A “Dressage for Jumping” clinic with U.S. Olympic team bronze medalist Laura Graves hosted by the Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) and presented by BarnManager, will be held on Tuesday, August 14, from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Ohana Equestrian Preserve, owned by Melissa and Jim Pankas in Aldie, VA. Auditors are welcome to attend free of charge.
After a successful weekend at a number of National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) approved events, another stallion has crossed a historic NRHA milestone. With offspring earning more than $22,000, Smart Spook is unofficially an NRHA Five Million Dollar Sire.
The ASPCA ® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ®) today announced that it will award up to $50,000 in grant funding to inspire new thinking and initiatives to improve equine welfare and expand safety net services for equines. The ASPCA Equine Welfare Safety Net Innovation Grant Program will fund one-of-a-kind, innovative programs designed to keep owned horses out of risk and in their homes.
The full portfolio of Zoetis equine gel and paste dewormers now have a fresh look. Quest® and Quest® Plus Gel, Anthelcide® EQ Paste and Strongid® Paste remain the same trusted formulations; however, the new packaging reflects the season the product may be most effective in treating and controlling equine parasites.
In 2007, the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Hall of Fame Committee initiated the NRHA Dale Wilkinson Lifetime Achievement Award, supported by the Reining Horse Foundation (RHF). Each year, the NRHA Board of Directors and past Hall of Fame inductees vote to approve a worthy candidate for recognition. This year’s recipient is William Shatner.
With summer in full swing, night riding can be a fun activity to avoid the blistering heat of the day. This is especially true when accompanied by a full moon.
National High School Finals Rodeo qualifiers, along with their families and friends, gathered at the Sweetwater Event Complex in Rock Springs, Wyoming, July 15 – 21, for the largest rodeo in the world; consisting of more than 1,500 contestants, 2,000 stalls and 1,400 RVs.
International Helmet Awareness Day was founded in 2010 as a direct result of US Olympian Courtney King Dye’s accident, with the aim of educating equestrians on the benefits of wearing a properly fitting, secured and certified helmet.
Following the presentation of the Hall of Fame Committee’s recommended nominees, the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Board of Directors and past Hall of Fame inductees voted to approve Dun It For Chex and Bill Bradley for induction into the NRHA Hall of Fame. The NRHA Hall of Fame is a project of the Reining Horse Foundation (RHF).
The quantity of protein in the diet is important but even more so, is its quality. To achieve this, we need to include additional protein sources to a forage-based diet. It all has to do with the way the body digests and utilizes protein.