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NCHA Unveils Equine Ambulance

ncha-ambulanceThe NCHA equine ambulance was custom built by Kyle Zanetti Trailers.The National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA), producer of the world's richest equine events outside of racing and a leader in animal welfare, recently unveiled a custom-built horse ambulance to be available on-site at all major NCHA events.

Dr. Carey Williams Receives 2015 Equine Science Award

careywilliams-connielarsonDr. Carey Williams & Dr. Connie LarsonDr. Carey Williams, associate director of extension for Rutgers University's Equine Science Center, is the 2015 recipient of the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) and Equine Science Society (ESS) Equine Science Award. The award was presented by Connie Larson, Ph.D., Zinpro Corporation's North American ruminant research and nutrition service manager, at a recent ASAS meeting in Orlando, Florida.

PCCHA Hall Of Famer Jack Adams Passes Away

jack-adamsJack AdamsJack Ray Adams, 77, died Saturday, July 18, at home in Clements with his immediate family by his side.

Jack was born on April 21, 1938 in Blanding, Utah to Jack and Helen Adams. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Judy, his daughter Jazlyn Rice, and sons Hazen and Andy Adams.

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) Cases Reported In Texas

yearlings-runningQHN File PhotoThe Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) recently received confirmation from the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (TVMDL) of Texas horses testing positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). The infected horses are located in the counties of Newton, Orange, Liberty, Jasper and Jefferson. As of July 30, there are a total of five positive EEE cases in Texas.

Big Win for WLS Tinseltown at Clayton Woosley HOF Reining

wls-tinseltownWLS Tinseltown and Robin Schoeller won the Clayton Woosley Hall of Fame Reining Derby Level 3 Open last year (pictured) and took the Derby Level 4 Open Championship this year. • Photo by WaltenberryThe Clayton Woosley Hall of Fame Reining, held July 23-26 in Lexington, Kentucky, included the $37,500-added Protect The Harvest Derby for 4- ,5- and 6-year-old reining horses. Ridden by Robin Schoeller for Ruoff Dietter Reining Horses, of Millersport, Ohio, WLS Tinseltown scored a 225 to win the $10,000-added Level 4 Open and $5,278.

Rosie Boon San Crowned Derby John Deere Open Champion

SumSpec RosieBoonSan WErwin 15KBPRosie Boon San & Walt ErwinThe National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular, held July 11-Aug. 1 at the Will Rogers Coliseum in Fort Worth, Texas, continued on today with the Derby John Deere Open finals. And it was Rosie Boon San and Walt Erwin from the second draw who scored the magic number, 219, that won the 13-horse class.

Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA Investigating Reining By The Bay Incident

sg-frozen-enterprize-nrbc15SG Frozen Enterprize and Andrea Fappani at the National Reining Breeders Classic • Photo by WaltenberryAfter the discovery of three Andrea Fappani trainees being allegedly tampered with at Reining By The Bay, an unidentified woman called the Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA (PHS/SPCA) to the Horse Park at Woodside in California. PHS/SPCA Vice President of Community Relations Scott Delucchi said the woman felt that the three separate incidents had some foul play tied to them, but authorities don’t know if that’s the case.

Cody Hedlund & Meteles Cat Score Big at Showdown In Cowtown

SumSpec MetelesCat CHedlund 15KBPCody Hedlund & Meteles CatAs the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular continued into its third week, the Western Bloodstock/NCHA Showdown In Cowtown wrapped up with its last final, the Non-Pro. Cody Hedlund made sure this inaugural event would be one to remember when he and Meteles Cat rocked the competition with a huge score, taking the Championship and a $35,000 check home Monday night.