Missing horse rider found safe and well after four nights in Victorian high country

Missing horse rider found safe and well after four nights in Victorian high country

Updated May 09, 2018 09:30:07 Photo: Narelle Davies had planned to return home after one night of camping. (Supplied: Victoria Police) A woman and her horse who went missing on a camping trip in Victoria’s high country have been found safe and well after four nights in the bush, police …

Search for horse rider missing for three nights in Victorian mountains

Search for horse rider missing for three nights in Victorian mountains

Updated May 08, 2018 17:11:46 Photo: Ms Davies is described by police as being an accomplished endurance rider. (Supplied: Victoria Police) Concerns are growing for an accomplished horse endurance rider from Victorian who has been missing for three nights after setting off for a weekend of riding in the mountains …

Horse trainers, stablehands found guilty of doping-related charges in Aquanita racing scandal

Horse trainers, stablehands found guilty of doping-related charges in Aquanita racing scandal

Updated May 08, 2018 11:26:42 Five horse trainers and three stablehands have been found guilty of doping-related offences by Victoria’s Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board, after an investigation into one of the biggest horseracing scandals in Australian history. Trainers Stuart Webb, Tony Vasil, Trent Pennuto and Liam Birchley, and stablehand …

Video shows stablehand allegedly doping Robert Smerdon-trained horse at Flemington

Video shows stablehand allegedly doping Robert Smerdon-trained horse at Flemington

Posted April 30, 2018 17:22:01 Incriminating footage capturing the moment racing stewards confront a stablehand allegedly doping a Robert Smerdon-trained horse at Flemington has been aired at a hearing into the Aquanita scandal. Eight people connected to the powerful thoroughbred stables are facing 271 charges at a Racing Appeals and …

Kembla Grange races; Matt Jones best bets preview’ horse racing tips

Kembla Grange races; Matt Jones best bets preview’ horse racing tips

LA COURBETTE has two things to overcome in Thursday’s Lake Illawarra Benchmark 65 Handicap (2000m) at Kembla Grange. One is the big weight and the other query is in her control. The Matthew Smith-trained mare is the best horse in the race, which is why she is carrying 62kg, but …

Maverick the miniature horse is a ‘Top Gun’ when it comes to putting smiles on faces

Maverick the miniature horse is a ‘Top Gun’ when it comes to putting smiles on faces

Posted April 12, 2018 16:30:13 Video: Meet Maverick the therapy horse (ABC News) Related Story: The greyhound lending a therapeutic paw to those with dementia Related Story: ‘He looks after me’: How Melvin the dog is helping one woman with dementia Residents at a Canberra nursing home were delighted by …

Motorbike rider dies after collision with horse float in Tasmania’s north

Motorbike rider dies after collision with horse float in Tasmania’s north

Updated March 31, 2018 12:33:53 Photo: The horse float involved in the motorcycle fatality, in Tasmania’s Meander Valley. (ABC News: Daniel Blades) A motorcyclist has died after a collision with a vehicle towing a horse float in Tasmania’s north. Police said the rider was declared dead at the scene, at …

Seven plead not guilty to systematic horse doping, Robert Smerdon does not enter plea

Seven plead not guilty to systematic horse doping, Robert Smerdon does not enter plea

Updated March 01, 2018 15:05:12 High profile trainer Robert Smerdon did not enter a plea at today’s directions hearing into Racing Victoria doping charges, but the seven other trainers and stable hands all entered not guilty pleas. The group who all have links to Aquanita Racing were charged with a …

Horse racing: Winx sets world record with 17th group one flat win | Sport

Champion mare Winx has won the George Ryder Stakes for the third straight year at Rosehill in Sydney, and set a world record with a 17th group one flat win. It was her 24th-straight victory. With Saturday’s win Winx move past the previous record of 16 set by American horse …

Golden Slipper favourite Sunlight could be the first horse owned by women to win the prestigious race

Golden Slipper favourite Sunlight could be the first horse owned by women to win the prestigious race

Updated March 23, 2018 11:53:59 Photo: Race-horse Sunlight has taken the Australian racing world by storm, and is tipped to win the 2018 Golden Slipper. (AAP: Albert Perez) Related Story: Come for a ride on the world’s fastest racehorse Related Story: Jockey trailblazer says women-only racing event ‘a step backwards’ …