Australia Issued Stamps on Equestrian Sports

\"australiaAustralia is paying tribute to its equestrian heritage with a new stamp issue dedicated to horse sport.The Equestrian Events stamp issue features dressage, cross-country and showjumping, polocrosse and pony club on five domestic base-rate (70c) stamps.“Many Australians enjoy horses through pony clubs, competition and leisure, and these form the focus of this stamp issue,” said Australia Post Philatelic Manager Michael Zsolt.“We trust collectors and especially equine enthusiasts will jump at the opportunity to collect these equestrian-themed stamps and the associated products.”The Equestrian Events stamp issue is available from July 15, and includes a first day cover, stamp pack, set of five maxicards, five booklets of 10 x 70c self-adhesive stamps, a roll of 200 x 70c self-adhesive stamps and a booklet collection.

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