Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society is now accepting entries for the Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge.
Numbers from the recent 2017 Lucas Oil/National Cutting Horse Association Super Stakes are in, making it official that Metallic Cat is now that event’s highest earning sire. Sixty-nine of his foals won more than $831,500 across multiple divisions, which is the richest single-show payout in NCHA Super Stakes history.
Tickets are now on sale for the Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows at Old Salem Farm in North Salem, NY, from May 9-21, 2017. There are two consecutive weeks of exciting equestrian competition, as well as family-friendly events. Spectators are welcome to attend, and tickets are available now.
Do you have trouble stopping your horse? Do you brace against your stirrups while pulling back on the reins? Does your horse fall forward when you move off? You may be doing too much with your arms and not enough with your seat. Stabilizing your elbows by your sides may be the answer.
Another elite stallion has joined the National Reined Cow Horse Association Million Dollar Sire ranks, as offspring of CD Lights (CD Olena x Delight Of My Life x Grays Starlight), officially pass the seven-figure earnings milestone in the reined cow horse arena, winning a combined $1,033,877. CD Lights is the 17th stallion to achieve NRCHA Million Dollar Sire status.
Dear Trainer, I have a 6 year old gelding that will not let me use the clippers on him. He acts like he is scared of them. I keep working with him slowly, and now he will let me clip his muzzle. But he still will not let me clip any further than that.
by Eleanor Blazer The horse lunged on the longe line. He would have rather been lounging as his lungs were lumbering. I got to thinking about the different spellings for longe. I gave Gord Wadds, author and instructor of the online course "Competitive Longe Line", a call to see if he could give me some insight.Gord told me Americans spell it "longe" and in Great Britain it’s spelled "lunge"....
A formidable eight out of the world’s top ten ranked riders, including all of the top five, will head to the breath-taking destination of Miami Beach for the second leg in the 2017 Longines Global Champions Tour season. Home hero and World Number 1 McLain Ward (USA) will lead the star-studded field to the highly anticipated venue, alongside World Number 2 and fellow American Kent Farrington (USA) and World Number 3, Daniel Deusser (GER).
by Charles Wilhelm Over the last 15 years I have worked with a number of blind horses, probably three or four dozen. Most have been blind in one eye, some totally blind.
The Reining Horse Foundation (RHF), the philanthropic arm of the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA), announces Reining Boot Camp, a new, nationwide clinic series designed to help rookies and Non Pro riders learn how to prepare for show pen. Presented by Classic Equine and various NRHA Affiliates, Reining Boot Camps are intended to be fun, low-stress, one-day clinics. Proceeds benefit the Foundation’s Dale Wilkinson Memorial Crisis Fund, which aids reiners enduring medical hardships,...