My friend has an 18 year old mare who has Navicular. She wants to know what is a good supplement for pain. Could you help?My friend has an 18 year old mare who has Navicular. She wants to know what is a good supplement for pain. Could you help?
by Faith Meredith Riders use a combination of influences to communicate with their horses. Within equestrian tradition we refer to these influences as "aids" and we further subdivide them into "natural" and "artificial" aids.
Stabling your horse can be a daunting responsibility on your part. You hold the key to his well being. By keeping your eyes open to potential hazards, you can drastically minimize, if not eliminate, all barn accidents. Here are some common safe practices to help do so!
A sold-out, standing room only crowd packed the John Justin Arena in Fort Worth, Texas, on Saturday, February 20 for the finals of the 2016 World’s Greatest Horseman, presented by DT Horses.
It was truly a special night for Anna Lisec of Austria in Manerbio. The talented young rider took home all four levels of the 2015 edition of the NRHA European Non Pro Derby riding the 5-year-old palomino gelding by Wimpys Little Step and out of Fly Flashy Jac owned by Sabine Lisec and Chuck Klipfel.
The Canadian Show Jumping Team of Yann Candele of Caledon, ON, Tiffany Foster of North Vancouver, BC, Eric Lamaze of Schomberg, ON, and Ian Millar of Perth, ON, won the gold medal at the TORONTO 2015 Pan American Games on July 23 at the OLG Caledon Pan Am Equestrian Park in Caledon, ON.
Nocona, Texas, professional Shawn Hays celebrated the biggest National Reined Cow Horse Association limited age event win of his career when he claimed the 2015 Hackamore Classic Open and Intermediate Open Championships aboard Red River Rivalry (Soula Jule Star x Shiners Miss Lena x Shining Spark), scoring a total 582 (144 herd/143 rein/150 cow/145 finals cow).
At its April meeting, the AQHA Executive Committee continued to make huge strides for the benefit of the American Quarter Horse by approving stronger penalties and fines for animal welfare rule violators; enacting significant penalties for positive drug tests involving detection of clenbuterol in show horses beginning November 1, 2015, and modified penalties in horse racing, beginning May 1, 2015; barring the use of lip chains in show horses beginning January 1, 2016; and several other...
As the contenders for this year's Kentucky Derby are starting to shape up, the world has begun to turn its attention to the twin spires of Churchill Downs for the high-stakes anticipation of "the most exciting two minutes in sports." From the iconic garland of roses awaiting the champion in the winner's circle to the potent mint juleps that infuse the day with "spirit," the...
Professional cutting horse trainer Phil Rapp shares his story of winning this year’s National Cutting Horse Association Super Stakes with Dennis Moreland Tack. Phil Rapp stopped in my shop yesterday to tell me that he had used one of my bits to pilot Dont Stopp Believin to the 2015 NCHA Super Stakes Open Co-Championship. Phil said, “Dont Stopp Believin is so light in the face. I was riding him in a short shanked bit with a low port in the go-rounds at this year’s Super Stakes,...