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INSIDE the August September 2014 issue

Vol 36 No 2 $7.50 AU, $7.95 NZ, e-mag $5.50, App $5.99

TRAINING THE YOUNG HORSE - picking up the correct canter lead by Felicity Wischer
Learning to canter with a rider should be a natural progression for young horses. Four trainers outline their methods.

WASTED LIVES
by Malanda Hyde
Every year, for various reasons, many horses become excess to requirements by the racing industry. If horse wastage is inevitable, can it be minimised?

SHOW DAY for the young or inexperienced horse by Samantha Watsonas14_showing
Attending a show is not just a case of pack and go. The pre-event training done at home can make the day less stressful and give horse a positive experience.

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HORSES ON FILM by Kaye Meynell
Lights, camera, action! Equine movie stars prepare for their roles just as the rest of the crew do and each receives extra special treatment.

SINUS DISEASE - dealing with discharge
by Dr Mitchell Brown - Equine Veterinarians Australia (EVA)
Sinusitis can be caused by fungi or bacteria but, as Dr Brown explains, the infection may be indicate a dental issue.

WINTER RIDING
A combination of layers is the key to staying warm and dry without overheating when riding during the colder months.

JUMPING EQUITATION
by Wendy Elks with Caroline Earl
Horse and rider partners that perform closely together require maximum harmony and balance to achieve optimum performance.

BRAIDING TO KEEP THE TAIL CLEAN
Keeping a horse’s tail in good condition is a labour of love. One way to help protect the tail is by using a ‘mud knot’ braid, shown here in simple steps.

   

SPLINTS by Dr John Kohnke
A splint can be caused by a knock to the splint bone or from concussion from a hard work surface.

WORKING TOGETHER by Wendy Elks
The Ranges Equine Industry Network is working together with local authorities to develop a major new equestrian centre in the Victorian Macedon Ranges.

FEAR_FREE FOAL HANDLING by Neil Davies
Connecting with the foal, without fear, is Neil Davies’ primary objective at the outset of training.

TOTAL TOWING by Portland Jones
A bit of research and possibly a few sums will be required when identifying the tow vehicle that is compliant with regulations for your float and matches your needs.

WORLD EQUESTRIAN GAMES NEWS
by Diane Bawden
An update on the Australians who will be representing their country at this event.

TRAVEL RUGS by Kaye Meynell
Selecting and storing the appropriate rugs for journeys of any length.

WHY THAT HALTER
One of the less complex items of equipment, there are halters to suit all purposes of handling and training.

REGULAR FEATURES
Please Explain with Aimee Cuthbert, Ron Paterson and Jayne Roberts
What is a ‘hogged’ mane? Where should a rider’s hands be when riding? What is meant by the term ‘good doer’?
Have Your Say Reader feedback and questions.
Product News The latest on what’s new in the market place.
Horse Front News, veterinary advances and horse happenings around the world.

THE GREEN HORSE- horses and the land
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View the range of articles in the Green Horse that cover growing herbs, Landccare Management, Weedwatch, hanging a gate and more.
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Free BONUS articles
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Horse Trekking In New Zealand -
land of the long white cloud.
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after two years planning Jim Shield lives his dream of going horse trekking in New Zealand, wher he traverses mountains and valleys and experiences spectacular scenery.

The Hungarian Nonius
- standing at 15.1 to 16.1 hh the Nonius are one of the heaviest of the warmbloods.

 

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