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Athena Puddy Cat, a 14-year-old cutting stallion who earned $282,636 as a performer and had sired earners of more than $690,000 heading into this year, died suddenly on Monday, Jan. 13, following surgery on Jan. 10 to remove an enterolith.
The American Paint Horse Association (APHA) World Championship Show, held Nov. 4-17, 2013, always attracts beautifully colored and loudly marked horses to Cowtown. Reiners and working cow horses took over the John Justin Arena at the Will Rogers Memorial Complex in Fort Worth, Texas, Nov. 6-8, and Nov. 14-15, the cutters gathered in the Watt Arena for their chance at glory.
By Justin High, DVM
The New Year brings new expectations for what will be produced from last year's breeding season. After coasting through the last few months of your mare's pregnancy with no problems, we are all struck with the fact of how quickly foaling season is upon us.
By Anna Mitchell
Change is an inevitable phenomenon that you cannot control. But you can often control the direction of the change by the decisions that you make. Life is about choices, but "habits" often rob us of these choices by becoming an involuntary response rather than a conscious decision.
Shortly after experiencing his greatest success in a long and distinguished career as a Quarter Horse owner and breeder, longtime rancher Oscar Lewis “Buck” Daniel passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at age 68, following lingering health issues.
Daniel leaves behind many great memories, and many outstanding horses, his resident horse trainer Jason Hanchey said, adding, “I’ve never heard anyone say anything bad about him, and I’ve been around him a long time.”