Federal Agents Raid Weatherford Compounding Pharmacy

The Weatherford Compounding Pharmacy in Weatherford, Texas, was searched on Tuesday by agents of at least two federal agencies executing a search warrant, according to a report in the Weatherford Democrat. The United States Food and Drug Administration and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement carried out the search of the compounding pharmacy owned by Joe […]
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Aaron Ranch Buys Peptoboonsmal

Aarons PeptoboonsmalPhillip and Lori Aaron brought Peptoboonsmal home to Aaron Ranch on Tuesday morning • QHN photo by Stacy PigottA Tuesday morning trailer ride from Whitesboro, Texas, to Aaron Ranch in Commerce, Texas, followed the recently completed sale of 22-year-old stallion Peptoboonsmal, the 1995 National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity Open Champion who ranks among the all-time best cutting and reined cow horse sires.

Cornbread Thinks: Show Days

Cutting is 90 percent mental, the rest is in your head. Even if someone could program what needs remembering into a ’puter, it wouldn’t be fast enough. Besides, cows are always thinking up new stuff. Someday I want to meet one of the cow trainers, just to ask why they are so hateful. 

Nebraska State Veterinarian Urges Caution With EHV-1

Due to an increased number of Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1) cases across the nation, State Veterinarian Dr. Dennis Hughes is reminding horse owners, as well as operators of horse shows/exhibitions to remain vigilant and exercise biosecurity measures at all events where horses are co-mingled. Read the Nebraska Department of Agriculture press release.

Barrel Horse At Clovis Rodeo Tests Positive For EHV-1

A barrel racing horse that took part in the Clovis Rodeo has tested positive for a strain of equine herpesvirus. The California Department of Food and Agriculture says the mare has been confirmed positive for the non-neuropathogenic strain of EHV-1, but her symptoms are unusually mild. Read more at ABC30.com.
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Gunner Is An NRHA Six Million Dollar Sire

Gunner byTristanDarkColonels Smoking Gun (Gunner) • photo by Tristan DarkWith the month of April being a busy time in National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) competition, the legend of NRHA Hall of Fame stallion Colonels Smoking Gun (Gunner) had more pages added to the story. Thanks to the success of his offspring, Gunner has become the NRHA’s fifth Six Million Dollar Sire. His official NRHA offspring earnings now are $6,013,250.

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Mandy McCutcheon Becomes NRHA Two Million Dollar Rider

Ms Whiz Dunit MMcCutcheonNRHA Two Million Dollar Rider Mandy McCutcheon, with Ms Whiz DunitThe National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) congratulated its newest Two Million Dollar Rider, Mandy McCutcheon, for unofficially becoming the first non-pro and first female rider to earn the designation.

California Chrome Confirmed For Preakness Stakes

Kentucky Derby (G1) winner California Chrome is headed to the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico Race Course on Saturday, May 17, bringing trainer Art Sherman back to Maryland for the first time in 55 years. Read more about California Chrome on turf writer Michael Compton’s blog.