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Newspeak  May 2018 

IT IS OFFICIAL
Research shows that horses can read.

Do not let your horse miss out on the educational, training, health care and  general articles in the April/May issue of Hoofbeats. It is a must read for  horses dedicated to their owners well-being.

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HIPPOTHERAPY ROBOT HORSE

He moves like a real horse. Stewie, the robot horse, was created specifically to aid people undergoing hippotherapy- the use of horseback riding as a rehabilitative treatment for patients seeking to improve their movement and balance capabilities, plus  the coordination, balance, and core strength of patients with autism, cerebral palsy, and other disorders.

EQUESTRIAN AUSTRALIA SEEKS NEW CEO

As Paula Ward leaves the role of Chief Executive Officer at Equestrian Australia, the search is on for  a new CEO for the challenging role of leading the sport into the future.

IS YOUR HORSE
  • Reluctant to go forward
  • Resisting in transitions
  • On the forehand
  • Uncomfortable in sitting trot ?
Consider the difference a custom made saddle could make, often at a comparable or even cheaper price than an off the shelf saddle.
Let Victoria Hamilton, a veterinarian, an international dressage competitor and one of the most experienced dressage coaches in Australia help find the best fit for you and your horse.  Continued
BE A CONTRIBUTOR TO HOOBEATS
We welcome readers who will share their experiences with others through the pages of Hoofbeats magazine in up-coming articles. We are all horse owners and, while we can bring you research and information from leading riders and trainers, your hands-on stories and photographs open  the window into the every-day lives of horse owners around Australia and New Zealand.

Special thanks to the many who responded with details on the lives of their horses and dogs, it was overwhelming and clearly indicates that the majority have a dog or two that easily fits into their equestrian lifestyle ( see the article in the current April May issue.).

NEW TOPIC - THE OLDER RIDER SERIES Writer Felicity Wisher continues her series on THE OLDER RIDER and would love to hear from anyone in that category who is interested in being involved, or knows someone who could be featured.  Riders, trainers or those practitioners involved in the physical, mental or psychological aspect of the older rider can contact Felicity on 
fwischer@icloud.com 


YOUR THOUGHTS ON NEW TOPICS ARE WELCOMED Email to sandy@hoofbeats.com.au.
NEW TOPIC
WHO GROOMS SERIOUSLY?
... as opposed to running the brush over your horse before and after riding.
How much time do you spend grooming and what is your grooming routine?
Does the lovely show sheen come from your grooming or feed? 

Email: kmeynell@outlook.com

NEW TOPIC
ARE THERAPUTIC RUGS MAKING A DIFFERENCE TO YOUR HORSE?
There are massage, magnetic and thermal heat rugs; ones that help repair tissue damage and maximise performance,  and ones that warm the muscles of your horse before work and offer relief from muscle soreness after work.What do you use and have you found it to be efficient and live up to your expectations?
Email to editorial@hoofbeats.com.au.
 
16,000 YEAR OLD HORSE FOUND IN BACKYARD
The horse had arthritis when it died. It is possible, too, that it had bone cancer in one ankle.
That can happen to any horse once it gets to be a certain age. This one is nearly 16,000 years old.
$53 MILLION CLASS ACTION
Horse owners have launched a $53 million law suit against the pharmaceutical company responsible for developing the Hendra vaccine.
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FREE ON-LINE ARTICLES IN BACK ISSUES

DIAGNOSING LAMENESS IN THE EQUINE ATHLETE
Lameness can originate in bone or soft tissue and being able to identify and understand this condition requires the ability to distinguish between normal and altered paces and the change in the way the horse normally carries itself.

PONYING (leading from another horse)

Ponying, or leading one horse off another, is an especially useful technique if time is
short or a health issue precludes mounted exercise.Ponying

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DID YOU MISS AN ISSUE IN 2017 ...
CLICK HERE  to see  just a few of the 2017 articles presented to Australian horsemen and women with a thirst for practical, informative information on the horse and rider.


We are constantly adding more articles  for you to view free on-line. See these previously  published articles at  online articles.

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