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Find more resources about horses and horse racing in the State Library's collections and exhibitions, as well as information available on the internet.

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This State Library exhibition in 2007 celebrated the horse in Colonial art and life, revealing the diverse and significant role of the horse, its status in the new colony and the varied approaches taken toward its visual representation by both professional and amateur artists at the time.

Digitised collection items related to horses
Online collection items about horses in the State Library's manuscripts, oral history and pictures catalogue.

Digitised collection items related to horse racing
Online collection items about horse racing in the State Library's manuscripts, oral history and pictures catalogue.

Horse directory of Australia
A list of links to horse-related assocations and organisations, including racing clubs, museums and breeders.

Australian Racing Museum
The Australian Racing Museum is located in Federation Square, Melbourne. It documents the heritage of horse racing in Australia.

Australian Jockey Club
The AJC has been presenting race meetings in Sydney for over 150 years. Royal Randwick and Warwick Farm racecourses are the venues for AJC events.

The Library Shop
The Library Shop has a selection of fine art reproductions of photographs, maps, oil paintings, watercolours, drawings and panoramas from the Library's collections available for purchase.

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A day at the races
Made possible through a partnership with Arrowfield