Horse archery brings out the warrior in a person and gives pony clubs a another string to their bow – ABC Rural

Horse archery brings out the warrior in a person and gives pony clubs a another string to their bow – ABC Rural

Horse archery is getting up a gallop as interest in its warrior-like appeal helps to rein in the decline in pony club memberships. South Australian Bianca Stawiarski, a horse archery competitor and trainer, said part of the reason the sport was gaining momentum was its warrior-like appeal to young men. …

Pony dumped in grandmother’s backyard after 13-year-old girl responds to online ad

Pony dumped in grandmother’s backyard after 13-year-old girl responds to online ad

Updated May 12, 2018 10:50:41 Photo: The pony, named Mr Melvin Andrews, was found in the Stoke-on-Trent backyard. (Supplied: RSPCA) A grandmother in England was “very shocked” to discover a pony left in her backyard, after her granddaughter responded to an advertisement on the internet. The 13-year-old girl answered the …

Perth Stadium’s first streaker Ben Jenkins fined, labelled a show pony

Perth Stadium’s first streaker Ben Jenkins fined, labelled a show pony

Posted May 03, 2018 15:59:53 The first streaker at the Perth Stadium has been labelled “an idiot” and a “show pony” by a Magistrate, who told the 23-year-old to “grow up”, saying people “are sick of exhibitionists like you”. Ben Jenkins has pleaded guilty to trespassing on the playing field …

Polo pony deaths: Animal welfare expert to quit over delays in Tasmanian investigations

Polo pony deaths: Animal welfare expert to quit over delays in Tasmanian investigations

Updated April 30, 2018 08:39:33 Photo: The Barnbougle Polo event in January, after which the ponies died on the journey home. (Supplied: Barnbougle Polo) A long-term adviser to the Tasmanian Government on animal welfare will quit his position over what he says is a “completely disappointing” lack of progress and …

Polo pony deaths still under the spotlight, pressure grows for answers

Polo pony deaths still under the spotlight, pressure grows for answers

Posted April 17, 2018 05:23:12 Photo: One of two Willo Polo trucks carrying ponies boards the Spirit Of Tasmania, bound for Melbourne. (Instagram: chelcroz) Almost three months on from the deaths of 16 prized polo ponies in the back of a truck that travelled across Bass Strait, there are growing …