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2 July Internet Auctions Featuring Diamond MK Production Sale

“The Diamond MK Production Sale is a highlight of the Pro Horse Services Pleasure Prospect and Broodmare Internet Auction, which is the first of the two auctions and will close on Tuesday, July 9th,” announces

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NRCHA Derby Horse Show Champions Crowned in Paso Robles, California.

The final day of competition at the National Reined Cow Horse Association Jack and Phoebe Cooke Memorial Derby, presented by Cats Picasso, wrapped up on Sunday, June 16, at the Paso Robles Event Center. During

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Ask the Vet: Dental Care for Your Horse

Answered by, Elizabeth Thompson, DVM, MANZCVSc (EqDent), Blue Mist Equine Veterinary Centre, New Zealand Question: I have a 28-year-old Friesian, which when sedated for a dental float, is ataxic while still alert. Is there a sedative

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Rehibilitation: What’s Right For Your Horse

Hudson Aquatic Systems Injury to an equine athlete can be devastating and sometimes inevitable. Even a small injury that still allows them to compete hinders their overall ability to perform at their peak. Injury layup is a double-edged sword…

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Tying a Horse in the Trailer

By Clinton Anderson I often get asked if it’s OK to tie a horse in the trailer using my rope halter. The answer is absolutely. I tie all my horses in the trailer using my

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The Importance Of Flea & Tick Control

The Importance Of Flea & Tick Control Tick season is here and flea season is soon to follow. These pests don’t just annoy our cats and dogs, but they also serve as vectors that spread

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Roosting Risks: The Unexpected Dangers of Bird Nests Near Your Home

Courtesy of Realtor.com Spring is nesting season for most North American birds, which means they’ll be chirping, making nests, and laying eggs. Unless you still have nightmares after watching Alfred Hitchcock’s classic horror thriller “The Birds,” our

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How To Be A Good Customer For Your Horse Vet

Courtesy of Southern States If you own or lease a horse, chances are you have your veterinarian’s phone number either memorized or on speed dial. Caring for a horse means it’s not a matter of

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Horse Back Pain

Courtesy of SmartPak Nothing frustrates horse owners and veterinarians like back pain in horses. Because of the wide variety of causes—as well as the wide variety of clinical signs and therapeutic options—back soreness in horses

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Finding The Right Vet For Your Horse

Courtesy of Barn Chats by Vetoquinol Maybe you recently purchased a new horse. Perhaps you just moved to a new area. Your long-time veterinarian just retired or sold her practice. After years of competition, you

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NRCHA Derby Open Herd Work Preliminaries Complete in Paso Robles, California

Tuesday, June 11, was dedicated to Open Derby riders completing the second phase of the preliminary round – the herd work. The National Reined Cow Horse Association Jack & Phoebe Cooke Memorial Derby, presented by

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NRCHA Derby Non Pro Herd Work Preliminaries Complete in Paso Robles, California

The second day of the National Reined Cow Horse Association Jack & Phoebe Cooke Memorial Derby, presented by Cats Picasso, is complete. Several horse show spectaculars exhibitors walked through the herd, completing their first of

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IEA TO HOST 14TH ANNUAL WESTERN NATIONAL FINALS AT NRHA DERBY

The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) will host their 14th Annual IEA Western National Finals in Oklahoma City, OK on June 15-16, 2019 during the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Derby at the Oklahoma State Fair

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NRCHA Derby Rein Work Preliminaries Complete in Paso Robles, California

The first of three preliminary events at the National Reined Cow Horse Association Jack & Phoebe Cooke Memorial Derby, presented by Cats Picasso, is complete. The rein work prelims wrapped up for the Open and

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CBD Oil For Dogs: 10 Things You Didn’t Know

By: Dana Scott Holistic vets have been sending us some interesting reports about the benefits of CBDoil for dogs in their care … A senior Staffordshire Terrier had a 6cm mammary tumor and metastasis that disappeared

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Targeting Inflammation with CBD

Written by DrPerlmutter.com It is certainly clear that our most pervasive chronic conditions share a common feature in terms of their underlying cause. Whether we are talking about coronary artery disease, hypertension, diabetes, depression, rheumatoid arthritis,

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WRCA to hold Invitational Ranch Gelding Sale at the World Championship Ranch Rodeo

The Working Ranch Cowboy’s Association will work in cooperation with Premier Equine Auctions to hold an invitational ranch gelding sale at the WRCA World Championship Ranch Rodeo. The sale will be held on Saturday, November

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Metallic Cat Becomes Presenting Sponsor of the 2019 NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity

The National Reined Cow Horse Association is pleased to announce Metallic Cat as the presenting sponsor of the 2019 NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity, held October 4 – 19 in Fort Worth, Texas. Metallic Cat (High

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WRCA Announces Special Screening of “Cowboys: A Documentary Portrait” at the World Championship Ranch Rodeo

The Working Ranch Cowboy’s Association and film directors Bud Force and John Langmore are proud to announce a special screening of their film “Cowboys: A Documentary Portrait” will be held at the WRCA World Championship

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NRCHA On The Go & In The Know

Welcome to the National Reined Cow Horse Association’s monthly schedule update! Each e-newsletter will include information about NRCHA-approved shows with at least $15,000 in added money; NRCHA Judging Seminars; reined cow horse clinics; and other

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Training for Quick, Correct Barrel Racing Turns

Courtesy of American Quarter Horse Association Top barrel racer Stevi Hillman breaks down how she rides her horses around the barrel, avoiding hurry but focusing on quickness. As I work around the barrel, I teach

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Teaching a Horse to Ground Tie

By Mike Major with Abigail Boatwright Courtesy of American Quarter Horse Association Ranch horse training tips for how to teach a horse to stand still Maybe you’re training a horse to ground tie so you

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Successful Boarding Operation

Courtesy of PennState Extension To have a successful horse boarding operation, your facilities must make a favorable impression on your clients. For the comfort and convenience of your clients, you should provide ready access to

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Strange Things That Can Stop a Home From Ever Selling

Courtesy of Realtor.com Ever wonder what could keep a home from selling? Just ask a listing agent. They’ve seen some doozies. Listing agents, as the professionals who help prep a home for sale, are often

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Preventing Lyme Disease In Pets

We all know that pets are prone to getting fleas and ticks, but did you know that these pesky parasites could transmit dangerous diseases to your pet? Maria Esteve-Gasent, Ph.D., assistant professor at the Texas

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Organic Gardening Tips

Organic gardening has been around for centuries. It’s certainly not new, but gardening without artificial additives has made a comeback in recent years. And there is a good reason – organic vegetables are healthier and

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Farnam Invites Horse Owners to Enter the “No Fly Zone”

If you’re looking forward to warm weather riding, but dreading fly season, it’s time for a different approach. Farnam wants to change your view of fly season permanently, starting with the “No Fly Zone” Sweepstakes.

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Needle Grass and Horses: What You Need to Know

By Larri Jo Starkey Courtesy of American Quarter Horse Association Spear grass, Texas winter grass, needle grass – whatever you want to call it, this native grass poses a health risk to your horse Lurking

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Helping Your Horse Move to a New Barn

Courtesy of SmartPak Let’s face it- moving is rarely fun! And just like for you, moving can be really stressful on your horse. For those of us that board, and even those that keep their

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Equine Pasture Grazing Problems

Courtesy of Penn State Pasturing Horses Is The Most Economical And Easiest Way To Feed The most difficult thing about pasturing horses is their grazing behavior. Horses have two grazing habits that can make pasture

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