Quite often owners bring their horses to me to be "fixed". Most of the time what needs to be fixed wouldn't be necessary if the problem had been addressed right when it first appeared. Horses are very much like kids - if you give them an inch they will take a mile. If you don't "nip it in the bud" it will blossom into uncontrollable behavior. It's not necessarily because they are bad (both kids and horses), but because they are looking for the right answer which, in turn, creates security.
Following a hard fought battle with the United States, the Canadian Dressage Team claimed the silver medal on Sunday, July 12, at the TORONTO 2015 Pan American Games. Dressage competition is taking place July 11, 12, and 14 at the OLG Caledon Pan Am Equestrian Park in Caledon, ON.
Kent Farrington (USA) and Amalaya Investments’ Voyeur concluded the Spruce Meadows ‘Pan American’ Tournament CSI 5*, presented by Rolex, with a masterful win Sunday. Competing in the $400,000 Pan American Cup, presented by Rolex, competition ended impressively as the three highest ranked American riders in the world claimed top honors. With Farrington leading the way, Beezie Madden (USA) finished second aboard Abigail Wexner’s Simon, and McLain Ward (USA) placed third riding Sagamore Farm’s Rothchild.
Closing the 2015 edition of the NRHA European Affiliate Championship held at the Petit Far West in Le Pin, France, was the $5,000-added EA Open sponsored by Cowboy’s Magazine. Writing yet another piece of history was NRHA Million Dollar Rider, Bernard Fonck of Belgium, riding Sail On Top Whizard (Whizard Jac x Miss N Sis x Miss N Cash), owned by Danny and Mireille Cerato.
It is often said that if you ask a question to ten horse owners, you will get ten different answers. However, one thing we can all agree upon is that horses are expensive! Affording the initial purchase cost is the least of expenses. Calculating the maintenance over the horses' lifetime is a more realistic look at a long-term budgeting plan. How much does horse ownership really cost?
The American Quarter Horse Association, July 8, 2015 - In an on-going effort to enhance this year¹s Built Ford Tough AQHYA, Adequan Select and AQHA world championship shows, AQHA is boosting its video services and making them free for everyone to watch online.
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