Washington International Horse Show Announces 2017 Youth Ambassador and Junior Committee Presented by Signature Academics

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. 

European-American Equestrian Duel Unveiled by the EEM & EEF: The Masters Riders Cup

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 […]

Congratulations to Amy Rushing and West Coast Magnum: NAAC Silver Spurs Equine Rookie of the Year Champions

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.

Hemp Seeds Rival Soybeans in Protein Quality

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...