Storm Cat, the Thoroughbred stallion who once commanded one of the highest breeding fees in North America, died Wednesday at Overbrook Farm in Lexington. He was 30.
There is still time to submit proposals for the first round of USA Equestrian Trust grants in 2013. IRS-registered equine non-profit organizations are invited to apply by filling out the online grant application at http://www.trusthorses.org. The deadline is 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time on Monday, May 6.
Trans Ova Genetics of Sioux Center, Iowa is pleased to announce the acquisition of ViaGen of Austin, Texas. The two companies have been joint venture partners in the bovine cloning company Bovance since 2007.
Carol Rose, the American Quarter Horse Association's (AQHA) All-Time Leading Breeder of Performance Horses, has announced a complete dispersal sale, to be held August 15-17 at the ranch in Gainesville, Texas.
Quarter Horse News, Complete Source for the Performance Horse Industry, is excited to announce the release of the digital edition of the 2013 Stallion Register, sponsored by Oswood Stallion Station. Available now, this resource merges Equi-Stat’s most up-to-date stallion statistics with the most relevant editorial reviews compiled by Quarter Horse News, all combined to help you make the most informed breeding decisions.
How far would you go to save the life of a horse? Breeder Stephanie Moore has gone so far as to move one tiny little filly into her house in the effort to save its life. On January 21st, one of Moore's mares had twins and unfortunately the bigger one died shortly after birth. Fortunately, the surviving twin decided she was going to stick around.
Road to the Horse owner and producer Tootie Bland is known for creating a spectacular event, full of surprises and fans at Road to the Horse 2013 will witness the biggest surprise yet. After much anticipation and an exhausting application process, Bland is excited to announce the Road to the Horse Wild Cards.
The Executive Committee of the American Paint Horse Association (APHA) recently approved changes to qualification requirements for their World Shows. The association hosts two World Show competitions annually: the AjPHA Youth World Show in the summer, and the APHA World Show for Open and Amateur exhibitors in the fall.
photo by Cam Essick
The Western performance sire High Brow Cat has sold. The sale of the 25-year-old industry-leading sire was completed privately for an undisclosed purchase price. Jack Waggoner, Bridgeport, Texas, sold the stallion to Colt Ventures, a Dallas, Texas, investment company owned by Darren and Julie Blanton.
Coriana van Klapscheut, formerly owned by Artisan Farms and ridden by 2008 Olympic Show Jumping Champion Eric Lamaze, has been sold to Pilar Cordon of Spain.
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