The AHCF will announce the results of the 2017 Economic Impact Study during a reception with the Congressional Horse Caucus on Capitol Hill. • Photo by Kristin Pitzer

AHCF to Hold Reception with Congressional Horse Caucus

The American Horse Council Foundation (AHCF) is pleased to announce the results of its 2017 Economic Impact Study on Feb. 28 at a reception with the Congressional Horse Caucus on Capitol Hill.

DOT Set to Launch Website for Agricultural Industry Transportation Regulations

Following confusion and frustration surrounding new transportation regulations, commonly known as the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate, the Department of Transportation (DOT) announced its plans to release a new website specifically tailored to the agricultural industry next week. The American Horse Council (AHC) met with the DOT, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) deputy administrator […]

Magnificent Seven Competition Returns to Western States Horse Expo

The Magnificent Seven All Around Stock Horse Competition will return to the Western States Horse Expo in Sacramento, California, June 8-10, 2018, at the Cal-Expo. This event will feature the best riders and horses from all across the country competing in the reined cow-horse competition. Each rider must demonstrate superior horsemanship skills, nerves of steel, […]

Sanchez and Earthly Riches Score NRCHA Open Bridle World Championship

The National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Celebration of Champions, held Feb. 9-17 in Fort Worth, Texas, is three shows rolled into nine days of competition. Although the calendar says 2018, the World Championship portion of the Celebration of Champions marked the official conclusion of the 2017 show season by determining World and National Champions in 15 […]

SLR Won Smart Wolf Grasps Open Two Rein World Championship

John Swales, of Millarville, Alberta, Canada, the 2017 World’s Greatest Horseman Champion, added another major accolade to his resume when he guided SLR Won Smart Wolf (Paddys Irish Whiskey x Smart Miss Wolf x Smart Trip Olena) owned by Keri Hudson-Reykdal, to the Open Two Rein World Championship.

APHA Celebrates 2017 Judge Emeritus Honorees

The American Paint Horse Association (APHA) is proud to recognize the hard work and leadership of several long-serving judges to improve and grow the Paint Horse community by giving them the APHA Judge Emeritus Award. This award recognizes outstanding judges who have dedicated their careers to judging APHA-approved events. To be considered for the Emeritus Award, […]

AHC’s 2018 National Issues Forum to be Held in June

The American Horse Council (AHC) is pleased to announce the 2018 National Issues Forum will take place on Tuesday, June 12, at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C. The theme will be “Let’s Capitalize On It!” and will focus on ways the equine industry can learn and grow from both equine and outside industry segments, […]

The Right Horse Initiative Establishes Veterinary Advisory Council

The Right Horse Initiative (TRH) has established a Veterinary Advisory Council of five industry-leading equine veterinarians to serve as a critical advisory panel to TRH and its affiliates. Members of the Advisory Council will share their professional opinion and experience in service to the mission to massively increase the number of successful horse adoptions in […]