This Week’s Winner of the Omega Alpha Quarter Horse News/ Action Photo Contest

[caption id="attachment_37552" align="alignleft" width="180"]Photo by Kurtis Miller[/caption]Congratulations to Kurtis Miller of Hiawassee, Georgia! His brilliant photo won this week’s Omega Alpha Equine Quarter Horse News/ Action Photo Contest. Along with the photo, Kurtis submitted this caption: “The Dillard House Stables ‘River Ride’ in the north Georgia mountains. The setting and the horses just have to be shown off. Pam Thompson of the Whirligig Ranch owns and operates the business and is active in the cutting horse world."

This Week’s Winner of the Omega Alpha Quarter Horse News/ Action Photo Contest

[caption id="attachment_37562" align="alignleft" width="180"]Photo by Paula Parkhill[/caption]Congratulations to Paula Parkhill of Deming, New Mexico! Her photo won this week’s Omega Alpha - Equine Quarter Horse News/ Action Photo Contest. Along with the photo, Paula submitted this caption: "I wanted to try something a little different as far as angles go, so I asked our trainer to stop our stallion Love Potion Number 9 directly in from of me. He laughed and said as long as I am not held responsible if he doesn't stop. He stopped like a dream.”

WB Breeders Sale

New Ownership For Western Bloodstock

WB Breeders Sale

Western Bloodstock, for more than 20 years the premier sale company for the cutting horse industry, has been sold by Ben Emison and Milt Bradford to Jeremy and Candace Barwick of Stephenville, Texas.


Palm Beach Horse Park Proposal Includes “Western Flair”

PalmBeachHorseParkBob Basehart, Jack Van Dell, Barbara P. Richardson, Commissioner Adam H. Putnam, Marrell Jerkins and Alexander Van DellAdam H. Putnam, Commissioner of Agriculture for the State of Florida, visited Wellington, Fla., on Tuesday, May 21, to meet with the Palm Beach Horse Park development team to discuss plans for the proposed equestrian facility.

The development team presented the current plans and ideas for the Horse Park, designed to be an addition to Wellington's thriving equestrian scene. The Horse Park would provide a year-round home for Quarter Horses and Western riding, adding a Western flair to the top-notch equestrian offerings in Wellington.

Texas Tornado

Tornados Strike Cutting Capital

Texas TornadoQuarter Horse News Editor Stacy Pigott saw the Parker County tornado from the Interstate. When she arrived home, there were rotating clouds in her Brock neighborhood. Photo by Amy NeslerThe Dallas-Fort Worth area in Texas experienced a strong bout of severe weather Wednesday evening, May 15, which resulted in several tornados. One tornado touched down in the cutting capital of the world – Weatherford, Texas, and another slammed through Granbury.


Adequan® i.m. Shortage Expected

VaccinationDue to renovations at Luitpold Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s Shirley, N.Y.-based factory, supplies of Adequan® i.m., the only polysulfated glycosaminoglycan (PSGAG) approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), are expected to be limited over the coming months.