Have you ever gone to a show after working really hard, only to have your high hopes of success dashed by your uncooperative four-legged partner? Most of us probably have, and sometimes it’s easy to lose sight of the positives. I was guilty of this just a few days ago.
All Dennis Moreland Tack martingales are made with a neck strap and a safety hobble strap to keep the neck strap in proper position on the neck. The safety hobble strap runs through the gullet of the saddle and over the horn to prevent the neck strap from sliding forward on the neck, potentially to the ears.
With only five classes remining during the last week of The Four Sixes/NCHA Eastern Nationals, held at the Mississippi State Fair Grounds in Jackson, Mississippi, from March 9-21, competitors continued to give it their all for their chance at a championship.
At a felony readiness conference on Tuesday, March 24, reining trainer Mark Arballo pleaded guilty to one felony animal cruelty charge relating to the death of Bella Gunnabe Gifted in September 2013.
Arballo had originally entered a not-guilty plea in the San Diego Superior Court, South County Division, on Oct. 2, 2014. A felony jury trial was on the docket for Monday, May 18. Following the felony readiness conference, the San Diego County District Attorney's Office confirmed the felony jury trial had been vacated and that a sentencing hearing is scheduled for Thursday, May 21 at 1:30 p.m.
There’s an old saying: If you want to win it all, you have to risk losing it all.
It was in August of 2011 in front of a packed house at the World’s Richest Stock Horse competition at the National Stock Horse Association Futurity in Paso Robles, California. The final fence work remained and would determine the event winner, and Bobby Starlight and Zane Davis were in striking distance to take the championship.
With the 2015 show season in full swing, horse owners be considering ways to help protect their horses’ health while traveling. Outbreak Alert, a free program from Merial, makes obtaining this important disease information easy for horse owners.
So, National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Stakes exhibitors…you say you have an awesome fence horse? The NRCHA is going to give you the chance to prove it in the Smart Boons $10,000-added Fence Challenge.
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