The Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) is pleased to announce the wildly popular WIHS Shetland Pony Steeplechase Championship Series, presented by Charles Owen, will be off and running again in 2015. The entertaining event features pint-sized jockeys in colorful silks racing the cutest, fluffiest Shetland Ponies to the cheers of spectators of all ages.
Several of Palm Beach Equine Clinic’s knowledgeable veterinarians will be traveling throughout the United States this summer and will be accessible to clients nationwide.
The cutting horse industry has been on the forefront of equine cloning, with one of the reasons being that horses don’t need to be registered to compete at National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA)-approved events. That wasn’t the case at the Breeder’s Invitational (BI, however, where amateur Jason Abraham was not allowed to show his two 4-year-old mares – Rubys Metallic Matti and Metallic Lil Melody – both sired by Metallic Cat and out clone mares.
US star rider Kent Farrington seized a dramatic victory against a world class field at the Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix presented by H&M.
The more I train the trail-gaited horse, the more I am convinced that his heart and soul is in his mouth, and the gait is in his top line. The old-timers used to say, "the higher the horse's head, the less brains and the lower the horse's head, the more brains." Let's put a different spin on this and also say that, "The higher the horse's head, the less gait, and the lower the horse's head, the more gait. "
Back in the day, many of us who grew up with horses had a more “traditional” view of feeding and equine nutrition. Thanks to ongoing scientific research, our horses can now enjoy an improved level of nutrition, performance and appearance. Here are five important things to know about feeding your horse:
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