UNBRIDLED - A Festival of Horses, Music & Food - 15 November 2014
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Important Dates

Application Closing Dates:

31 JUL - Music & Entertainer Performer Applications
31 JUL - Breed Pavilion Applications
31 JUL - Equestrian Performer/ Educator/ Demonstrator Applications
31 JUL - Stallion Village Applications
31 JUL - Exhibition Hall Applications
31 JUL - Stalls Applications
14 SEP - Volunteer Applications



Important Dates

Let your forelock loose and get fancy free at Unbridled!
Program Highlights
Tim Cope will be presenting at Unbridled 2014! Mark Moldre will be rocking out at Unbridled 2014 Unbridled 2014 will host an International Jousting Tournament! Check out Troy Henderson and the Yellow Mondays at Unbridled 2014 Minature Horse Jumping! Unbridled 2014 will feature a heart racing Mounted Archery demonstration!
Latest Program Announcements!
July 28th, 2014 | First Aid for Horses Presentation at Unbridled 2014

Dr Natasha Hovanessian

We would like to introduce you to Dr Natasha Hovanessian, BVSc., MS., from Canberra Equine Hospital! Natasha is a passionate and articulate Large Animal Veterinarian who will be presenting at Unbridled 2014! We’re pretty (read: extremely) impressed by Natasha, and are seriously pleased to be able to help her share her knowledge at the festival.

Natasha will share vital information on First Aid for Horses, including how to perform a physical examination, bandaging your horse safely, and how to administer medications. This is a presentation not to be missed by current (and future) horse owners!

Find out more about Natasha on our Performers page!

July 13th, 2014 | Miniature Horses

Mounted Archery

Miniature Horses

These gorgeous mini creatures usually stand no higher than 86-97 centimetres! Can you believe it!! That is the size of a large hound, surly not a horse. Imagine how tiny a Miniature foal is… Eek!

The Miniature Horses’ popularity is rapidly growing in Australia and around the world. We are thrilled to announce The Independent Miniature Horse Registry will be bringing Unbridled 2014 more squeals & cute joy than we think we can handle! They will demonstrate the versatility and athleticism of the Miniature Horse in the Main Arena and be displaying the Miniature Horse in the Breed Pavilion. The display will be accompanied by commentary from Wayne Hipsley (USA).

Find out more about Miniature Horses on our Performers page!

July 8th, 2014 | Heart racing Mounted Archery display at Unbridled 2014!

Mounted ArcheryGoing hand-in-hand like pie and ice-cream (Vegemite and toast?) is jousting and Mounted Archery! And we’re lucky enough to have both!

Visitors to Unbridled 2014 will be treated to a spectacular display by Mounted Archery Australia. Mounted archery is an ancient skill that has received a considerable revival over the past two decades. Traditionally used for hunting and warfare, it has evolved into a complex and impressive sport, requiring great skill and precision.

Find out more about this awesome display on our Performers page!

News & Updates!
July 28th, 2014 | New Unbridled 2014 TV Ad!

Have you seen our new TV ad on Southern Cross Ten, Eleven (TV channel) and One? Our Festival Manager, Kate, and Production Design Manager, Lizzy, recently locked themselves in the office over a weekend and magicked this together! We’re pretty excited!

If you are in the ACT and surrounds, you can check it out on tv over the next few weeks! Hooray!

July 1st, 2014 | TICKETS ON SALE TODAY!!

Tickets are now on sale!The day has finally arrived, and we are just so darn excited to let you know that tickets for Unbridled 2014 are officially on sale! Mosey right over here to purchase your tickets for this fantastic day out!

We are also going to be rolling out stacks of program announcements over the next week, so keep your eyes peeled! If you want to get updates straight to your inbox, enter your email address into the ‘Stay Updated’ box on the right side of the page.

June 29th, 2014 | Unbridled 2014: Mail Coach Newsletter – Issue 3

Mail Coach Newsletter - Issue 3 OUT NOWIssue 3 of the Unbridled 2014 Mail Coach Newsletter is now available. It features lots of updates about applications, including major reductions in all stall and exhibition hall fees! Click here to read this issue!

If you are interested in having our Mail Coach Newsletter delivered straight to your inbox, you can sign up to our mailing list at the right hand side of the page (under ‘Stay Updated’).

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