Mid America Classic Canceled Due To Vesicular Stomatitis Concerns

The Mid America Classic, scheduled to start today and run through Aug. 10 in Pueblo, Colo., has been canceled due to concerns over a recent vesicular stomatitis outbreak in the state. E J Laubscher, president of the Colorado Reined Cowhorse Association, said canceling was the responsible thing to do.


Solid Results For NCHA Summer Spectacular Sale

big-shoes-to-philHighest-seller Big Shoes To Phil • Photo by Jim ArnoldThe 2014 NCHA Summer Spectacular Sale, produced by Western Bloodstock Ltd., preceded the NCHA Derby finals on Aug. 2 at Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas, and topped the 2013 NCHA Summer Spectacular Sale with 87 percent completed sales, including a strong $33,300 average for the top five highest-sellers.


Tulsa Reining Classic Stallion Auction

tulsastallionauctionBidding is now open for the 2014 Quarter Horse News Tulsa Reining Classic Stallion Auction. At the 2014 event, Quarter Horse News will be giving away two prize packages valued at $5,000!

Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act Signed Into Law

On Aug. 1, President Obama signed into law the Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act, making it legal for veterinarians to provide the care necessary to horses away from their licensed place of practice and across state lines. Read more at the American Horse Council or the American Veterinary Medical Association.

NCHA Summer Spectacular Derby Non-Pro Ends In Tie

nchaderbynonproNCHA Summer Spectacular Derby Non-Pro Co-Champions Armando Costa Neto riding Ms Regret (top) and Page Bowman riding Big Daddys CD (bottom)The 22 finalists in the 2014 Great American Insurance/NCHA Derby Non-Pro finals Saturday afternoon had to work to earn their share of the $362,543 purse. The co-champions, Armando Costa Neto and Page Bowman, each earned a 218 in the first set, and the scores held to the end.