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...
by Amber Hodge/Quarter Horse News The right facility is one of the most important tools a horseman can have. Whether you are a professional trainer or a breeder with a few mares in the pasture, the right facility can make horsekeeping at home easier. However, many people find the real estate search to be intimidating and overwhelming. A few real estate professionals in the horse industry and some experienced buyers offer their advice on the matter of buying that first...
When the nine year-old American Quarter Horse Graceful Leaguer, known around the barn as Grace, had to enter rehabilitation after first-of-its-kind surgery on a deeply fractured shoulder, it was The Sanctuary Equine Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation Center that her surgeon, UF College of Veterinary Medicine’s Sarah Graham, D.V.M., trusted with the recovery.
One of the most popular nights during the Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) is Barn Night, presented by Dover Saddlery with the generous support of The Peterson Family Foundation and National Harbor, which will be held Thursday, Oct. 27, at Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.
Palm Beach Equine Clinic (PBEC) is proud to have beneficial consulting relationships with many equine medical professionals throughout the country, including Dr. Stephen E. O’Grady, DVM, MRCVS, of Virginia Therapeutic Farriery. Dr. O’Grady provides advanced services in equine podiatry, offering comprehensive diagnosis, treatment, and maintenance for a variety of foot conditions using medical therapy as well as therapeutic shoeing.
“You bet I’ll be back. I’ve declared and I made my hotel reservations in Lexington months ago!”
When the best riders in the world meet an award-winning chef, live music performances and art installations, you get the Longines Masters, the only event that takes horse jumping higher and brings a new mindset in equestrian glamour!
Unlike many texts on the subject, this valuable, revised and expanded second edition of the popular instruction manual for novice rawhide workers, Braiding Rawhide Horse Tack, by Robert L. Woolery, assumes no prior knowledge or experience. In over 180 drawings and photographs, the reader is shown every step of the process, beginning with a fresh cowhide, continuing through cutting strings and braiding, and ending with finished reatas, bosals, hobbles, or reins.
I'm a trail rider, yes, but I also ride competitively. I have most of my equine life. I enjoy the challenge of it. I've done everything from breed show pleasure, barrel racing, gaming, reining, cutting and cowhorse. I've learned NOT to discriminate against any discipline or any breed, because ultimately I will eat my words.