For those who work in the thoroughbred racing industry, it is not just a job. They have a deep affection for horses that compels them to choose a career working with equine athletes every day, and ensuring that their wellbeing is the top priority.
Winx was the mare that truly stopped a nation, time and time again. A year on since her remarkable race career ended, we find out just how she is faring as her firstborn is eagerly awaited.
Living Legends is a retirement home like no other: home to some of the greatest racehorses of all time, including many Melbourne Cup winners, where visitors can get up close and personal to champions of the turf. A partnership with the VRC enables this award-winning facility to go from strength to strength, with exciting new plans for an on-course hub at Flemington.
Jessica Liston is an expert in equine-assisted therapy who works with Waler horses – an Australian horse breed with a proud heritage.
Bringing new equine life into the world is a unique job performed by dedicated and passionate people.
Although the mighty Hartnell has retired from our race tracks, a new career in showing beckons under the guidance of his great mate, and new life companion, Reg Fleming.
The relationship between horse and trainer is a special one, some more than others. Greg Eurell had a particular fondness for Apache Cat that went beyond the victories at the track.