Cutting horse rider, breeder and owner James F. “Jim” Holmes, of Longmont, Colorado, died Thursday, May 23, at the age of 82. A successful entrepreneur and businessman, Holmes was passionate about his cutting horses and the cutting horse industry. He served as president of the Western States Cutting Horse Association and was inducted into the […]
More than 175 people from 75 organizations met to discuss solutions for at-risk horses during the inaugural Right Horse Summit. The event, held May 22-23 in Lexington, Kentucky, was an opportunity for people to network, collaborate and ideate on behalf of at-risk horses. The Right Horse Summit brought a diverse group of passionate horsemen and […]
More than 3,600 registration applications caught in a backlog at the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) may soon be processed and shipped back to the senders, the registry said. The pending horse registrations, which Quarter Horse News (QHN) was told last week were completed but being proofed for accuracy, are among a slew of pending […]
Cromed Out Mercedes, owned by Silver Spurs Equine, has officially joined the National Reining Horse Association’s (NRHA) Million Dollar Sire club. The 2005 stallion is by NRHA $4 Million Dollar Sire Custom Crome and out of Princess In Diamonds (by Shining Spark). As a competitor, Cromed Out Mercedes won in excess of $147,000. Andrea Fappani, […]
A 23-year-old Polish trainer rose to the occasion during the 2019 Italian Reining Horse Association (IRHA) Derby in Italy, riding to the Level 4 Open Championship over a star-studded field. Lukasz Czechowicz pulled out all the stops with CSG Magnifique Gun to produce a breathtaking run and achieve a championship-winning 225. The score was the […]
The non-pros put in some big runs this week at the 2019 Italian Reining Horse Association (IRHA)/National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Derby in Italy. The leader of the Level 4 Non-Pro at the event, which is held during the Salone del Cavallo Americano horse show, is Italian Carlo Ambrosini. He marked the highest score during […]
When it comes to naming horses, there’s a fine line between a clever name that’s a humorous play on words and one that crosses the boundaries of good taste. Owners want something that’s unique, but they also need to get it approved by the appropriate breed registry.
Members of the American Junior Paint Horse Association (AjPHA) have some extra time to apply for three of the association’s major annual awards. The awards honor outstanding members or clubs, and feature a range of prizes.
The lineup of talented young riders has been chosen for a global reining challenge later this month in Italy. Riders will represent 19 countries, including the United States and Canada.
Thirty-six veterinary students preparing for careers in equine medicine recently received a combined $54,000 in financial support through the 2019 Winner’s Circle Scholarship Program.