The Western performance horse world lost the great sire Lizzys Gotta Player on May 12 due to complications from colic surgery.
The 25th Carolina Classic, judged by Brad Kelsall, Clint Haverty and Donnie Bricker, was held May 14-17 in Williamston, North Carolina. This show offered Nationa Reining Horse Association (NRHA)-sanctioned ancillary slates, as well as two high-dollar derbies for 4-, 5- and 6-year-old reining horses.
As of May 13, Oklahoma issued emergency import requirements for livestock (equine, bovine, porcine, caprine, ovine or cervidae) entering the state from a county where vesicular stomatitis has been diagnosed within the last 30 days, or a county that contains a premise quarantined for vesicular stomatitis.
Vesicular stomatitis (VS) has been detected in three horses at a Pecos County premises located approximately 30 miles north of Fort Stockton, Texas.
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As the Breeder’s Invitational (BI) continues to showcase talented 4-year-olds, WH Cat And Mouse (PT) and rider Jacob Taurel rose to the challenge among an impressive field of horses. During the Derby Unlimited Amateur finals, held Saturday, May 16, the duo captured the Championship by marking a 218.
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The Breeder’s Invitational (BI) Classic/Challenge Non-Pro finals, held Saturday, May 16, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, featured 21 talented duos, including Champions Cody Hedlund and Meteles Cat. As the second pair in the draw, they marked a 225 to earn the win.