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Colleen McQuay Joins NRHA Hall Of Fame Ranks

ColleenMcQuay JBrasseauxColleen McQuay • Photo by John BrasseauxThe National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Board of Directors approved the induction of Colleen McQuay, of Tioga, Texas, into the NRHA Hall of Fame at their February meeting in Oklahoma. McQuay will join her husband, Tim, and daughter, Mandy McCutcheon, who preceded her into the elite group. As the matriarch of one of reining’s first families, she has supported her husband and daughter to many accomplishments.
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Future Changes In Store For Show By Appointment

BlairBynum RickSteed 14KristinConsentinoSBA founders Blair Bynum & Rick Steed • Photo by Kristin ConsentinoShow By Appointment (SBA) is off to a good start in its second year, and founders Blair Bynum and Rick Steed are making plans for the season while also investigating the possibility of moving SBA's base to Wellington, Fla., for the 2015 competition year.
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NRHA Marketing Internships Available

spinThe National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Marketing Department offers two internships each year. The first internship is held during the NRHA Derby Show in June and the second is held during the NRHA Futurity & Adequan® North American Affiliate Championship Show beginning in late November. Applications are now being accepted for these opportunities.

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Prepare Young Horses for a Lifetime of Performance

ascaridsAdult horses develop immunity to ascarids, or Parascaris equorum, but growing horses are immunologically naive to ascarids and are susceptible to infection.Effective parasite control can make or break healthy development in young horses. Foals, yearlings and weanlings are more prone to infection by Parascaris equorum (P. equorum), the most common type of roundworms (ascarids). At the 6666 Ranch in Guthrie, Texas, they understand the importance of protecting the health and well-being of their young horses well ahead of sale day.

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Mills Wins Sun Circuit Open CRI

MillsMatt Mills riding Mia Little Whiz • Photo by Jeff KirkbrideSanctioned by the International Equestrian Federation, the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) and USA Reining, the Sun Circuit FEI Concours de Reining International (CRI3***) offers a valuable and vital qualifying opportunity for U.S. riders to advance to the Official Team Selection Trial. Matt Mills, of Scottsdale, Ariz., took the gold medal aboard Janice Dickson’s Mia Little Whiz (Easy Otie Whiz x HR Kaylas Lil Lena x Little Lenas Legend) with an outstanding score of 149, showing to plus-one maneuver scores throughout the pattern and commanding the attention of the ground jury.

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NRCHA Rule Book Corrections

rulebSome 2014 National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) rule books in circulation contain typographical errors. Those inaccuracies have been corrected in the online publication, and the NRCHA is working to correct all printed materials.