The Demise of Quality

Counterfeit goods built in foreign countries are cheaper, but are they as good? Let's face it: If quality products are what you want, you can't beat the good Ole'' USA. The problem, however, is that it is getting harder and harder to find them. The reason? Counterfeit goods built primarily in foreign countries now overrun America and Americans are flocking to purchase the cheaper knock-offs.

Winter is the time to ride in East Central Florida!

Winter in Florida means that the bugs, heat and humidity, and daily thunderstorms are gone and crisp, glorious, blue-sky days that are perfect for horseback riding. Because winter is the dry season in Florida, it is the best time to ride in Florida's magnificent wetlands, which are usually too wet for riding the rest of the year. In this article, I describe three of my favorite places to ride which are located east/northeast of Orlando.

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.