Lost and found!

Our horse, Bones, was recovered in the town of Minneola, Texas just this morning (Jan. 11, 2002). He had been stolen from a USTRC roping in Denver on Nov. 24th, while tied to the side of our ...Our horse, Bones, was recovered in the town of Minneola, Texas just this morning (Jan. 11, 2002). He had been stolen from a USTRC roping in Denver on Nov. 24th, while tied to the side of our ...

Red Maple Leaf Toxicosis

Your favorite mount, Trigger, has been "a little off" lately. He wasn't as enthusiastic as usual at breakfast, and he appears a little sluggish in his stall. A closer inspection reveals that Trigger has an elevated heart rate (Vital Signs: The Link to Your Horses Health), brown mucous membranes and is becoming progressively weaker. Concerned, you call your veterinarian who insists that you bring Trigger in at once.Your favorite mount, Trigger, has been "a little off"...

Cannon splints

I own a 2 yo.,16.1 hand, 1/2 han, 1/2 arab colt that I stable at home. He has a wonderfull disposition, and has, or rather had exemplary conformation except for the fact that last fall, his yearling year, he out of the blue came up with a large splint on the inside of his cannon about 1/2 way up.I own a 2 yo.,16.1 hand, 1/2 han, 1/2 arab colt that I stable at home. He has a wonderfull disposition, and has, or rather had exemplary conformation except for the fact that last fall, his yearling...

Out of the blue

It was like he rode in from out of the blue. When Shawn Renshaw and Smokums Prize showed up at the 2000 NRHA Futurity, they were practically ...It was like he rode in from out of the blue. When Shawn Renshaw and Smokums Prize showed up at the 2000 NRHA Futurity, they were practically ...

White Spots

I have owned my 5 year old Quarter Horse mare since she was 10 months old. She was solid chestnut until about three month ago when she suddenly started developing a star on her forehead. The only exception ...I have owned my 5 year old Quarter Horse mare since she was 10 months old. She was solid chestnut until about three month ago when she suddenly started developing a star on her forehead. The only exception ...

Keep you and your barn safe

For horse lovers, the barn is a favorite place - a comfortable, familiar refuge from the real world. You spend a lot of time in the barn, so don't take its safety for granted. Following are suggested ways to keep you and your barn safe.For horse lovers, the barn is a favorite place - a comfortable, familiar refuge from the real world. You spend a lot of time in the barn, so don't take its safety for granted. Following are suggested ways to keep you and your barn safe.

Best way to judge a horses age?

'm wondering if there's another way of judging a horses age instead of looking at their teeth? I was mislead by a seller, he said 17 and the vet said 25-30. Could a horse just be born with bad teeth?'m wondering if there's another way of judging a horses age instead of looking at their teeth? I was mislead by a seller, he said 17 and the vet said 25-30. Could a horse just be born with bad teeth?

Augusta Futurity open finals set to go

The open finals of the 22nd annual Augusta Futurity is set. Brad Mitchell, riding Tummys Little Jewel, is leading the pack. The Augusta Futurity, located in Augusta, Ga., is the top cutting event east of the Mississippi. It began Jan. 26 and will end with the open Futurity finals Feb. 3.The open finals of the 22nd annual Augusta Futurity is set. Brad Mitchell, riding Tummys Little Jewel, is leading the pack. The Augusta Futurity, located in Augusta, Ga., is the top cutting event east of the...