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Mcgrath Foundation

Turn your Pony Club Pink

Posted: Wed, 24th Sep 2014

The McGrath Foundation and Pony Club Association of NSW are encouraging you to your club pink in support of the McGrath Foundation and raise much needed funds to place McGrath Breast Care Nurses in communities across Australia as well as increasing breast awareness in young women.

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AVA Media Release

Posted: Wed, 24th Sep 2014

Vets urge horse owners to get their horses Hendra vaccinated.

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Marketing & State Events Coordinator position available

Posted: Wed, 24th Sep 2014

We currently have an opportunity for a Marketing and State Events Coordinator to fill a 12 month full time maternity leave contract position based at our Wollongong Office. The successful applicant will need to be available to start from the 25th Nov.

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Karen’s Column - The Family Tree

Posted: Tue, 3rd Dec 2013

The Christmas season is upon us and that means parties! I haven’t given it much thought before, but when we meet someone and are trying to make conversation, it’s really helpful to know something about them.

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Karen’s Column - Costly Love

Posted: Wed, 14th Aug 2013

I wonder if you remember what you were doing a few years ago on the day of Victoria’s Black Saturday bushfires? Often shocking news like that embeds in our memory like a freeze frame. I remember light-heartedly flicking on the morning show that day, but then staring at the TV in bewilderment and shock.  173 people lost their lives and over two thousand homes were destroyed by the ravaging fires. Like many others, I stood in front of the TV weeping that morning. On February 7th 2009, Australia stood united in grief.

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Karen’s Column - The Way Ahead

Posted: Fri, 7th Jun 2013

When I was a child, I didn’t have the privilege of owning a horse or going to pony club. Instead my favourite childhood memory was going to Gibson’s Riding Ranch; a picturesque property nestled amongst the hills of the Gold Coast hinterland. Every so often my Dad would take my brother Gary, and me there to go trail riding. Even though I loved horses, I was always terribly nervous around them. The first three times I rode, I got thrown off, so I started to expect each ride would end with me flat on my back in the dirt!

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Karen’s Column - Karma Vs Compassion - which gets your vote?

Posted: Mon, 29th Apr 2013

Autumn in Dubbo is glorious! Warm days, cool nights and trees ablaze with colour; what better way to celebrate the change of seasons than to be out amongst it – with pony camp. Three things I always love about PC camp are eyeing off the horses, watching the kids improve and having good conversations!

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Karen’s Column - A Courageous Easter Story

Posted: Tue, 19th Mar 2013

I’m not sure if courage is something that comes naturally to mind for many of us as we celebrate Easter; but a frightening experience I had years ago has given me a new appreciation for courage at Easter time.

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Karen’s Column - Tips for Buying Horses

Posted: Fri, 1st Feb 2013

Hi everyone. Well we are off and running in another year of P.C. With rallies and competitions underway now, I know many of us are still trying to source the next mount. So this month I’d put together the best tips I've found on buying horses.

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Karen’s Column - Here’s to Fresh Starts!

Posted: Wed, 2nd Jan 2013

A new year, a blank page, a clean slate, a green horse … there is something heartening and hopeful about new beginnings! It seems a new year always goes hand in hand with goals and resolutions, but why do we so often wait for the calendar to flip over before we make life changes?

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