Learning How to Tame Australia’s Desert Brumbies

Chris Pollitt, Professor of Equine Medicine at the University of Queensland, started brumby week — a chance for horse-loving adventurers to see the wild horses in their equally untamed environment. People come from all over the country — and from as far away as the United Kingdom and Germany — to join “The Prof” on…

40 Years Since NZ Woman’s Horse Racing Milestone

The weekend of July 14, 15 marked the 40th anniversary of the first occasion New Zealand women rode against their male counterparts. Female riders now make up 43 per cent of New Zealand’s licensed jockeys and their impact is well-illustrated by the jockeys’ premiership for the 2017-18 season.