Andrew Hennell

Although originally from Sydney, spending most of his school holidays on a mixed-enterprise family farm near Walla Walla NSW inspired a passion for rural life. He’s since lived in Wagga Wagga, in Canberra, and now on a property just outside Yass NSW. Always keeping a keen interest in rural life and farming, Andrew’s work career has spanned public relations, journalism and photography for a wide range of clients and employers.

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Courageous Mare Uses Own Body to Shield Foal From Fire

from – During the early morning hours of April 6th, 2014, a North Texas family awoke to every horse owner’s worst nightmare. A heating lamp located within their barn had shorted out and sparked an electrical fire that quickly engulfed the entire building. Trapped inside was their beloved pony, “Bella,” and her new foal, “Butterscotch.” The …

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‘Horsing around’ reduces stress hormones in youth

April 24, 2014 – By Rachel Webber, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – New research from Washington State University reveals how youth who work with horses experience a substantial reduction in stress – and the evidence lies in kids’ saliva. The results are published in the American Psychological Association’s Human-Animal Interaction Bulletin this …

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Coming soon

Launching online in mid-late 2014, Australian Country Life Magazine will be a breath of fresh air in the publishing world. Featuring real people, real farmers, real life from the rural regions of Australia we’re all about high-quality writing and photography to bring these stories to life. We’re not city and we’re not the dusty outback …

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