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

Cultural Meanings of Wild Horses

From The Conversation, excerpts from an article by Michael Adams (University of Wollongong) on the Cultural Meanings of Wild Horses…. “The Kosciuszko wild horses are also tangled within the embedded idiosyncrasies and contradictions of the largest national park in New South Wales. Here there are protected populations of two species of invasive fish (brown and rainbow trout) that are demonstrably responsible for local extinctions of native fish and frog species; a gigantic hydro-electric scheme with dominant infrastructure across large areas of the park; and expanding ski resorts where it is possible to buy lodges. Much of the landscape that is… Continue reading

September Newsletter OUT NOW!

The September issue of Brumby Bridges is now available for viewing or downloading.   Inside this issue: More Kosi Brumbies at the Sale Yard Brumby Week in Central Australia The Ngarigo, Djiringanj and the Brumby 2017 International Compassionate Conservation Conference   View/Download Continue reading

Students honour Indigenous soldiers riding Brumbies to Alice Springs

On April 24, in Alice Springs a group of 36 students from a remote Central Australian Community finished their 127 kilometre ride through the desert on wild brumbies to honour Indigenous soldiers…. ….The trip is part of a community driven program, Stronger Communities for Children, which is designed to boost attendance at school. ….The Ntaria School students helped break in and train the wild Hermannsburg brumbies before the ride, many of them hope to continue their work with horses. Read the full story from the NITV Website ! Continue reading

A Short History of High Plains Wild Horses from Kiandra to Peppercorn

Ted Taylor,  from Northern KNP is knowledgeable of the background and origins of various Snowy Brumby breed types, from: Kiandra Yarrangobilly Caves. Long Plain/Currango Peppercorn, Broken Cart and Brindabella, and Coolamine   Below is his account of the history of horses from this area.   Short history of High Plains Wild Horses from Kiandra to Peppercorn Ted Taylor “I now describe, for those not privileged to see KNP when leased and grazed by tens of thousands of sheep and cattle for over one 100 yrs. It was a very beautiful healthy landscape; the broad-toothed rat, corroboree frog, fish and wild… Continue reading