Following several weeks of investigation, including analysis of the necropsy report and interviews with witnesses, the animal services department submitted its report to the San Diego County Attorneys office late last week.
Jack B. Lidester, age 80, a well known horseman, of Wingate, Ind., died Saturday, Oct. 5, in St. Elizabeth Central Hospital in Lafayette, Ind. He had been in failing health the past several years.
In this 4.5 hour video series, Todd Bergen explains the fundamentals behind the training program that has made him the #1 All Time Leading Rider of reining, working cowhorse, and cutting horses. Using a combination of detailed drill sequences and explanations, Todd discusses the mechanics of body control as they relate to performance horse maneuvers and overall efficiency.
The recent death of a 5-year-old reining mare while she was training at a California ranch is under investigation, a San Diego County Animal Services official has confirmed.
According to Dan DeSousa, deputy director of the County of San Diego Department of Animal Services, a necropsy on Bella Gunnabe Gifted has been ordered and charges could be filed if abuse is determined to be a factor in the mare’s death. The investigation also could determine abuse was not a factor, or it could prove inconclusive.
The Quarter Horse News Tulsa Reining Classic Stallion Service Auction kicks off August 1 with a select lineup of premier reining stallions available for bid.
Calling all Reiners! Vita Flex is giving you a chance to own a piece of equine history. Enter for a chance to win one of four autographed horseshoes from NRCHA Million Dollar Rider, Hall of Famer and Victory Team member Bob Avila and his World Class horses Docs Soula and Brother White.
The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) is excited to announce that 2011 NRHA Hall of Fame Inductee Shining Spark has become the sixth Four Million Dollar Sire. This historic milestone puts him among others such as Hollywood Dun It, Topsail Whiz, Smart Chic Olena, Colonels Smoking Gun (Gunner), and Wimpys Little Step. His offspring have won a total of $4,041,790 to date.