In 2007, the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Hall of Fame Committee initiated the NRHA Dale Wilkinson Lifetime Achievement Award, supported by the Reining Horse Foundation (RHF). Each year, the NRHA Board of Directors and past Hall of Fame inductees vote to approve a worthy candidate for recognition. This year’s recipient is William Shatner.
National High School Finals Rodeo qualifiers, along with their families and friends, gathered at the Sweetwater Event Complex in Rock Springs, Wyoming, July 15 – 21, for the largest rodeo in the world; consisting of more than 1,500 contestants, 2,000 stalls and 1,400 RVs.
The quantity of protein in the diet is important but even more so, is its quality. To achieve this, we need to include additional protein sources to a forage-based diet. It all has to do with the way the body digests and utilizes protein.
Summer showers could not dampen competitors’ spirits on the final day of the 2018 National Dressage Pony Cup (NDPC) & Small Horse Championships at Lamplight Equestrian Center in Wayne, Ill., where a quality group of ponies gathered for the NDPC Dressage Sport Horse Breeding Championships classes.
The 25th annual Vermont Summer Festival officially kicked off a milestone season on Wednesday, July 4, with six weeks of family-friendly hunter, jumper, and equitation competition slated to run for six weeks from July 3 through August 12, 2018, at Harold Beebe Farm in East Dorset, VT.
More than 150 of the nation’s best middle school and high school riders competed on June 23-24 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma for the 2018 Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) Western National Finals.
Q: I have the opportunity to host a top international show jumper for a clinic at my barn, and I’d love to make the clinic available to any outside riders or auditors interested in participating. I’ve never hosted a clinic before; is there anything that I should be aware of to ensure that it goes smoothly?
“The Pony Cup is special because it gives our ponies their time to shine. There are some really talented and athletic sport ponies out there and it’s great to showcase their abilities as well as their temperaments. Height doesn’t define capability!”
At the 2018 National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Derby, reining is not the only competition occurring at the prestigious event. The National Reining Horse Youth Association (NRHyA) held the annual CINCH Speaking Contest in addition to the Art & Photo Contest, cultivating and encouraging creativity among reining’s talented youth.
The Old Salem Farm Foundation, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, is now welcoming charitable partners to join them in contributing to the success of the 2018 Adequan®/FEI North American Youth Championships (NAYC), presented by Gotham North, running July 31 through August 5 at Old Salem Farm in North Salem, NY.