Slave to the Habit

By Anna Mitchell

Change is an inevitable phenomenon that you cannot control. But you can often control the direction of the change by the decisions that you make. Life is about choices, but "habits" often rob us of these choices by becoming an involuntary response rather than a conscious decision.


Owner And Breeder Buck Daniel Leaves Legacy

buckdanielBuck Daniel with AQHA World Champions Spend Cash and Garden Valley SpiritShortly after experiencing his greatest success in a long and distinguished career as a Quarter Horse owner and breeder, longtime rancher Oscar Lewis “Buck” Daniel passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at age 68, following lingering health issues.

Daniel leaves behind many great memories, and many outstanding horses, his resident horse trainer Jason Hanchey said, adding, “I’ve never heard anyone say anything bad about him, and I’ve been around him a long time.”

Leading PRCA Cowboys Announce Plans To Defect

Top competitors in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) recently announced their intentions to break off from the organization to create one where the sport’s most prominent athletes will have more representation. Among those who have joined in the movement are Trevor Brazile, K.C. Jones and Charly Crawford. The Las Vegas Review Journal has the […]


By Anna Mitchell

Motivation is the drive that gets us where we want to go. It helps push us through the rough patches when we would rather give up on our quest to achieve our goals, but it can be rather elusive and may escape us when we need it most.

Animal Associations Voice Support for AQHA Cloning Appeal

As the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) continues its appeal of an August Texas district court ruling requiring it to start registering clones and their offspring, a coalition of organizations including the American Kennel Club, The Jockey Club and the Cat Fanciers Association has voiced their support, filing an amici curiae brief.

Each entity involved in the motion provides breed registry services for animals and serves as an information clearinghouse for owners and persons interested in these animals. New Orleans attorneys Phillip Wittman and Lesli Harris filed the legal document on the new coalition’s behalf.

2013 NCHA Futurity

Fort Worth, TX - Nov. 21-Dec. 14, 2013
1,813 Entries - $1,425,000 Added - $4,033,653 Total Purse


Einstein Laid To Rest

GreatResolveGreat Resolve (Einstein)Great Resolve, a.k.a. Einstein, died Thursday, Jan. 2, due to complications from colic surgery. Though he will be greatly missed, his legacy will continue to thrive throughout the horse industry even in his absence.