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    McDowells Herbal Partner to Australian Brumby Challenge Naming Rights

    McDowells Herbal Announced as Australian Brumby Horse Challenge Naming Rights Partner EQUITANA Melbourne has announced a new major sponsor in 2018, McDowell’s Herbal Treatments. McDowells will be the official Naming Rights Partner of the Australia Brumby Challenge and Brumby Village, which is set to return for a highly anticipated second year at the event. The Australian Brumby Challenge was developed by the Victoria Brumby Association and launched at EQUITANA Melbourne in 2016. The Challenge follows the journey of 20 trainers as they transform untamed Brumbies passively captured from Victoria’s high country, from wild to wonderful in 150 days. The Final is held across four days of EQUITANA, with trainers showcasing…

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    Horse Hair Jewellery

    Living Horse Tails are giving BHM readers a 20% discount on all orders over $30 so just enter this code BHM20MUM18.  As an extra incentive, all purchases before the 10th May 2018 will go into the draw to WIN a handmade horsehair Bracelet for yourself. Horse Hair Jewellery – A keepsake to treasure. To have a piece of jewellery made from the mane or tail from your beloved horse is a happy piece to treasure. Especially with that horse that you have bonded with and have that special connection How hard would it be to make yourself?  If you have more than one horse, you could be really creative and have two or three horses hair in one bracelet. We have three horses, so thought this…

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    Daniel Pinto and ‘Santurion’

    PROMISING START FOR 2018 COMPETITION SEASON: DANIEL PINTO AND SANTURION DE MASSA SHINE AT CDI3* TOLEDO – SPAIN A promising start for the Portuguese international dressage rider Daniel Pinto at 2018’s competition season. During last weekend CDI3* in Toledo, Daniel Pinto and Santurion de Massa won the Grand Prix, scoring 73,153%. On the 2nd day during the Grand Prix Special, Daniel and Santurion not only achieved another victory, but they also overcame their own personal mark at this level, reaching 74,319%. Daniel Pinto, coached by Kyra Kyrklund for 13 years, expresses his happiness with the results and extends his success to his team and family: « I am extremely proud…

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    New Look for KER

    Kentucky Equine Research® Recognizes 30 Years of Equine Nutrition Expertise with Bold New Look Thursday, February 1, 2018 — To commemorate its 30th year as a leader in equine nutrition, Kentucky Equine Research is proud to debut a new logo and website. Founded in 1988, the company’s published research studies and product innovations have revolutionized the way people feed horses around the world. “After 30 years, it was time for a new look,” said company founder and president Joe D. Pagan, Ph.D. “The way people feed and manage horses has changed in that time—often in response to KER’s innovations—and we wanted to re ect that evolution in our company identity.”…

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    EQUITANA Melbourne

    Announces RSPCA Victoria as Official Charity Partner Australia’s premier equestrian event, EQUITANA Melbourne, has aligned with the leading animal welfare organisation RSPCA Victoria as the official charity partner for the 2018 event. The partnership comes as EQUITANA Australia celebrates 20 years in 2018 and will be returning to the Melbourne Showgrounds from November 15-18 for four days of all things equine. EQUITANA Melbourne is a celebration of Australia’s diverse equine industry, offering extensive education, exhibitions, entertainment and competitions. The event will feature Olympic medallists, the A-Z of horse breeds, world-renowned educators, nightly entertainment, an elite competition program and more than 300 exhibitors. Equine welfare is paramount at EQUITANA Melbourne and…

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    Towing Tips

      Safety is Paramount The safety of you, your family, other drivers on the road and your horses is always paramount, but there are extra considerations to be aware of when towing. Here are a few important tips to make sure you stay safe on the road.   Towing vehicle Make sure your vehicle is roadworthy. Ensuring your vehicle is serviced regularly is advisable. The last thing you need is to breakdown on an outback road in Australia or stranded on the side of the road on a hot summer’s day. Check your vehicle is suitable to tow the float. Make sure you know your towing limits & check your…

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    New Year, New Horse

    Hemp Seed Oil is the Superior Oil for Pleasure and Performance Horses While most horse owners are familiar with the benefits of feeding oils to horses for improved health, wellbeing and performance, hemp seed oil is emerging as the superior oil for both pleasure and performance horses, with scientific support. The horse’s digestive system is extremely efficient at utilising fat as a source of dietary energy. However, scientific analysis of hemp seed oil, in comparison to other oils commonly fed to horses, suggest its benefits are far more diverse. Brigitte Warne, Founder of Comanche Complete Oil, says: “The energy, anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory and nutritional advantages of hemp seed oil supersede the…

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    Baroque Horse Festival

      Baroque Horse Festival at Kryal Castle Horse lovers of all ages will see the Kryal Castle arena come alive at this year’s Baroque Horse Festival on December 2 and 3. The unique event is in its fourth year at Kyral Castle, it’s all about celebrating the Baroque horses with Friesian, Andalusian, Warlander, Lusitano, Peruvian Paso and derivates breeds on display. This year there will be over 18 horses and riders with three or four leading horses and the rest riding. The event isn’t something people can see every day with the festival growing more and more each year. The festival will kick off with its annual parade followed by different Baroque themed displays such as Horse…

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    Small but Mighty at the IALHA Nationals

    Triple Crown Excellence Award Presented to Rider of the Little Horse That Could at 2017 IALHA Nationals Katy, TX (November 9, 2017)— At the 2017 International Andalusian and Lusitano Horse Association (IALHA) Nationals, versatility was the name of the game as Andalusian and Lusitano horses in all shapes and sizes competed for national championship titles in a variety of disciplines. Four-year-old Andalusian, Tantaro TA, owned by Nadine Tilly, showed judges and spectators alike that size isn’t everything by winning the Triple Crown Excellence Award. The award was presented to Tilley and her small, but mighty, bay gelding, Tantaro, for his winning performances and stunning style in both the western and…