National Reining Horse Assoc. Announces 2017 Honorees

The voting has been completed and the honorees have been notified! Following the presentation of the Hall of Fame Committee’s recommended nominees, the NRHA Board of Directors and past Hall of Fame inductees voted to approve Carol Rose, Rosanne Sternberg and Smart Like Juice for induction into the NRHA Hall of Fame in 2017. Tim Katona will be the recipient of the Dale Wilkinson Lifetime Achievement Award for 2017.

Obama Budget Could Halt Horse Plant Inspections Through 2015

Funding for USDA horse processing plant inspections would be eliminated through 2015 under a request contained in the $3.9 trillion budget proposal revealed this week by President Barack Obama. But one horse processing advocate believes the budget plan could violate North American Free Trade Act (NAFTA) provisions. Horse processing has not taken place in the United States since 2007, when a combination of court rulings and legislation shuttered the last two domestic equine...

Ticketing for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy

Opening of the final phase of ticketing for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy. This is a definitive stage where the Organising Committee puts individual tickets on sale to the public. Based on the number of messages and calls already received, this is a much-awaited stage and one likely to be a great success. So to Normans, horse riding fans and extravaganza enthusiasts wishing to attend the largest equestrian competition in the world in Normandy from 23 August...

House Praised for Approving Farm Bill Funding to Help Save Working Farm and Ranch Lands

One of the nation’s leading conservation groups, the Land Trust Alliance, praised the U.S. House of Representatives today for approving a Farm Bill conference report, 251-166, that will provide more than $1 billion for a new consolidated conservation program to save working farm and ranch lands over the next five years. The Senate is expected to approve the bill as soon as next week.