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June 1, 2020, Table of Contents — Quarter Horse News Magazine


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On the Cover: Brad Barkemeyer & Moonstruck One Time • Photo by Kate Bradley Byars

Gettin’ Personal With … Clint Marshall
This executive’s life as a reined cow horse owner began as a journey in football and business, then circled back to the Western heritage he always held dear. By John Henry, Page 32

Ready, Set, Go for Non-Pro
Brad Barkemeyer recognizes a horse suited for a non-pro does not have the same needs as one for Open competition, so he trains accordingly. By Kate Bradley Byars, Page 34

Crème de la Crème
The NCHA has studied its nominees and chosen four who have gone above and beyond to contribute to the association for its Members Hall of Fame. By Lillian Kent, Page 42

Richly Blessed
Boasting eye-catching payouts and an atmosphere that emphasizes social life, the NRBC has reiners coming back for more year after year. By Lillian Kent & Molly Montag, Page 46

The Recipe for Excellence
Andrea Fappani shares his insight into excellence and what he believes are the prevailing similarities among those who are successful across the Western performance horse industry. By Kelsey Pecsek Hruska, Page 54

Health & Nutrition

Living with MYH1
The recently discovered MYH1 genetic mutation can cause debilitating illness, but experts say horse owners can take steps to lessen the chances of triggering serious muscular damage. By Molly Montag, Page 58

The Point of the Needle
Injecting horses can seem like the miracle cure for lameness, but getting to the root of the issue and selecting the right injection blend can mean the difference between long-term success and short-lived joy. By Kate Bradley Byars, Page 64

Demystifying CBD
CBD products have gained popularity all over the country in the last few years. Now, options are becoming readily available for horses. By Kristin Pitzer, Page 74

Hay Hazards
Knowing and detecting hay hazards may seem simple, but it can be an easily overlooked task for owners. By Kelley Roche, Page 80


Insights & Opinions, Page 14
Tack Room Talk, Page 18
Health Matters, Page 28
Breeding & Beyond, Page 30
New Foals, Page 84
Event Calendar, Page 87
In the Spotlight, Page 88

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