From our blog
17 Mar 2015
After six months on show, the Spirited horses are returning to their stables and paddocks for a well-earned rest. From 11 September 2014 to 9 March 2015, over 52,000 people visited...
16 Feb 2015
At the heart of the Spirited: Australia’s horse story exhibition is the question ‘how has the connection between horses and humans shaped life this country?’...
04 Feb 2015
Isa Menzies is a PhD candidate at the Australian National University, where she is examining how museums in Australia and New Zealand have interpreted horse remains,...
Horses in Australia
This National Museum of Australia project focuses on Australia's equine and equestrian heritage. More about Horses in Australia
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A research project exploring the origins and passion for bush riding in Australia.
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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.