The first National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) European Summit was held in Brussels, Belgium, on Jan. 16-17. Thirty-two representatives from 13 European countries (Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and The Netherlands) met in the capital of the European Union. By the end of the two days, “unity” was the meeting’s key word.
Two candidates have been selected for the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) vice presidential election, said Lewis Wray, chairman of the officer nominating committee.
CINCH Jeans & Shirts has acquired the Ranch Sorting National Championships (RSNC) in hopes to further membership and prize money growth. Both companies are committed to western lifestyle preservation in their pursuit to combine tradition and innovation.
Due to inclement weather expected in Oklahoma City, the Oklahoma Quarter Horse Association (OQHA) Convention and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony that was originally slated for Jan. 13-14 will be held Jan. 27-28. The Oklahoma Quarter Horse Hall of Fame was created in 2005 to recognize outstanding individuals and horses whose contributions involving the American Quarter Horse significantly impacted Oklahoma’s equine industry.
The 2017 Oklahoma Quarter Horse Hall of Fame inductees being honored at the event include Wayne Halvorson, Ray Kimsey, Carl Pevehouse, Bill Price, Eastex, Mr Master Bug, Perpetualism and the Lazy E Ranch. Don Earl LaPorte will receive the Bud Breeding Spirit Award.
Pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction, or PPID, has been called ‘equine Cushing’s disease’ by horse owners and veterinarians for years. As more information is learned about it, the clinical signs of PPID are becoming more recognizable in horses. However, there are still several other misconceptions or myths about the disease.
The Kentucky Horse Park Commission voted today to withdraw from consideration for hosting the ninth Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) World Equestrian Games, to be held in 2022.
Tiedown straps are used to connect nosebands, headsetters, and various other pieces of equipment to the cinch. If a tiedown is used without a tiedown hobble your horse can accidentally step on or across the tiedown http://bit.ly/2jJaO80 if he lowers his head. We’ve all had that unexpected experience of a horse lowering his head at lightning speed to grab at a green patch of grass! When this happens and your horse steps on or across the tiedown it can’t raise its head. Since he can’t lift his head he may panic and rear and this can cause a wreck.
The Extreme Mustang Makeover (EMM) is stopping in West Springfield, Massachusetts, June 15-17; Reno, Nevada, June 23-24; and Lexington, Kentucky, July 6-8. This event, produced by the Mustang Heritage Foundation in partnership with the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Wild Horse and Burro Program, is currently seeking youth and adult trainers to participate in the 100-day wild horse training challenge.
Non-Pro Horse of the Year and Non-Pro Triple Crown Champion Watch Me Whip, would be a special mare.From the start, Armando Costa Neto knew that Watch Me Nae Nae, a full-sister to 2016 National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA)