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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

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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

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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

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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 &

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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

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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.

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Putting Weight on a Skinny Horse

Courtesy of Kentucky Equine Research  The horses in the barn get the same amount of feed every day; it makes feeding time much simpler. The warmbloods look super. Their weight is good, and their coats

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Marty Melvin, 9-Time Nfr Qualifier, Passes Away

Courtesy of PRCA Marty Michael (Chip) Melvin, a nine-time qualifier for the National Finals Rodeo, passed away Oct. 18 in Paradise, Texas, after battling cancer. He was 59. Melvin, who qualified for the NFR in

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Junior World Finals Inside the Wrangler Rodeo Arena at Cowboy Christmas Set to Run for Ten Straight Days of Competition

Courtesy of NFR Experience Wrangler Rodeo Arena, one of the seven main interactive features of Cowboy Christmas, will host more than 850 youth contestants in the Junior World Finals presented by YETI vying for championships

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Dealing with Wounds: When and Why to Call the Vet

By Cynthia McFarland Courtesy of Farnam’s Stable Talk Whether your horse is at home, in the trailer, on a trail ride or at a competition, there’s never a “good” time for an injury. But because accidents

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Curb Eating on the Trail

Courtesy of Downunder Horsemanship If you have a horse that’s too busy eyeing up his next meal on the trail rather than paying attention to you, use these steps to regain control. A horse can

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Ask the Vet: Wound Care and What to Expect When the Vet Arrives

Answered by Gary Hanes, DVM, Woodside, CA Question: I recently had an 18-year-old gelding wrap a 2-3″ diameter grape vine around his back hips and then on around the left leg at the knee joint. The

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THE RUN FOR A MILLION SEASON 2 – 2020

The Run For A Million, the richest event in the history of Reining returns in 2020. This incredible competition will again be held at the prestigious South Point Arena and Equestrian Center in Las Vegas,

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Board of Directors Unanimously Appoint VP

WHAT’S UP WPRA. This is a very important and packed full-of-information What’s Up. We are pleased to announce the newly appointed Vice President, and some key rule changes being introduced in 2020. Please read about

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Veterinary Medical School Application Cycle to Open Earlier Than Usual

In a significant departure from past practice, the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) announced that the Veterinary Medical College Application Service (VMCAS) 2020/21 application cycle will open on January 22, 2020 and close

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$25,000 Added Sun Circuit Rope Horse Futurity

Ropers: Don’t Miss the Hershberger Performance Horse Sale February 28th Jason and Nikki Hershberger will be holding their 15th Annual Horse Sale February 28th, 2020 in the Equidome at WestWorld.  Sun Circuit  is excited to

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More Artists Headed to the 2020 San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo

Three artists have been added to the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo lineup. These artists will perform on the rotating stage during the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo, held February 6 – 23,

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Notable Entertainers Added to the 2020 San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo Lineup

We are excited to reveal 4 more artists that have been added to our great lineup! Here is the link to all photos of the artists. Stay tuned for more entertainment news on November 8th!

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Congress Super Sale Yearlings Dominate Longe Line Classes

“5 of the Top 10 Congress Open Longe Line winners are featured in the 2019 Congress Super Sale, including the CHAMPION, Best By Design, that sells as Hip #22 in the auction,” announces Mike Jennings,

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San Antonio Rodeo Wants You to Help Design the 2020 Fiesta Medal

We are excited to share that we are reaching out to the community to help us design the 2020 Rodeo Fiesta Medal. Prizes are awarded to the Top 3 Finalists and the Winner. Help us

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:30 GO RODEO ROUNDUP 2019

GET READY FOR THE 25TH ANNUAL GO RODEO ROUNDUP ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19TH AT THE FREEMAN EXPO HALL! THIS SPECTACULAR EVENING FEATURES GREAT MUSIC FROM JOE DIFFIE AND RANDY HOUSER. YOU’LL ALSO ENJOY DELICIOUS FOOD

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Winter Water Consumption

By Tom R. Lenz, DVM, MS, DACT We all know that colic is the number one non-infectious health risk for horses. There are a number of types of colic but the one we see the

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Understanding Equine Insurance: Guidelines You Should Consider

Courtesy of AAEP Whether a horse is purchased for personal or business reasons, ownership represents a significant investment of time, money and resources. While no one likes to think about the potential for tragedy, horses

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Something’s in the Air: Winter Barn Ventilation

By Richard G. Godbee, Ph.D., PAS, Dipl. ACAS-Nutrition Courtesy of Horseman’s Report For horse owners in many parts of the country, winter and cold weather means “buttoning up the barn.” As barn construction has changed over

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Two Texas Companies Partner to Help the Horse/Mustang Industry

By Karen Reeves ETHA is proud to announce its partnership with the Mustang Heritage Foundation located in Granger, TX. It is a public, charitable, non-profit organization whose mission is to create and promote programs and

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Questions You’ll Wish You Asked Before You Moved In

Courtesy of Realtor.com Avoid regrets by knowing what questions to ask a REALTOR® or owner before you commit to a new home. If you bought a house with no maintenance issues big or small, let

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More Peace of Mind

Property insurance protects you from unforeseen events – as long as you’ve bought the right policy If you’ve financed your home, chances are your bank mandated that you purchase property insurance. While this insurance protects

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Manure Management

Courtesy of Iowa State University Extension & Outreach There are many benefits to living on a rural acreage or small farm.  The opportunity to raise livestock is one of those advantages.  Many times we see

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Keep Your Pets Safe This Halloween

Children and adults may love the spooky traditions of Halloween, but our pets are less likely to appreciate the costumes, masks, and parties associated with Halloween night. Kit Darling, infection control coordinator at the Texas

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Basics of Effective Horse Fencing

Courtesy of eXtention Whether it’s a backyard pen for a single horse or a large equestrian center, a well-designed and maintained fence is an asset. While many people marvel at the appearance of attractive fences

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