A new study will investigate the impact the horse’s movement has on a rider • Photo by Kelsey Pecsek

Nominations Open for Equine Industry Vision Award

Officials are seeking nominees for the Equine Industry Vision Award, an honor that recognizes those who have shown ingenuity, service and innovation in the equine market. The award honors those who have committed a single outstanding achievement, as well as those that have shown sustained contributions or service over a period of time. Nominees can be […]

Deadline Looms For AQHA Fee Increase

American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) members who want to get paperwork completed before the association’s new fee structure takes effect are running out of time to beat the deadline.   The association’s new fee structure, which includes increases regarding embryo transfers and other services, goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2018.   With only a […]
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Flarida Reaches New Heights

Shawn Flarida rewrote the record books when he became the first person to reach $6 million rider status in reining. The trainer, from Springfield, Ohio, reached the milestone at the 2017 National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity.

Gunner Makes NRHA History Again

The bald-faced Paint stallion Colonels Smoking Gun (Gunner) has passed another milestone. On Tuesday, the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) announced the late stallion (Colonelfourfreckle x Katie Gun x John Gun) became only the second horse to reach NRHA Ten Million Dollar Sire status. His offspring boosted him to the honor at the 2017 NRHA […]

Center Ranch Wins Case Against IRS

A federal judge recently ruled in favor of Center Ranch in a tax case, declaring that the Centerville, Texas-based cattle, hay and cutting horse operation was a for-profit business in spite of monetary losses. Owned by Finis Welch, the 8,700-acre ranch is home to Equi-Stat Elite $2 Million Sire Woody Be Tuff, whose progeny include […]

Brazilian Horseman Earns NRHA Million Dollar Rider Status

The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) announced this week that Franco Bertolani, a Brazilian native, crossed the NRHA Million Dollar Rider threshold at the recent NRHA Futurity in Oklahoma City. Bertolani reached the marker aboard a pair of half-siblings owned by Cardinal Hill Training Center LLC. He tied for fifth in the Futurity Level 4 […]