Escaping the Heat

So now on to my favorite part of the year, Futurity time! My first show will be the Denver Summer Slide, I have been attending this event for 20 years.

Goodbye to Bobby Pidgeon

George Robert “Bobby” Pidgeon Sr., of Moscow, Tennessee, passed away July 14 after an extended illness. As a National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) competitor, breeder, show producer, raconteur and enthusiast, Pidgeon had few equals.

Reining By The Bay

The Reining By The Bay will take place July 17-23 at the Horse Park at Woodside in Woodside, California. For complete coverage of the event, subscribe to Quarter Horse News. View the schedule Check out the draws See the results Watch the live feed

AQHYA Officers and Directors Named for 2017-18

American Quarter Horse Youth Association (AQHYA) regional directors and five national officers for the 2017-18 term were elected July 13 at the Bank of America Youth Excellence Seminar in Amarillo, Texas.

Meet a Horse in Washington D.C.

In honor of National Meet a Horse Day, the American Horse Council (AHC) is partnering with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Park Service Park Police, the Washington International Horse Show, and the famous Caisson Platoon to introduce people to the world of horses on Friday, July 21 during the USDA’s Farmers Market.

Farrier Association Creates Scholarship for Veterinary Students

The American and International Associations of Professional Farriers (AAPF/IAPF) are pleased to announce the "2018 Frank Gravlee Scholarship." The goal of this scholarship is to encourage veterinary students, and recent veterinary college graduates (within two years of graduation), to pursue their continuing education by attending the 2018 International Hoof-Care Summit. The dates for the 2018 Summit are Jan. 23-26.

Would You Like to Know How to Measure Your Horse for a Hackamore?

Have you ever wondered how to measure your horse for a hackamore? Dennis Moreland, owner of Dennis Moreland Tack, says it’s one of the most common questions he gets. “It’s also confusing just where on the nose to measure” says Dennis. In this tack tip we’ll focus on measuring for a Texas-style hackamore with a hackamore rein. There are many varieties available but the technique will work for any Texas-style hackamore with a noseband and heel knot.

QB Cat Commands Attention in Calgary

The Calgary Stampede was the fifth stop for the eight-leg Mercuria/National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Series of Cutting, and the race for the top 15 in the World standings just got hotter.