Extreme case of summer sores

Summer sores and faecal egg counts- Worm management in summer.

This summer has your horse developed a sore just won’t heal? You may be dealing with a summer sore. Summer sores occur when worm larvae are deposited by flies onto moist areas on a horse, such as a wound or near the eye. The worm larvae then irritate the area causing inflammation and itching. This […]

Horse owners swap horses for bus on equine landcare bus tour

Saturday November the 12th saw a bus load of enthusiastic horse property managers tour the SJ Region learning about paddock rotation systems. A track system allows your horses to move freely around your paddocks while restricting time on your grass. This allows the grass to rest between grazing periods decreasing negative impacts. There are both […]

people walking through bushland in keysbrook

Healthy Habitats Bus Tour 2016 – What Has Been Achieved

On a very wet Saturday on the 8th October, 21 Serpentine Jarrahdale land owners took part in the Healthy Habitats Bus Tour 2016 of 3 Healthy Habitats properties. Amongst the group were Healthy Habitats members, Councillors from the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale, representatives from Landcare SJ and land owners interested in bushland management.   The […]

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SJ Equine Landcare – Soil Amendment Field Day

The weather on Friday the 3rd June was perfect for an outdoor field day on private property in Serpentine. There were 17 individuals who turned up to the Soil Amendment Field Day to learn how to  promote better pasture growth, support their horses, reduce erosion, and decrease nutrient runoff.   Soil Testing Justine Wolfgang from […]

Equine property in Serpentine practising Sustainable Agriculture

Inaugural SJ Equine Landcare Field Day

SJ Equine Landcare Field Day tackles Weeds and Pests There were 22 attendees at the Inaugural field day in our field day series focussing on Equine Land Management. The Field day was held on April 30th at the beautiful property Quahlee in Serpentine.  Jake Pickersgill from Martins Environmental started off the day with a weeds […]