Anthrax can affect horses
Grazing livestock, including horses, can contract naturally occurring anthrax from the soil. The disease is usually fatal; death often happens so quickly anthrax is not diagnosed until after the animal dies. Photo by Helena Lopes/Unsplash

Silent & Deadly: Protect Your Horse From Anthrax

Weather and soil conditions can awaken deadly anthrax bacteria, which can kill horses, cattle and other livestock. It also has the potential to sicken humans.
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Lindy Ashlock & Little Miss One Time Top Brazos Bash Derby Non-Pro

LittleMissOneTime LAshlock 14AHLittle Miss One Time & Lindy AshlockThe Brazos Bash saw 15 horse-and-rider teams on Saturday, Oct. 4, and right out of the gate, Abilene, Texas, resident Lindy Ashlock laid down a run to mark a score of 218 aboard Little Miss One Time, setting the bar high. It turned out to be the score to beat, because 14 entries later, she was announced the Derby Non-Pro Champion.

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Jack Medows & Surprizentheprincess Take On A New Challenge At AQHYA World Show

Surprizentheprincess JMedows 13WSurprizentheprincess & Jack Medows at the 2014 NRHA Derby • Photo by WaltenberryWhen it comes to diversity in the horse industry, Cuba, Mo., resident Jack Medows has got a firm handle on it. The 16-year-old has shown his reining mare Surprizentheprincess to numerous victories in the last year and, just recently, he showed her to win his first American Quarter Horse Youth Association (AQHYA) Performance Halter Mare World Championship.
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Solid Results For NCHA Summer Spectacular Sale

big-shoes-to-philHighest-seller Big Shoes To Phil • Photo by Jim ArnoldThe 2014 NCHA Summer Spectacular Sale, produced by Western Bloodstock Ltd., preceded the NCHA Derby finals on Aug. 2 at Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas, and topped the 2013 NCHA Summer Spectacular Sale with 87 percent completed sales, including a strong $33,300 average for the top five highest-sellers.