On Sept. 26, Dick and Brenda Pieper said goodbye to Texas Kicker. The 1987 chestnut stallion (Colonel Freckles x Angels Rosie x Mr Gold 95) was euthanized and laid to rest at Pieper Ranch in Marietta, Okla.
American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) and AQHA Corporate Partner Zoetis announced the Muleshoe Ranch of Gail, Texas, as the recipient of the 2014 Zoetis-AQHA Best Remuda Award.To honor the contributions ranch horses have made to the heritage of the American Quarter Horse, the
On April 11, the American Quarter Horse Association announced the purchase of Robin Glenn Pedigrees, Inc. (RGP). Established in 1981, RGP has long been recognized as the industry’s premier sale catalog and pedigree service, currently producing sale catalogs for Heritage Place, the Los Alamitos Equine Sale, the National Reining Horse Association, Ruidoso Select Yearling Sales, Texas Quarter Horse Association and Western Bloodstock, producer of the National Cutting Horse Association’s sales.
Fifth U.S. District Court of Appeals to set an oral arguments hearing in a Feb. 27 brief filed with the court.Attorneys for cloned horse owners Jason Abraham and Gregg Veneklasen and companies owned jointly and separately by them asked the New Orleans-based
As the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) continues its appeal of an August Texas district court ruling requiring it to start registering clones and their offspring, a coalition of organizations including the American Kennel Club, The Jockey Club and the Cat Fanciers Association has voiced their support, filing an amici curiae brief.
Each entity involved in the motion provides breed registry services for animals and serves as an information clearinghouse for owners and persons interested in these animals. New Orleans attorneys Phillip Wittman and Lesli Harris filed the legal document on the new coalition’s behalf.
An Amarillo federal judge on Tuesday granted a legal motion by the American Quarter Horse Association to halt horse cloning registration requirements until a higher court rules on its appeal. U.S. District Judge Mary Lou Robinson granted the motion in an order that also required the association to continue developing rules to register cloned quarter horses and their offspring.