The Waler, the Australian War Horse, legendary for their feats of endurance and courage in the desert campaigns and later in France with the Australian Light Horse has gone on to forge their place in the modern-day Australian competition and pleasure equine scene.
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The WHSA are proud to offer “A history of the development of the Australian Waler Horse Breed” book compiled by Grantley & Velda Chaplin.
$50 each plus $14.50 postage Australia wide.
To purchase please make payment to;
Waler Horse Society of Australia
Please send confirmation of payment & postal address to firstname.lastname@example.org
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From 1st July 2023, all
incoming registrations must be
accompanied by a DNA sample or DNA
report from Practical Horse Genetics
(Australian Testing Clinic).
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Walers around the country
Only one came back
Just one horse out of approximately 130,000 sent away to the First World War returned to Australia. According to Professor Ernest Scott, author of the volume of the official history dealing with the Australian home front, the sole exception was said to have been “the charger of General Bridges”, a horse known as Sandy.
Follow the link to find out more about Sandy.