From our blog
01 Sep 2014
Like, I suspect, many Australians, I have always thought of racehorses (or at least the non-harnessed variety) as Thoroughbreds, but Arabian enthusiast Virginia Dodson recently...
15 Aug 2014
A few months ago we introduced painter Margrete Erling and her works that powerfully convey the significance of horses within Australian history, see Painting horses. In the meantime, Margrete has...
13 Aug 2014
This week, the National Museum has launched a new website called ‘My Pony Club’, inviting all pony club participants from across Australia to contribute their stories. Check...
Horses in Australia
This National Museum of Australia project focuses on Australia's equine and equestrian heritage. More about Horses in Australia
More on Spirited, only at the National Museum.
Share your memories and experiences.
From cups won by champions, to a quilt embroidered by a teenage girl.
Explore these special photographic and film features.
Share your pony club story and photo with us as part of the Spirited exhibition.
A research project exploring the origins and passion for bush riding in Australia.
Support the project and share your stories about Australia's horses.
Meet the team working on the Horses in Australia project.
Horses in Australia is part of the National Museum's People and the Environment program. Discover more stories about people's relationships with Australia's natural and built environments on our People and the Environment website.