It was eerily quiet. Fortunately for Pasquale his horse stood still, alert and watchful but didn’t make a sound. A thin trail of smoke rose undetected among the trees and Pasquale had to focus to even detect it was there.
He had been trailing the Indians. They knew he was doing so. Yet, they left him alone. He wasn’t far from the settlement called Gonzales and he hoped the group was headed there to trade and not attack.
Horse owners know that the well-being of their horses is priority #1, and that is why an excellent barn manager is held in high esteem. However, these guardians of horse care are rarely in the limelight. Barn managers are working quietly behind the scenes, which is why Dr. Gordon Chang and Omega Alpha Pharmaceuticals of Toronto, Canada, are stepping up to reward these “unsung heroes of the equine world” by hosting the Best Barn Manager of the Season Contest. Nominations from equestrians will be accepted beginning February 4, 2015 until March 13, 2015. The winner will be announced on March 14th.
Is your horse worth his salt? The ancient Greeks traded salt for slaves - hence the saying "worth his salt". Early Roman soldiers were partially paid in salt (salarium argentum, which is where the word "salary" originated). A severe salt deficiency can cause your horse to die.
The National Cutting Horse Association has selected four NCHA Hall of Fame Riders to represent the Association at the 2015 Markel AQHA Cowtown Showdown, presented by the City of Fort Worth, March 7 at 5 pm at the Will Rogers Memorial Center in celebration of the American Quarter Horse Association's 75th Anniversary.
Equestrian Aid Foundation To Honor Mark Bellissimo at “A Night of Legends” During the Winter Equestrian Festival
On Sunday, February 22nd, the Equestrian Aid Foundation invites you to “A Night of Legends” at the Global Dressage Arena at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. Take a break from the Winter Equestrian Festival and relax for an evening of cocktails, dinner, and a unique show.
Canada’s Eric Lamaze is on a winning streak, and shows no sign of stopping anytime soon. For the fourth consecutive week, the 2008 Olympic Gold medalist claimed victory in the Ruby et Violette WEF Challenge Cup Series at the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, FL.
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