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Last Call to Enter – View the Catalog – April Internet Auctions

“Turn horses or saddles into cash or shop for your new horse.  Entries are still accepted for the 2 April Internet Auctions.  Shoppers can view the Internet auction catalogs for the Spring Reiner and Cow

Cancelled & Postponed Horse Shows

• Del Mar National Horse Show- Cancelled • Gold-n-Grand Spring All Breed Show- New Dates April 17th-19th, 2020 • Feria del Caballo Español- Cancelled • Nutrena AQHA Level I Championships- Cancelled • Norco Horse Week-

2020 TQHA Yearling Sale

The TQHA Yearling Sale is scheduled for July 24 & 25 @ the Freeman Exposition Hall in San Antonio. Consignments are due MAY 1st, 2020 TQHA is closely monitoring the situation with Covid-19. If a

Open For Business – Pro Horse Services April Internet Auctions

“Reduced entry fees and offering a second auction for no sales at no additional fees are just two of the reasons to offer horses for sale in the April INTENET Auction and Spring Reiner and

Veterinarian’s Perspective on the Pandemic

No reported incidences of horses getting the SARS-CoV 2 virus. “Unprecedented” seems an understatement when describing the wide-ranging impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. To get a handle on some of those impacts and perspectives in

NRCHA-Sanctioned Shows Update

The National Reined Cow Horse Association board of directors and staff are monitoring the fluid coronavirus-19 situation. The NRCHA supports the decisions made by individual show managers to postpone and/or cancel any NRCHA-sanctioned events in

AQHA Waives 2020 World Show Qualification

The AQHA Executive Committee waives world show qualification for upcoming 2020 AQHA world championship shows. The American Quarter Horse Association world championship shows are the most prestigious events in the equine industry. Due to the

WDAA recognized shows cancelled

Western Dressage Association of America (WDAA) is concerned about the health and safety of our members, staff and their families.  We are monitoring information available regarding the Coronavirus pandemic. The decision to move forward with or

Cancellation of the Del Mar National Horse Show

To ourvalued exhibitors, vendors, participants and patrons, We must unfortunately announce the cancellation of this year’s Del Mar National Horse Show, which was set to run April 14-May 3, due to the COVID-19 outbreak. On

Market Horses from Home in 2 April Internet Auctions

“The two April INTERNET auctions allow sellers to Market their horses in early April and do it FROM HOME or on the road. Entries are being accepted for the both auctions now. The SPRING REINER

NRCHA board of directors postpones Stallion Stakes due to coronavirus concerns

In light of the current situation with the coronavirus, the National Reined Cow Horse Association board of directors made the difficult decision to postpone the National Reined Cow Horse Association Stallion Stakes. The association’s second

Don’t Forget Your Tack When Spring Cleaning

No matter the climate, cleaning tack for spring riding is a chore worthy of attention. Tack that is well cared for not only looks good but is also more comfortable for the horse and rider.

Champions Crowned at The American Rodeo at AT&T Stadium

$2.4 million paid out in two days in Texas The American Rodeo finals made dreams come true yet again this evening at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The 2020 champions are walking away with pride

Does Your Western Saddle Fit?

Kevin Oliver on What You Need to Know We turned to AQHA Professional Horseman, Kevin Oliver for helpful tips on how to make sure your Western saddle fits correctly. Oliver is a lifelong horseman and

How Long Does It Take To Build A House?

How long does it take to build a house? It’s a question often posed by people looking to buy an idyllic piece of land so they can construct their dream home from the ground up.

Secrets to an Effective Horse Show Grooming Routine

Whether you’re attending your first schooling show or competing at the national level, you want to shine in the show ring. But with the weeks of schooling, days of packing, and hours of traveling, where

Funky Ear Plaque

My horse has a funky white plaque inside his ears. Everything I’ve read says to leave it alone, and it doesn’t seem to bother him, but it bothers me! Is there any safe treatment for

Equine Vacations!

Bar W Guest Ranch The Bar W Guest Ranch is open year-round and ready to show you what Western hospitality is all about! At the Bar W, horses are the center of attention and riding

Could Your Pet Benefit From Acupuncture Treatment?

If you’ve ever wanted to try a safe and effective form of alternative medicine for your pet, consider acupuncture. Part of traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture, the act of inserting small needles in certain parts in

Experience Dude Ranches

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, nature walks and, most important,

Troubleshooting a Horse That Plays With the Bit

It’s very normal in the beginning for a young horse to mouth and play with the bit when he’s first introduced to it. He’s just trying to figure out what the new piece of equipment

Ask the Vet: Foaling Injuries & Complications

Question: I have a maiden mare due late April/early May that is coughing. I have had her scoped, which indicated she has mucus in her lower airway. Can the foal be putting pressure on the

Improving Circulation in Stall-bound Horses

Taking steps to promote your horse’s circulation is important, especially if he’s bound to a stall. Here’s how light exercise, acupuncture and therapeutic grooming can help. During the winter months, it’s not uncommon for horses

Tack Up!

SADDLER’S® PRESERVATIVE Developed 9 generations ago as a protector for leather that was used in all weather – hot, cold, wet and dry, Saddler’s® Preservative softens leather quickly and gives it a non-damaging protective coat.

Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch

Serenity and solitude are concepts not often discussed, much less experienced, amid the turmoil of life in these early years of the 21st century. You’ll find them at Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch! Here, beneath the

NRCHA On The Go & In The Know

NRCHA Sanctioned Shows – $15,000+ Added Money: March 27 – April 4, 2020: NRCHA Stallion Stakes – $216,000 – Las Vegas, NV Email:info@NRCHA.com April 21 – 26, 2020: Colorado RCA Sagebrush – $34,400 – Pueblo,

Champions Crowned at The American Rodeo at AT&T Stadium

$2.4 million paid out in two days in Texas! The American Rodeo finals made dreams come true yet again this evening at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The 2020 champions are walking away with pride

Interscholastic Equestrian Association News

The first of our three NATIONAL FINALS is just about a month away and we are looking forward to seeing many of you in California. Be sure and check out our NEW WEBSITE for all

Bidding is Open NOW for March Internet Auction

“Buyers can bid now for nearly 50 horses in The March INTERNET Auction.   Bidding will close on Thursday evening, March 5th.  The March INTERNET Auction features some very nice horses for Western Pleasure, Halter, Hunter

The American Rodeo Semi-Finals Wrap Up in Fort Worth

Athletes advance to the finals at AT&T Stadium Lives will be changed and champions will be crowned at RFD-TV’s The American Rodeo​ as the finals return to Arlington, Texas next weekend. The semi-finals at Cowtown