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The 2021 NRCHA Eastern Derby will have a special focus on non-pros this year. Last year, Ashley Lembke won the Derby Intermediate Non-Pro and Novice Non-Pro with Dually Tunes. • Photo by Kate Bradley Byars.

NRCHA Plans Non-Pro Experience at Eastern Derby

Several fun activities geared towards non-pro riders are in the works for this summer’s Dom Conicelli Memorial Eastern Derby.
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Health Matters: Hidden Opportunities in the Current Times

A month ago, I could not have imagined the topic of this article. My inclination is to write about equine diseases that affect people in the horse industry, not the other way around. But, here we find ourselves dealing with a human health crisis that has had a profound effect within the horse industry. It […]
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To the Oklahoma Hall of Fame Goes Terry Stuart Forst

As formal mission statements go, the Oklahoma Hall of Fame is reserved for those few exceptional citizens who have distinguished themselves in their service to the Sooner State.   Terry Stuart Forst, admittedly flattered by the honor, will be taking her place there as a member of the Class of 2020, joking that, “I’m really not […]
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Good biosecurity programs protect the lives of horses

With numerous horses from different areas around the country reportedly testing positive for equine herpesvirus type- 1 (EHV-1) this year, horse owners have been encouraged by officials to practice responsible biosecurity measures in order to stop the spread of the virus, which may present as a respiratory infection or a neurologic condition.  The non-neurological respiratory form […]