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3 Internet Auctions Closing Soon!

1 Horse Auction, 2 Stallion Service Auctions “Through January 28 horse shoppers and breeders can shop through more 50 horses and over 250 breedings to many of the top stallions in the Nation are offered

Shop over 80 Horse in January Internet Auctions

“Buyers can shop more than 80 Top Quarter Horses, Paints and Appaloosas in the 2 auctions that make up the 51st Annual Mid Winter Sale.  They are the BROODMARE AFFAIRE and the January INTERNET Auction,”

The Hot Potato Give

The first step to teaching a horse how to collect is to teach him to give to the bit, period. Always start at the standstill, and then progress through the gaits as the horse understands.

Rodeo Roundup

It doesn’t take a lifelong cowboy to understand the appeal of Texas’ official individual sport. The rodeo promises thrills, athleticism and tentpole attractions fit for anyone with a pulse. We inhaled funnel cake in Houston

Reproductive Problems in the Draft Horse

Draft mares usually make excellent mothers, providing a large amount of milk and rarely rejecting a foal. Because of these traits, draft mares make good nurse mares; some mares can even support and feed two

American Paint Horse Association & Extreme Trail Horse Association, Announce Alliance

Extreme Trail Horse Association and the American Paint Horse Association have joined forces as affiliate partners. The Extreme Trail Horse Association (ETHA) is a growing international organization of trail and obstacle enthusiasts with beautiful riding trails and obstacle

Castration: From Stallion to Gelding

Castration is a surgical procedure performed by a veterinarian that is defined as the removal of the testicles of a male horse. The procedure can be accomplished through sedation and local anesthesia in a standing

Bull Rider Sage Kimzey Wins Sixth Straight PRCA World Title

Sage Kimzey is still the king of PRCA bull riders. The Strong City, Okla., cowboy won his sixth consecutive world championship at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo before 16,904 fans at the Thomas & Mack

Brucella Canis Is A Disease Of Dogs And Humans

Brucella canis, a strain of brucellosis that can be carried by dogs, is one of the leading causes of canine infertility. The highly contagious, and often underrecognized, bacterium can lead to abortions,  stillborn puppies, testicular abnormalities,

Ask The Vet: Drug Testing in the Horse

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 for terpenes,  as they are a component of many fragrant

Time To Win Big In Vegas

Silver Dollar Circuit Adds $25,000 in Prize Money Where You Wouldn’t Expect As the years go on, Silver Dollar continues to improve as an independent, unique, and strong horse show, holding with their mission of

Twombly Performance Horse Sale was held December 6th & 7th, 2019 in Las Vegas, NV

Held during the National Finals Rodeo!  The sale was held at the Mandalay Bay Resort in the Roper Cowboy Marketplace!  People participated in bidding from 26 states and Canada.  35% sales going to repeat buyers! 

Lucas Oil AQHA World Championship Show Wrap-Up

Courtesy of American Quarter Horse Association More than 4,000 entries converged at the OKC Fairgrounds to vie for the AQHA’s coveted golden globes and nearly $2 million in purse and prizes. That’s a wrap on

Salmonella in Horses

By Beaudoin, DVM & S. Valberg, DVM, Courtesy of University of Minnesota Extension Salmonellosis is a bacterial infection that affects humans, horses, most mammals, birds and reptiles. Though there are multiple types of the Salmonella

Spur Basics

Courtesy of America’s Horse Daily Learning to use spurs properly is all about feel, says AQHA judge LeeAnn DeMars. It’s the same sort of finesse that you strive to develop in your hands. With spurs,

Try Before You Buy? How a Pre-Offer Inspection Could Hurt Buyers’ Chances

Courtesy of Realtor.com You wouldn’t buy a car without kicking the tires, right? Well, likewise, there’s no reason why you should buy a house without having an inspection first. For most buyers, the home inspection happens after

J is for Joints

Courtesy of SmartPak.com Your horse’s body is an impressive machine. It’s designed to manage the normal wear and tear that’s associated with being a horse — an animal designed to be on the move! However,

Incorporate Everyday Objects Into Your Training Program

Courtesy of Downunder Horsemanship When it comes to training your horse, your imagination is your greatest tool. The more creative you can be in your lessons, the more interested your horse will be in his

How to Keep Weight off Your Horse: Managing the Easy Keeper

Courtesy of SmartPak By Dr. Lydia Gray Does your horse: Gain weight eating air? Founder every spring on grass? Have a cresty neck? If so, your horse could be insulin resistant, part of a newly

Heart Murmurs in Dogs

When a veterinarian uses a stethoscope to listen to your dog’s heart, chances are that the heart will sound normal. However, in some cases, a veterinarian may hear an abnormality such as a heart murmur.

AQHA All-Around Amateur Crowned

Courtesy of American Quarter Horse Association Angela Fox is crowned the AQHA All-Around Amateur for the second year in a row at the 2019 Lucas Oil AQHA World Championship Show. The top exhibitors and horses

Ask the Vet: Equine Skin Tumors

Answered by, Elizabeth Carr, DVM, Ph.D., DACVIM, DACVECC, CVA, Michigan State University Question: I have a grey 5-year-old Arab/Azteca mare. She is greying pretty slowly and I am wondering if horses that grey more slowly are

AQHA Supreme Champion Stallion Featured in December Internet Auctions

“Two Internet Horse auctions, offering close to 100 horses, close on December 3rd and 5th.  The first, closing on Tuesday evening, December 3rd, is the Show Prospect Internet Auction which includes weanling through 3 year-old

RESULTS FOR THE 19th ANNUAL “WYO” SALE HELD OCTOBER 12, 2019

October 12 marked the Saturday of the 19th Annual “Fall” Sale held by the Smith family and Dr. H. B. Bartlett, DVM. In combination with the Annual May Sale this was the 54RD sale. A

Nation¹s Top Suicide Prevention and Veterinary Medical Organizations Partner to Release New Resource for Colleges of Veterinary Medicine

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the American Veterinary Medical Association, and the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges Release After a Suicide: A Toolkit for Colleges of Veterinary Medicine To help support colleges of

BID NOW – Internet Auction for AQHA Professional Horsemen’s Crisis Fund

“BIDDING IS OPEN NOW for AQHA Professional Horsemen’s Crisis Fund Internet Auction on more than 100 items.   Each year, an online auction raises money for the AQHA Professional Horsemen’s Crisis Fund,” announces Mike Jennings of

Winners Talk Pendleton Whisky “Let ’Er Buck” Stock Of The Year

Courtesy of PRCA Standing out among a crowd of exceptional roughstock requires a perfect balance of animal athleticism and the cowboys capable of showcasing that talent. The 2019 Pendleton Whisky “Let ’er Buck” Stock of

When is your cat hiding illness or injury?

We do our best to take care of our feline friends, but sometimes signs of pain and sickness go unnoticed. Dr. Stacy Eckman, clinical assistant professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine &

What Do Both Republicans and Democrats Really Care About? Housing Affordability

Courtesy of Realtor.com Lately, it seems like America couldn’t be any more polarized. About half of the country is gunning for President Donald Trump’s impeachment, while the other half remains staunch in its support for the

Rodeo Fans to Enjoy a Variety of On-Site Entertainment Prior to and Following the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo

Courtesy of NFR Experience When rodeo fans arrive at the Thomas & Mack Center for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, they will have multiple entertainment options to enjoy prior to and following each rodeo performance.