Subcategories for Life With Horses

4-H is Learning By Doing

The King of the Cowboys (Roy Rogers) was a member of one of the most prestigious clubs in the country: 4-H. Since 1898, 4-H has been teaching leadership, community awareness, self-worth and sportsmanship to youth. At the same time members are learning about specific areas of interest. These topics could be photography, farming, computers, shooting sports, animals (rabbits, cattle, sheep, goats, horses, etc.)....the list is almost endless. 


Nationally Acclaimed Singer Kristyn Harris to be Featured at Annual Benefit Gala

Kristyn Harris, the Academy of Western Artists “2014 Western Female Performer of the Year” will be the featured entertainment at the Parelli Education Institute’s Annual Benefit Gala to be held Saturday, September 6, 2014 at the Institute’s Pagosa Springs, Colorado campus.


Top NRCHA Professionals Offer Cow Horse Clinic For High School Students

Attention, High School Rodeo competitors!
The Arizona Reined Cow Horse Association is offering a reined cow horse clinic with leading National Reined Cow Horse Association professionals Brad Barkemeyer, Corey Cushing, Jason Hershberger and Kevin Stallings. 


Best of North American Sport Horse Breeding Will Be Showcased

By Jennifer M. Keeler, Yellow Horse Marketing for the KWPN-NA

With breeding season wrapping up, horsemen and women are now turning their attention to the preparation of their best young horses for annual inspections.  With that in mind, the KWPN-NA (Royal Dutch Warmblood Studbook in North America) recently announced dates and locations for the 2014 KWPN-NA Keuring Tour.


Getting Kids Horseback Made Simple

Take Me Riding, the world’s most revolutionary effort to introduce children to a wonderful world of horses, is now available. Take Me Riding is an all-breeds “edutainment experience” for children ages 5 to 9 found online at 


Harley D Zip Immortalized as Breyer Model

AQHA to giveaway five of the legendary American Quarter Horse Harley D Zip models on Facebook!

June 24, 2014--Western riding superstar and American Quarter Horse Harley D Zip has added another accolade to the long list of awards that he has won – Breyer portrait model!


Equestrian Aid Foundation Raises Almost $100,000 For Equestrians in Need

The equestrian community members in the Northeast gathered in New York on Saturday, May 31st for an Equestrian Aid Foundation fundraiser in Flemington, NJ. The event was held at Sand Hill Farm, the private residence of Scott Stewart and EAF board member Ken Berkley, who co-chaired the dinner party along with fellow board member Mimi Tashjian. The 200 guests in attendance enjoyed dinner, dancing, musical performances and a fireworks display.


USDA Census Finds Less Value in U.S. Horses

The number of farms, horses, and total value of sales for all United States-based equines significantly decreased from 2007 to 2012, according to a recent census conducted by the USDA's National Agriculture Statistics Service (NASS).


Only 100 Days To Go Until Normandy!

In 100 days, Normandy will celebrate the horse world like never before!

*       The biggest sporting event of the year in France begins in 100 days' time

*       Eight disciplines, eight world championships, 27 titles and podiums

*       A fortnight of equestrian competition, festivity and entertainment

*       A Games Village to enjoy the event on a daily basis with entertainment, showcasing Normandy and the equine world

*       A musical celebration, the Alltech Music Festival, boasting a line-up of international musicians and local talent.


2014 Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge Offers $7,500 in Prize Money, Awards, & New Categories

When Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society (BEHS) launched the first Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge in 2009 only a handful of horses competed, but BEHS' Executive Director says the event has grown each year.  "For the first few years, we only had one or two professional trainers and a handful of foster homes compete.  We've improved the Challenge and now we have a great group of people training our horses and preparing for the event each year.  It is a great opportunity to show off the talents of some of the amazing horses who come to us!"


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