As the debate over the controversial drug Lasix heats up in advance of the Breeders’ Cup this week, a Colorado State University researcher has released new study results about the impact that bleeding in the lungs has on racehorses’ performance and the effectiveness of the most common treatment for the condition.
It’s not just area children who dress up in costumes for Halloween. In Kentucky, horses do, too! On Sunday, Oct. 26, at 2 p.m., the Kentucky Horse Park will present its annual Halloween Show at the Horses of the World Barn where park horses and their riders are likely to show up as just about anything – a scary headless horseman, cranky wicked witch, swashbuckling pirates, genie with a bottle, “Phantom of the Opera” – it’s different every year.
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The National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity Sales were held Oct. 2-4 in Reno, Nev., during the NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity. The two Select sessions recorded increases in averages, with the highest seller coming from the Select Yearling and Broodmare Sale. Hip No. 439, Miss Peptoleno, topped the sale after the gavel fell at $102,000 for the 2013 sorrel filly. Circle Y Ranch consigned the One Time Pepto daughter who was purchased by Merle Fulton of Fulton Quien Sabe Ranches LP.
NRCHA $2 Million Rider Todd Crawford Offers Free Reined Cow Horse Clinic for National High School Rodeo Youth
Todd Crawford, the National Reined Cow Horse Association's only $2 Million Rider, will offer advice and assistance to National High School Rodeo Association competitors at the Southwest Reined Cow Horse Association Fall Festival in Stephenville, Texas.
Curb (chin strap) adjustment on curb or leverage bits is critical for safety (stopping your horse) and is also important for proper function of not only the bit and curb but the entire bridle. A curb must be attached to the cheek piece rings or curb rings of the bit. It must never be attached to the snaffle rein rings on a bit with shanks and must not be too loose or too tight. In addition to safety, proper curb adjustment will allow your horse to respond to your cues accurately.
The American Quarter Horse Association is excited to share a pivotal moment in American Quarter Horse history. Invitation Only was named the No. 1 all-time leading sire of AQHA points earned by offspring on October 14, 2014.
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