NRHA’s Newest Nine Million Dollar Sire – Gunner

Following a successful event for his offspring at the National Reining Breeders Classic (NRBC), the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) is excited to announce that the legendary stallion and NRHA Hall of Fame Inductee Gunner (AQHA Colonels Smoking Gun, APHA Colonels Smokingun) is unofficially the newest Nine Million Dollar Sire. He is only the third sire to reach this milestone.

Oh! Those Mares!

When choosing a horse, many riders shy away from buying a mare. Why? Mares are thought of as being moody, difficult to manage during their heat cycles and hypersensitive toward their environment. But mares can also be dependable, brave and devoted mounts with a little bit of understanding.

NRHA’s Newest Million Dollar Sire Shine’s Brighter Than Hollywood

The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) is excited to announce its newest unofficial earner of the Million Dollar Sire milestone, Hollywoodstinseltown. The 2004 AQHA Palomino stallion, owned and bred by David Silva, Sr. joined this elite club after his offspring’s great success at the 2017 National Reining Breeder’s Classic (NRBC). Together, Hollywoodstinseltown’s offspring unofficially earned over $52,000 throughout the event.

Forage for Thought: Do You Need to Analyze Your Hay?

by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.   Many horses rely entirely on hay for their forage needs. Is hay nutritious? Not very. Hay is dead grass; it no longer contains many of the vitamins, omega 3s and omega 6s, it once had as living pasture. It does, however, contain protein, carbohydrates, and minerals, and is a significant source of energy. But does it have enough to maintain health? Testing will help remove the guesswork out of diet planning.