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To Blanket Or Not To Blanket Your Horse

Courtesy of SmartPak Your horse’s coat may be smarter than you think! Because your horse was designed to spend his days roaming outside, he is naturally equipped with tools to keep himself warm when the

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Should You Use a Snaffle Bit?

Courtesy of Downunder Horsemanship A lot of people wisely start the Method with a horse that’s already trained, and often times, these horses have been ridden in shank bits. When starting the Method, I encourage

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Scott Snedecor Captures Fourth NFSR Gold Buckle

Courtesy of PRCA  With an opportunity to win his fourth gold buckle, Scott Snedecor delivered in dramatic fashion Saturday night at the 2018 Clem McSpadden National Finals Steer Roping at the Kansas Star Arena. The

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Preparing Your Horse for Winter

By, Dr. Lydia Gray Courtesy of SmartPak Hot chocolate, mittens and roaring fires keep us warm on cold winter nights. But what about horses? What can you do to help them through the bitter cold,

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How to Find Your Dream Home—Without Losing Your Mind

Courtesy of Realtor.com Finding your dream home is an exciting adventure that, at times, can also feel all-consuming. On a good day, it’s fun to swipe through listings and whiz through every open house in

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From The Vault: Sonny Tureman

Courtesy of PRCA Sixty years ago, Sonny Tureman judged the first National Finals Rodeo in 1959 in Dallas due to his knowledge of the sport as a competitor at both ends of the arena. He

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Don’t Let Ringworm Put You Through The Wringer 

Ringworm, or dermatophytosis, is one of the more common skin conditions affecting pets of all shapes and sizes. Despite its name, ringworm is not caused by a worm but by protein-eating fungi that invade the

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Clay Elliott Wins CPRA Crown

Courtsey of PRCA It’s been a heck of a year for saddle bronc rider Clay Elliott. And he’s looking to make it even more memorable. The 24-year-old from Vernon, British Columbia, captured his second Canadian

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Barrett To Receive Donita Barnes Lifetime Achievement Award Posthumously

Courtesy of PRCA The late Hadley Barrett, a legendary rodeo announcer and ProRodeo Hall of Famer, was named the recipient of the 2018 PRCA Donita Barnes Lifetime Achievement Award on Oct. 24. Barrett passed away

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Ask the Vet: Joint Infections

Answered by, Jen Reda, DVM, Aiken, SC and Stephanie Regan, DVM, Lexington, KY Courtesy of AAEP Question: My 19-year-old Thoroughbred gelding was recently diagnosed with moderate osteoarthritis in his right hind and upon ultrasound, with mild DSLD in both

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BID NOW – AQHA Professional Horsemen Crisis Fund INTERNET Auction

Bidding Closes on Wednesday, November 14, at 7:00 PM Central time, for items donated to the AQHA Professional Horse’s Auction to benefit the Crisis Fund.  To shop and bid go to https://internethorseauctions.com/auction.php?aucid=304 The auction features

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RACER’S EDGE COMING TO RIDE TV

Popular barrel racing series “Racer’s Edge” releases new season on RIDE TV  Ride Television Network, Inc. (RIDE TV) is excited to announce that the great barrel racing series Racer’s Edgewill be coming to RIDE TV

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First Round of Entertainment Set for the 2019 San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo

The first round of world-class entertainment has been set for the nationally recognized San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo, held February 7 – 24, 2019, at the AT&T Center/Freeman Coliseum Grounds. Following an unrivaled PRCA

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24th ANNUAL GO RODEO ROUNDUP

Join us for the 24th Annual Go Rodeo Roundup this Saturday! Help support our Scholarship Fund all while having a great night full of entertainment. WHO:  San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo Go Rodeo Roundup

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NOVEMBER EVENT SCHEDULE AT SOUTH POINT HOTEL, CASINO & SPA

74th Annual California Saddle Horse Futurity – Friday, Oct. 18 – Sunday, Oct. 20 South Point Arena welcomes 74th Annual California Saddlebred Horse Futurity Show Friday, Oct. 18 through Sunday, Oct. 20. Fans can expect

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South Point Arena and Equestrian Center Names Larry Gimple as Arena Event Manager

Larry Gimple is named South Point Arena and Equestrian Center’s new Event Manager. As a notable member of the equestrian industry, Gimple brings more than 25 years of experience in the field, most recently serving

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Luitpold Animal Health and National Barrel Horse Association Announce “Adequan® 2D Challenge”

 Sponsorship provides $20,000 Added Money at the NBHA World Championships  Luitpold Animal Health, manufacturer of Adequan® i.m. (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan), today announced a new sponsorship with the National Barrel Horse Association (NBHA). The new Adequan® 2D

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How Whole Body Vibration Can Enhance Your Horsecare

 As more equine studies on biomechanics are completed, it is increasingly evident that, as with humans, movement is critical to the body’s ability to function properly. Movement stimulates the body’s various systems, as such, daily

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Equine Aqua Spa in Whitesboro, Texas

by Katie Kelch Cold temperatures can put a damper on everyone’s training program throughout the winter months. If you have a hard time finding a dry place to continue working with your equine athlete, there

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Four Oaks Farm Sport Horse Rehabilitation Centre and all-natural NO THRUSH® Powder want you to be warned – and armed – this fall.

PROBLEM 1:   Does your horse have a sulcus crack (a deep crack in-between the heel bulbs)? If you are not sure, look at the No Thrush ad on page [ INSERT PAGE NUMBER or include

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Finishline Fencing

Containing animals that are born to run can be a challenging task.  The options are endless and the costs associated with fencing can be overwhelming. Finishline Fencing is the best option we have found to

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Barn Pros

Think about the professionals you choose to work with. Is it simply their track records that set your expectations, or is there something more? Because at Barn Pros, we believe that a decision as important

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Snodgress Equipment

Snodgress Equipment is your complete provider of Arena Werks™ and Hey Werks™ farm, ranch, and arena equipment. All of our products meet the highest standards for reliability and durability and are guaranteed to withstand the

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Smith-Embry Insurance Associates, Inc.

Mission Statement: SERVICE Beginning with the Quote process, placing of your Policy and most important in settling your Claim, Smith-Embry Insurance Associates, Inc. makes the process as easy as possible. We work with our customers in a

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Cunningham & Cunningham

Cunningham and Cunningham Livestock has served the horse community for over 40 years.  From Tom’s background in race horses, to Sara’s horse show upbringing, along with time spent at the track with her father, together

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Take Note! This Is the One Thing You Must Master When House Hunting

Courtesy of Realtor.com Average home buyers look at 10 houses before they find The One. And unless you’ve lucked out with a photographic memory, remembering the details of all those homes can prove challenging. Wait, which one

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School ‘Em and Fool ‘Em

Courtesy of Downunder Horsemanship Horses are smart enough to know when they can chump us and when they can’t. For example, more than likely, if your horse spooked at an object when you were riding

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How To Develop a Horse Barn Management Plan

Courtesy of Southern States Have you always dreamed of managing your own barn? Do you currently manage your own small horse farm or boarding facility? If so, do you have a barn management plan in

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Horse Insurance 101

by Amy J. Daum, Courtesy of SmartPak Let’s face it, insurance falls way to the bottom of the list of topics any horse owner wants to talk about. Discussing worst-case scenarios doesn’t exactly make for enjoyable barn

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Horse Fitness During The Winter

Courtesy of Southern States  When the weather outside is frightful what is the horseback rider to do? That fire may be delightful, but we can’t just sit inside and sing let it snow, let it

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