Redbud Reining Classes Back On

UPDATE: The Oklahoma Quarter Horse Association is moving forward with the reining classes at the Redbud Spectacular. On Sunday, the OQHA Facebook page stated: “OQHA is excited to announce that this afternoon the Fire Marshall and the Safety Management Team of Oklahoma City evaluated the OKC Fairgrounds will be releasing it to be safe to […]

Memorial Services Set For Pat Earnheart

Memorial arrangements have been set for accomplished cutting horse trainer and aged event producer Pat Earnheart, 65, Hernando, Miss., who passed away Tuesday, May 28, following a long illness. Visitation has been set for Sunday, June 2, from 5-8 p.m. at Hernando Funeral Home. Services will take place Monday, June 3, at 11 a.m. at […]

Australian Futurity Show Information

Now in its 40th year, the Australian Futurity has been a feature of the equine calendar since 1973 and quickly became the pinnacle of cutting in Australia. This iconic cutting horse event is steeped in Australian history and tradition, both of which have been preserved while the event has grown to be the largest indoor […]

1,000 Emaciated Cattle Found On NM Ranch

An estimated 1,000 cattle on a drought-stricken ranch near Fort Sumner have become so emaciated that their owner has been charged with 25 counts of cruelty to animals and state officials are considering seizing the herd. Read the original story at The Albuquerque Journal. Over the past week, officials have stepped in to confiscate and […]

EQStable App Connects Horse People

HealthHorse owners can track and share rides with friends, get the latest equine news and log vaccinations, deworming and dental exams with the EQStable™ app, by Zoetis.

“The EQStable app was developed by horse owners, for horse owners. The Zoetis Equine Team is excited to share this tool that allows you to create a virtual stable on your phone, making it easy to manage your horse’s health care while being fun at the same time,” said Kate Russo, marketing manager, U.S. Cattle and Equine Marketing, Zoetis. “Plus, with EQStable, you can track and share your favorite rides and stay up to date with the latest equine news from”


Palm Beach Horse Park Proposal Includes “Western Flair”

PalmBeachHorseParkBob Basehart, Jack Van Dell, Barbara P. Richardson, Commissioner Adam H. Putnam, Marrell Jerkins and Alexander Van DellAdam H. Putnam, Commissioner of Agriculture for the State of Florida, visited Wellington, Fla., on Tuesday, May 21, to meet with the Palm Beach Horse Park development team to discuss plans for the proposed equestrian facility.

The development team presented the current plans and ideas for the Horse Park, designed to be an addition to Wellington's thriving equestrian scene. The Horse Park would provide a year-round home for Quarter Horses and Western riding, adding a Western flair to the top-notch equestrian offerings in Wellington.

Oldest Female Jockey Wins At ThistleDown

ThistleDown Racino became home to racing’s eldest female jockey to win a thoroughbred race in North America today. Diane King, 67, won in the 8th race today at ThistleDown, riding her own horse, Ledgehill. Read more at The Paulick Report.

Moving With Horses

trucktrailerSalem, Ore., realtor Catherine Ulrey, of Keller Williams, specializes in buying and selling horse properties. As a competitive horsewoman, she understands the value of finding the perfect horse property, and also makes sure her clients understand the value of a well-planned move.

Moving a family and household can be stressful enough, without the additional work and concern of moving a barn and horses. 

Common Knowledge?

In another life, I would have been a veterinarian. Ever since I was a horse-crazy little girl, I wanted to be a vet. It was a dream I kept through middle school, through high school and into my college years. It wasn’t until my second year in college, the year I first took the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT), that I began to doubt my intended career path. That was when I finally admitted that, while I was an average science student, it was not my forte. Veterinary school, I realized, would be more difficult because of it. While I was ready to tackle the book work, there was another reason for my doubts.
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bankston jimmyCutting and life are similar in that they are both long, forked trails. Decisions beget decisions. Some are harder than Chinese arithmetic. Making no decision is a decision. Allowing others to make your decisions is a decision. All decisions are ultimately yours. No one always makes the right decision, but making the decision the right way for the right reasons will go a long way toward making it the right decision. Making the right decision for the wrong reasons may well doom the decision.