Spring Edition of ABA Newsletter OUT NOW!

In this bumper issue we celebrate ten years of ABA and have a look at what has happened in ABA, its member groups and the Brumby world. And we will be at the 3rd Australian Brumby Challenge at Equitana Melbourne.  If you are in town, we would love to see you! …..more – download or view the newseltter  Continue reading

Barmah Brumby Awareness Ride 16th August 2014

Hoofs2010 Inc. and the Barmah Brumby Preservation Group Inc. are holding a Heritage Horse Awareness Day in Echuca, Victoria on August 16, 2014. During the day there will be guest speakers, entertainment, information stalls and “stalls of the horse kind”.  Entry is by gold coin donation and it will be a great family day out. A highlight will be a parade of horses, led and ridden through the town of Echuca to Rotary Park.  Enter as an individual, group or club to be in the parade! (pre-registration required). Wear a heritage costume in the parade to show how horses have… Continue reading

ABA Congratulates the Winners of the first Australian Brumby Challenge

On the first weekend in February 2014, the Victorian Brumby Association hosted the finals of the first Australian Brumby Challenge.   Brumbies from the Victorian Alps and from Kosciuszko National Park were trained by approved trainers over 100 days.  A huge effort by all humans and horses to start off the Year of the Horse. To learn more go to our ABC page !! Continue reading

BRUMBY CHALLENGE – By SOREN FREDERIKSEN – Jan. 31, 2014, 9:23 a.m.

COLLEEN Clancy’s friends might know her better than she knows herself. The Kingsvale farm worker and local SES controller has spent the last 100 days taming a wild horse for the Australian Brumby Challenge, hoping to save the animal and others from slaughter. “I know several friends said when I first got him, ‘Oh, you won’t be able to sell him’,” Colleen said. “And I said, ‘Yes, I’ve got to, I can’t take another horse’.” But after three months of training Bush Hero, the one-year-old brumby she took into her charge, Colleen has had a change of heart. Instead of… Continue reading