Question from a rider: I'm trying to figure out how to teach my horse to spin, what is the easiest way to get them started? I've been having trouble with them wanting to suck back and hop with their front end and not staying on their inside pivot foot. Steve Kutie's reply: I'm sure that everyone has seen a reining horse spinning like a...
The Washington International Horse Show (WIHS), one of the most prestigious equestrian sport and entertainment events in North America, is pleased to announce Jenna Zimmerman, 16, of Great Falls, Va., as the 2017 Youth Ambassador, and to welcome 26 local teens attending schools in Virginia, Maryland, and D.C. to serve on the 2017 WIHS Junior Committee presented by Signature Academics.
Award-winning photographer, Arthur Frank, provides a stunning look into thoroughbred racing with photographs taken in the United States, France, and Ireland along with a powerful introductory essay by New York Times sportswriter Joe Drape in this new book simply titled Horse Racing.
Thanks to the success of his offspring at the 2016 National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity, we are excited to announce that Gunnatrashya is NRHA’s newest Million Dollar Sire. Owned by Arcese Quarter Horses USA, Gunnatrashya is by NRHA Hall of Fame Inductee and Eight Million Dollar Sire Gunner and out of Natrasha.
By Justin High, DVM The New Year brings new expectations for what will be produced from last year's breeding season. After coasting through the last few months of your mare's pregnancy with no problems, we are all struck with the fact of how quickly foaling season is upon us.
By Kentucky Equine Research Staff A reminder for owners of late-pregnant mares: be careful when using hay for bedding in broodmare stalls. Last summer’s drought conditions in many areas have resulted in high prices for straw, a traditional favorite for broodmare
The United States and Europe have time and again proven their leadership on the international show jumping scene. Since the introduction of the World Team Championships in 1978, no nation other than these have been able to earn a place on the podium. In 37 World Cup finals, European and American riders have only failed […]
Presented by the Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau, the $20,000 NRHA Invitational Freestyle Reining, benefitting the Reining Horse Foundation, offered the public in the stands fun, excitement and great reining on Wednesday night.
The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) hosts the Adequan® North American Affiliate Championships (NAAC) each year during the NRHA Futurity in Oklahoma City. The championships are for NRHA members and horses who have qualified through their respective Regional Affiliate Finals. Each final sends its eight highest placing riders, plus ties, to the Adequan® NAAC to compete for North American bragging rights.
By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. Soybean meal is the most commonly added protein source in horse feeds. However, increasing numbers of horse owners are shying away from feeding it, most commonly because of allergic reactions. Most soybeans grown in the U.S. have been genetically modified, which is a concern for many. Furthermore, it is difficult to ascertain from a feed label if the soy product has been heat-treated (necessary for inactivating trypsin inhibitor...