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Horse Welfare

The horse industry has recognised the importance of Horse Welfare and the need to develop Horse Welfare Officers to oversee the welfare (and well-being) of horses at their events.    

Organisers now have a new toolkit to help them ensure the welfare of horses at community events.

The Australian Horse Welfare & Well-being Toolkit has been developed by the Australian Horse Industry Council (AHIC) to assist the work of horse welfare officers.

Australian Animal Welfare Strategy

Horse-Rider Weight ratios. 

PCAV follows the guide worked out by the International Mounted Games Association for Rider to Horse ratios. Note this is a guide only.

Kentucky Equine research article

After a Bushfire

Project Hope Horse have shared with us information about Rejuvenating Pasture after a Bushfire