Explore the National Museum of Australia's collection of historical artefacts related to horses and horsemen and women in Australia. This includes horsedrawn vehicles, paintings and photographs, clothing and tools, and trophies and ribbons awarded to champion horses, their owners, riders and trainers.
Flemington on Cup Day
Explore the workings and wonders of Flemington, Australia's largest racecourse, on Melbourne Cup Day. See how fashions have changed over the years, hear about broadcasting from veteran race caller Greg Miles, see a parade of champion horses and check out some of the objects on show in our Landmarks gallery.
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.