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Saturday, July 30, 2016

NRHA Welcomes First 11 Million Dollar Sire: Topsail Whiz

Always in a league of his own, Topsail Whiz has made yet another milestone in the world of Reining. The late Topsail Whiz has now become NRHA’s one and only 11 Million Dollar Sire. Less than two years after hitting the 10 Million Dollar Sire Milestone, the legacy of Topsail Whiz lives on.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

"When Your Horse Gets Antsy"

It's a natural instinct. When your horse gets nervous and starts "antsing" around, you try and calm him by looking down at him, petting him on the neck and loosening the reins.
A loving look, a pat on the neck and a release of the reins are three responses that would seem to take the pressure off of him, right?

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Sort It Out

Ranch sorting grows in popularity as a horse-showing event among American Quarter Horse owners.

Two riders, two horses, two pens, 11 head of cattle - and only 60 seconds to work. Sound like fun? Ranch sorting became an AQHA class in 2007, and it continues to grow in popularity.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

2016 Andalusian World Cup To Offer Record Prize Money and Other Awards

What do all these horses and riders have in common, other than being beautifully turned out for one of the top Iberian horse shows in the world? Prize money!
As the top competitor in their respective divisions, each of them  returned home from last year's Andalusian World Cup (AWC) with substantial prize money, in addition to trophies, product baskets, or other awards.

Sunday, July 17, 2016

You can help solidify your foal’s nutritional foundation by creep feeding during his first year. Creep feeders allow foals to become accustomed to eating solid foods before weaning time, reducing stress.

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Friday, July 15, 2016

Youth Earn College Cash From The 2016 Farnam Breeders Trust Scholarship Program

Showing Breeders’ Trust-enrolled Paint Horses really paid off for two exhibitors.
AjPHA members Mollie Coffin and Lauren Zaddack each received a $1,000 FarnamBreeders’ Trust Youth scholarship from APHA and Farnam Horse Products; additionally, an APHA regional club of their choice each receives $500, courtesy of Farnam.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

ApHC and dac® Bring 2016 World Sale Back to Auction Ring

After trying different avenues the Appaloosa Horse Club Sale Committee has made the decision to bring their World Sale back to the live auction ring.
The 2016 World Sale will be presented by dac® and takes place on October 26th in conjunction with the World Championship ApHC Show at the Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas.

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Pet Talk: Boarding Your Pets

Many people associate the summer months with traveling and fun in the sun. While some people consider their pet a travel companion, other pets may be better left at home. How can you decide the best option for your pet?
Dr. Stacy Eckman, clinical assistant professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, offered some insight.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Healing the Bowed Tendon

When people say a horse is "bowed" or that it has a "bowed tendon", they are generally referring to the tearing of the superficial digital flexor tendon in the middle of the cannon bone region.

Monday, July 4, 2016

Andalusian World

With the 2016 Andalusian World Cup only three months away, plans for the country's largest Iberian horse show are ramping up quickly -- so quickly that the show's organizer, Andalusian World, has issued a multiitem announcement covering show news.

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Friday, July 1, 2016

Do You Really Know What the Equine Infectious Anemia Testing or “Coggins Testing” is?

Each year many horse owners have an Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) or Coggins testing performed on their horse.
Obtaining an EIA testing result on an equine does not prevent the horse from contacting the Equine infectious anemia disease, but identifies equine that have the potential to be “carriers” of the disease. Most horse owners accept that obtaining the testing result is just an added expense on their veterinarian bill. They pay for the testing so that they can participate in horse events or travel across interstate lines.

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