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Whiz Ms Dolly, a reining mare, is raising a big-boned Clydesdale draft horse this year at Britta Jacobson's farm in California. • Photo by John O'Hara.

Reining Mare to the Rescue for Orphan Clydesdale

When Whiz Ms Dolly's foal died, it looked she would not raise a baby this year. However, a chance connection resulted in her re-entering motherhood in a big way.
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NRHA Derby Health Protocols

In light of the world pandemic, the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Derby has instated special guidelines to keep competitors protected, which includes social distancing. The NRHA Derby will be closed to the general public, and the front entrance to the Jim Norick Arena will be locked at all times. Participants, family, and industry insiders […]
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Duramax Dually, Wesley Galyean Post Run to Remember in Oklahoma

That Duramax Dually did more than catch up on Netflix and eat bags of Cheetos the past two-plus months was immediately evident when he arrived at the Hardy Murphy Coliseum in Ardmore, Oklahoma. The 6-year-old stallion was the look of a fine-tuned machine coming out of COVID-19 quarantine, ultimately turning in an eye-popping 230 under […]
Dennis Moreland explaining the differences in curb straps

Is Your Curb Legal? Know Before You Show!

Each of the many types of curb or chin straps http://bit.ly/2dkWTPp available can be useful for a particular training purpose, event and/or horse show association according to Dennis Moreland of Dennis Moreland Tack. But with so many options it’s easy to get confused about whether the curb you’re using is legal. Especially now that multiple […]
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Breeding & Beyond: They Always Make Something

In my column in the March 1 magazine, I brought up the subject of finding the best cross for your horse, no matter the popularity factor. I’m very passionate about this subject. Anyone who knows me knows my opinion on the matter couldn’t fit in one column, so I’m going to expand. (I can already hear […]