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Knowing when a mare sounds get ultrasounds, and why, can be mystifying. But, Dr. Justin High explains the a method to the madness. • Photo by Molly Montag

Broodmare Ultrasounds: The Method to the Madness

For so many people, having a mare pregnancy checked via ultrasound is a black box that few truly understand.
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Breeding & Beyond: Breeding Goals — A Requirement

In my last couple columns, I brought my passion for creating the best cross pos- sible front and center. Now, I feel the need to go a bit backward. Let’s go back and bring attention to what I think is the foundation for creating a great cross — setting a breeding goal. I think the best […]

2020 Broodmare Statistics

Good mares can be hard to find, and great broodmares take time to prove. The 250 mares listed in the Equi-Stat Broodmare Statistics have records that speak for themselves — they have nothing left to prove. Whether their offspring are compet- ing in cutting, reining or reined cow horse, these 250 mares have been represented by talented […]

2016 Broodmare Statistics

Good mares can be hard time find, and great broodmares take time to prove. The 250 mares listed in the Equi-Stat Broodmare Statistics have records that speak for themselves – they have nothing left to prove. Whether their offspring are competing in cutting, reining or reined cow horse, these 250 mares have been represented by talented horses […]

ANNUAL CUTTING STATISTICS (2015)

This statistical review reflects all earnings from the 2014 season. This 30th annual Quarter Horse News Equi-Stat Cutting Annual Statistics contains information that was compiled, researched and tabulated by Equi-Stat, a division of Cowboy Publishing Group. Money attributed to a horse is the amount of money that particular horse won and is in no way […]

Stress and Our Health

By Anna Mitchell

The average age of equine sport participants is generally higher than other sports that require more extensive physical exertion and athleticism. When combined with the notion that many of these competitors are also involved in a demanding and competitive work environment, then health issues become a very real concern.

Motivation

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.