This year, the 2013 AQHA Convention registration includes the president’s reception, sponsored by Pfizer Animal Health, along with a ticket to Rodeo Houston at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo. Rodeo Houston entertainment for the evening will be Tim McGraw. The convention takes place March 8-11 in Houston, Texas. Get the details for the 2013 […]
Jan. 1, 2013 – According to the Lexington Herald-Leader, “A high-profile walking horse proponent and padded horse rider, Kentucky state Sen. Robin Webb, D-Grayson, has suffered an equine black eye. At the North Carolina Walking Horse Association championships in October, Webb was cited for violations involving two horses.” Read the article
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National Cutting Horse Association is scheduled to receive through the Texas Major Events Fund this year, but NCHA President and Interim Executive Director Ernie Beutenmiller, Jr., said on Jan. 9 he believes all issues can be resolved before this year's three "Triple Crown" Fort Worth limited-age events, which could all be impacted.An ongoing investigation has temporarily suspended $3.7 million in state of Texas and city of Fort Worth money the
Abilene Spectacular by marking a 221 at his first career show with Weatherford, Texas, trainer Paul Hansma.Overdrive, a horse who earned $8,485 as a late 3-year-old with his 77-year-old owner, Dub Leeth, in the saddle, picked up another $33,150 by winning Monday’s 4-Year-Old Open finals at the
Jan. 2, 2013 – In an article published on The Horse and Bloodhorse websites, “Equine obesity is an increasingly common problem, leading many owners to seek safe weight loss solutions for their horse.” See what the researchers have found
Jan. 2, 2013 – The Philly Dawg blog in the Philadelphia Inquirer, written by Amy Worden, addresses the New York Times’ report on drugging of horses at shows: “A report in the Dec. 30, 2012, New York Times reveals widespread drug use in equestrian sports right up to the Olympic level. In dozens of random […]