by Ron Meredith I am a little prejudiced toward mares. Not everyone is. I know people who only want geldings because they believe they are more "reliable". They point out that geldings do not have serious mood changes or interpret things differently from day-to-day because of hormone swings – so they have got a bit of logic to back up their prejudices.
A mission to conserve the genetically superior herd of Foundation Quarter Horses, the Fred G. Gist Memorial Foundation Herd at the Wagon Wheel. The Fred G. Gist Memorial Foundation, through a $15 million endowment to Sul Ross State University, seeks to perpetuate and promote the valuable and historic role played by the American Quarter Horse […]
If you're going to breed horses, raise them and train them, then you're significantly more important than the genetics involved. Yes, you!
Story originally posted by: by Teresa Spencer Whether you are in your own yard, on a trail ride or traveling across the country, how would you find your horse and have it returned to you if it got away?
Winter is here ... Are you prepared? This is the time to do your cleaning and preparing for the weather. Old man winter can come on fast and furious, so preparation is always the key. Do everything you can to protect your investment and your equines by having things in working order.
As we enter Autumn, we need to remember that this is the season when bees or wasps are most aggressive and defensive of their nests. We were reminded of this recently when only one horse/rider combination of four returned to the ranch. We did find the others and thankfully no horses or riders were seriously injured, but they were stung repeatedly and were pretty shaken up. One particular horse took the brunt of the attack and was stung all over his body.
There were only two Welsh shows in Western Canada in 2017. From the west coast of British Columbia to the western edge of Manitoba, a distance of over 2000 km, there was our Wild Rose Welsh & Open Pony Show and the Manitoba Annual All Welsh Show—and many events dedicated to other breeds and to disciplines.
Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society will host the 11th annual Bluebonnet Horse Expo at the Travis County Expo Center (7311 Decker Lane in Austin) on October 21, 2017 from 9AM to 7PM. The Bluebonnet Horse Expo is a day-long educational, adoption, and fundraising event for Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society – and it includes something for all […]
The Best Horse Practices Summit, a new equine conference in Durango this October, has attendees coming from 15 states and Canada to see and hear from some of the best minds in the horse world. We want you to check it out!Contact us here and we’ll get the process started. Last month, Patagonia, the renowned clothing company, […]
Fresh off a trip to the USEF Dressage National Championships where three of her KWPN horses competed successfully in the Young Rider and Young Horse divisions, KC Dunn is now busy preparing her Timbach Farm in Depauw, Indiana to welcome more than twenty entries from across the Midwest as part of the 2017 KWPN-NA keuring tour.