"When to Call the Vet" is one of five major topics in Equine Guelph's free, interactive, Lameness Lab tool, kindly sponsored by Zoetis. Learning to spot unsoundness is an important skill for horse owners to develop because the earlier you can detect lameness, the better you will be at maintaining the health and welfare of your trusty steed.
www.timetoride.com for the 2015 Time to Ride Challenge, a grassroots campaign offering $100,000 cash and prizes to horse professionals to grow the horse industry by introducing people to horses through beginner-friendly horse experiences.Registration is now open at
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If I learned anything from the great stories my followers sent in about their horses’ barn names, it’s that the best ones mean something. Some are funny. Some are serious. Some are inspirational. With so many ideas floating in my mind, it was hard to pick one for my new 2-year-old filly.
nrha.com/forms to download the official Rule Change Proposal form. Rule changes that are suggested by members will be reviewed at the NRHA Board of Directors meeting May 7-9, and will possibly be adopted for the 2016 rulebook later this summer during a second board meeting.Suggested edits to the National Reining Horse Association’s (NRHA) Handbook are due to the NRHA office no later than March 15. NRHA members are encouraged to visit
American Horse Publications (AHP) is launching its third Equine Industry Survey to gauge participation trends and management practices in the U.S. equine industry, identify critical issues facing the equine industry as perceived by those who own or manage horses, and better understand issues pertaining to horse health.
American Paint Horse Association (APHA) has been registering cropout Paints - those colorful stock horses with Quarter Horse or Thoroughbred lineage only - since 2012, it’s now easier than ever to register these horses with the APHA. Thanks to a new rule change, cropout Paints must meet the same color-registration guidelines as horses with at least one Paint parent. Under the new guidelines, which go into effect immediately, more cropouts will be eligible for the APHA registration.Though the
Jackson, MS - March 9-21, 2015
830 Entries - $150,000 Added - $341,887 Total Purse
The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) welcomed its members to Fort Worth, Texas, on March 6-9 for the 2015 AQHA Convention. In honor of the association’s 75th year, the city of Fort Worth presented locals and convention attendees with a unique event – the Markel AQHA Cowtown Showdown. For those who were not able to attend in person, RFD-TV will broadcast the event March 11 at 8 p.m. CST.
The Cactus Reining Classic, one of three premier reining events on the west coast that make up the Trifecta of Reining, was held March 4-8 at the WestWorld of Scottsdale in Arizona. There was a full slate of classes, including American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) World Show qualifying classes.