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Nominations Open for the 2019 Equine Industry Vision Award

Nominations are now open for the 18th annual Equine Industry Vision Award. Sponsored by Zoetis since its inception, the prestigious award is the first of its kind to showcase innovation across the entire equine market, as well as ingenuity and service. Award nominees may include individuals and/or organizations. Candidates may be considered for a single […]
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Elizabeth Quirk’s Not Hauling — Probably

After a standout 2018 season that culminated with the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Non-Pro World title, Elizabeth Quirk was ready for a break. She wasn’t planning to haul this year, but that may change.
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In the Blood: SJR Diamond Mist

When SJR Diamond Mist won the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity last year, it was a “like father, like son” moment. The stallion’s sire, CD Diamond, won the same event in 2012. Corey Cushing, an Equi-Stat Elite $2 Million Rider, showed both horses to their championships. During the finals, SJR Diamond […]

AQHA Seeking Entries For Best Remuda Award

The time to nominate ranches that raise outstanding American Quarter Horses is running out. Submissions for the Zoetis American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) Best Remuda Award and AQHA International Best Remuda Award are due March 1.
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Exciting Times

The new year is here, and we are all full of hope and inspiration. We’re setting goals and running as fast as we can into 2019 to reach them. Along with that, for me, it is a time to reflect. 2019 … WOW! Where does the time go? This is my fourth year with SDP Buffalo […]
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Dick Gaines Passes Away

Dick Gaines, of Wichita Falls, Texas, has passed away at the age of 75 following an illness. Gaines, a past National Cutting Horse Association President, died on Jan. 15, according to a Facebook post from Horsemen For Christ. Gaines, who was an Equi-Stat Elite $1 Million Rider and the father of Equi-Stat Elite $8 Million Rider Matt […]