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WDAA World Championship Show – IMPORTANT UPDATES

This has been a weird year. We have all given up many freedoms in order to protect our fellow man. Sacrifice is hard and horses have made it tolerable. Looking forward to the 2020 Western

EQUITANA USA’s 2020 Exhibition Canceled Due to COVID-19 Concerns

Due to increased concern over public safety resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, EQUITANA USA’s live three-day celebration of the horse is canceled for 2020. The world’s largest equestrian trade fair and expo was originally scheduled

2020 Congress Super Sale goes ONLINE

“The 2020 All American Quarter Horse Congress Super Sale will be held as an INTERNET auction. The Ohio Quarter Horse Association’s Congress Tri-Chairmen and Sale Committee made the decision to go forward with the Super

2020 Purina Horse of the Year Presented by AQHA

Purina, the American Quarter Horse Association and the Women’s Professional Rodeo Association are looking for the outstanding registered American Quarter Horse in each of the PRCA’s timed-event categories and WPRA’s barrel racing category. The owner

RQHBA 20th Annual Showcase & Sale August 23rd

RQHBA will hold its 20th Annual Showcase and Sale on August 23, 2020 in Belle Fourche, SD. This sale will be featuring 73 head of ranch raised horses. Included in the offering is a cowboys

Bid Now – Lessons With 63 AQHA Professional Trainers

“Show exhibitors and riders wanting to improve their skills can bid now for lessons with Top trainers in a number of disciplines in the 2020 AQHA Guy Stoops Scholarship INTERNET Auction,” announces Mike Jennings of

NRCHA Stallion Stakes

The NRCHA Stallion Stakes, historically held in the Spring, will return to the South Point Hotel and Casino August 22 – 30. The Stallion Stakes features 4-and 5-year-old horses who are sired by subscribed stallions.

New Futurity Classes At AZ Fall Championship

West World — Scottsdale, AZ The Arizona Fall Championship is working diligently to produce a complete set of Futurity classes. Below is the list of Futurity classes that will be held at the show. Anyone

Three NRHA Two Million Dollar Milestones Reached

The 2020 National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Derby presented by Markel set many records, including three new NRHA Two Million Dollar milestones being reached: Rancho Oso Rio LLC became the newest NRHA Two Million Dollar

NRHA Reinstates 2020 World Championships

In a year of unprecedented challenges and seemingly endless unknowns, associations have struggled with difficult choices. Key among them has been making decisions that are best for the most members. The National Reining Horse Association,

2020 High Roller Reining Classic – Let’s show!

Las Vegas is OPEN! 2020 High Roller Reining Classic – September 11 – 19, 2010 South Point is located in the heart of the premiere southwest Las Vegas valley, just minutes away from the famous

Shop Horses and Saddles Now – 2 July INTERNET Auctions

“The Internet catalogs are available for buyers to shop horses in the Pleasure Broodmare and Prospect INTERNET Auction and the July INTERNET Auction,” announces Mike Jennings of Professional Horse Services, LLC.   “There is a nice

Tips for Maximizing Storage Space in Your Barn

Does it take you 20 minutes to find your horse’s comb when you go to the barn to groom them? Do you have to move a pile of junk just to get to that comb

Keeping Cool & Hydrated

Rainbow Livestock Waterers Rainbow Horse and Livestock Waterers are reliable, easy to install, easy to clean and easy to maintain! A perfect option for your stall, paddock or pasture. Connects to any water supply system

Texas Cowboy Joel Nelson Named Working Cowboy Award Recipient

Ranching Heritage Association will present award at National Golden Spur Award dinner October 10. Joel Nelson, a Texas cowboy that some say has considerable talent with horses, will be the third recipient of the Ranching

Your Imagination is Your Greatest Tool

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 job. You’ve heard me

Ask the Vet: Colic

Question: The stable where I board my horse has very sandy pastures. The horses are in a dry lot for all months except a few in the summer when the grass is tall enough. Is

Tick Control In Horses: What You Need to Know

Taking your horse out for walks and rides and allowing them time to roam around your pasture is an essential aspect of horse care. Unfortunately, this time spent exploring outdoors leaves your horse vulnerable to

Pinecone Shavings

For over 85 years, the sister company, Snider Industries, has been making the finest quality one-inch Southern Yellow Pine lumber available in the market. So, when the opportunity presented itself about 18 years ago, it

Why Routine Dental Care Matters

Early detection of problems can help improve horse health this winter. Winter can be a difficult time for horses to keep weight on, so don’t wait until your horse is showing signs of weight loss

Cooling Out a Hot Horse

Like any human athlete, cooling horses down properly is a very important part of the recovery process after exercise. How much time it takes for this process depends on three variables, the external temperature, the

Salt vs. Mineral Blocks: Which Should You Choose?

While horse owners know that their horses need salt, the decision of what to do isn’t always so easy.  How much salt does he need?  What type should you use?  What form is best?  The

Detecting The Subtle Signs Of Pain

The first step in caring for a sick or injured animal is being able to recognize the signs of pain that indicate something is wrong. Acute pain tends to be easier to identify, but chronic

Thermoregulation In Horses

Thermoregulation is simply the ability of the body to maintain or return to its core internal temperature. Thermoregulation is something that all of us horse owners should be concerned with in the summertime, especially those

How To Grow a Thousand-Pound Pumpkin: Secrets of Giant-Vegetable Growers

If you’ve ever wandered through your county or state fair, you’ve likely seen the massive, award-winning vegetables on display, from thousand-pound pumpkins to beets as big as a great white shark. Maybe you dream of

Cowgirls Rides Back To Screens For Third Season


The Fan-Favorite Series Returns to RIDE TV on Women’s Equality Day  RIDE TV is excited to announce that the
long-awaited third season of Cowgirls is premiering on Wednesday, August 26, 2020, which coincides with Women’s Equality

PCQHYA Virtual Show Challenge Fundraiser

The Pacific Coast youth have organized a virtual horse show challenge page. Each week, a new challenge is posted and available to enter. Classes have included versatility, no-stirrup horsemanship, and bareback equitation. Versatility is now

Reno Snaffle Bit Futurity Not Approved by NRCHA

The Reno Snaffle Bit Futurity received notice from the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) on June 23, 2020 that the 2020 show will not be approved.  Regardless, the tradition will continue September 13-20, 2020

2020 NRHA Derby Presented by Markel Breaks Records

The 2020 National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Derby presented by Markel was expecting a subdued look and feel. The Oklahoma State Fair implemented new protocols because of COVID-19. This included increased stall spacing, face mask

Photogenic Quarter Horse Captures 2019 Farnam SuperMask SuperModel Title

When Stephenie Bjorkman decided to enter her horse’s photo in Farnam’s 2019 SuperMask® SuperModel contest, she had no idea how much the competition had grown. “I follow Farnam online and saw the contest; I thought