From our blog
18 Nov 2014
Chloe Bussenschutt works as an objects conservator at the National Museum of Australia. One of her recent tasks has been the stabilisation and revitalisation of...
13 Nov 2014
Harold Fife was born in 1919 at Wagga Wagga, a busy town among the wheat and sheep farms of southern New South Wales, and died...
04 Nov 2014
It’s sixty years since New Zealand gelding Rising Fast won the Melbourne Cup. The horse’s victory sealed a treble that has never been bettered – winning...
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.
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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.
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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.