Escaping the Heat

July18 CraigsSpinThree-year-old palomino stud colt Palefacegunslinger (Pale Face Dunnit x Lost In Tinseltown), owned by Tim Anderson

Hi Everyone!

We have had a busy last month! We had a great show at the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Derby, making the finals on all three of my entries, and my non-pros all made their finals, as well. I am very proud of them and my horses.

Gamble Pays off for Intrepid New York State Cutters


NYCuttingEventCutter at Challenger Series event in Fulton, New York. -- Photo by Hill Top Photography.

An enthusiastic group of cutters in the Northeast did what some thought was impossible earlier this month when they brought a National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA)-sanctioned event back to New York State.

Goodbye to Bobby Pidgeon

BobbyPidgeonBobby Pidgeon • QHN File PhotoGeorge Robert “Bobby” Pidgeon Sr., of Moscow, Tennessee, passed away July 14 after an extended illness. As a National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) competitor, breeder, show producer, raconteur and enthusiast, Pidgeon had few equals.

AQHYA Officers and Directors Named for 2017-18

AQHA webThe AQHYA leadership team has been determined for 2017 and 2018. • Photo courtesy of the AQHA American Quarter Horse Youth Association (AQHYA) regional directors and five national officers for the 2017-18 term were elected July 13 at the Bank of America Youth Excellence Seminar in Amarillo, Texas.

Meet a Horse in Washington D.C.

Meet-A-Horse-Day-photo webIn honor of National Meet a Horse Day, the American Horse Council (AHC) is partnering with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Park Service Park Police, the Washington International Horse Show, and the famous Caisson Platoon to introduce people to the world of horses on Friday, July 21 during the USDA’s Farmers Market.

Farrier Association Creates Scholarship for Veterinary Students

Dr. Frank Gravlee webDr. Frank Gravlee • Courtesy of AAPFThe American and International Associations of Professional Farriers (AAPF/IAPF) are pleased to announce the "2018 Frank Gravlee Scholarship." The goal of this scholarship is to encourage veterinary students, and recent veterinary college graduates (within two years of graduation), to pursue their continuing education by attending the 2018 International Hoof-Care Summit. The dates for the 2018 Summit are Jan. 23-26.