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The Australian Stock Horse Society Limited, established in 1971 in Scone, New South Wales, is dedicated to preserving and promoting the bloodlines of the Australian Stock Horse breed. Known for its versatility and superior performance in work and leisure activities, the Society boasts a membership of approximately 8,500 individuals and over 200,000 registered horses. With 60 Branches across Australia, as well as branches in the United States and New Zealand, the Society actively promotes the breed within the horse industry and conducts various competitions and activities for its members.

The Society’s primary focus is on maintaining the history and identity of the Australian Stock Horse, ensuring its recognition and success both nationally and internationally. Through its annual National Show, the Society highlights the breed’s achievements and aims to secure its legacy for future generations. The Society’s Board of Directors works diligently to uphold the standards and values of the Australian Stock Horse, emphasizing its significance in the equine world.

Founded by a group of passionate enthusiasts, including Mr. Alex Braid and Mr. John Kenneth Mackay, the Australian Stock Horse Society has played a pivotal role in reviving interest in horses post-World War I. With a commitment to privacy and data protection, the Society adheres to the Privacy Act 1988 and the National Privacy Principles in handling members’ personal information. By providing a platform for breeders and owners to register their horses and participate in various events, the Society continues to be a leading authority in the promotion and preservation of the Australian Stock Horse breed.