ISSUE 59
OCTOBER 2020
FABULOUS FOALS
TO BREED OR NOT?
KERRY MACK’S
KINDERGARTEN TIPS
& ADVICE FROM THE VET
CHRIS BURTON’S
SUNNY OUTLOOK

PLUS: EMMA FLAVELLE-WATTS & CABARET C, EVENTING ABROAD WITH LISSA GREEN & ISABEL ENGLISH, A SECOND CHANCE FOR A SPECIAL RACEHORSE, RACING WITH HIGHCLERE, NAVIGATING THE LAMINITIS LABYRINTH & MORE

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ISSUE 59

CONTENTS

OCTOBER 2020
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Opinion

THE NEW AGE OF EA

FROM THE CHAIRMAN ROBERT MCKAY

Opinion

OLYMPICS FULL STEAM AHEAD

RYAN’S RAVE BY HEATH RYAN

Dressage

A TALE OF TWO EMMAS

BY EQ LIFE/ROGER FITZHARDINGE

Special feature

COURAGEOUS KIWI BLAZES HER OWN TRAIL (Part 3)

BY ROGER FITZHARDINGE

Eventing

DIFFERENT PATHWAYS, SAME GOALS ABROAD

BY ELLI BIRCH

Racing

HIGHCLERE RACING DELIVERS A CHANGE OF PACE

BY ADELE SEVERS

Dressage

10 TIPS FOR RIDING THE MEDIUM TESTS

BY EQ LIFE & ROGER FITZHARDINGE

Health

FOAL DIARRHOEA
(DON’T PANIC!)

BY DR MAXINE BRAIN

Special feature

ALL EYES ON THE PRIZE

BY AMANDA YOUNG

Health

NAVIGATING THE LAMINITIS LABYRINTH

BY EQ LIFE

Eventing

CHRIS BURTON SEES THE BRIGHT SIDE OF 2020

BY ADELE SEVERS

Training

WELCOME TO KINDERGARTEN FOR FOALS

BY DR KERRY MACK

Breeding

TO BREED OR
NOT TO BREED,
THAT IS THE QUESTION…

BY AMANDA YOUNG

Lifestyle

POETRY JUMPS TO LIFE & YES, HORSES CAN TALK!

BY SUZY JARRATT

My Favourite Dish

SLOW BAKED LAMB SHOULDER

WITH EMMA FLAVELLE-WATTS
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Opinion
THE NEW AGE OF EA
Yes it’s true, the new EA is about to be born! Our Chairman, Robert McKay, talks us through the next steps regarding how the new board of directors will be appointed. read more...
OLYMPICS FULL STEAM AHEAD
Here come the Tokyo Olympics, 23 July 2021… Covid or no Covid, Covid vaccine or no Covid vaccine! The whole world is backing the Olympics for next year and Japan is determined. read more...
Dressage
A TALE OF TWO EMMAS
Emma Flavelle-Watts has rubbed shoulders with top riders and horses in Europe. Now back home in Queensland, she is turning heads with an opinionated mare by the name of Cabaret C (aka Emma). read more...
10 TIPS FOR RIDING THE MEDIUM TESTS
Planning to ride your first Medium test? Whether you’re working towards competing when live competitions resume or have entered one of our virtual competitions, these tips are for you! read more...
Special feature
COURAGEOUS KIWI BLAZES HER OWN TRAIL (Part 3)
We continue the enthralling true story of Carolyn Law (Lieutenant), who is about to start work for the Hungarian master horseman Karl Jurenak at Tibor Equestrian Centre in Sydney. read more...
ALL EYES ON THE PRIZE
Meet Prize, one of 10 horses involved in the first round of Racing Victoria’s RESET program, a new pathway for Victorian thoroughbreds that struggle to find the right home after they retire. read more...
Eventing
DIFFERENT PATHWAYS, SAME GOALS ABROAD
Isabel English and Lissa Green are two young Australian eventers based in Southern England where they are well on the way to the top of their sport, despite the different routes they are taking. read more...
CHRIS BURTON SEES THE BRIGHT SIDE OF 2020
UK-based Australian eventer Chris Burton has grasped the positives despite lockdowns and event cancellations this year — a stunning new training facility, an exciting team of horses, and more family time. read more...
Racing
HIGHCLERE RACING DELIVERS A CHANGE OF PACE
Highclere Racing is competing at the highest level in the sport of kings. The British-based business has a rich history and a bright future — part of which it hopes will include Melbourne Cup success. read more...
Health
FOAL DIARRHOEA (DON’T PANIC!)
With the foaling season underway, first-time breeders will discover that along with the bundle of fun comes an almost ritualistic bout of diarrhoea. Don’t panic, it is usually normal, says Dr Maxine Brain. read more...
NAVIGATING THE LAMINITIS LABYRINTH
Spring is a joyous time, presenting abundant opportunities for horse owners to enjoy fun in the sun with our four-legged friends. Unfortunately, it’s also the highest risk season for laminitis. read more...
Training
WELCOME TO KINDERGARTEN FOR FOALS
Just as it is with people, first impressions and experiences can set a foal up for life. How you interact with your foal from the outset goes a long way towards its trainability, says Kerry Mack. read more...
Breeding
TO BREED OR NOT TO BREED, THAT IS THE QUESTION…
At this time of year many horse people – particularly mare owners – ask themselves: “Should I breed a foal?” It’s a good question, and one that warrants thorough investigation before deciding. read more...
Lifestyle
POETRY JUMPS TO LIFE & YES, HORSES CAN TALK!
Relive the making of The Man From Snowy River and have a laugh along with the famous Mr ed, as Suzy Jarrett continues her series on horses on the big and small screens. read more...
My Favourite Dish
SLOW BAKED LAMB SHOULDER
Finding recipes that are healthy, tasty and quick to prepare can be challenging – as a result, the temptation to grab processed and often unhealthy dining options can pop up! Amanda Ross has the answer... read more...
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