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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High Point Score Competition
WHSA’s High Point Score Competition will be running from July 1st 2021 to June 30th 2022 (with prizes) for the full 12 month competition.
2021/2022 High Point Score Award forms are now available here
WHSA Horses across the Country – ANZAC Day
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.