NRHA’s 50th Anniversary Special Events Kick Off in Oklahoma City

NRHAFuturityClinicClint Haverty, riding Whodini, joined Bob Loomis, standing among the spectators, to present "Learn from the Legends."The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity & Adequan® North American Affiliate Championship (NAAC) Show is in full swing. On Nov. 27, the kick off of NRHA’s 50th anniversary special events began with “Learn from the Legends,” a free demonstration clinic with NRHA Hall of Fame riders Bob Loomis and Clint Haverty.

Ali Mullin Crowned Miss Rodeo Canada 2017

ali-mullinAli Mullin was crowned Miss Rodeo Canada 2017. • Photo by Colleen MullinOn Nov. 12, Miss Medicine Hat Exhibition and Stampede Queen Ali Mullin was crowned Miss Rodeo Canada 2017 at the Canadian Finals Rodeo in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Mullin’s parents, Dan and Colleen, of Cartwright, Manitoba, Canada, are long-time Canadian Quarter Horse Association members, and Mullin got her start in the equine industry by ranching with them on their Manitoba Quarter Horse operation. Mullin can now usually be found roping and riding across the Canadian prairies.

Careity Celebrity Cutting Set for Dec. 2

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If you like horses and celebrities, you won’t want to miss the 22nd annual Careity Celebrity Cutting, Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. during the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity at Will Rogers Memorial Coliseum in Fort Worth, Texas.

Is Your Horse Resisting the Bit? Or is it a Dental Issue?

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If you’re having any kind of resistance issues with your horse the first thing to do is get your horse’s mouth and teeth checked says Dennis Moreland Tack. Dental care is imperative for top performance as well as the health and comfort of your horse. Horses need routine dental care every 6 months. More frequently if an issue arises. It goes without saying that a horse with pain in its mouth is likely to have resistance issues.

The Great Quarter Horse News Scavenger Hunt

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Join us at either the National Reining Horse Association Futurity or the National Cutting Horse Association Futurity for the Great Quarter Horse News Scavenger Hunt for a chance to win some great prizes! The contest begins Nov. 15 and runs through Dec. 10.

Cornbread Thinks: Essence

Cornbread loves people, which is good cuz there are a lot in the world, a very tiny percent of whom have the mutant gene of cutting in them. To the unaware, it appears to be from crossing a country boy farmer/rancher/cowboy with a country girl farmer/rancher/barrel racer. Closer examination will show these traits to be markers, not causes.

Equine PET Scanner Showing Success

UCdavisThe new equine PET scanner arrived at the UC Davis veterinary hospital in August. • Photo courtesy of UC DavisIt has been a busy past few months for the equine positron emission tomography (PET) program at the UC Davis veterinary hospital. The newly-acquired PET scanner was delivered as planned in early August, enabling UC Davis to become the first equine hospital to offer PET scans.