In 2019, the American Horse Council (AHC) will again offer internship programs available to both high school and college students. Students will be eligible to apply to one internship per year in the AHC Internship Program.
The human relationship with the horse, including the Quarter Horse, will be featured in an upcoming two-part miniseries on PBS.
Legislation proposed in South Carolina would require sales companies in that state to check with local and national horse-rescue organizations to make sure horses consigned to auction aren’t stolen. It also would make them keep sales records.
Horse operations in Maryland, Indiana and Illinois were recently named winners of the Time To Ride Challenge. The nationwide program recognizes stables and horse businesses that implement programs to encourage newcomers to meet horses.
Horses will not classified as pets under federal law, but instead given a separate designation, according to the Farm Bill signed into law this week.
Belgian Bernard Fonck recently became the first European-based trainer to achieve the status of National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Two Million Dollar Rider.
Reiner Andreu Nogue Puig made history this week as the first Spanish rider to win the prestigious Santa Hill Ranch Italian Reining Horse Association (IRHA) 3-Year-Old Futurity Level 4 Non-Pro Championship. The event featured €100,000 (Euros)-added money, or about $113,390 in US dollars.
An amazing night of competition in front of a full house closed the €647,000 (Euro)-added Italian Reining Horse Association (IRHA) National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity.
Another exciting Italian Reining Horse Association (IRHA) National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) 4-Year-Old Futurity is in the books, with Angelina Shining Gun and Mirko Midili sweeping the top two levels in the Open.
Six nations were represented in the Italian Reining Horse Association (IRHA)/National Reining Horse Association 4-Year-Old Non-Pro finals. In the end, Italy’s Laura Dalla Gassa was victorious with Gunners Specialolena.