZE FOR AUSTRALIA by Suzanne McGill
CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS
BLIND by Andi Wyatt
EQUITANA MELBOURNE 2014

PLEASE EXPLAIN with Dr Catherine Russell and vet ScottCummings
Dummy foals; the difference between Hacks, Show Hunters and Working Hunters; what to look for when buying a helmet and effective management and prevention of infections and worms.
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Trekking in the land of the Maasai

 


October November 2014 Vol 36 No 3


SPURS by Felicity Wischer
TRAINING THE RIGHT RESPONSE by Tanja Kraus
SEEKING SPONSORS by Lauren Barber
EQUITANA MELBOURNE -2014 by Tracy Weaver-Sayer
SEPARATION ANXIETY by Kaye Meynell             
EQUINE CHIROPRACTIC EXPOSED by Dr Ian Bidstrup
MAKING THE BED                     
COMBINING LATERAL MOVEMENTS by Liz Tollarzo
INFECTIONS IN THE BREEDING MARE by Dr Tamara McElroy, Equine Veterinarians Australia
WHY THAT BRIDLE? by Kaye Meynell
READER’S STORY- weight was holding back her dreams
EQUINE OPHTHALMOLOGY by Dr Maxwell Hall        
WORLD EQUESTRIAN GAMES
            
PLEASE EXPLAIN
with Lesley Hawson, KER and Dr Scott Gravlee
Covering the subjects of applying rein tension; scientific research on boot versus bandages for floating in hot weather, and dealing with cracking in the horse’s hoof.
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Celebrating Horses Around The World


 


August September 2014 Vol 36 No 2


Training The Young Horse - Picking Up The Correct Canter Lead by Felicity Wischer
Wasted Lives  by Malanda Hyde
Show Day - for the young or inexperienced horse by Samantha Watson
Horses On Film by Kaye Meynell
Sinus Disease -dealing with discharge by Dr Mitchell Brown              
Winter Riding 
Jumping Equitation by Wendy Elks with Caroline Earl                       
Splints  by Dr John Kohnke
Braiding To Keep The Tail Clean
Working Together by Wendy Elks
Fear Free Foal Handling by Neil Davies
Total Towing by Portland Jones             
World Equestrian Game News by Diane Bawden
Travel Rugs by Kaye Meynell  
Why That Halter?            
PLEASE EXPLAIN
with Aimee Cuthbert, Ron Paterson and Jayne Roberts   
      
What is a hogged mane; where should a rider's hand be?; what is meant by the term 'good doer'?
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Horse Trekking In New Zealand
Hungarian Nonius

 


June July 2014 Vol 36 No 1


Lateral Movements - The Half Pass by Liz Tollarzo
Reversing The Club Foot  by Darren Robertson
Shoulder Exercises for quiet hands by Wendy Murdoch
A Place to Call Home  by Carole Watson
Reader’s story - star picket injuries                    
Triequithon  by Geoff McLean
Australia: Leading the way in Hoofcare by Wendy Elks                       
lLooking after the Legs  by Dr John Kohnke
Why thatTail Guard? 
Slowing The Hands of Time  by Dr Jennifer Stewart - Equine Veterinarians Australia
Rescuing the Neglected Horse
Trainability by Kaye Meynell               
Nutrigenomics by Geoff McLean
Mounted Security by Wendy Elks                 
conserving the cleveland bay  by Rebecca Cassells (click to read)
PLEASE EXPLAIN

with Ross Jacobs, Franklin Levinson and Cherry Hill    
      
Why horses try to move off when being mounted; why they rush at gateways and where they like to be touched.
Do Horses Recognise their Handlers?                  
Do you dance?  by Melissa van der Sluys
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Chile to Argentina- across the Andes Mountains
The Miniature Mediterranean Donkey

 


April/May 2014 Vol 35 No 6


Lateral Movements - Renvers by Liz Tollarzo
Australia Burns - bushfires 2014
Online Instruction by Wendy Elks
Rug Ruin by Kaye Meynell
Have Horse, Will Travel - Selecting a Float (click to read)
Plastic or Traditional Steel?
PLEASE EXPLAIN
with Dr Holly Lewis, Carol Layton and Ron Paterson
The effects of clipping on horse health, feeding soy, following the movement and why foals eat their dam’s manure.
Angular Limb Deformities in Foals
by Dr Maxwell Hall
Training to Fall
by Manuka Schneider
What Controls Appetite and Hunger in Horses
by Dr Jennifer Stewart - Equine Veterinarians Australia
Why That Saddle Pad?
by Kaye Meynell
Baby On Board- click here to see more photos from this story
Reader’s Story - PSSM
by Felicity Wischer

FOAL BRAG 2014

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Horsetrekking through french history
ADEN UHIR - equestrien rider sponsopred by NIKE

 

 


Feb/March 2014 Vol 35 No 5



Lateral Movements- Travers  
by Liz Tollarzo
Tick Attack
by Dr Jennifer Stewart Equine Veterinarians Australia.
Please Explain..Touching noses, Scotching and how to safely pick up a horse's feet with Nina Arnott, ian Francis and Luke Riding
Horse Agility
by Wendy Elks
Why those Bell Boots?
by Kaye Meynell
The Horse-Rider Partnership
by Rachel Hogg
The Science of Riding
by Portland Jones with Jon Pitts
Training Psychology
by Tony Lander  
Heavy Horse Heaven
by Wendy Elks
Soaking Hay

Geldings Behaving Badly
The Importance of Actually Weighing Feed
by Kentucky Equine Research
EQUITANA COLLECTION - SYDNEY 2013
Connected Riding by Wendy Elks
The Short Goodbye - weaning foals
Catching up with Gorgi Coghlan by Carole Watson
Equine Placentitis by Dr Patrick Brogan
Equine Self Mutilation Syndrome by Kaye Meynell

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Fatter Is naughtier

 


December/January 2013/14 Vol 35 No 4



Emotions and how they influence the horse
by Sandi Simons      
Feeding Horses with Respiratory issues
by Dr Tania Cubitt – HyGain Feeds
Vanessa Amorosi’s MUSIC AND HORSES  
by Carole Watson
Reader's Story - Neglect
by Michelle Slater
Please explain with Dr Holly Lewis, Nina Arnott and Kentucky Equine Research...Watering a hot horse, Wobblers Syndrome, Western saddles
Rider Core Training
by Annette Willson
Why those Stirrups?
by Kaye Meynell
Behaviour orPMS? by Dr Jennifer Stewart - Equine VeterinariansAustralia
The Theory of the Bow and Bowstring
by Bert Hartog
Supplementing Joint health
by Tarsha Walsh, Kelato Animal Health    
Equine Joint Support
Mobile Phone - health hazard or safety net?
by Kaye Meynell
EQUITANA SYDNEY 2013

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ADELAIDE INTERNATIONAL 3DAY EVENT
A LETTER TO SILKENSKEIN

 


October November 2013 Vol 35 No 3


Shoulder-In  by Liz Tollarzo
Endurance in Sport and in life - Meg Wade  by Wendy Elks with Meg Wade
Brakes or no Brakes  by Sandi Simons
Monty Roberts - Relaxed Responsive Horses 
Unlocking the Locking Device  by Dr Ian Bidstrup
Why those Reins  by Kaye Meynell
Flesh Eating Bacteria by Kaye Meynell with Lisa Cairns
PLEASE EXPLAIN with Dr Meredith Flash, Dr  Clarissa Brown-Douglas and Jane Myers Taking a Horse’s Pulse, Feeding for Colour and an Independent Seat.
Reader’s Story - In Search of a Brumby 
Starting under Saddle by Wendy Elks
Septicaemia by Dr Jennifer Stewart
Mongol Derby by Carol Willcocks with Kirsten Melis
Riding Forward with Linda Parelli

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VOLUN-TOURING IN INDIA
CARL HESTER AT HARTPURY

THE SPORT OF HORSEBALL

 

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August September 2013 Vol 35 No 2


Hand Position and ControlL by Sandi Simons
Cavalia 
Girths part two
by Kaye Meynell
Liquid Supplements
by Sarah Butler
Lyssavirus
 by Julia McLean
How To Remove a Horse Shoe
by Chris Boag
PLEASE EXPLAIN
with Dr Carol Layton, and Brett Parbery
The Recipient Mare and her Influence on the Embryo Transfer Foal
by Kaye Meynell
Liver Failure by Dr Jennifer Stewart- EVA
It's A Pain in the Neck by Dr Ian Bidstrup        
Carlton's Clydesdales by Wendy Elkes
Mouthing a Horse In Two Reins by Dan Steers,  Double Dan Horsemanship
Diagonals at the Trot by Janeen S. DeBoard
Effects of Feeding on Behaviour of Horses by Dr Joe Pagan - Kentucky Equine Research
The Right Start by Julia McLean with Natalie Blundell

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IBIZA - horse rescue
MELBOURNE THREE DAY EVENT - photos by Jenelle Christopher
Pony Club NSW State Show Jumping Championships
i-BOOK REVIEW – Through the Eyes of the Horse by Carlos Tabernaberr

 


June July 2013 Vol 35 No 1

Leg Yield by Liz Tollarzo
Effects of Colour on Behaviour
The Lost Shoe Dilemma  by Anthony Lawrence
Heart Arrhythmia by Dr Jennifer Stewart
Food for Thought  by Kaye Meynell with Monty Roberts
Please Explain with Brett Parbery and Dr Allan Gunn
Cob and Co Coach Ride  by Wendy Elks
Leg Control and Body Position by Sandi Simons  
Trail Riding by Anna Sheehan ATHRA
Silicon by Tania Cubitt, Ph.D. Hygain Feeds
Sleep Disorders by Kaye Meynell
Mouthing the Young Horse  by Double Dan Horsemanship
Omega Oils  by Dr Nerida Richards 
Coronary Band Injuries  by Dr Luke Wells-Smith

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Turkey Horse Trekking
Felix - at his first show
Rolex Kentucky 3 Day Event
Cavalia Moves To Sydney
RedFoto TV


April May 2013 Vol 34 No 6

The Canter Depart by Wendy Elks
with Coralie Smyth, Carlos Taberniberri and Josh Lyons

Pulling Strings- War Horse - by Carole Watson
Head Shaking Syndrome
Property and Horse Accidents
Help with Braced Heels by Wendy Murdoch
Thermography - not just a pretty picture
Body Control- shoulders and hips by Sandi Simons
Feeding Sick and Injured Horses by Dr Stephen Duren PhD. Hygain Feeds
Breeding Relationships
KER Foal Brag Competition winners

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Horse Trekking in Iceland
Felix - part 6
Hendra Virus Update


February March 2013 Vol 34 No 5

The Crooked Tail by Bert Hartog
Rand D - The Future of Research - by Kaye Meynell
Plotting The Course with Natalie Blundell
Equitana Collection 2012
Introducing Western Dressage by by Jennifer Chisholm-Hoibraten
All Ablaze by Carole Watson
Mounting Block Training by Sandi Simons
Saddle Fit - The Rider by Julia McLean
The Aged Equine - by Quest Equine Welfare
Living Legends - by Wendy Elks
Law and Order- Victorian Mounted Police

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Skijoring- skiing by horse power
Felix - part 5


December January 2012/13 Vol 34 No 4

Transitioning To The Double Pt 2 by Anita Marchesani
Saddle Fitting - the horse. Necessity or Myth? by Judy McArthur
Pressure Motivates, Release Teaches by Linda Parelli
Retirement Villages by Glenn Wilson
Handling Horses by Samantha Watson
Equitana Melbourne Highlights
Calming Feeds for Performance Horses by Dr Stephen Duren
EVABog and Bone Spavin
by Dr Anushka Chaku, Equine Veterinarians Australia (EVA)

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Treating Horses In Egypt
Hair Miineral Analysis
Felix - part 4


October November 2012 Vol 34 No 3


Transition to a Double Part 1 by Anita Marchesani
Lunging – Double Line or Single Line Lunging? by Lynn Mitchell
Sulphur by J Frank Gravlee and H Scott Gravlee
Defeating the Sarcoid Death Sentence
Successful Splashdowns with Natalie Blundell by Julia McLean
Saddle Shopping Pt 2 by Julia McLean
Laminitis - Recent Research by Kaye Meynell
Feed Balancers by Sarah Butler with Anita Budgeon
Kissing Spines by Wendy Elks with Dr Ian Bidstrup

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A New Chinese Dynasty
Felix - part 3


August Sept 2012 Vol 34 No 2


Riding in Groups - Confidence and Strategy by Linda Parelli
Common Hoof Problems - Dishy Toes by Adrian Cowell
Winter Woes by Tarsha Macklinshaw - Kelato Animal Health
Feeding Stallions - For Optimum Fertility by Dr Tania Cubitt – Hygain Feeds Pty Ltd
Readers Story - Tails End
Warming Up to Train with Natalie Blundell by Julia McLean
Handling Medication by Kaye Meynell
Imprinting by Wendy Elks
Saddle Shopping by Julia McLean
Dental Debate

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Cambodian Equestrians
Felix - part 2


June July 2012 Vol 34 No 1
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Building the Top Line - From Long and Low to Elevation by Bert Hartog
A World Without Farriers? by Kaye Meynell
Tight Boots by Kaye Meynell
Biosecurity by Dr Kirsty Bayliss
Confirming Colitis - a reader’s story
Beet Pulp Benefits by Dr Jennifer Stewart
Mayfield - Rehabilitating Horses by Wendy Elks
Trespass by Julia McLean with Richard Thomas
Olympic Preview
Finding Felix by Katie Haggath


April May 2012 Vol 33 No 6
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The Magic Of The Outside Rein by Bert Hartog
Preventative Poultices by Kaye Meynell
The Bow with Chad Brady
The Horse Owner’s Worst Nightmare…Floating Accidents by Wendy Elks
Nutrition And The Pregnant Mare - The 3rd Trimester by Dr Nerida Richards
Arena Etiquette by Liz Tollarzo
State Of Welfare by Wendy Elks
Creating Control Through Harmony with Carlos Tabernaberri
Common Hoof Problems - Wall Cracks by Adrian Cowell
Against All Odds


February March 2012 Vol 33 No 5
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Bit to Body pt2 - Softening in the Bridle by Chad Brady
Cooling The Performance Horse by Wendy Barker
Electrolytes - essential for all working horses by KER
Storm Warning
It’s A WRAP - bandaging the easy bits
by Dr Anneliese Downing B.V.Sc. Equestrian Veterinarians Australia
Stem Cell Therapy for Navicular by Kaye Meynell
Recovering Unpaid Agistment Fees by Julia McLean with Richard Thomas
Weaning Ways by Wendy Elks
EQUITANA Sydney Collection
Hoof Structure and Health by Kaye Meynell

 


   
   
   








 

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