2013 NRHA European Futurity Show

Rieden Kreuth, GY - April 14-20, 2013
240 Entries - $199,947.55 Added - $315,455 Total Purse

FUTURITY LEVEL 4 OPEN - 55 E. - $92,000 Add. - $147,722 TP

Woman Found Guilty In Nine Horse Death Cases

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.

Teskey’s Saddle Shop Closed By Federal Law Enforcement

Federal agents executed a search warrant this morning in Weatherford, Texas, at Teskey’s Saddle Shop, shutting down business for the day. A federal spokesperson declined further comment; however, the manager of the Weatherford store, D.P. Payton, reportedly tweeted that the establishment would reopen on Thursday, Aug. 29, at 8 a.m. For further details, view the […]

Winner of the Omega Alpha Quarter Horse News/Horsecity.com Action Photo Contest

HutchingsPhoto by Andrew LarsonCongratulations to Andrew Larson of Hutchings Performance Horses in Fallon, Nevada! His photo won this week’s Omega Alpha Equine Quarter Horse News/Horsecity.com Action Photo Contest. Along with the photo, Andrew submitted this caption: "We have weekly ropings at our arena in Fallon, NV and I took this picture I really like of these guys working hard (and their horses working hard)  We breed rope horses. http://hutchingshorseranch.com/ thanks!”

Judge Denies the AQHA Again

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.

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South Point Futurity Names Open Champions

ImLickChecks BErickson SP 13 MASouth Point Futurity Open Champions Im Licken Checks and Brent Erickson - photo by Midge AmesIm 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.

Lane Livingston

Tunnel Vision

[caption id="attachment_37626" align="alignnone" width="219"]Lane LivingstonLane Livingston[/caption]Lane LivingstonAs 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.


Judge Orders the AQHA to Register Clones

TwoSocksTwo Socks, a clone, is now eligible for registration with the American Quarter Horse Association.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.

Judge Orders the AQHA to Pay Cloning Legal Fees

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).