Equine Herpes Virus Confirmed In 8 Utah Horses

The Utah State Veterinarian has confirmed eight cases of Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1) in Utah, all of which are confined to locations in Cache County. The State Veterinarian’s Office is restricting the movement of the animals at eight locations in Cache County as a precaution to prevent the spread of the disease. Read the official […]

Crundwell Back In Court April 1

Judge Ron Jacobson will hear a motion April 1 to dismiss Rita Crundwell’s state charges, he decided in a video court appearance Monday, March 4. Crundwell, the former city treasurer who pleaded guilty to federal charges of stealing $54 million from the city over 20 years, also faces more than 60 state charges in the […]
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Believing Is The First Step

Winning starts well before you step into the pen or onto the field. You need to believe you can achieve whatever it is that you set out to do. But where does that confidence come from?

DLR Ranch To Stand Mr Piloto

Mr Piloto, winner of the 2010 All American Futurity (G1), is now breeding mares at DLR Ranch northwest of Weatherford, Texas. A representative of the U.S. Department of the Treasury was at DLR Ranch on February 27 and worked out details to permit Mr Piloto’s return to the breeding shed. Read more here.  
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2013 NRHA Cowtown Classic Plans Finalized

cowtown-classicThe Cowtown ClassicThe National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) has hosted two successful events at the Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas and has finalized its plans for a third event. The 2013 NRHA Cowtown Classic will run Aug. 10-17 and once again will bring the sport of Reining to the “City of Cowboys and Culture.”

The Old Standby

January’s unseasonably warm weather in the north Texas area I call home got me thinking about spring cleaning a little earlier than usual this year. And because everyone knows it’s much more fun to clean the barn than the house, I started in my tack room. 
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USDA May Approve NM Horse Slaughter Plant

The United States Department of Agriculture is likely to approve a horse slaughtering plant in New Mexico in the next two months, which would allow equine meat suitable for human consumption to be produced in the United States for the first time since 2007. Read the full story at the New York Times.