The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) is proud to announce that it will once again present one of the most prestigious reining competitions in the world, the 2013 FEI Reining World Cup. The event will be held during the 2013 NRHA Futurity & Adequan® North American Affiliate Championship Show at the Oklahoma State Fair Park in Oklahoma City.
Exiss Aluminum Trailers is giving away a three‐horse living quarters trailer (Model Express 3H LQ) to one lucky winner! Entries opened July 1 and will close Nov. 8.
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It seems like we just get used to something then it changes. It can be hard to keep up with the constant change and very distracting to our performance preparation.
Let's take a look at some significant changes that the equestrian industry has experienced over the years:
At McQuay Stables in Tioga, Texas, the focus has long been on exceptional performance - both human and equine. But people close to owners Tim and Colleen McQuay know that underlying all the awards and accolades the couple's real focus has always been the love of the horse.
So, losing any horse would be hard. But saying goodbye to a great one pushed the difficulty to another level when Colonels Smoking Gun, known worldwide simply as "Gunner," lost his battle with laminitis on July 8. The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Hall of Fame inductee and $5 Million Sire was humanely put down after spending the last week at Equine Medical Associates in Pilot Point, Texas, under the constant care of Dr. John McCarroll.
civil court case set to decide whether cloned horses can or cannot be registered with the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) has a July 8 docket call in an Amarillo, Texas federal courtroom.The
UPDATE: On July 8, an unrelated case was scheduled to be heard prior to the cloning lawsuit. According to attorneys involved in the case, the cloning case is now scheduled to start on July 16, a date that could be pushed back slightly depending on the court's timeliness in wrapping up the preceding case.
Luitpold Animal Health, a division of Luitpold Pharmaceuticals, Inc., manufacturers of Adequan® IM, Adequan® IA, and Adequan® Canine provide the following supply interruption update:
Luitpold’s NY facility has undergone significant renovations and upgrades to meet enhanced quality standards and address observations made by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These renovations required cessation of manufacturing and affected Luitpold’s ability to release product. This has resulted in shortages in the marketplace. Luitpold has worked in recent months to optimally allocate inventory and manage the limited remaining supply, which has now been depleted.
Summertime – and the livin’ is NOT always easy for horse owners and trainers. With the hottest temperatures of the year just around the corner, it’s more important than ever to know if a horse is sweating adequately and, if not, to correct the problem.
The Great Southwest Equestrian Center, located in Katy, Texas, has announced the creation of the Heritage Futurity. The new event, which will debut Oct. 4-6, features $60,000 in total added money.