240 Entries - $199,947.55 Added - $315,455 Total Purse
FUTURITY LEVEL 4 OPEN - 55 E. - $92,000 Add. - $147,722 TP
It took a Parker County jury less than an hour on Aug. 27 to find Linda Kay Pharis guilty on nine counts of Cruelty To Livestock Animals, all relating to the grisly August 12, 2011, discovery of eight dead horses near Weatherford, Texas. Another horse was later euthanized due to its poor condition.
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Katy, TX - April 14-21, 2013
1,235 Entries - $536,500 Added - $1,211,827 Total Purse
An Amarillo federal judge on Friday denied another bid by the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) to overturn a court order requiring it to register cloned quarter horses and their offspring.
The association filed legal briefs Friday claiming that the plaintiffs did not offer a legally sufficient basis to support their trial claims that the AQHA violated federal and state antitrust law by barring clones. But U.S. District Judge Mary Lou Robinson again ruled against the association.
Im Licken Checks and Brent Erickson started about as well as a cutting horse and trainer can by marking a first-go 222 Friday then adding a 218 Saturday to earn a combined $7,586 and the South Point Futurity Open Championship with a 440 composite.
As a veterinarian, I really have to work so I don't develop tunnel vision when it comes to the horses I get to work with. My examinations are not that different from any other vet. They revolve around whatever problem the horse is presented for – lameness, colic, a wound, eye injury, you name it. The owner or hauler brings them in, or I take a look at them wherever they may be. Haltered and on the end of a lead rope, we go through the formalities of an exam.
An Amarillo federal judge on Thursday ordered the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) to change its rules to begin registering quarter horse clones and their offspring.
On Monday, Aug. 19, U.S. District Judge Mary Lou Robinson signed an order granting the plaintiffs’ application for attorneys’ fees totaling nearly $900,000 in the ongoing cloning lawsuit against the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA).