It doesn’t take long for limited-age cutting to start up in January. Riders and their horses arrive in Abilene, Texas, for the Abilene Spectacular Cutting just days after New Year’s. On Saturday, Jan. 6, all the attention was on the 4-Year-Old Open finalists, and One Alley Cat, nicknamed “Hercules,” stole the show. Ridden by Weatherford, […]
Horses and Humans Research Foundation awarded $10,000 to Texas A&M University to complete their research project “Tracking Kinematic and Kinetic Data during Horse Riding for Optimizing Therapeutic Outcomes.”
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The competitive horse world tends to be a rather closed ecosystem – it’s not often equestrian championships break into syndicated sources such as Fox News. However, since former NFL player Terry Bradshaw was involved, the story of a 9-month-old weanling named DMM Double Oh Seven hit national news.
The Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA) is establishing a year-end award to be given to the PCCHA cutter, professional or non-professional who “demonstrates the most improvement during each current PCCHA show year.” The “Jack Adams Most Improved Cutter Award” will be given out each year. After a nomination process, the recipient will be determined […]
The American Horse Council (AHC) is urging all trainers, owners and breeders to participate in the 2017 Census of Agriculture. Conducted every five years, the census aims to get a complete and accurate picture of American agriculture. Forms were mailed in Dec., and the deadline to respond is Feb. 5. Data from the survey helps […]
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 […]
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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 […]
Nicole Pietrafeso was named the winner of the 2017 Todd Drummond Memorial Award, an annual honor that highlights Youth members who demonstrate scholastic achievement in addition to cutting and extracurricular activies.
Beginning Jan. 1, “Horse of the West” will take over the RFD-TV time slot that has belonged to “Inside Reining” for the last four years: Mondays at 2:30 p.m. & 10:30 p.m. ET.