Omega Alpha - Equine products! We loved the magnificent beach landscape! What a great place to ride.Ruby Giggans-Ledley, of Coalinga, California, is this week’s winner in the Quarter Horse News/Horsecity.com My Favorite Place to Ride Photo Contest. She will receive $150 in
Breast Collars are generally an optional item on a saddle but for disciplines like barrel racing, roping, and cow horse where our horses make quick stops and turns with powerful acceleration and pull they can be a life saver. Steep inclines on the trail are another place a breast collar is invaluable.
The American Paint Horse Association (APHA) will bring a splash of color to the 2014 Tulsa Reining Classic (TRC), slated for Aug. 26-31. A new partnership has been created between APHA and the TRC, according to Cheryl Cody of the TRC Management Team.
Voting for the 2015 NRHA proposed Bylaw Amendments and Officer Elections are open. Electronic ballets (eBallot) will be accepted through Sept. 8, and absentee paper ballots will be accepted through Sept. 4. Voters must be at least 19 years of age by Jan. 1, 2014 to participate. Associate Members are not eligible to vote in this election.
Omega Alpha - Equine products! We thought the photo was a spectacular image.Letha Simmons, of Benson, Arizona, is this week’s winner in the Quarter Horse News/Horsecity.com My Favorite Place to Ride Photo Contest. She will receive $150 in
There is a wide variety of equipment used to start horses. Here are some of the handmade options from Dennis Moreland Tack!
A. Bosal — The bosal is a noseband, that when combined with a headstall, makes up the vaquero hackamore or la jaquima. According to Luis Ortega in his book California Hackamore la jaquima was introduced into California from Northern Mexico, the great cattle empire of that time, in the 1770s. It was used by the Dons of Spain who helped colonize parts of California and start large cattle ranches. Each ranch had a caballada or band of highly trained saddle horses which were started in hackamores.