Dr. Glenn Blodgett and Dual Rey, the Equi-Stat Elite $46 Million Sire, will lead a cast of inductees into the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) Hall of Fame in 2021. Dr. Blodgett received his bachelor’s degree in animal science from Oklahoma State University and earned his degree in veterinary medicine from Texas A&M University and has since […]
The Infectious Disease Committee of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) has issued revised guidelines for the administration of selected core and risk-based vaccines to horses. The recommendations are based on the age of the horse and its previous vaccination history and are meant to serve as a reference for veterinarians. Reviewed guidelines include […]
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Although some shows have dropped off the calendar, organizers say The Run For A Million reining is set to take place as planned.
A mecate is a handy type of direct, continuous rein. Mecates (also called McCarty’s) are generally made of 22 or 24-foot pieces of twisted horsehair or nylon and they are used on both hackamores and snaffles. When tied correctly, according to Dennis Moreland of Dennis Moreland Tack, a mecate has a looped rein and a […]
The National Reining Breeders Classic (NRBC) is moving to Oklahoma this year.
This year’s NRCHA Derby has been moved to a new venue.
Texas horsewoman Robin Merrill has been reappointed to the American Quarter Horse Foundation Board of Trustees.
The American Paint Horse Association (APHA) Chrome Cash has expanded to include events within the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA). According to the APHA, the incentive is a $2,000 added class-within-a-class structure that will take place at the NRCHA Derby and NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity “To be eligible, exhibitors must enter an Open, Non […]
The Drought Buster reined cow horse show has relocated to Rapid City, South Dakota, and is poised to take place May 14-17.
Features The Virus Among UsCOVID-19 has turned the world upside down for Western performance horse industry members who are already navigating challenges caused by the virus. By John Henry, Page 32 Glide to the SideReining trainer Sean Johnson uses the half-pass to enhance his horses’ maneuvers. By Jennifer Denison, Page 38 Hindsight 20/20The NRCHA Stallion […]