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' Move horses to paddocks ' amid fire threat . Frank Chung. The AVA said the ideal environment is a large or series of small well-grazed paddocks with the internal gates left open, and warned horses should not be let onto roads where they could face danger from traffic as well as fire .
A horse is being hailed a hero after it ran into a treacherous situation to save his/her fellow horses from being burned up in one of the SoCal fires . The dramatic footage was shot Wednesday morning as Good Samaritans worked to corral horses to safety as they tried to escape the fast-approaching Easy
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Horse owners are being urged to move their animals to a safe place in the face of the catastrophic bushfire threat.
The Australian Veterinary Association has warned horses should not be locked in confined stables but rather placed in well-grazed paddocks.
Dr Sam Nugent, president of Equine Veterinarians Australia said the key is to act early.
"It's critical not to lock your horses in a stable, holding yard or similar environment, as they may panic and hurt themselves if confined," said Dr Nugent.
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"In addition, the EVA asks that you remove all gear from your horse as it could get caught on fences, melt or become very hot and cause serious burns, plus do not leave rugs on your horse."
The AVA said the ideal environment is a large or series of small well-grazed paddocks with the internal gates left open, and warned horses should not be let onto roads where they could face danger from traffic as well as fire.
Northern Beaches Council Mayor Michael Regan said they have opened Frenchs Forest Showground and North Narrabeen reserve for local residents to temporarily relocate large animals including horses.
NSW fires burn at Sydney's doorstep at Gospers Mountain .
Residents in the path of a "fast moving" bushfire burning through large swathes of NSW's Hawkesbury bushland are warned to "leave before it is too late".The NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) has issued an emergency warning for the blaze at Gospers Mountain, about 40 kilometres north of Richmond, in Sydney's north-west.