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