It’s going to be a great American summer in Fort Worth, Texas, as cutting horse enthusiasts of all ages make their way to the Will Rogers Center for the Great American Insurance NCHA Summer Cutting Spectacular July 12 through August 3 and featuring the 2013 NYCHA Convention, Summer Scholarship Cutting and NCHA-Grace Ranch Youth World Finals July 21 through July 26.
With the hurricane season upon us, it is important for horse owners to ready themselves in advance for evacuation and other recommended tasks related to hurricane preparedness. Here are some tips from the Louisiana State Animal Response Team (LSART – www.lsart.org) and the Equine Health Studies Program at the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine (www.vetmed.lsu.edu) for effectively preparing horse owners in areas prone to hurricane damage:
Buckeye® Nutrition’s pelleted Gro ’n Win® products take the guesswork out of feeding multiple horses with various nutritional needs. Created to be fed as a stand-alone feed or a supplement to a horse’s daily grain diet, Gro ’n Win® is formulated with a precise balance of amino acids, vitamins and Optimin® organic minerals for easy digestion and absorption.
Coworth Park, luxury country house hotel and spa of Dorchester Collection, celebrates polo season with new themed offerings and the opportunity to learn the sport at the renowned 'Guards Polo Academy at Coworth Park' with expert Andrew Hine, former captain of the England Polo Team and esteemed polo player.
Young Horses Are Ready to Shine at Markel/USEF Selection Trial During This Weekend's Dressage at Flintridge CDI*/Y/J in California
The pastoral grounds of the popular and historic Flintridge Riding Club in La Cañada-Flintridge, CA will become a bustling showcase for some of the West Coast's best dressage horses and riders this weekend during the annual Dressage at Flintridge CDI*/Y/J competition, May 23 - 26, 2013.
By Katherine Williamson, DVM
It’s been a long cold winter and we are all looking forward to spring. It’s time to get out of the indoor arena, to hit the trails again or start legging up for the summer show season. Unfortunately, the long-awaited changing of the seasons can spell danger to horses on pasture. But by being aware of the potential problems and taking steps to protect your horses from them, you can still enjoy the season.
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