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WRCA Announces Enhancements to the World Championship Ranch Rodeo

The Working Ranch Cowboy’s Association will host its 24th Annual WRCA World Championship Ranch Rodeo November 7-10, 2019 in Amarillo, Texas.  The WRCA Board of Directors recently approved three enhancements in support of producing the

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Train Your Horse on the Trail

Courtesy of Downunder Horsemanship One of the best places to train your horse is outside on the trail. While it may be a little more challenging to you to train with the added distractions of

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Secrets to an Effective Horse Grooming Routine

Courtesy of SmartPak Stop and think about your grooming routine for a minute. Are you getting the results you want—a clean, healthy-looking horse—without spending hours every day? If not, we’ll help you understand the fundamentals

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Riding Helmets

Courtesy of America’s Horse Daily The facts and myths surrounding horseback riding helmets can help you to make safer riding decisions. Question: Are bicycle helmets as safe as riding helmets? I saw a news program

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Preparing for Shedding Season

Courtesy of Uckele Health & Nutrition If dealing with shedding was the worst problem we had to face with horses, we would be blessed indeed – but it’s still a pain. Getting to that glorious

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Mortgage Rates Aren’t Moving – How Will the Housing Market Respond?

Courtesy of Realtor.com Rates for home loans were unchanged in line with a stagnating bond market, but big questions remain about the health of the housing market. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.45% in the

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Horseback Riding Tack Check

Courtesy of America’s Horse Daily There are lots of horse tack options out there, but safety and a good fit are nonnegotiable. With any hobby or pursuit, it’s essential to use the right equipment. Horseback

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Chagas Disease in Dogs

Whether your dog stays outside for hours at a time or is primarily an inside dog, all dogs are at risk for Chagas disease, a potentially fatal disease that affects the heart and other organ

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Experience Dude Ranches

Courtesy of Dude Ranchers Association What Will I Do? Explore the dude ranch activities that you’ll experience at our member dude & guest ranches. Dude ranch activities include horseback riding, programs for children, bird watching,

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Camping with Horses

When life gets hectic and you just need to get away, what could be a better escape than a camping trip with your horse? No alarms jolting you awake, traffic jams making you late, no

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Ask The Vet: Drug Testing in the Horse

Answered by, Clara Fenger, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, Georgetown, KY Courtesy of AAEP Question: What is the current status of testing for hemp based products? Are terpene levels monitored?  Answer:Drug testing is not yet focused on testing

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NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Entry Reminder

The National Reined Cow Horse Association Snaffle Bit Futurity ® returns to the famed Will Rogers Memorial Center, Fort Worth, Texas, with more excitement and added money. 2019 marks the 50th running NRCHA Snaffle Bit

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2 March INTERNET Auction – Still Accepting Entries!

“The two March Internet auctions include the Spring Reiner & Cow Horse INTERNET Auction,for Reining, Cutting, Cow Horse and Ranch event horses, and the March INTERNET Auction, where we can market Pleasure, Halter, All Around

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NRCHA World’s Greatest Horseman Champion Crowned

Corey Cushing Guides Sonita Lena Rey to the DT Horses and Hashtags World’s Greatest Horseman Championship After 10 thrilling days of non-stop reined cow horse action, the National Reined Cow Horse Association’s Celebration of Champions concluded

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DT Horses and Hashtags World¹s Greatest Horseman Finalists Named

The field of DT Horses and Hashtags World’s Greatest Horseman finalists became official on Thursday, February 21 at the Celebration of Champions in Fort Worth, Texas. Reined cow horse action was non-stop throughout the day

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WHAT’S HAPPENING AT THE RODEO: FEBRUARY 22, 2019

Junior Agricultural Mechanics Show Tractor Restoration– Swine Barn & Morris Activity Center – 7:00 a.m. Junior Market Steers– Cattle Barn & Morris Activity Center – 8:00 a.m. Quarter Horse Show- Expo Hall- 7:00 a.m. Paint Horse

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Shop for Horses Now in the February INTERNET Auction

“The Internet Catalog is available for the February INTERNET Auction.  This auction offers a very nice group of Quarter horses, Paints and Appaloosas to shop for your new horse,” announces Mike Jennings of the Pro Horse

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Artist and Cowgirl Honoree Donna Howell Sickles “The Trail of the Cowgirl” Exhibition

 Opening at the National Cowgirl Museum March 9, 2019  Along with the grand opening of the Kit Moncrief Galleries and It’s Never Just a HorseTM exhibition, Cowgirl Honoree Donna Howell-Sickles’ The Trail of the Cowgirl

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ASPCA Announces Annual Help a Horse Home Equine Adoption Challenge to Find More Good Homes for Horses

Equine organizations across the country encouraged to register for chance to winsome of the $150,000 available in #HelpAHorse grant prizes The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) has opened registration for

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NRCHA World Championships in Full Swing

National Reined Cow Horse Association World Championship races are being decided day by day at the Celebration of Champions in Fort Worth, Texas. On Wednesday, February 20, the Novice Non Pro Bridle preliminary round kicked

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NRCHA World Championship Classes Get Underway

A busy day of reined cow horse action ensued on Tuesday, February 19 at the Celebration of Champions in Fort Worth, Texas. NRCHA World Championship preliminary rounds were held in the John Justin Arena for

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NEWS FROM THE NATIONAL REINED COW HORSE ASSOCIATION

Action at the National Reined Cow Horse Association Celebration of Champions is well underway, kicked off by the Tres Osos Cow Horse Derby.  Friday, February 15 saw limited aged event herd work continue from the Will Rogers

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WHAT’S HAPPENING AT THE RODEO: FEBRUARY 20, 2019

Junior Market Barrows (Group 2)– Swine Barn- 7:00 a.m. Junior Market Steers– Cattle Barn- 8:00 a.m. Junior Market Broilers – Morris Activity Center- 1:00 p.m. Agricadabra – Located in the Family Fair Area – Performances at 1:00

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NRCHA Tres Osos Ranch Cow Horse Derby Champions Crowned

Shining CD Light captures NRCHA Tres Osos Cow Horse Derby Open championshipDisplaying great prowess in each round of the Tres Osos Cow Horse Derby—the herd work, reined work and cow work—Shining CD Light (CD Lights

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The Real Legacy

Sherry Cervi is on the Mount Rushmore of Barrel Racers. She has won four World Championships on three different horses. She has qualified for an amazing nineteen National Finals Rodeos. She is the only three

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News from the National Reined Cow Horse Association

Action at the National Reined Cow Horse Association Celebration of Champions is well underway, kicked off by the Tres Osos Cow Horse Derby.  Friday, February 15 saw limited aged event herd work continue from the Will Rogers

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Cactus Reining Classic Pre-Entry Deadline Wednesday

PRE-ENTRY DEADLINE FEBRUARY 20, 2019 www.cactusreiningclassic.com

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WHAT’S HAPPENING AT THE RODEO: FEBRUARY 18, 2019

Dollar Day- $1 admission to the fairgrounds, select food and select carnival rides until 6 p.m. Junior Market Barrows– Swine Barn- 7:00 a.m. Horse Judging – Expo Hall– 8:30 a.m. Agricadabra – Located in the Family Fair

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Watch Out for this Mysterious Equine Disease

Some horses in a narrow region of Texas have developed a condition known as nasopharyngeal cicatrix, which causes scarring of the upper airway. Researchers believe this disease is the result of an environmental agent, but

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Be On The Lookout For Vision Impairment In Pets

Like people, dogs and cats can experience poor or failing eyesight as they age. The onset of vision loss in our pets can occur for a number of reasons, including cataracts, glaucoma, and retinal diseases

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