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2017 Heart of Dixie Reining Horse Association Southeast Affiliate Regional Championships – Bud Roebuck

Bud Roebuck shares his story of resiliency and coming back from a disaster. Bud’s barn was hit by a tornado during Hurricane Irma, but he is here in Jacksonville and …

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2017 Heart of Dixie Reining Horse Association Southeast Affiliate Championships – Dave Moore_2

Reiners are family. When one member is down, the family steps up to help. In this video, Dave Moore talks with us about his personal experience with helping another reiner. …

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2017 Heart of Dixie Reining Horse Association Southeast Affiliate Regional Championships – Dave Moore

  Hurricane Irma swept through the Florida peninsula with forceful winds and tornadoes. Dave Moore’s home was damaged, but his spirit was not broken. Check out Dave’s story about preparing, …

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NRHA Rundown – Corporate Partners Members Discounts – Sammi Miller

  Sammi Miller talks about members’ discounts with Corporate Sponsors and the importance of supporting those that support our industry. Check out Sammi’s video!

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NRHA RHF Reining Boot Camps – Leslie Baker

The Reining Horse Foundation’s top fundraiser are the Boot Camps. In this NRHA Rundown, Leslie Baker tells us all about them! Check it out!

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NRHA North American Affiliate Championships – Lauren Rufo

The NRHA NAAC will be held in conjunction with the NRHA Futurity. Lauren Rufo, NRHA Affiliate Representative, talks about the NAAC and how to qualify. Check out Lauren’s video!

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NRHA Rundown – ARCs – Lauren Rufo

  The first Affiliate Regional Championships are happening in Tulsa! Want to know how to qualify for your ARC? Check out NRHA’s Lauren Rufo as she talks about the ARCs!

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Platinum Performance US Junior Teams Earn Silver

Congratulations to the Platinum Performance U.S. Junior Team for earning Silver at the 2017 SVAG FEI World Reining Championships for Juniors and Young Riders! From the US Equestrian Communications Department …

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Platinum Performance U.S. Teams Poised for Start of 2017 SVAG FEI World Reining Championships for Juniors and Young Riders

The US Junior and Young Riders Teams are ready to start the 2017 SVAG FEI World Reining Championships for Juniors and Young Riders! Check out the story at https://www.usef.org/media/press-releases/platinum-performance-us-teams-poised-for-start   …

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USA Reining – Platinum Performance Junior Team Discusses Chef d’equipe Jeff Petska

  For this last video, the Platinum Performance Junior Team discuss the chef d’equipe, Jeff Petska. Sam and Emilia are very excited to have Jeff as the chef d’equipe. Check …

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USA Reining – Platinum Performance Young Riders Team

  In this video of the Platinum Performance US Young Riders Team, Cade, Dani and Jack discuss how they qualified for Switzerland and what they are doing to prepare themselves …

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USA Reining – Platinum Performance Young Riders Team Discuss Chef d’equipe

  The Platinum Performance US Young Riders Team discuss their chef d’equipe, Jeff Petska. Check out their video!

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USA Reining Platinum Performance US Junior Team – Qualify

  The USA will have a great group of junior and young riders representing them at the FEI World Championships! Check out our latest video on the Junior Team discussing …

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USA Reining – Platinum Performance US Junior Team

  Another team going to Switzerland to represent the USA is the Platinum Performance Junior Team! We are so proud of all the kids that not only made the teams, …

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USA Reining – Platinum Performance US Young Riders Team

  We love being a sponsor for USA Reining! We also love these young riders and are very proud of them for making the team! Check out their intro video!

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NRHA Corporate Sponsors Are Essential to Reining

NRHA has many Corporate Sponsors that help to make reining shows possible. Check out this video with Sammi Miller, NRHA Director of Corporate Relations.

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NRHA Rules Changes

During NRBC, NRHA Judge Kelly Sapp went over some rules changes. Ann Salmon-Anderman talked about the judges committee and what they want to accomplish and Gabe Hutchins gave a quick …

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VHH WWS Presents NRHA Rundown

Have you called the NRHA with a question about the Derby, the Futurity or other member and show questions? If so, you probably spoke to Lauren Rufo, Lisa Banbury or …

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NRBC 2017 – Dave Silva

  Hollywoodstinseltown is the latest NRHA Million Dollar Sire, thanks to the performance of his offspring at NRBC. We caught up with Dave Silva to discuss his stallion and the …

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Discover Joy Campaign by USE

Help a child you know Discover the Joy of Riding with USE’s latest campaign click here for video. Not only will they find the love of riding, but it could …

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News About the 2017 NRHA Futurity Open Semi-Finals

Million dollar reiners, Tom McCutcheon and Jordan Larson talk about the impact and benefits of the Open Semi-Finals for the top 75 horses.

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International Reining

Check out this informational video for the International Reining from US Equestrian.

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Mandy McCutcheon: NRHA’s Newest Million Dollar Owner

For Immediate Release- Oklahoma City, Okla., (12-12-2016)- She is one Non Pro rider in a league of her own. Setting new records and achieving things some might call impossible, Mandy …

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Thomas Moore Feed Cart Givaway

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2016 NRHA Futurity L3 Open Champion Arno Honstetter

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Long Time Reining Supporter, Frank Costantini Recaps the Open Futurity Finals

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NRHA Markel Insurance Futurity Prospect Sale is Golden

Written by Stacy Pigott on 03 December 2016. Co-highest seller Shine Dot Shine • Photo by Stacy Pigott Palomino horses were in high demand at the National Reining Horse Association …

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Spooky Whiz Slides to NRHA Futurity Title

Written by NRHA Press Release on 04 December 2016. NRHA Futurity Level 4 Open Champions Spooky Whiz & Andrea Fappani • Photo by Kelsey Pecsek After many days of exciting …

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Jack R Medows and Chicsdreamofdiamonds – L4 Non Pro Futurity Final winning run!

716 / Chicsdreamofdiamonds / Jack R Medows – Level 4 + Youth from NRHA on Vimeo.

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Andrea Fappani & Spooky Whiz win the 2016 NRHA Open Futurity

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Andrea Fappani and Spooky Whiz – 2016 NRHA Futurity winning run!

Spooky Whiz ridden by Andrea Fappani – 2016 NRHA Futurity (Open Finals, Sec. 2) from NRHA on Vimeo.

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Craig Johnson talks Ranch Riding and what he’s looking for in Ranch Riding Prospect

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2016 NRHA Futurity Open 1st Go Recap

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NCHA Futurity Entries Increase

$3,500,000 purse offered Entries in the Open Class of the NCHA Jerry’s Chevrolet National Cutting Horse Association Futurity, presented by Great American Insurance, are up 12.2% over last year.  The …

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In Like Flinn Claims Second Straight World Championship

Written by Hannah Harrel on 14 November 2016. In Like Flinn & Casey Deary • Photo by KC Montgomery The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA)/Lucas Oil World Championship Show is …

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2017 NRHA Handbook Available Online

The 2017 National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Handbook is available online for worldwide Reining enthusiasts. The 2017 NRHA Handbook includes the Association’s rules, regulations and judges’ guide along with NRHA …

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2018 FEI WEG Host Venue Determined

Tryon International Equestrian Center will be hosting the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games. • Courtesy of TIECMark Bellissimo, managing Partner of Tryon Equestrian Partners (TEP), announced that the Tryon International …

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Scott McCutcheon talks with Joe Schmidt after the SWRHA Open Finals

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Mandy McCutcheon talks with Joe Schmidt after the SWRHA Non Pro Futurity

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2016 SWRHA Rookie Challenge Champions

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Dont Miss My Guns Crowned Equidia Lyon International Reining Open Champion

Dont Miss My Guns & Gennaro Lendi • Photo by Andrea Bonaga Twenty-one horses took part in the Equidia Lyon International Reining Open on Oct. 29. This is the flagship …

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Common questions about care, custody and control insurance coverage.

Q: I board and train horses I do not own – do I need care, custody and control (CCC) coverage? A: Yes, the intent of care, custody and control insurance …

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SWRHA Open Finalist Gunny Mathison

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2016 SWRHA L1 Open Futurity Champion Austin Roush

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Co-Champions Take SWRHA Futurity Level 4 Non-Pro

Cade McCutcheon and Whiz My Freckles (left) tied Kelle Smith and Gotta Shiney Whiz (right) for the Futurity Level 4 Non-Pro Championship. Dr. James Morgan, who is kneeling next to …

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Baruch and Salgado Share SWRHA Futurity Open Championships

Loveya and Fernando Salgado (left) scored a 224 to tie Spooks Show Time and Yonathan Baruch (right) for the SWRHA Futurity Levels 4 and 3 Open championships. • Photo by Kristin …

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2016 SWRHA Non Pro Futurity

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2016 SWRHA Open Futurity Champions

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NRHA Announces 2017 Honorees

For Immediate Release-Oklahoma City, Okla., (10-17-2016) – The voting has been completed and the honorees have been notified! Following the presentation of the Hall of Fame Committee’s recommended nominees, the NRHA …

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NRHA Human Interest Feature

Do you have a ‘slide of your life’ story you’d like to share with NRHA? We are looking for engaging and interesting reining stories to pitch to local Oklahoma City …

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Fall Championship Season Awards Millions to American Quarter Horse Owners

American Quarter Horses have the opportunity to earn part of a $48 million payout in some of the industry’s largest and most prestigious competitions this fall. October 6, 2016 The …

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Measures you can take to prevent fires or lessen their impact.

Fire safety for barns – are you prepared? If you ask a group of horse owners what safety issues scare them the most, a large number will tell you it’s …

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The 2016 Las Vegas High Roller Reining Classic… Drawing Equine Aces and Top Rated Players

The 2016 Las Vegas High Roller Reining Classic … Drawing Equine Aces and Top Rated Players by Christy Egan The 2016 Las Vegas High Roller Reining Classic, is in its …

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Vegas 2016 Bloopers

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What to Put In & What to Put On: Joints

Make a sound investment Your horse’s joints help power his motion, and keeping them healthy is key to keeping him moving comfortably for years to come. However, a  study …

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2018 Hall of Fame Nominations

Submit your nominations to the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame Class of 2018. Induction into the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame is one of the highest honors bestowed …

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NRHA Presents $50,000 Silver Spurs Challenge

The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) is pleased to announce an exhilarating reining event that will take place during this year’s NRHA Futurity and Adequan® North American Affiliate Championship. Formally …

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NRHA Futurity Champions and Reserve Champions of the 2000’s

2001  Horse  Sire Dam  Rider  Owner Champion RR STAR Like A Diamond RL Miss Kitty Andrea Fappani Lundin Farm, Del Norte, CO 2001 NRHA Futurity – Open Champion Earning $185,480 …

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NRHA Adds Money to Adequan NAAC

The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) announced that its board of directors has approved the allocation of additional money to the Adequan® North American Affiliate Championship classes held in conjunction …

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2016 NRHA European Derby and Pre-Futurity – Updates and Videos

 2016 NRHA European Derby & Pre Futurity – Ancillary Action in Manerbio 2016 NRHA European Derby & Pre Futurity Ancillary Action in Manerbio Manerbio, September 22 – The National Reining …

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National Equine Veterinarian Week Kicks Off Sept. 18

SmartPak, Henry Schein Animal Health and the Northeast Association of Equine Practitioners (NEAEP) have partnered to launch National Equine Veterinarian Week™. This special week of recognition will be held Sept. …

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The 2016 NRHA European Derby and Pre-Futurity

Big numbers and great reining expected in Manerbio! The 2016 National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) European Derby & Pre Futurity is opening the doors of the Palasturla Equestrian Center in …

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Las Vegas High Roller Reining Classic – Daily News Articles

High Roller Reining Classic Show – Day 1 The 2016 High Roller Reining Classic opened its doors and welcomed the horse world to “come on in” this morning in Las …

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Join APHA and be the Judge with their new IQ Video Learning Platform

Be the judge with APHA’s Horse IQ video learning platform In a groundbreaking move, APHA has released an innovative new online exhibitor education platform called Horse IQ. The first of …

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Topsail Whiz NRHA’s First 11 Million Dollar Sire

NRHA Welcomes First 11 Million Dollar Sire: Topsail Whiz Always in a league of his own, Topsail Whiz has made yet another milestone in the world of Reining.  The late …

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Show Management Seminar Featured at Tulsa Reining Classic

As part of an effort to improve the reining industry, Pro Management and Global Reining Sport Group partnered to put on a show management seminar at the Tulsa Reining Classic …

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USA Para Reining Event at the 2016 50th Annual All American Quarter Horse Congress Seeks Participants

By: Lindsay Y. McCall Columbus, Ohio – August 21, 2016 – USA Para Reining event is looking for Para-Equestrians to participate in the USA Para Reining show at the 2016 All …

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National Arabian Reining Horse Association to make Debut at Tulsa High Roller Reining Classic

The National Arabian Reining Horse Association (NARHA) will make its first official appearance at the eighth annual High Roller Reining Classic, Sept. 9-17 at the South Point Equestrian Center in …

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R is for Rehab

Mandy McCutcheon and Emily Moylan give us a behind-the-scenes look at Tom McCutcheon Reining Horses, which is home to the Equine Spa and Rehabilitation Center, a state-of-the-art rehab facility in …

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Keeping a Performance Horse Sound in Mind and Body

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Team Belgium takes the Gold at the 2016 SVAG FEI World Reining Championships for Seniors

By Simona Diale Though Belgium may be a small country, the Belgian team at the 2016 SVAG FEI World Reining Championships in Givrins, Switzerland, posted a big score to take …

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SmartPak and Absorbine Giveaway!

Our Sponsors SmartPak and Absorbine have always been a favorite, and always provide excellent products. They teamed up and decided there will be one lucky winner of the “Every Day …

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Congratulations to Josh Murphy and Tom and Cade McCutcheon’s Big Wins at the 2016 NRCHA Futurity

Written by Molly Montag Twenty-three-year-old Missouri trainer Josh Murphy thought his horse, Got That Iowa Shine, had the talent to do well in the 2016 North Central Reining Horse Association …

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NRHA Time to Ride “Pledge to Take a Friend Riding”

The Bachelorette’s Heartthrob and Horse Enthusiast Luke Pell Teams Up with Time to Ride for New Sweepstakes Campaign “Pledge to Take a Friend Riding” Washington, D.C., August 4th, 2016. – …

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Merial Launches Ride To Win App

Merial Launches Ride to Win, A Supportive iPhone Application for Performance Horse Owners August 3, 2016 Merial Launches Ride to Win, A Supportive iPhone Application for Performance Horse Owners Duluth, …

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USA Reining 2015 Champions to be Recognized at USEF Reining Championship

The USA Reining Board of Directors has announced that USA Reining will recognize and award its 2015 Year-end winners as part of the opening ceremonies of the USEF Reining Championships, …

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Reiners Giving Back Clinic

Thursday, October 20 2016 Reiners have always been known for their friendly attitudes and generous spirits, but most of all, they are famous for “craving” the sport of Reining, always …

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Virtual Horse Help Sponsorship Packages

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Congratulations to #CINCHteam Rider Jay McLaughlin on becoming the newest NRCHA Million Dollar Rider

Pictured riding the horse that put this #CINCHteam rider over the million-dollar mark, CD Dee Vee Dee (CD Lights x Shiners Missy Jay x Shining Spark), a gelding McLaughlin and …

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Thirty More Non Pro Finalists at the 2017 NRBC!

  The always innovative National Reining Breeders Classic has done it again! Not only will the 20th NRBC cross the $20 Million payout mark, it will break new ground in …

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#CINCHteam rider Casey Deary wins the 2016 National Reining Horse Association Open Derby Championship

#CINCHteam rider Casey Deary wins the 2016 National Reining Horse Association Open Derby Championship The NRHA Derby is one of the most prestigious, and highest payout shows produced by the …

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NRHA Sire & Dam Congratulates Stallions and Their Owners during the 2016 NRHA Derby

Magnum Chic Dream Immediate Release-July 13,2016- Oklahoma City, Okla. – The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Sire & Dam Program paid out $9,000 to stallions and their owners enrolled in …

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Safety 1st by Markel, when you’re hot, you’re hot-but how hot is too hot??

Markel has over 50 years of expertise in insuring horses and horse businesses alike. They are firmly committed to the horses and horse industry. You can count on Markel to …

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At the 2016 NRHA Derby A Sparkling Vintage becomes NRHA’s newest million dollar sire

The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) is pleased to announce its newest Million Dollar Sire. During the 2016 NRHA Derby, A Sparking Vintage reached the Million Dollar milestone when his …

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NRHA Professional of the Year Awards Announced

NRHA Million Dollar Rider Dell Hendricks was named the National Reining Horse Association’s Professional Horseman of the Year for 2015. He was in good company with NRHA Professional Sam Smith …

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Ann Fonck and Roosters Attitude clinch the NRHA European Level 4 Open Futurity Championship

Ann Fonck and Roosters Attitude clinch the NRHA European Level 4 Open Futurity Championship Kreuth, April 23 – The Open finals of the NRHA European Futurity closed the eighth edition …

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Four Facilities Apply to Host the 2017 NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity

The National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) has taken the next step toward selecting the host facility for the 2017 NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity, closing the request for proposal (RFP) …

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GUNNER REACHES EIGHT MILLION DOLLAR SIRE MILESTONE

In less than one year after becoming a National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Seven Million Dollar Sire, NRHA Hall of Fame Inductee Gunner (AQHA Colonels Smoking Gun, APHA Colonels Smokingun) …

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Time to Ride Challenge to Return with New Incentives in 2016

The grassroots competition grew by more than 60% in 2015. Washington, D.C., February 16, 2016 – The Time to Ride Challenge, a contest offering $100,000 in cash and prizes, will take …

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Time to Ride Challenge to Return with $100,000 in Cash & Prizes

Time to Ride Challenge to Return with New Incentives in 2016 The grassroots competition grew by more than 60% in 2015. Washington, D.C., February 16, 2016 – The Time to Ride …

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#RideForOlivia The Power of Social Media

Just three days after 17-year-old rising equestrian star Olivia Inglis was crushed to death by her beloved horse Coriolanus in a freak riding accident the hashtag #RideForOlivia created in her …

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Walking in Water

The Equine Therapy Centre at Hartpury College in Gloucestershire, UK recently concluded a study about the use of underwater treadmills when used in the conditioning and rehab of performance horses. …

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Jason Vanlandingham is NRHA newest million dollar earning rider

“NRHA Professional Jason Vanlandingham recently reached what many riders consider the “crowning achievement” in an NRHA competitor’s reining career when his NRHA earnings topped the million dollar mark….”   Read …

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SWRHA Creates Carla Clay Award To Begin in 2015

SWRHA Creates Carla Clay Award To Begin in 2015 Oct 21, 2015 “The Award to the High Point Youth has been begun in honor of former SWRHA Board member Carla …

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Smarter Stall Rest by SmartPak

  When you get injured, you know to take it easy. Unfortunately, your horse can’t read a doctor’s note. That’s why veterinarians often recommend restricting movement to help your horse …

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2015 International in Denver

With an effort to support the sport of Reining locally, regionally, nationally and internationally, The International offers segments of each level of competition in a way that is unparalleled in …

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IEA Western National Finals Wrap Up

The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) Western National Finals, was held at the Oklahoma State Fair Park in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, during the National Reining Horse Association 2015 Derby. IEA riders …

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After One Length Victory At Kentucky Derby Top Contenders Look to Preakness

Jockey Victor Espinoza celebrates his win on American Pharoah with a spray of bubbly! Photo Credit: facebook.com/KentuckyDerby “He has been a special horse since the first time I rode him. …

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Texas Pre Green Announces Stallion Nomination Program

“After three successful years producing the Texas Pre-Green Super Stake Series, the Super Series Group partners have recently introduced the Texas Hunter Breeding Super Series. Marrying the benefits of both …

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Nutrena® Para-Reining Event Returns to Kentucky Reining Cup

Nutrena® Para-Reining Event Returns to Kentucky Reining Cup Provides opportunities for Para-Equestrians  Lexington, Ky – April 8, 2015 – For the second year, Cargill’s Nutrena® brand Para-Reining  Event will be …

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More Money Added To The APHA World Show

” Nearly $80,000 has been added to reining, cutting and working cow horse classes at the 2015 APHA World Championship Show. When added to the existing $50,000 Farnam Pleasure Stakes payouts …

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Markel AQHA Cowtown Showdown

Markel AQHA Cowtown Showdown This must see event will be showcasing some of the top professionals in the equine industry.  Representing each division:  National Reining Horse Association: Lyle Lovette – …

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Texas Tech’s Horse Midnight Matador Passes Away

Midnight Matador, Texas Tech University’s longest-serving horse, passed away Tuesday, February 3rd, due to complications from colic surgery. Midnight Matador worked 10 seasons with 11 masked riders in the saddle. Our …

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Equine Massage Certification Clinic Comes To Tom McCutcheon Reining Horses, Inc.!

Start 2015 off right! Get certified in equine massage therapy by Greg Gage of Therasage EMC. Greg Gage, C.M.T., E.S.M.T., is the one Tom McCutcheon & Tim McQuay trust to …

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Charlotte Dujardin’s World Record Breaking Freestyle Test at London Olympia!

Charlotte Dujardin, of Great Brittan, and horse Valegro, beat their own World Record in the Grand Prix Freestyle Wednesday during the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ competition at The London …

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2014 Legacy Reining Breeders Sale Success

The 2014 Legacy Reining Breeders sale drew a larger crowd than ever before with buyers flying in from all over the world & buying over the phone internationally as well. …

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Dressage At Devon, Capital Challenge, & L.A. Masters Grand Prix CSI 5* Live Steaming Today

The USEFNetwork is webcasting Dressage At Devon & The Capital Challenge Horse Show live all day today, Sunday, September 28, 2014! For Dressage At Devon LIVE webcast, click HERE. For The Capital Challenge …

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2014 USEF National Open Horse Trial Champion Crowned

Buck Davidson Jumps to 2014 USEF National Open Horse Trial Championship Title on Petite Flower “Clear rounds were the order of the day at the Texas Rose Horse Park over …

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Texas A&M Equestrian Ranked 8th In National Poll

“The Texas A&M women’s equestrian team was tabbed Tuesday as No. 8 in the country in the 2014-15 National Collegiate Equestrian Association (NCEA) poll preseason rankings, as determined by the …

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Team U.S.A. Reining Wins Gold At 2014 World Equestrian Games

Team U.S.A. Reining, consisting of Mandy McCutcheon, Andrea Fapanni, Shawn Flarida, Jordan Larson, & alternates Troy Heikes & Tom McCutcheon, won the team gold at the 2014 Alltech FEI World …

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WEG 2014 In 3-D

This 3-D view of the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games is truly a must-see! Check it out: http://www.alltech.com/news/videos/?bcpid=1258573862001&bckey=AQ%7E%7E%2CAAAAxJd5W9k%7E%2CDxg-pcegyMU3_GWeD1R8J4vn_eS6UMip&bclid=2094754264001&bctid=2085707394001 {module_adrotator,12034}

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“McCutcheons Crown Horse Country”

“…A paved drive leads past a modest home to a large barn fronting a mammoth covered arena.  Our small entourage enters the tall doorway and steps into a lofty breezeway.  …

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2014 Reining By The Bay Wrap Up

2014 Reining By The Bay was a huge success with a 55% increase in entries & serious competition with a last chance for time in the show pen for some …

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Team USA Reining Schedule

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Therasage EMC – Greg Gage, C.M.T., E.S.M.T.

Greg Gage, C.M.T., E.S.M.T., owner of Therasage EMC, is the one Tom McCutcheon & Tim McQuay trust to help keep their horses in the best shape possible both at home …

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Largest NRHA Derby on Record Has Begun

“Horses are still being entered for the 2014 National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Derby Show, but to-date, the event looks to be the largest on record with more than 450 horses entered …

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Lil Ruf Peppy a Three Million Dollar Sire

In 2009 Lil Ruf Peppy became a Two Million Dollar sire and now he has surpassed the Three Million Dollar mark with $3,006,100. Lil Ruf Peppy was born in 1991 …

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2018 World Equestrian Games Location Named

FEI Bureau Allocates FEI World Equestrian Games 2018 Click here to find out where it will be held!

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Flarida wins, Mandy McCutcheon is reserve champion at Kentucky Reining Cup

Flarida Wins Adequan/USEF Open Reining National Championship and Selection Trial for the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games U.S. Reining Squad. Full Article

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Record Entries for 2014 Rolex Kentucky

The 2014 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event takes place on April 24-27 and 82 horses have been entered for the event. This is a record high of entries for the Three-Day …

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Record Number of Nations Declare for 2014 WEG

“Seventy-two national federations (NFs) have declared their intention to participate in the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) 2014 in Normandy, France, meeting the 31 March deadline for entries in …

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Bromont and Lexington Bid for 2018 WEG

“The Fédération Equestre Inernationale (FEI) has received signed host agreements from two cities bidding to host the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games. The bid teams from Bromont/Montreal, Canada, and Lexington, …

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Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Plan to Meet

“The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board will meet for two days in April in Sacramento, Calif., to discuss issues relating to the management …

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First Meeting for the International Horse Sports Confederation

“At the first meeting of the International Horse Sports Confederation (IHSC), the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) and the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA) confirmed that they share the same …

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Facts About Flaxseed

Have you thought about adding flaxseed to your horses daily diet? In the article below, it lists five facts of flaxseed and the benefits that it can incorporate for your …

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PETA Wants Reform to Medication Use

“PETA said it will “go away” if horse racing addresses its medication uses, and industry officials who have spent countless hours trying to do just that suggest progress is evident …

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EIA Found in Six Horses in Tennessee

Six horses in Tennessee have test positive for equine infectious anemia (EIA). The most common test to detect EIA is the coggins test, which should be updated every year or …

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Lawsuit Filed to Save Land for Wild Horses

A group of wild horse advocates have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Forest Service to prevent the round up of wild horses and eliminating public land. The lawsuit claims …

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AQHA Files Lawsuit Reply

“On March 25, the AQHA announced it had filed its response brief. The brief claims, in part, there is no evidence that the AQHA violated U.S. antitrust laws. The brief …

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PETA Probe in Thoroughbred Stable

A Thoroughbred stable was investigated by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), which claims cruelty to horses and the over use of medication. The New York Times published …

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FEI Agreement with NRHA and AQHA to Grow Reining

The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) has signed an agreement with the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) and the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA). The agreement included horse welfare, FEI rules, …

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EHV-1 Reported In Stillwater, Minn.

Five horses around Stillwater, Minnesota have been tested positive for EHV-1, which is highly contagious among horses. To read more about this article and what officials are doing to prevent …

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AQHA Receives More Time to Make Cloning Arguments

A federal court has given AQHA more time to answer questions from cloned horse owners. The original date of response was issued to be on March 13 and has now …

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“Congressional Horse Caucus Holds First Meeting”

Andy Barr and Paul Tonko, hosted the first caucus meeting of 2014 on March 5. Barr and Tonko are the co-chairs for the Congressional Horse Caucus. “The Congressional Horse Caucus …

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Treating Navicular Disease

Dealing with a horse that has navicular disease or caudal heel pain can be devastating to hear, but today there are many different options for treatments to get your horse …

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Colleen McQuay Inducted Into NRHA Hall of Fame

Colleen McQuay, wife to Tim McQuay was just recently inducted in the NRHA Hall of Fame. Colleen will be joining not only her husband, Tim, but also her daughter, Mandy …

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Study Suggest Horses Prefer Sweet Tastes to Bitter

Recent Canadian scientists have put evidence together concluding that horses appear to react differently to sweet tastes compared to bitter. The 44 horses in the test seemed to suggest that …

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Trainer Banned for 16 Years

John Stinebaugh has been banned until 2030 and fined $60,000 after using a performance enhancing drug not not approved for horses. The drug was the human erectile dysfunction drug, Viagra. …

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Horse Carriage Controversy Extends Beyond New York City

An ordinance for a ban of horse-drawn carriages has been proposed but not yet reached the city council. Now other cities such a Salt Lake City, Chicago, and Philadelphia has …

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SAU Student Charged with 10 Sentence in Horse Theft

Jaci Rae Jackson, a former student at Southern Arkansas University has been charged with horse theft and sentenced to serve 10 years in prison in Arkansas. Jackson had stolen five …

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Question and Answer on "Sacking Out" Your Horse

Here is a great question and answer by TheHorse.com on “sacking out” your horse. If you are looking for more techniques or exercises to sack out your horse sign up …

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Feeding a Large Group of Horses

Another great question and answer by TheHorse.com about free feeding a large group of horses. One way is by round bale, there are positives and negatives when it comes to …

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Mustang Mentors Program – Patti Colbert

Patti Colbert speaks about a new program called the Mustang Mentors Program, where it pairs veterans and mustangs together. This program takes veterans with PTSD and other issues find relief …

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Mustang Million – Patti Colbert

Patti Colbert, Executive Director of the Mustang Heritage Foundation talks about the Mustang Million hosted in Fort Worth. Trainers adopt previously wild mustang and have 120 days to train them …

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NFR Will Stay in Las Vegas

With unanimous votes it has been decided to keep the NFR in Las Vegas through 2024. The new agreement will begin following the 2014 NFR. Keeping this event in Las …

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Fort Worth Will Add New Covered Arena

Fort Worth’s Will Rogers Memorial Center plans to add a new covered arena. This new covered arena will cost approximately $4.7 to construct. This arena is said by many that …

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World’s Best Rodeo Athletes Compete for $2 Million Purse

On March 2, 2014 the top rodeo athletes will compete in Texas for a $2 Million Purse. All of the athletes have accepted the invitation except for two due to …

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SWRHA Stallion Auction

The Southwest Reining Horse Association in underway! Make sure to follow the link below and bid on one of these many great studs that you could breed your mare to. …

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Bill Collins AQHA Hall of Fame Inductee Passes Away

Bill Collins (1924-2013) passed away on Dec. 31, 2013 at the age of 89. Collins was primarily known for his talent in the cutting industry and being the first Canadian …

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Horse Slaughter Banned in the U.S. Again

“Horse processing will not take place in the United States now that both houses of Congress have passed a comprehensive funding bill that strips the USDA of funding to carry …

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Hot Coded Candy Laid to Rest

Christmas Day was not full of joy for some. The loss of Hot Coded Candy laid a heavy heart on the people close to the horse. Hot Coded Candy produced …

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Bill Would Extend Equine Industry Tax Benefit

“A number of favorable tax provisions that horse owners, breeders, and businesses enjoyed in 2013 have reverted to lower levels or expired. The American Horse Council (AHC) reported Jan. 13 …

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Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act Passes U.S. Senate

“Veterinarians who travel to their patients are now closer to having the complete ability to transport and administer controlled substances to provide pain management, anesthesia or euthanasia.” View Full Article

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Pro Rodeo Cowboys Threaten to Start Their Own Association

Top rodeo cowboys are threatening to start their own association after the PRCA’s rejection to have increased contestants represent on the PRCA Board. “Cowboys such as Trevor Brazile, Fred Whitfield …

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Feeding Tips for Your Horse

Read this blog by TheHorse.com to see how to accurately feed your horses to give them the recommended amount of feed they need on a daily basis. View Full Article

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Other Associations and Groups Support AQHA’s Appeal of Cloning Verdict

Several other associations have shown their support with AQHA to appeal the cloning verdict in 2013. Click the link below to read the full article. View Full Article

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Great Resolve (Einstein) Laid to Rest

The Million Dollar Sire, Great Resolve or more commonly know as, Einstein passed away on Thursday, January 2. Einstein had complications from colic surgery leading to his death. Einstein’s legacy …

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Important Hoof Maintenance

Hoof maintenance an important aspect of keeping your horse healthy and not dealing with any lameness issues. It’s important to find a competent farrier that knows what they are doing …

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Preparing Your Broodmare for Winter

Keeping your mare in good body condition can help your mare establish normal cycles sooner in the breeding season and therefore has a higher conception rate. Also, mares in good …

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“Managing the Club Foot”

A club foot is an abnormally upright hoof with long, contracted heels and a prominent of bulging coronary band. Learn how to detect and manage a club foot. View Full …

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“Using Hay Replacers for Horses”

During times of drought or other seasonal disasters it can be hard to have access to large quantities of hay. At times like this many horse owners turn to complete …

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American Quarter Horse Congress Threatening to Abandon Fairgrounds

“Officials of the All American Quarter Horse Congress told the Ohio Expositions Commission recently that the show has outgrown the 360-acre fairgrounds and participants are complaining.” View Full Article

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“Federal Judge Clears Way for N.M. Horse Processing Plant”

“Albuquerque-based U.S. District Judge Christina Armijo allowed the lawsuit to expire without ruling on the case, clearing the way for Valley Meats to immediately begin processing horses in New Mexico. …

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“Bot Fly – A Common Horse Pest”

“Bot Flies and their larvae area a common pest and parasite of horses, donkeys and mules. Bot flies are very irritating to horses. They hover around the animals legs, neck …

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Track Your Horse’s Body Condition Score

“While knowing your horse’s weight is critical to making sure your horse is receiving the care it needs, tracking your horse’s body condition score over time is and ideal (and …

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Three Team-Roping Horses Pass Away in Accident

On October 30, 2013 a horse trailer caused major delays on eastbound IH 20 and Spur 557. The truck and trailer went off the highway where it jackknifed and the …

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EPM is More Widespread in US Than Expected

“A recent study by researches at the University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine revealed that equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM), caused by two different parasites, is widespread throughout the …

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“Equine Vaccine Tips and Strategies”

“If you own a horse, one of the most important things you can do to maintain health is vaccinations, but it can also be a cost endeavor. Everyone seems to …

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Eye Injuries – Always an Emergency

“Injuries to a horse’s eyes tend to be traumatic because of the vigorous manner in which horses perform everyday actions. Blows to the eye may cause detachment of the retina, …

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Food Safety Law Could Burden Family Farmers

A new federal law could cost some farmers tens of thousands of dollars. View Full Article

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Man Starts "Heifers for SD" to Help Ranchers

More than 130 heifers have been donated to South Dakota ranchers who lost cattle in this months blizzard. View Full Article helpforsouthdakota.com

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Water: The Most Important Nutrient for Horses

Thehorse.com speaks about the importance of water for horses, and their average intake based off of the temperature outside. “Reduced water intake can also impair digestion and potentially contribute to …

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All-American Quarter Horse Congress is under way in Ohio

“It’s October, and that means only one thing for American Quarter Horse enthusiasts. The American Quarter Horse Congress (AAQHC) is celebrating its 47th annual event this year, having grown from …

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Tens of Thousands of Cattle Killed in Blizzard in South Dakota

“Tens of thousands of cattle lie dead across South Dakota on Monday following a blizzard that could become one of the most costly in the history of the state’s agriculture …

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Cowboy Mounted Shooting Competition Returns to Amarillo

“The Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association TM (CMSA) Tony Lama World Championship returns to the Tri-State Expo in Amarillo, Texas October 16-19, 2013. The four-day event pits the world’s best mounted …

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AVMA Implores Congress to End Government Shutdown

“Last week, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) called upon Congress to reopen the U.S. government so that our nation’s federal employees who promote the health and welfare of animals, …

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Government Shutdown and the Affects on the Horse Industry

“Congress has failed to pass any of the annual appropriation bills that fund government agencies and projects for the fiscal year that runs today through Sept. 30, 2014.” This has …

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Feeding Hay Before Grain Could Reduce Cribbing

Through recent research experts have found that feeding hay before grain can possibly reduce the intensity of cribbing. It does not end cribbing, but research has shown that the cribbing …

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Are Horses a Vicious Species? Court to Decide

“Connecticut horse owners and enthusiasts anxiously await a Supreme Court ruling on hearings held Sept. 24, 2013, that could declare horses to be naturally vicious species.” This could have an …

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Pigeon Fever Strikes Horses in Alberta, Canada

Alberta horse owners are being advised to watch their animals for signs of pigeon fever in their province. Recently the first case of pigeon fever has shown up in the …

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Mustang Million Recap

The Mustang Million is complete, and here are a few incredible videos from the show. These mustangs have only had 120 days of training and were completely wild before they …

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Overview of the Ariat Tulsa Reining Classic

The Ariat Tulsa Reining Classic is complete. It was a successful 10th anniversary with entry numbers even higher than the previous year. View Full Article

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Ariat Tulsa Reining Classic Draws/Results

Keep up with the Ariat Tulsa Reining Classic Draws/Results here!

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Todd Bergen & Peptos Shiney Pistol Wins NSHA Futurity

Todd Bergen riding Peptos Shiney Pistol won the NSHA Futurity Open. Peptos Shiney Pistol is owned by Roxanne Koepsell. Todd’s combined score for all three runs was a total of …

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Taris Little Vintage NRHA’s All-Time Leading Dam

Taris Little Vintage’s offspring has earned a total of $672,900 in NRHA competition. This makes Taris Little Vintage the All-Time Leading Dam in NRHA. Taris Little Vintage has a personal …

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Tom McCutcheon for SmartPak

NRHA Million Dollar Rider Tom McCutcheon on the SmartPak System, the official Supplement Feeding System of the American Quarter Horse Association. Learn more at http://www.smartpakequine.com/WhySmartPak.aspx  

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Researchers Measure Horse’s Noseband Pressure

Researchers measure the pressure on horse’s in relation to nosebands, and how a noseband that is too tight can end up hurting your horse. View Full Article

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Judge Blocks Planned Horse Slaughter at 2 Plants

On Friday a Federal Judge temporarily stopped plans to start slaughtering horses at two different plants. The companies planned to start their operation next week. “The move stops what would …

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Building A Better Diet – SmartPak

SmartPak goes over the food pyramid for horses, and how to build a better diet for your horse. View Full Article

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Federal Jury ruled against AQHA in cloning lawsuit

A 10-person jury ruled against the American Quarter Horse Association concerning cloned horses being prohibited to be registered AQHA horses. View Full Article View Another Article

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Shining Spark is NRHA’s Newest Four Million Dollar Sire

Shining Spark is announced as NRHA’s newest four million dollar sire. Shining Spark was born in 1989 and is owned by Carol Rose. His offspring has won a total of …

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NAJYRC Reining

The NAJYRC has concluded, and two lucky reiners have been crowned gold medalists. In the Young Riders division gold goes to Madison Steed, and in the Junior Riders division gold …

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High Brow Cat Clone Born

On July 3 a High Brow Cat clone was born. High Brow Cat is the top annual sire for the past 11 years in the cutting industry. View Full Article

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AQHA Health Requirements

AQHA Announces health requirements for horses attending the 2013 AQHA World Championship Shows. View Full Article

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Shawn Flarida Wins Kentucky Reining Cup

Shawn Flarida earned the winner’s share of the $100,000 Kentucky Reining Cup at the Kentucky Horse Park, riding Wimps Quixote Cody to a score of 226.5. Andrea Fappani rode Star …

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Kentucky Reining Cup

The Kentucky Reining Cup attracts Rolex fans in the Kentucky Horse Park’s Alltech Arena held during the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event held April 25th thru April 28th in Lexington, …

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Texas boy, 12, rides to youth win in Oklahoma City event

Cade McCutcheon, 12, has returned to Aubrey, Texas, $41,000 richer than when he arrived in Oklahoma City for the National Reining Horse Association Futurity on Thanksgiving Day. Read full article

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