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Level 1 Classes Added to 2020 AQHA World Shows

The American Quarter Horse Association is excited to announce the addition of Nutrena Level 1 classes to the 2020 Built Ford Tough AQHYA World Championship Show; Select World Championship Show, presented by Adequan® (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan); and AQHA World Championship Show. Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the AQHA Executive Committee and AQHA staff cancelled the 2020 Nutrena AQHA Level 1 […]
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Cutting Family Dealing with Aftermath of Madill Tornado

A few years ago, executives of Oklahoma Steel and Wire installed tornado shelters throughout the Madill, Oklahoma, manufacturing plant owned by the family of cutters Kathleen and Ty Moore. That decision made all the difference on Wednesday when an F-2 twister swept through the building, causing severe damage but not harming any of the 90 […]
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Calgary Stampede Cancels Due to COVID-19

The Calgary Stampede -- one of the premier rodeos in the world -- will not be held this summer due to the coronavirus. The event included cutting and reined cow horse competitions.
Will Rogers Memorial Coliseum

Will Rogers Memorial Center a Shrine to Love and Friendship

Progress being what it is, a new arena was a long overdue need for a city of Fort Worth growing out of its blue jeans. Fortunately for the Western performance horse industry, its major events stayed at the venerable Will Rogers Coliseum or a surrounding building on the sacred grounds. The Will Rogers Memorial Center […]
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Part II: Two of a Kind — Will Rogers and his Horses

Over the last 100 years, there really is no equal to Will Rogers when you calculate the sum of his parts as a stage and film actor, vaudeville performer, humorist and social commentator.  “I have a lot of big ideas,” Will said in 1930, five years before his death in a plane crash in Alaska, […]
SDP Buffalo Ranch mares and foals 2020

Deal of Fortune!

Last month, my blog mentioned the timelessness of faith, hope and charity, the need for us to not give into fear, and for keeping perspective and an eye on what lies ahead of us. I 100% stand by what I wrote and still feel the same today. But, I feel as though I’ve lived through a […]
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Health Matters: The Relationship

Just as you would expect, there are some dramatic differences between the horse industry in Texas and what I see on my veterinary mission trips to Central America. Using your own powers of observation, barring any judgement, you can appreciate the discrepancy in education, opportunity and equipment without me pointing anything out. As a whole, I […]